2005-06: Was acquired by Dallas from Florida on Dec. 12...He appeared in 30 games with Florida prior to coming to the Stars...Made his Dallas Stars debut on Dec. 14 at Buffalo, and notched his first point with the Stars with an assist...Appeared in the 2006 Winter Olympics with Team Finland, earning a Silver Medal and recording one assist...Appeared in his 300th career NHLgame on Mar. 13 vs. Vancouver...Collected three points (2-1-3) in five playoff games with the Stars, including a two-goal performance in Game Four at Colorado.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:In 2004-05, appeared in 44 games with Davos (Swiss), posting 40 points (18-22-40)...Helped Finland reach the finals at the 2004 World Cup, going 1-0-1 (PPG) in five games...In 2003-04, Tied a career-high with 10 goals...Appeared in his 200th career NHLgame on Jan. 23 vs. WashingtonIn 2002-03, played in 80 games and tallied 23 points (8-15-23)...Tied his career-high with two goals on Mar. 16 at Pittsburgh...Played in the 2003 Topps/NHLYoungStars Game on Feb. 1...In 2001-02, became the fourth Florida Panther to be named NHLRookie of the Month (March), posting 10 points (4-6-10) in 14 games...Tied Florida rookie record with three assists on Mar. 28 at Ottawa...Notched an assist on Nov. 7, the 25th anniversary of his father Mattis first goal.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER:During the 2000-01 season with Karpat Oulu (Finland), he finished first in goals (28) and second in points (46)in 56 games...Was third on the team in playoff points (4) and tied for first in goals (3) during eight playoff outings...In 41 games with Karpat Oulu in 1999-00, notched 17 goals and 18 assists for 35 points...In 14 games with the Espoo Blues, notched two points...In 1998-99, tallied two points in 17 games with HIFKHelsinki...Has represented Finland at the World Cup of Hockey (2005), the World Championships (2002, 2004), and the Olympics (2002, 2006).
PERSONAL: He was married this past summer to his new wife, Piritta...His nickname is Hagy...His favorite player growing up was his father Matti who played for Boston, Edmonton and in the Finnish Elite League...In the offseason he lives in Helsinki...Enjoys playing tennis and listening to music...His favorite movie is Dumb and Dumber...His favorite vacation spot is the Bahamas.