Jani Lajunen

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'2" / 189 cm
  • Weight
    214 lbs / 97 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    18/19

A skilled and smart two-way forward with nice wheels considering his size. More of a hard-working role player, but has some offensive upside as well. (Matias Strozyk, 2011)

Brother: Ville Lajunen

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2005-06 Kiekko-Vantaa U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Q 10 5 2 7 14 |
Kiekko-Vantaa U16 Jr. C I-divisioona 12 16 18 34 6 |
Kiekko-Vantaa U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 2 0 0 0 0 |
2006-07 Blues U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 28 5 12 17 20 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 2 |
2007-08 Blues U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 1 1 0 1 2 |
Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 25 4 10 14 14 11 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -2
Blues Liiga 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Finland U18 WJC-18 6 1 0 1 2 1 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 13 2 2 4 6 |
2008-09 Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 25 16 10 26 24 18 | Playoffs 8 2 1 3 12 6
Blues Liiga 25 1 1 2 4 -4 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
Suomi U20 Mestis 2 2 2 4 0 2 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 1 0 1 0 -2 |
2009-10 Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 4 1 1 2 0 -2 |
Blues Liiga 46 6 9 15 34 4 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -1
Suomi U20 Mestis 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 1 4 5 6 -1 |
Finland U20 (all) “C” International-Jr 17 2 8 10 20 |
2010-11 Blues Liiga 60 10 12 22 46 7 | Playoffs 18 3 4 7 12 -2
Finland EHT 3 0 1 1 2 0 |
Finland WC 4 2 1 3 2 2 |
2011-12 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 75 5 11 16 18 5 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 1
2012-13 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 40 1 4 5 14 -9 |
Peoria Rivermen AHL 19 1 1 2 4 -1 |
2013-14 Växjö Lakers HC SHL 44 8 12 20 16 14 | Playoffs 12 1 0 1 4 -1
2014-15 Växjö Lakers HC SHL 48 5 15 20 35 11 | Playoffs 18 6 5 11 8 6
2015-16 Tappara Liiga 58 16 17 33 18 26 | Playoffs 18 4 6 10 6 2
Finland EHT 6 0 1 1 0 -2 |
Finland WC 6 0 0 0 2 0 |
Finland (all) International 12 0 1 1 2 -2 |
2016-17 Tappara “A” Liiga 59 14 21 35 22 5 | Playoffs 18 2 7 9 8 7
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Finland WC 10 1 1 2 4 0 |
Finland (all) International 13 1 1 2 4 -2 |
2017-18 HC Lugano NLA 42 6 19 25 20 9 | Playoffs 16 3 11 14 8 7
Finland OG 4 0 1 1 6 0 |
Finland EHT 5 1 3 4 4 3 |
Finland (all) International 10 1 4 5 10 3 |
2018-19 HC Lugano NLA - - - - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 Blues Champions HL 3 1 0 1 0 2 |
2014-15 Växjö Lakers HC Champions HL 4 0 0 0 0 -1 |
2015-16 Tappara Champions HL 8 3 1 4 2 3 |
2016-17 Tappara Champions HL 6 1 0 1 2 0 |
2017-18 HC Lugano Swiss Cup 2 1 0 1 0 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 134 7 16 23 0.17 36 -5 | 3 1 0 1 0.33 0 1
Champions HL 21 5 1 6 0.29 4 4 |
EHT 17 1 5 6 0.35 6 -1 |
International 35 2 6 8 0.23 16 -1 |
International-Jr 33 4 10 14 0.42 28 |
Jr. A SM-liiga 54 21 21 42 0.78 38 27 | 11 2 1 3 0.27 12 4
Jr. B SM-sarja 31 6 12 18 0.58 22 |
Jr. C I-divisioona 12 16 18 34 2.83 6 0 |
Jr. C SM-sarja Q 10 5 2 7 0.70 14 0 |
Liiga 249 47 60 107 0.43 124 38 | 59 9 17 26 0.44 28 6
Mestis 4 2 2 4 1.00 0 2 |
NLA 42 6 19 25 0.60 20 9 | 16 3 11 14 0.88 8 7
OG 4 0 1 1 0.25 6 0 |
SHL 92 13 27 40 0.43 51 25 | 30 7 5 12 0.40 12 5
Swiss Cup 2 1 0 1 0.50 0 0 |
WC 20 3 2 5 0.25 8 2 |
WJC-18 6 1 0 1 0.17 2 1 |
WJC-20 12 2 4 6 0.50 6 -3 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/27/2018
02/27/2018 Extension Lugano Lugano
05/11/2017
05/11/2017 Confirmed Tappara Lugano
05/06/2015
05/06/2015 Confirmed Växjö Lakers HC Tappara
05/07/2013
05/07/2013 Confirmed Peoria Rivermen Växjö Lakers HC
02/19/2013
02/19/2013 Confirmed Nashville Predators St. Louis Blues
05/12/2010
05/12/2010 Confirmed Blues Nashville Predators
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Blues U20

2010-05-12 Signed to a 3-year entry level deal by Nashville Predators

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