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Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Height: 6’1"
Weight: 198 lbs
Birth Date: 04/05/1984
Birth Place: Oulu, Finland
Acquired: NHL Entry Draft
Draft Team & Year: Montreal Canadiens in 2003
Draft Round: 7th
Overall Choice: 217th

Scouting Report

Strengths: Plays a sound defensive game.
Capable of delivering big hits.
Weaknesses: Is limited offensively, not very
good with the puck.
Projected Role: Korpikari is a stay-at-home defenseman who could potentially become a
3rd-pairing defenseman if he makes the move to North America


Oskari Korpikari has spent his entire career playing in Finland and will
need to sign and make a move to North America if he plans on remaining with
the Montreal Canadiens.

In 21 games with Käpät Oulu, Korpikari has 3
assists and 30 PIM this season.