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Vili Saarijärvi

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    5'10" / 178 cm
  • Weight
    183 lbs / 83 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract
    19/20
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 RoKi U16 Jr. C I-divisioona 3 1 1 2 0 |
2011-12 RoKi U16 Jr. C I-divisioona Q 8 4 5 9 4 |
RoKi U16 Jr. C I-divisioona 25 4 11 15 47 |
2012-13 Kärpät U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Q 2 2 2 4 0 |
Kärpät U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 8 2 5 7 8 | Playoffs 9 5 9 14 10
Kärpät U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 38 5 25 30 24 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 2
Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 3 0 1 1 0 -4 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 4 0
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 11 1 3 4 24 -8 |
2013-14 Kärpät U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 8 3 7 10 2 |
Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 40 7 21 28 10 15 | Playoffs 12 1 0 1 6 0
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 15 2 9 11 12 9 |
2014-15 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 57 6 17 23 14 -3 |
Finland U18 “A” WJC-18 7 3 6 9 4 2 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 12 4 8 12 6 2 |
2015-16 Flint Firebirds OHL 59 12 31 43 32 -15 |
Toledo Walleye ECHL 5 1 3 4 0 -3 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 4 4 2 0 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 13 1 5 6 4 0 |
2016-17 Mississauga Steelheads OHL 34 11 20 31 14 20 | Playoffs 20 5 10 15 8 10
Finland U20 “A” WJC-20 6 2 2 4 2 2 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 13 3 4 7 10 2 |
2017-18 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 42 0 11 11 10 -1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Toledo Walleye ECHL 10 2 4 6 2 2 |
2018-19 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL - - - - - |
2017-18 AHL/ECHL/USHL/WHL/OHL/QMJHL stats powered by HockeyTech
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 3 4 2 -1 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 42 0 11 11 0.26 10 -1 | 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
ECHL 15 3 7 10 0.67 2 -1 |
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 3 4 1.00 2 -1 |
International-Jr 64 11 29 40 0.63 56 5 |
Jr. A SM-liiga 43 7 22 29 0.67 10 11 | 14 1 0 1 0.07 10 0
Jr. B SM-sarja 46 8 32 40 0.87 26 0 | 3 0 1 1 0.33 2 0
Jr. C I-divisioona 28 5 12 17 0.61 47 0 |
Jr. C I-divisioona Q 8 4 5 9 1.13 4 0 |
Jr. C SM-sarja 8 2 5 7 0.88 8 0 | 9 5 9 14 1.56 10 0
Jr. C SM-sarja Q 2 2 2 4 2.00 0 0 |
OHL 93 23 51 74 0.80 46 5 | 20 5 10 15 0.75 8 10
USHL 57 6 17 23 0.40 14 -3 |
WJC-18 7 3 6 9 1.29 4 2 |
WJC-20 13 2 6 8 0.62 4 2 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
06/24/2016
06/24/2016 Confirmed Flint Firebirds Mississauga Steelheads
08/12/2015
08/12/2015 Confirmed Green Bay Gamblers Flint Firebirds
07/04/2015
07/04/2015 Confirmed Green Bay Gamblers Detroit Red Wings
07/21/2014
07/21/2014 Confirmed Kärpät Green Bay Gamblers
05/19/2014
05/19/2014 Extension Kärpät U20 Kärpät
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2015, 1 #9 overall by Flint Firebirds in the CHL Import Draft

Drafted 2014, 5 #207 overall by Jokerit in the KHL Draft

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #203 by HOCKEYPROSPECT.COM

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #62 by ISS HOCKEY


Career transactions
- 2015-08-12 • Signed to a contract with the Flint Firebirds (OHL), reassignment by the Detroit Redwings
- 2015-07-03 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Detroit Redwings
- 2014-07-21 • Transferred from Kärpät to Green Bay Gamblers(USHL), still contracted to Kärpät
- 2014-05-19 • Signed to a three-year contract with Kärpät
- 2012-Sum. • Transferred from RoKi U16 to Kärpät U16

Other memorable dates
- 2016-01-05 • Won World Junior Championship gold medal
- 2015-12-23 • Selected to U20 World Junior Championship roster
- 2015-10-16 • Scored first OHL goal (assisted by W.Bitten and Z.Grzelewski), vs. the Ottawa 67’s(L.Herbst)
- 2015-09-24 • Made OHL debut (vs. Saginaw Spirit) and scored first OHL assist point at the same game. +/-: 0 PIM: 0 S: 2
- 2015-04-16 • Selected to U18 World Junior Championship roster

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