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ARTO LAATIKAINEN  Finland

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BIRTHYEAR 1980-05-24 BIRTHPLACEEspoo, FIN
AGE 35 NATION Finland
POSITION D SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 181 cm / 5'11" WEIGHT 83 kg / 183 lbs
YOUTH TEAM EJK CONTRACT 15/16
NHL DRAFT 1999 round 7 #197 overall by New York Rangers
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Laatikainen is a smart defenseman with a well-rounded game. Has nice hands and powerplay skills. Not overly effective in physical battles.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1995-96 Blues U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 32 11 71850 |            
  Finland U16 (all)  International-Jr 6 1 012 |            
 1996-97 Blues U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 11 2 572 |            
  Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 34 2 91134 |            
  Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 10 2 246 |            
 1997-98 Blues U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 7 2 136 |            
  Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 35 7 91624 | Playoffs 5 2 022  
  Finland U18 EJC-18 6 3 256 |            
  Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 22 4 5918 |            
 1998-99 Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 3 0 114 | Playoffs 1 1 120  
  Blues Liiga 48 0 6614 3 | Playoffs 4 0 222
  Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 226 |            
  Finland U20 (all)  International-Jr 16 1 7824 |            
 1999-00 Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 1 0 002 |            
  Blues Liiga 51 6 51112 2 | Playoffs 4 1 014
  Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 222 -2 |            
  Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 1 238 |            
 2000-01 Blues Liiga 54 5 91438 4 |            
  KJT  Mestis 1 1 120 3 |            
 2001-02 Blues Liiga 56 5 61132 4 | Playoffs 3 0 000 -1 
 2002-03 Blues Liiga 51 1 8924 3 | Playoffs 7 0 334
 2003-04 Blues Liiga 55 4 202430 1 |            
 2004-05 Blues Liiga 56 7 81532 1 |            
 2005-06 Blues Liiga 54 6 192569 8 | Playoffs 9 3 588 -8 
 2006-07 Blues Liiga 52 6 212750 10 | Playoffs 9 2 2410
  Finland EHT 7 0 116 1 |            
 2007-08 Blues  Liiga 52 13 253853 14 | Playoffs 17 2 91118
  Finland EHT 3 0 000 0 |            
 2008-09 Färjestad SHL 39 2 141618 10 | Playoffs 9 0 226
 2009-10 Färjestad SHL 38 1 111218 0 | Playoffs 6 1 124
 2010-11 Södertälje SHL 54 6 162228 0 | Kvalserien SHL 2 0 000
 2011-12 JYP Liiga 47 5 172246 -1 | Playoffs 14 0 444 -4 
 2012-13 Blues  Liiga 36 2 81018 -21 |            
  HCK  Mestis 2 0 000 1 |            
 2013-14 Blues Liiga 49 4 101451 -12 | Playoffs 7 0 334 -3 
 2014-15 TPS Liiga 5 0 004 -2 |            
  Kärpät Liiga 42 6 172318 20 | Playoffs 19 0 171720 10 
 2015-16 Kärpät Liiga - - --- |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 2014-15 Kärpät Champions HL 6 0 224 4 |            



CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  Champions HL: 6 0 2 2 0.33 |    
  EHT: 10 0 1 1 0.10 |    
  EJC-18: 6 3 2 5 0.83 |    
  International-Jr: 70 9 16 25 0.36 58  |    
  Jr. A SM-liiga: 73 9 19 28 0.38 64  | 6 3 1 4 0.67
  Jr. B SM-sarja: 18 4 6 10 0.56 |    
  Jr. C SM-sarja: 32 11 7 18 0.56 50  |    
  Liiga: 708 70 179 249 0.35 491  34  | 93 8 45 53 0.57 74 
  Mestis: 3 1 1 2 0.67 |    
  SHL: 131 9 41 50 0.38 64  10  | 17 1 3 4 0.24 10 
  WJC-20: 13 0 4 4 0.31 -2  |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
1997-1998 U18 EJC Silver Medal
2007-2008 SM-liiga All-Star Team
  SM-liiga Best Defenseman (Pekka Rautakallio Award)
  SM-liiga Silver Medal
2008-2009 SHL Champion
2011-2012 SM-liiga Champion
2014-2015 SM-liiga Champion
  SM-liiga Gentleman of the Year
  SM-liiga Playoffs Most Assists (17)
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- SHL Champion 08/09
- SM-liiga All-Star Team 07/08
- SM-liiga Best Defenseman (Pekka Rautakallio Award) 07/08
- SM-liiga Champion 11/12, 14/15
- SM-liiga Gentleman of the Year 14/15
- SM-liiga Playoffs Most Assists 14/15
- SM-liiga Silver Medal 07/08
- U18 EJC Silver Medal 97/98



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
03/17/2015 Extension Kärpät Kärpät 1 year 
11/14/2014 Extension Kärpät Kärpät Try-out successful 
10/19/2014 Confirmed TPS Kärpät Nov 23 
09/18/2014 Confirmed Blues TPS Oct 4 
10/17/2012 Loan Blues HCK
05/02/2012 Confirmed JYP Blues
05/18/2011 Confirmed Södertälje JYP
02/23/2011 Extension Södertälje Södertälje
08/10/2010 Confirmed Färjestad Södertälje


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