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Jenni Hiirikoski usually plays in number six. But on Saturday, Luleå's captain took to the ice with 23 on his back.
Afterwards, she explained that it was to pay attention to her close friend Sanni Hakala – who was paralyzed from the chest down after an injury on the ice at the end of November.
"It's a tribute from me to my friend. Sanni and I have played with each other for a long time in both Jyp and in the Finnish national team. This was for her, says Jenni Hiirikoski to NSD.
They have played with each other in the Finnish national team and the club team Jyp.
"It was a big deal for me to get her number out on the ice today," Hiirikoski said.
Luleå won the match 7-1. Hiirikoski scored one of the goals.