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PELICANS
Liiga
    
Full name:  Lahden Pelicans
Team colours:  Teal + Black + White
Town:  Lahti
Founded:  1996



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2003 - 2004
 # PLAYER A BORNBIRTHPLACEHT WT S  
#29  Carl Grahn (G) 34 1981-01-08 Kouvola, FIN1836'0" 88194 L  
 Markus Helanen (G)  39 1976-04-27 Helsinki, FIN1906'3" 91201 L  
 Ari Luostarinen (G) 40 1975-05-29 Kuopio, FIN1745'9" 72159 L  
#1  Toni Rask (G) 30 1985-05-23 Lahti, FIN1755'9" 80176 L  
#31  Karri Rämö (G) 29 1986-07-01 Asikkala, FIN1906'3" 94207 L  
 Mikko Rämö (G) 34 1980-07-27 Lahti, FIN1836'0" 88194 L  
                 
 Martin Cech (D) 1976-06-01 Havlickuv Brod, CZE1856'1" 89196 L  
 Ossi-Petteri Grönholm (D) 33 1981-09-17 Kotka, FIN1805'11" 94207 L  
#5  Jonne Hattunen (D) 29 1985-07-15 Kajaani, FIN1866'1" 97214 L  
#28  Jussi Heikkinen (D) 35 1980-03-29 Kaarina, FIN1856'1" 90198 L  
#16  Aki Heino (D) 37 1977-08-11 Hämeenlinna, FIN1805'11" 85187 R  
#15  Santeri Heiskanen (D)   38 1977-04-13 Helsinki, FIN1795'10" 77170 R  
 Tuomas Immonen (D)  32 1983-05-16 Varkaus, FIN1836'0" 82181 R  
#2  Toni Kirén (D) 31 1984-06-18 Lahti, FIN1856'1" 89196 L  
#23  Olli Korkeavuori (D) 35 1979-08-26 Riihimäki, FIN1886'2" 96212 L  
 Kaj Lindström (D) 35 1980-01-21 Lahti, FIN1826'0" 84185 L  
 Ville Mäntymaa (D)  30 1985-03-08 Seinäjoki, FIN1916'3" 93205 R  
#21  Matti Näätänen (D) 31 1983-07-17 Helsinki, FIN1815'11" 80176 R  
#9  Tero Paappanen (D) 35 1980-01-24 Järvenpää, FIN1836'0" 83183 R  
#20  Tomi Pakarinen (D) 31 1983-07-11 Rääkkylä, FIN1836'0" 91201 R  
 Radek Philipp (D) 38 1977-02-12 Ostrava, CZE1906'3" 97214 L  
#33  Jermu Pisto (D) 40 1975-04-20 Kuopio, FIN1856'1" 90198 L  
 Joni Purola (D) 32 1983-06-23 Helsinki, FIN1815'11" 95209 L  
#12  Jussi-Antti Reimari (D) 39 1975-09-19 Hollola, FIN1856'1" 89196 L  
#55  Jarno Tolvanen (D) 31 1984-01-25 Joensuu, FIN1805'11" 97214 L  
 Joni Tuominen (D) 32 1982-09-04 Espoo, FIN1765'9" 85187 R  
                 
