Hall of Fame Details
Induction Year: 2015
77 games played, 19 goals, 26 assists, 45 points
Played in three consecutive NCAA Final Fours
All-NCHA 1st Team selection in 1995-96
AHCA 2nd Team All-American in 1995-96 and 1996-97
Known as Janne Hassi during his Yellowjacket career, Kivihalme joined the Yellowjackets in 1994 after transfering from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Kivihalme made an immediate impact and became a mainstay of the Yellowjacket defense corps. An All-NCHA pick in 1995-96, Kivihalme was named an AHCA All-American in both 1996 and 1997 and was a part of three Yellowjacket teams that reached the NCAA Final Four.