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The Kurri file

Updated: February 2, 2001, 6:18 PM ET
By Phillip Lee | Special to ESPN Classic

Yari Kurri Born - Helsinki, Finland, May 18, 1960 6-1", 195 lbs. Right wing Shoots right Edmonton's 3rd choice, 69th overall, in 1980 NHL Entry Draft

Jari Kurri along with Mark Messier, Paul Coffey and somebody named Wayne Gretzky helped the Edmonton Oilers dominate the National Hockey League during the 1980s.

Kurri began his career in Finland as a member of Jokerit Helsinki in 1977. During the three years he played in Finland, he represented his country at the World Junior Championships ...

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