Fuel Alumni Spotlight - Kevin Lankinen

Presented by Marian University Indianapolis

Jun 23, 2020


Signing with the Chicago Blackhawks in May of 2018, Lankinen began the season with the Rockford IceHogs before being assigned to the Fuel in late October. The native of Helsinki, Finland appeared in six games in a Fuel uniform earning a 3.18 goals-against average and a .893 save percentage. Reassigned to the IceHogs in late December of 2018, Lankinen played in 19 AHL contests registering a 2.50 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage.


Helping the Finnish National Team to the gold medal at the 2019 IIHF World Championships with a 7-1-0 record, 1.50 goals-against average and .942 save percentage, Lankinen played 21 games for the IceHogs last season. Registering a 3.03 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage through 21 games with the IceHogs, Lankinen earned himself a two-year contract extension with the Blackhawks.





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Games Played: 6

GAA: 3.18

SVS%: .893

About Marian University Indianapolis: Marian University (marian.edu), founded in Indianapolis in 1937, is the only Catholic liberal arts university in central Indiana. It serves a student body of nearly 3,000 through dedication to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. Marian University is one of Indiana’s 31 independent colleges and one of 244 Catholic colleges and universities nationwide. 

Since 2001, Marian University has been led by President Daniel J. Elsener, whose vision and leadership are transforming the university. In 2013, Marian University opened the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, home to its College of Osteopathic Medicine. Marian University has amassed 36 national championships in cycling, captured the NAIA Football National Championship in 2012 and 2015, and won the NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship in 2016 and 2017.

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