Eliteprospects
HOME  |  STATS  |  TEAMS  |  LEAGUES  |  AWARDS  |  NHL DRAFT CENTER  |  DRAFTS  |  ABOUT  |  PHOTO  |  RSS  |  FOOTBALL  |  EP SHOP
   

Database: 357748 players
Last added: James Bobb
 SCORING LEADERS
 
WC
# PLAYER GP G A TP
1. 
flag Jason Spezza (F)
10
6
8
14
2. 
flag Jordan Eberle (F)
10
5
8
13
3. 
flag Taylor Hall (F)
10
7
5
12
4. 
flag Sergei Mozyakin (F)
10
6
6
12
5. 
flag Matt Duchene (F)
10
4
8
12
SHOW MORE    
 LEAGUE PAGES
 flag NHL
 flag AHL
 flag ECHL
 flag WHL
 flag OHL
 flag QMJHL
  CIS
 flag SPHL
 flag NCAA
 flag NCAA III
 flag USHL
 flag NAHL

flag KHL
flag Extraliga
flag Extraliga
flag NLA
flag NLB
flag DEL
flag DEL 2
flag EBEL
flag INL
flag Serie A
flag Ligue Mag.
flag EIHL
flag SHL
flag Allsvenskan
flag Division 1
flag SuperElit
flag Liiga
flag Mestis
flag Metal L
flag Get Ligaen
flag Belarus
flag Poland
flag Asia

SHOW MORE  
   

 ABROAD PLAYERS BY CONTINENT

  
EU NA INT

     Elite Prospects Facebook Page  Elite Prospects Twitter Page  Elite Prospects Instagram Page

     ©1999-2015, www.eliteprospects.com

     Contact EP (pop-up)

     Privacy Policy


VILI SOPANEN  Finland

Open print friendly window (pop-up) views: 40385

BIRTHYEAR 1987-10-21 BIRTHPLACEValkeala, FIN
AGE 27 NATION Finland
POSITION RW SHOOTS R
HEIGHT 191 cm / 6'3" WEIGHT 95 kg / 209 lbs
YOUTH TEAM KooKoo CONTRACT 16/17
NHL DRAFT 2007 round 6 #177 overall by New Jersey Devils


Sopnanen is a tall right winger with great offensive qualities. Good hands and good puck control. Not to physical despite his size. Needs to improve the defensive side of his game and his ability to drive towards the net. Above average skating that could be further improved upon.

Father: Jarmo Sopanen
Brothers: Iiro Sopanen & Eetu Sopanen

ę Photo: Timo Savela

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 2002-03 Kiekkoreipas U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 11 4 482 | Playoffs 2 1 120  
 2003-04 Kiekkoreipas U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 20 1 2314 |            
 2004-05 Kiekkoreipas U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 25 11 15264 | Playoffs 3 0 2222  
 2005-06 Pelicans U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 37 14 173122 | Relegation 4 1 014  
  Pelicans Liiga 3 0 000 0 |            
 2006-07 Pelicans U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 33 18 213940 | Playoffs 15 5 131818  
  Pelicans Liiga 7 1 010 0 |            
  Suomi U20  Mestis 6 1 124 -1 |            
  Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 004 0 |            
 2007-08 Pelicans U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 2 1 120 |            
  Pelicans Liiga 54 15 15308 3 | Playoffs 6 0 442
 2008-09 Pelicans Liiga 58 12 172934 -2 | Playoffs 10 1 126
 2009-10 Pelicans Liiga 52 21 163720 -7 |            
  HeKi  Mestis 1 0 112 -1 |            
 2010-11 JYP Liiga 35 5 111610 7 |            
  D Team Mestis 1 1 010 0 |            
  Luleň SHL 5 1 010 0 |            
  Pelicans Liiga 14 5 81320 0 | Relegation 4 1 120  
 2011-12 Pelicans Liiga 54 21 18398 7 | Playoffs 10 3 366 -1 
 2012-13 Pelicans Liiga 33 3 151812 -1 |            
  Peliitat  Mestis 2 0 110 3 |            
 2013-14 Pelicans Liiga 56 12 304228 2 | Playoffs 8 1 120 -2 
 2014-15 Pelicans Liiga 23 4 71145 -2 |            
 2015-16 Pelicans Liiga - - --- |            



CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  Jr. A SM-liiga: 72 33 39 72 1.00 62  | 19 6 13 19 1.00 22   
  Jr. B SM-sarja: 45 12 17 29 0.64 18  | 3 0 2 2 0.67 22 
  Jr. C SM-sarja: 11 4 4 8 0.73 | 2 1 1 2 1.00
  Liiga: 389 99 137 236 0.61 185  | 38 6 10 16 0.42 14  -1 
  Mestis: 10 2 3 5 0.50 |    
  SHL: 5 1 0 1 0.20 |    
  WJC-20: 6 0 0 0 0.00 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2011-2012 SM-liiga Silver Medal
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- SM-liiga Silver Medal 11/12



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
03/20/2015 Extension Pelicans Pelicans 2 years 
03/26/2013 Extension Pelicans Pelicans 2 years 
01/31/2011 Confirmed Luleň Pelicans
01/13/2011 Confirmed JYP Luleň Try-out 
04/29/2010 Confirmed Pelicans JYP


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
Cult/Star player for Pelicans