Vilma Tanskanen

Vilma Tanskanen (born 14 April 1995 in Vantaa) is a Finnish ice hockey player who currently plays with Linköpings HC in the Swedish Women's Hockey League (SDHL) and the Finnish national team. She won a bronze medal at the 2015 IIHF Women’s World Championship and played in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games and 2016 IIHF Women's World Championship.[1]

Vilma Tanskanen
Born (1995-04-14) 14 April 1995
Vantaa, Finland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb; 10 st 10 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
SDHL team
Former teams
Linköpings HC
Team Oriflame
KJT Kerava
Espoo Blues
UND Fighting Hawks
Mercyhurst Lakers
National team  Finland
Playing career 2011present

International career

Tanskanen was selected for the Finland women's national ice hockey team in the 2014 Winter Olympics. She played in all six games, not recording a point.[2]

Tanskanen made two appearances for the Finland women's national under-18 ice hockey team, at the IIHF World Women's U18 Championships, with the first in 2012.[3][4]

Career statistics

International career

Through 2013-14 season

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2012 Finland U18 U18 5 1 0 1 0
2013 Finland U18 U18 5 0 2 2 2
2014 Finland Oly 6 0 0 0 0


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