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Finland Olli Palola

#79 HIFK / Liiga - 22/23
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GP
G
A
TP
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5
0
0
0
-1
10
1
1
2
+3
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Database: 981 704 players
Last added: Philipp Herzog
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Valtteri Filppula 24 12 16 28
2. Michael Spacek 25 9 18 27
3. Roman Cervenka 20 4 22 26
4. Fabio Hofer 23 10 15 25
5. Daniel Winnik 21 7 17 24
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
34
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
22/23
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time Liiga All-Star Team 1

Palola is known as a sniper with a great shot to go along with fine hands and puck skills. Is a good skater, but mainly relies on his vision to get scoring chances. Below average in size, he isn't much of a physical presence, but doesn't really shy away from traffic.
- Erik K. Piri (Elite Prospects, 2017)

Brother: Vili Palola
Cousin: Miikka Männikkö

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 KeuPa HT U16 U16 SM-sarja 13 13 12 25 8 - |
2003-04 Ilves U16 U16 SM-sarja 21 10 13 23 28 - | Playoffs 6 4 3 7 2 -
2004-05 Ilves U18 U18 SM-sarja 30 14 13 27 18 - | Playoffs 5 1 4 5 0 -
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 0 - |
2005-06 Ilves U18 U18 SM-sarja 15 11 12 23 4 - | Playoffs 7 4 4 8 12 -
Ilves U20 U20 SM-liiga 29 8 3 11 60 -5 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 8 0
2006-07 Ilves U20 U20 SM-liiga 30 17 15 32 30 17 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4 -3
Ilves SM-liiga 6 0 0 0 0 0 |
Suomi U20 Mestis 6 1 0 1 6 -2 |
2007-08 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 41 12 13 25 53 1 | Relegation 2 2 1 3 4 1
Lukko SM-liiga 8 0 2 2 2 0 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 35 21 36 57 38 18 |
Lukko SM-liiga 5 0 0 0 0 0 |
2009-10 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 4 2 4 6 4 -1 |
Lukko SM-liiga 45 3 4 7 12 -2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Lukko SM-liiga 41 2 2 4 18 -1 | Playoffs 9 0 0 0 6 -4
Hokki Mestis 2 1 1 2 0 1 |
LeKi Mestis 2 1 0 1 2 -1 |
2011-12 Sport Mestis 2 0 1 1 2 0 |
Tappara SM-liiga 45 5 8 13 22 -10 |
2012-13 Tappara SM-liiga 36 4 3 7 33 -1 | Playoffs 15 6 1 7 0 0
LeKi Mestis 18 9 7 16 8 -4 |
2013-14 Tappara Liiga 60 27 17 44 46 8 | Playoffs 20 3 7 10 8 -4
Finland WC 10 4 0 4 8 0 |
Finland (all) International 13 6 1 7 8 2 |
2014-15 Tappara Liiga 60 29 20 49 42 11 | Playoffs 20 11 5 16 12 0
Finland (all) International 4 1 0 1 2 -1 |
2015-16 Vityaz Podolsk KHL 27 1 4 5 10 -8 |
Finland (all) International 2 1 0 1 0 -1 |
2016-17 Växjö Lakers HC SHL 52 21 27 48 18 19 | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 4 -1
Finland (all) International 5 4 1 5 0 1 |
2017-18 Jokerit KHL 50 7 17 24 16 5 | Playoffs 10 6 1 7 4 0
Finland WC 6 0 0 0 0 0 |
Finland (all) International 14 2 1 3 2 2 |
2018-19 Kunlun Red Star KHL 61 19 6 25 16 -3 |
2019-20 Kunlun Red Star KHL 38 5 3 8 12 -2 |
2020-21 Rögle BK SHL 43 12 14 26 26 9 | Playoffs 14 6 0 6 2 1
2021-22 HIFK Liiga 37 14 12 26 28 6 | Playoffs 7 1 3 4 4 1
2022-23 HIFK Liiga 14 3 1 4 4 -1 |
Projected Liiga 50 11 4 15 14 -4 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 Tappara ET 5 0 0 0 2 - | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0 -
2013-14 Tappara ET 8 2 1 3 6 - |
Finland EHT 3 2 1 3 0 2 |
2014-15 Tappara Champions HL 8 2 2 4 2 -3 |
Finland EHT 4 1 0 1 2 -1 |
2015-16 Finland EHT 2 1 0 1 0 -1 |
2016-17 Växjö Lakers HC Champions HL 12 3 1 4 8 1 |
Finland EHT 5 1 0 1 2 0 |
2017-18 Finland EHT 6 1 0 1 2 0 |
2021-22 HIFK Champions HL 5 0 1 1 27 -4 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
2022-11-26T14:00:00-0100 HIFK @ Kärpät
2022-10-22T14:00:00+0000 HIFK @ Pelicans
2022-10-21T15:30:00+0000 HIFK @ JYP
2022-10-15T14:00:00+0000 HIFK @ Lukko
2022-10-12T15:30:00+0000 HIFK vs Ässät
2022-10-07T15:30:00+0000 HIFK vs Kärpät
2022-10-05T15:30:00+0000 HIFK @ KalPa
2022-10-01T14:00:00+0000 HIFK vs TPS
2022-09-30T15:30:00+0000 HIFK @ HPK
2022-09-28T15:30:00+0000 HIFK vs Sport
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 3 25 5 4 9 0.36 37 -6 | 0
EHT 5 20 6 1 7 0.35 6 0 | 0
ET 2 13 2 1 3 0.23 8 - | 1 2 1 0 1 0.50 0 -
International 5 38 14 3 17 0.45 12 3 | 0
International-Jr 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
KHL 4 176 32 30 62 0.35 54 -8 | 1 10 6 1 7 0.70 4 0
Liiga (SM-liiga) 11 357 87 69 156 0.44 207 10 | 7 75 21 16 37 0.49 30 -7
Mestis 4 30 12 9 21 0.70 18 -6 | 0
SHL 2 95 33 41 74 0.78 44 28 | 2 20 7 3 10 0.50 6 0
U16 SM-sarja 2 34 23 25 48 1.41 36 - | 1 6 4 3 7 1.17 2 -
U18 SM-sarja 2 45 25 25 50 1.11 22 - | 2 12 5 8 13 1.08 12 -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 5 139 60 71 131 0.94 185 30 | 3 10 2 2 4 0.40 16 -2
WC 2 16 4 0 4 0.25 8 0 | 0
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Shooting Accuracy
15
Puckhandling
15
Passing
14
Offensive
14
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/02/2022
05/02/2022 Extension HIFK HIFK
07/11/2021
07/11/2021 Confirmed Rögle BK HIFK
08/10/2020
08/10/2020 Confirmed Kunlun Red Star Rögle BK
05/28/2019
05/28/2019 Extension Kunlun Red Star Kunlun Red Star
05/02/2018
05/02/2018 Confirmed Jokerit Kunlun Red Star
06/12/2017
06/12/2017 Confirmed Växjö Lakers HC Jokerit
05/16/2016
05/16/2016 Confirmed Vityaz Podolsk Växjö Lakers HC
05/01/2015
05/01/2015 Confirmed Tappara Vityaz Podolsk
04/29/2013
04/29/2013 Extension Tappara Tappara
09/12/2012
09/12/2012 Loan Tappara LeKi
05/02/2012
05/02/2012 Extension Tappara Tappara
10/10/2011
10/10/2011 Confirmed Lukko Tappara
09/07/2011
09/07/2011 Loan Lukko Sport
03/24/2010
03/24/2010 Extension Lukko Lukko
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