Mikko Koskinen is a professional Finnish hockey player, who plays goalkeeper position. He is a member of the Finnish national team. Twice he became the silver medal of the World Cup. For a long time playing in Russian hockey teams. During this time, Koskinen twice won the Gagarin Cup.
The first step in hockey
Mikko Koskinen was born on July 18, 1988. He is originally from the Finnish city of Vantaa, located in Uusimaa province. Mikko began her first steps in hockey at the Espoo Blues Sports Club. In 2003, at the age of sixteen, Koskinen began his professional career as a member of the youth team.
In 2009, hockey players had a chance to play at NHL. Goalkeeper was chosen in the thirty-first position by the people of New York Island. According to Koskinen, at that time he was too young and not ready for what could fail.
March 8, 2011 hockey players appeared for the first time. Mikko fought in the match against Toronto Maple Leafs. In total, NHL Koskinen played four games in 2010-2011. The rest of the time the keeper spent on AHL in the Bridg Bridg summer team.
Hockey player Mikko Koskinen returned to Finland in November 2011. The goalkeeper signed a contract with the “KalPa” club. In this team, he spent two seasons, during which time did not achieve any success. Koskinen decided to return to his hometown Espoo Blues.
Since 2011, this goalkeeper has played in the Finnish national team. In 2014, he won the silver medal at the World Championship. In 2016, the national team once again became a silver medal, and Koskinen – the best goalkeeper of the tournament.
Mikko Koskinen only participated in two matches at the home championship at the beginning of the 2013/14 season. Afterwards, the hockey player receives an offer to transfer it to KHL. The young man accepted him and moved to Novosibirsk city, becoming a member of the Siberian team.