 Carlo Grünn (LW) 34 1981-04-30 Espoo, FIN1805'11" 88194 L  
#10  Tommi Hannus (RW/C) 35 1980-06-27 Vantaa, FIN1826'0" 86190 R  
 Henri Heino (C) 29 1986-06-14 Lahti, FIN1805'11" 86190 L  
#34  Ville Hirvonen (C) 35 1980-01-07 Tampere, FIN1826'0" 84185 L  
 Olli Julkunen (RW) 33 1981-08-10 Oulu, FIN1856'1" 100220 R  
#18  Lasse Jämsen (RW) 40 1974-07-25 Jyväskylän mlk, FIN1775'10" 84185 R  
#27  Miikka Jäske (C) 33 1982-05-03 Hyvinkää, FIN1795'10" 85187 L  
#30  Jari Kauppila (C) 41 1974-02-23 Lammi, FIN1795'10" 84185 R  
 Jani Keinänen (C)   39 1976-03-23 Hämeenlinna, FIN1826'0" 87192 L  
#94  Toni Koivunen (C)   43 1971-11-27 Lahti, FIN1805'11" 86190 L  
 Mike Lephart (LW) 38 1977-04-03 Niskayuna, NY, USA1815'11" 84185 R  
#43  Jussi-Mikko Makkonen (LW) 32 1982-11-02 Lahti, FIN1815'11" 89196 L  
 Toni Mäkiaho (RW) 40 1975-01-11 Tampere, FIN1826'0" 95209 R  
#25  Mikko Niinikoski (RW) 37 1978-03-03 Tampere, FIN1805'11" 85187 R  
 Henri Nuutinen (C) 31 1983-08-02 Lahti, FIN1785'10" 80176 L  
#26  Jesse Saarinen (LW/RW) 29 1985-07-29 Lahti, FIN1725'8" 83183 L  
#19  Jussi Saarinen (LW) 32 1983-06-18 Lahti, FIN1775'10" 80176 L  
#40  Toni Saarinen (LW) 38 1976-08-06 Hämeenlinna, FIN1805'11" 83183 L  
 Tuomas Santavuori (LW) 30 1985-01-24 Savonlinna, FIN1815'11" 82181 L  
#91  Oliver Setzinger (LW/RW) 31 1983-07-11 Horn, AUT1836'0" 89196 L  
#22  Harri Suutarinen (F) 32 1982-07-16 Hämeenlinna, FIN1846'0" 86190 R  
 Shayne Toporowski (RW) 39 1975-08-06 Paddockwood, SK, CAN1906'3" 100220 R  
 Hermanni Vidman (LW/RW) 36 1979-03-30 Turku, FIN1805'11" 95209 L  
 Ville Viitaluoma (C) 34 1981-02-16 Espoo, FIN1846'0" 89196 L  
#91  Jesse Welling (LW) 38 1977-04-20 Helsinki, FIN1856'1" 90198 L  
#14  Daniel Widing (RW) 33 1982-04-13 Gävle, SWE1846'0" 95209 R  
Position: G:3 D:14 F:22 | Av Age: 23.44 years | Av Ht: 182.15 cm | Av Wt: 87.69 kg | Compare with other teams Compare data to other teams
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TEAM CAPTAINS
 Toni Koivunen      Santeri Heiskanen      Jani Keinänen    
TEAM STAFF
Head Coach Petteri Hirvonen Asst. Coach Leigh Mendelson
Head Coach Petteri Sihvonen Scout Tommi Kerttula


LINKS

- Official website
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AFFILIATED TEAMS

- Peliitat (Mestis)
- Pelicans U20 (Jr. A SM-liiga)
- Pelicans U18 (Jr. B SM-sarja)
- Pelicans U17 (Jr. B2 SM-sarja)
- Pelicans U16 (Jr. C Mestis)
FACTS AND EXPERIENCE

League: Liiga
Average Age: 23.44 years
Average Ht: 182.15 cm
Average Wt: 87.69 kg
46 players
2 players
1 players
1 players
1 players
1 players

Pelicans experience: 5117 GP
NHL experience: 125 GP
WC experience: 82 GP
OG experience: 6 GP
SHL experience: 1090 GP
Allsvenskan experience: 924 GP
Liiga experience: 12961 GP
KHL experience: 202 GP
Czech experience: 812 GP
AHL experience: 591 GP
DEL experience: 99 GP
NLA experience: 222 GP
 


