Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Olli Malmivaara
Olli Malmivaara was born March 13, 1982 in Kajaani, Finland. The fourth round, 117th overall selection of the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Malmivaara honed his skills in his homeland with Jokerit and SaiPa prior to his arrival in North America.

A physical defenseman, Malmivaara signed with the New Jersey Devils as a free agent on August 2, 2006. As a member of the Devils organization, he would appear in 60 regular season games with their AHL affiliate in Lowell. The following season, Malmivaara returned to the Lowell blue-line and made his NHL debut with New Jersey on October 31, 2007.

Internationally, Malmivaara has represented his homeland at numerous tournaments including the 2001 and 2002 World Junior Championships.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1998-99 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 35 1 8 9 10 7 0 0 0 2
1999-00 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 14 6 6 12 14 1 0 0 0 2
1999-00 Jokerit Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 27 3 3 6 12 12 0 2 2 2
1999-00 Finland WJ18-A 7 1 1 2 6 0
2000-01 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 33 10 13 23 24 2 0 0 0 0
2000-01 Kiekko-Vantaa Finland-2 4 1 0 1 2
2000-01 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 5 0 0 0 2
2000-01 Finland WJC-A 7 1 0 1 2 +4
2001-02 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 2 0 1 1 0
2001-02 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 53 0 6 6 16 11 0 0 0 2
2001-02 Finland WJC-A 6 0 1 1 2 +3
2002-03 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 1 0 0 0 0
2002-03 Kiekko-Vantaa Finland-2 2 1 1 2 2
2002-03 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 42 1 0 1 22 5 0 0 0 0
2003-04 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 25 1 0 1 2
2003-04 SaiPa Lappeenranta Finland 11 1 0 1 6
2004-05 SaiPa Lappeenranta Finland 56 9 1 10 89
2005-06 SaiPa Lappeenranta Finland 54 11 9 20 134 8 1 0 1 12
2006-07 Lowell Devils AHL 60 1 10 11 44 -4
2007-08 New Jersey Devils NHL 2 0 0 0 0 +2
2007-08 Lowell Devils AHL 57 8 9 17 53 -22
2008-09 JYP Jyvaskyla Finland 57 4 11 15 122 15 2 3 5 20
2009-10 JYP Jyvaskyla Finland 52 3 3 6 123 11 0 0 0 18
2010-11 JYP Jyvaskyla Finland 58 5 6 11 40 10 0 0 0 10
2011-12 JYP Jyvaskyla Finland 60 1 0 1 48 14 2 1 3 4
2012-13 JYP Jyvaskyla Finland 45 0 3 3 32 2 0 0 0 2
2013-14 Blues Espoo Finland 60 1 4 5 42 7 0 0 0 6
2014-15 Blues Espoo Finland 50 0 4 4 48
2015-16 Blues Espoo Finland 5 0 0 0 0
2015-16 TPS Turku Finland 47 1 0 1 40 8 0 0 0 10
NHL Totals 2 0 0 0 0


Signed as a free agent by Jyvaskyla (Finland), May 1, 2008.
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