Center who won bronze medals for Finland in the 2010 and 2014 Olympics and made his NHL debut during the 2005–2006 season with the New York Rangers.
He played for SaPKo in Mestis, Finland's second-highest hockey league.
The Toronto Maple Leafs drafted in the eighth round in 2002.
He was born in Rantasalmi, Finland.
He was part of the Maple Leafs trade with the Rangers that brought standout defenseman Brian Leetch to Toronto.