LATEST TRANSACTIONS   Complete transfer coverage
DATE STATUS PLAYER FROM TO SOURCE 
06/11/2015 Transfer Ryan Potulny (F) Hartford Wolf Pack Pelicans
05/26/2015 Transfer Mikko Lahtela (F) Pelicans SaPKo
05/13/2015 Transfer Sami Rajaniemi (G) JYP Pelicans
05/07/2015 Transfer Antti Erkinjuntti (F) Tappara Pelicans
04/09/2015 Transfer Jere Myllyniemi (G) Pelicans HPK
03/27/2015 Transfer Henri Heino (F) Ässät Pelicans
03/27/2015 Transfer Ben Blood (D) Stjernen Pelicans
03/27/2015 Transfer Stefan Lassen (D) Graz 99ers Pelicans

ARENA INFORMATION

 
Arena Name: Isku Areena
Location: Lahti
Capacity: 5534
Construction Year: 1973
TEAM HISTORY AND STANDINGS
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP RANK POSTSEASON
1996 - 1997 Pelicans I-divisioona 44 26 3 15 - - 168119 55 3 Qualification loss
1997 - 1998 Pelicans I-divisioona 44 23 4 17 - - 155147 50 4 Qualification loss
1998 - 1999 Pelicans I-divisioona 48 30 7 11 - - 178109 67 2 Promoted
1999 - 2000 Pelicans Liiga 54 8 8 38 - - 108197 24 12 Saved in relegation
2000 - 2001 Pelicans Liiga 56 22 11 23 - - 170164 55 7 Quarterfinal loss
2001 - 2002 Pelicans Liiga 56 27 10 19 - - 157152 68 5 Quarterfinal loss
2002 - 2003 Pelicans Liiga 56 15 2 39 - - 120182 36 12 Did not make playoffs
2003 - 2004 Pelicans Liiga 56 7 12 37 - - 110227 27 13 Did not make playoffs
2004 - 2005 Pelicans Liiga 56 7 - 36 3 10 100230 37 13 Did not make playoffs
2005 - 2006 Pelicans Liiga 56 18 - 29 4 5 125171 67 12 Did not make playoffs
2006 - 2007 Pelicans Liiga 56 19 - 24 7 6 147151 77 10 Quarterfinal loss
2007 - 2008 Pelicans Liiga 56 28 - 19 5 4 176142 98 6 Quarterfinal loss
2008 - 2009 Pelicans Liiga 58 22 - 27 5 4 149145 80 9 Quarterfinal loss
2009 - 2010 Pelicans Liiga 58 18 - 27 6 7 166197 73 12 Did not make playoffs
2010 - 2011 Pelicans Liiga 60 17 - 37 2 4 133180 59 14 Saved in relegation
2011 - 2012 Pelicans Liiga 60 30 - 18 9 3 213155 111 2 Final loss
2012 - 2013 Pelicans Liiga 60 22 - 28 7 3 163180 83 11 Did not make playoffs
2013 - 2014 Pelicans Liiga 60 25 - 24 6 5 156155 92 8 Quarterfinal loss
2014 - 2015 Pelicans Liiga 60 16 - 30 6 8 125166 68 12 Did not make playoffs
Currently showing the 30 latest seasons, click to view complete team history (19 seasons total)

RETIRED NUMBERS

- #11 Hannu Koskinen (F) - #13 Erkki Laine (F) - #17 Kari Eloranta (D)


