Mark Popovic

Mark Popovic is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman. As a youth, Popovic played in the 1996 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Toronto Young Nationals minor ice hockey team. Popovic was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, he signed with the Atlanta Thrashers in 2005. Over the course of his North American career, Popovic appeared in 81 NHL games for 7 points. On September 21, 2010, Popovic again left the NHL after a single season with the Thrashers and signed a one-year deal with HC Lugano of the Swiss National League A. After three seasons in Switzerland on June 6, 2013, it was announced that he signed a free agent contract with Croatian team KHL Medveščak Zagreb of the KHL. On June 21, 2015, Popovic left Croatia and signed a one-year contract with Austrian club, EC KAC in the EBEL. Mark Popovic career statistics at Mark Popovic career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database


Vihanti was a municipality of Finland. It was merged with the city of Raahe on 1 January 2013. Vihanti is located in the Northern Ostrobothnia region; the municipality has a population of 3,020 and covers an area of 489.64 square kilometres of which 4.93 km2 is water. The population density is 6.231/km2. Vihanti is home of the heavy rock band "Gobra"; the original line-up was all-Vihantian, but the current one includes outsiders. The band has a rehearsal facilities in the Lampinsaari village; the great dance hall in Mäntylampi was the biggest one in the whole province during the 1970s but is now used only a couple of times per year. The Mäntylampi camping area has not been well kept; the municipality is unilingually Finnish. Media related to Vihanti at Wikimedia Commons Municipality of Vihanti – Official website