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JUHA LEIMU  Finland

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BIRTHYEAR 1983-01-30 BIRTHPLACETampere, FIN
AGE 33 NATION Finland
POSITION D SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 185 cm / 6'1" WEIGHT 87 kg / 192 lbs
YOUTH TEAM Ilves CONTRACT 17/18


Leimu is a defenseman with good offensive qualities. He is a skilled passer and has a hard shot, making him an excellent powerplay quarterback. Not a physical player, though.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

© Photo: Timo Savela

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1997-98 Finland U15 (all) International-Jr 2 0 000 |            
 1998-99 Ilves U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 29 28 225018 | Playoffs 3 1 010  
  Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 6 1 452 |            
 1999-00 Ilves U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 24 5 492 |            
 2000-01 Ilves U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 36 17 213826 |            
 2001-02 Ilves U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 15 7 3104 -1 |            
 2002-03 Ilves U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 4 3 030 1 | Relegation 11 11 6174  
 2003-04 Ilves U20  Jr. A SM-liiga 37 15 122714 0 | Relegation 6 0 002
 2004-05 KOOVEE Suomi-sarja 19 7 41110 |            
 2005-06 KOOVEE Suomi-sarja 27 9 71612 | Playoffs QC 9 1 1212  
 2006-07 LeKi Suomi-sarja 34 18 314944 | Playoffs QC 6 8 2106  
 2007-08 LeKi Mestis 43 9 91840 -3 | Playoffs 3 0 112 -1 
 2008-09 LeKi Mestis 42 13 162944 2 | Playoffs 3 0 226 -3 
 2009-10 LeKi Mestis 13 4 71110 11 |            
  Tappara Liiga 36 7 172416 11 | Playoffs 7 3 252 -1 
 2010-11 Tappara Liiga 50 12 193140 -14 |            
 2011-12 Tappara Liiga 24 2 2420 -19 |            
  LeKi  Mestis 1 0 000 -1 |            
 2012-13 Tappara Liiga 57 7 152255 3 | Playoffs 15 1 126 -2 
 2013-14 Pelicans  Liiga 48 10 102032 6 | Playoffs 8 2 138
 2014-15 Pelicans  Liiga 40 6 101634 -1 |            
 2015-16 Pelicans Liiga 51 16 183412 4 | Playoffs 9 3 250
 2016-17 Pelicans Liiga - - --- |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 2010-11 Tappara ET 6 0 1125 |            
 2011-12 Tappara ET 8 3 366 |            
 2012-13 Tappara ET 7 2 464 | Playoffs 2 0 002  


CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  ET: 21 5 8 13 0.62 35  | 2 0 0 0 0.00
  International-Jr: 8 1 4 5 0.63 |    
  Jr. A SM-liiga: 56 25 15 40 0.71 18  | 17 11 6 17 1.00
  Jr. B SM-sarja: 60 22 25 47 0.78 28  |    
  Jr. C SM-sarja: 29 28 22 50 1.72 18  | 3 1 0 1 0.33  
  Liiga: 306 60 91 151 0.49 209  -10  | 39 9 6 15 0.38 16  -1 
  Mestis: 99 26 32 58 0.59 94  | 6 0 3 3 0.50 -4 
  Suomi-sarja: 80 34 42 76 0.95 66  | 15 9 3 12 0.80 18   



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2006-2007 Finland3 (Suomi-sarja) Silver Medal
2008-2009 Finland2 (Mestis) Best Defenseman
  Finland2 (Mestis) Most Goals by Defenseman (13)
  Finland2 (Mestis) Most Points by Defenseman (29)
  Finland2 (Mestis) Most Power Play Goals (10)
  Finland2 (Mestis) Second All-Star Team
2012-2013 SM-liiga Silver Medal
2015-2016 SM-liiga Most Goals by Defenseman (Juha Rantasila Trophy) (16)
  SM-liiga Most Points by Defenseman (34)
  SM-liiga Most Power Play Goals (13)
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- Finland2 (Mestis) Best Defenseman 08/09
- Finland2 (Mestis) Most Goals by Defenseman 08/09
- Finland2 (Mestis) Most Points by Defenseman 08/09
- Finland2 (Mestis) Most Power Play Goals 08/09
- Finland2 (Mestis) Second All-Star Team 08/09
- Finland3 (Suomi-sarja) Silver Medal 06/07
- SM-liiga Most Goals by Defenseman (Juha Rantasila Trophy) 15/16
- SM-liiga Most Points by Defenseman 15/16
- SM-liiga Most Power Play Goals 15/16
- SM-liiga Silver Medal 12/13



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2016-04-06 Extension Pelicans Pelicans 1 year 
2014-11-20 Extension Pelicans Pelicans 2 years 
2013-04-26 Confirmed Tappara Pelicans
2011-10-23 Loan Tappara LeKi
2010-05-05 Extension Tappara Tappara (3 years) 
2009-12-11 Confirmed LeKi Tappara (Try-out successful) 
2009-11-18 Loan LeKi Tappara


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
 
Cult/Star player for Pelicans
 
Trivia
- 15th of december 2015 Leimu scored hat trick in 44 seconds and set new record by fastest hat trick in finnish sm-liiga.