STARS AND CULT PLAYERS

- 1935 Esko Luostarinen (F) - 1957 Erkki Laine (F) - 1974 Sami Helenius (D)
- 1943 Erkki Mononen (F) - 1959 Jaromir Sindel (G) - 1974 Jari Kauppila (F)
- 1945 Ilpo Koskela (D) - 1960 Oldrich Valek (F) - 1975 Pasi Nurminen (G)
- 1952 Yrjö Hakulinen (F) - 1960 Jarmo Mäkitalo (F) - 1976 Roman Vopat (F)
- 1953 Hannu Koskinen (F) - 1966 Mika Nieminen (F) - 1983 Oliver Setzinger (F)
- 1955 Harri Toivanen (F) - 1970 Janne Laukkanen (D) - 1983 Antti Niemi (G)
- 1955 Matti Hagman (F) - 1971 Marko Jantunen (F) - 1986 Radek Smolenak (F)
- 1956 Harri Nyman (D) - 1971 Erik Kakko (D) - 1987 Ryan Lasch (F)
- 1956 Markku Hakulinen (F) - 1971 Toni Koivunen (F) - 1987 Leo Komarov (F)
- 1956 Kari Eloranta (D) - 1972 Jan Latvala (D) - 1987 Vili Sopanen (F)


WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
# PLAYER SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM
1.   Iiro Sopanen (F) 2014 - 2015 HC Giants III-divisioona 21 25 53 78 10
2.   Ryan O'Marra (F) 2014 - 2015 Coventry Blaze EIHL 58 18 33 51 78
3.   Matti Näätänen (D) 2014 - 2015 Sterzing/Vipiteno Italy 40 20 27 47 14
4.   Teemu Rinkinen (F) 2014 - 2015 KooKoo Mestis 50 26 19 45 14
5.   Toni Saarinen (F) 2014 - 2015 EHC Lustenau Austria2 28 13 31 44 18
6.   Jesse Saarinen (F) 2014 - 2015 HPK Liiga 59 17 26 43 8
7.   Mike York (F) 2014 - 2015 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 46 13 30 43 24
8.   Lou Dickenson (F) 2014 - 2015 Stjernen Norway 36 22 19 41 30
9.   Timo Pärssinen (F) 2014 - 2015 TuTo Mestis 37 17 24 41 30
10.   Michal Birner (F) 2014 - 2015 KalPa Liiga 60 15 21 36 32
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME POINTS
# PLAYER GP G A TP
1.   Jan Latvala (D) 665 72 205 277
2.   Vili Sopanen (F) 354 94 126 220
3.   Toni Saarinen (F) 383 60 110 170
4.   Marko Jantunen (F) 220 63 104 167
5.   Matias Loppi (F) 242 51 102 153
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME GOALS
# PLAYER GP G A TP
1.   Vili Sopanen (F) 354 94 126 220
2.   Jan Latvala (D) 665 72 205 277
3.   Tommi Turunen (F) 220 65 82 147
4.   Marko Jantunen (F) 220 63 104 167
5.   Tuomas Santavuori (F) 291 62 83 145
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME ASSISTS
# PLAYER GP G A TP
1.   Jan Latvala (D) 665 72 205 277
2.   Vili Sopanen (F) 354 94 126 220
3.   Toni Koivunen (F) 309 34 113 147
4.   Toni Saarinen (F) 383 60 110 170
5.   Marko Jantunen (F) 220 63 104 167
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME PIM
# PLAYER GP G TP PIM
1.   Kari Sihvonen (F) 366 34 85 759
2.   Sami Helenius (D) 140 2 7 449
3.   Leo Komarov (F) 158 15 50 328
4.   Toni Saarinen (F) 383 60 170 327
5.   Jussi-Antti Reimari (D) 344 32 91 325
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME GAMES PLAYED
# PLAYER GP G A TP
1.   Jan Latvala (D) 665 72 205 277
2.   Toni Saarinen (F) 383 60 110 170
3.   Kari Sihvonen (F) 366 34 51 85
4.   Vili Sopanen (F) 354 94 126 220
5.   Jussi-Antti Reimari (D) 344 32 59 91
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME POINTS PER GAME
# PLAYER GP G TP PPG
1.   Craig Hamelin (F) 40 34 61 1.525
2.   Jani Uski (F) 63 27 74 1.175
