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Esa Tikkanen
Esa Tikkanen
Left Wing
Number: 10
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 25, 1965
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Hometown: Helsinki, Finland
Acquired: 1. Traded to Rangers by Edmonton for Doug Weight on March 17, 1993; 2. Traded to Rangers by Vancouver with Russ Courtnall for Sergei Nemchinov and Brian Noonan on March 8, 1997; 3. Signed with Rangers as unrestricted free agent on Oct. 9, 1998.
Drafted: EDM / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (80th overall)


WJC-A All-Star Team (1985) Traded to NY Rangers by Edmonton for Doug Weight, March 17, 1993. Traded to St. Louis by NY Rangers with Doug Lidster for Petr Nedved, July 24, 1994. Traded to New Jersey by St. Louis for New Jersey's 3rd round choice (later traded to Colorado Colorado selected Ville Nieminen) in 1997 Entry Draft, November 1, 1995. Traded to Vancouver by New Jersey for Vancouver's 2nd round choice (Wes Mason) in 1996 Entry Draft, November 23, 1995. Traded to NY Rangers by Vancouver with Russ Courtnall for Sergei Nemchinov and Brian Noonan, March 8, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Florida, September 17, 1997. Traded to Washington by Florida for Dwayne Hay and future considerations, March 9, 1998. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 9, 1998. Officially announced retirement, April 19, 2001.