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Jari Kurri Los Angeles Kings Black Koho Game Used Stick - Autographed
Lot #677

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Jari Kurri Los Angeles Kings Black Koho Game Used Stick - Autographed
Lot #677
This black Koho Revolution hockey stick was game used by Hall of Famer Jari Kurri while playing for the Los Angeles Kings. It’s hard to believe that the first-born Hall of Famer from Finland lasted until the 4th round of the 1980 NHL Entry Draft. It was in that moment that the Oilers found the perfect compliment to play alongside Wayne Gretzky for the better part of the next decade. Kurri’s Hall of Fame career spanned 17 NHL seasons. The first 10 of those were spent in Edmonton where Jari went to 6 Stanley Cup Finals and walked away with 5 Stanley Cup rings. So great was his legacy in Edmonton, where he is 2nd in all-time points for an Oiler behind only Wayne Gretzky, that his number 17 was retired by the team. Kurri would eventually follow Gretzky to Los Angeles where the tandem again found themselves playing for Lord Stanley’s Cup. Jari spent 5 years in Los Angeles before a deadline deal in 1996 reunited him with Mark Messier in New York. He went on to finish his career with lone seasons in Anaheim and Colorado.

In 1251 career regular season games, Kurri netted 601 goals and added 797 helpers for a total of 1398 points. Kurri ranks 3rd on the all-time playoff scoring list with 233 points, trailing only his Edmonton teammates, Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier. Kurri won the 1985 Lady Byng Trophy and was 5 times a 1st or 2nd Team NHL All Star while also partaking in 8 NHL All Star games. On the international stage Kurri played in 2 Olympics, 3 Canada Cups, Rendezvous ’87, 4 World Championships and the World Cup of Hockey. To say he is revered in his native Finland would be an understatement, as he continues to support the country’s hockey programs to this day.

This black Koho hockey stick has the player name “Kurri” stamped on the side. The stick is fully taped on the butt. Some of the blade tape has been removed so Jari could autograph it. The stick is uncracked and in beautiful condition.