3.   Jason Melong (F) 51 22 58 1.137
4.   Ryan Lasch (F) 59 24 62 1.051
5.   Sami Kokko (F) 37 15 38 1.027
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME POINTS PER SEASON
# PLAYER SEASON LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM
1.   Ryan Lasch (F) 2011 - 2012 Liiga 59 24 38 62 26
2.   Craig Hamelin (F) 1996 - 1997 I-divisioona 40 34 27 61 52
3.   Matias Loppi (F) 2007 - 2008 Liiga 55 18 40 58 20
4.   Tommi Turunen (F) 2000 - 2001 Liiga 55 21 34 55 12
5.   Mikko Peltola (F) 2001 - 2002 Liiga 54 17 38 55 60
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME GOALS PER SEASON
# PLAYER SEASON LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM
1.   Craig Hamelin (F) 1996 - 1997 I-divisioona 40 34 27 61 52
2.   Juhamatti Aaltonen (F) 2009 - 2010 Liiga 58 28 21 49 56
3.   Ryan Lasch (F) 2011 - 2012 Liiga 59 24 38 62 26
4.   Lasse Jämsen (F) 2000 - 2001 Liiga 56 23 21 44 42
5.   Joonas Jääskeläinen (F) 2001 - 2002 Liiga 51 23 11 34 32
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME ASSISTS PER SEASON
# PLAYER SEASON LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM
1.   Matias Loppi (F) 2007 - 2008 Liiga 55 18 40 58 20
2.   Justin Hodgman (F) 2011 - 2012 Liiga 59 14 39 53 123
3.   Ryan Lasch (F) 2011 - 2012 Liiga 59 24 38 62 26
4.   Mikko Peltola (F) 2001 - 2002 Liiga 54 17 38 55 60
5.   Toni Koivunen (F) 2007 - 2008 Liiga 54 4 36 40 38
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FRANCHISE ALL-TIME PIM PER SEASON
# PLAYER SEASON LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM
1.   Antti Tyrväinen (F) 2010 - 2011 Liiga 52 14 9 23 186
2.   Sami Helenius (D) 2009 - 2010 Liiga 34 0 2 2 172
3.   Tuukka Mäkelä (D) 2007 - 2008 Liiga 53 1 3 4 158
4.   Kari Sihvonen (F) 2007 - 2008 Liiga 41 2 8 10 152
5.   Sami Helenius (D) 2005 - 2006 Liiga 53 1 3 4 151
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AVERAGE HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AGE PER SEASON
SEASON ROSTER LINK AVERAGE HEIGHT AVERGAGE WEIGHT AVERGAGE AGE
2015- 2016 View roster 185.07 cm | 6.01 ft 86.74 kg | 191 lbs 25.44 yrs
2014- 2015 View roster 184.92 cm | 6.01 ft 86.03 kg | 190 lbs 24.77 yrs
2013- 2014 View roster 183.13 cm | 6.00 ft 86.53 kg | 191 lbs 27.80 yrs
2012- 2013 View roster 184.09 cm | 6.00 ft 87.63 kg | 193 lbs 27.34 yrs
2011- 2012 View roster 184.33 cm | 6.00 ft 88.37 kg | 195 lbs 24.90 yrs
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PLAYER NATIONALITIES THROUGHOUT HISTORY

253 players 16 players 8 players 1 players 1 players 1 players
20 players 13 players 2 players 1 players 1 players 1 players

ELITE PROSPECTS NOTES AND TRIVIA

Team names:

- Viipurin Reipas (1891 - 1964)
- Lahden Reipas (1964 - 1975)
- Kiekkoreipas (1975 - 1989)
- Hockey Reipas (1989 - 1992)
- Reipas Lahti (1992 - 1996)
- Pelicans (1996 -)

Team Reipas was originally found in year 1891 Vyborg which was part of Finland that time. After second world war the city of Vyborg was ceded to Soviet Union. Team Viipurin Reipas relocated with finnish refugees to city of Lahti (1944) and was renamed Lahden Reipas (1964).