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Jari Kurri

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Jari Pekka Kurri (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈjɑri ˈpekːɑ ˈkurːi]; born May 18, 1960) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player. Beginning in 1980, he played right wing for five National Hockey League (NHL) teams: the Edmonton Oilers, the Los Angeles Kings, the New York Rangers, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, and the Colorado Avalanche. Kurri played 17 seasons in the NHL and was the first Finnish player to be enshrined into the Hockey Hall of Fame, in 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jari Kurri has received more than 572,611 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Jari Kurri is the 15th most popular hockey player (up from 19th in 2019), the 169th most popular biography from Finland (up from 219th in 2019) and the most popular Finnish Hockey Player.

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  • 570k

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  • 49.22

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among hockey players, Jari Kurri ranks 15 out of 364Before him are Jiří Holeček, Bobby Hull, Stan Mikita, Viacheslav Fetisov, Mario Lemieux, and Sergei Makarov. After him are Igor Larionov, Henri Richard, Guy Lafleur, Georges Vézina, Jiří Holík, and Bobby Orr.

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Among people born in 1960, Jari Kurri ranks 160Before him are Dominique Wilkins, Mick Hucknall, David Baldacci, Tracy Pollan, Yu Hua, and Taneti Mamau. After him are Igor Larionov, Aleida Guevara, Brenda Strong, Merlene Ottey, Viktor Lazlo, and Linden Ashby.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Jari Kurri ranks 169 out of 642Before him are Heikki Kovalainen (1981), Erkki Aaltonen (1910), Alexi Laiho (1979), Aarre Merikanto (1893), Julius Skutnabb (1889), and Kaarlo Castrén (1860). After him are Lars Sonck (1870), Robert Kajanus (1856), Juho Vennola (1872), Frans Michael Franzén (1772), Johan Ehrnrooth (1833), and Pekka Halonen (1865).


Among hockey players born in Finland, Jari Kurri ranks 1After him are Teemu Selänne (1970), Saku Koivu (1974), Raimo Helminen (1964), Esa Tikkanen (1965), Petteri Nummelin (1972), Jere Lehtinen (1973), Valtteri Filppula (1984), Teppo Numminen (1968), Ville Peltonen (1973), Olli Jokinen (1978), and Kimmo Timonen (1975).