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Finland Vesa Toskala
Ilves / Liiga - 11/12
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Database: 781 154 players
Last added: Hubert Ball
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Josh Kestner 58 33 40 73
2. David Vallorani 62 31 40 71
3. Tyler Sheehy 47 26 44 70
4. Jesse Schultz 62 25 39 64
5. Brady Ferguson 57 24 39 63
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
43
Height
5'10" / 179 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
187 lbs / 85 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
2-time World Championship Silver Medal 2
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
Team Staff profile of Vesa Toskala also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1991-92 Ilves U16 U16 SM-sarja - - - | -
1992-93 Ilves U16 U16 SM-sarja - - - | -
Ilves U18 U18 SM-sarja - - - | -
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr - - - | -
1993-94 Finland U17 WHC-17 - - - | -
Ilves U18 U18 SM-sarja - - - | -
Ilves U20 U20 SM-sarja - - - | -
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr - - - | -
1994-95 Ilves U18 U18 SM-sarja - - - | Playoffs - - -
Ilves U20 U20 SM-sarja 17 2.28 .919 | Playoffs 7 3.36 .895
Finland U18 EJC-18 3 3.33 .882 | -
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 9 2.24 - | -
1995-96 Ilves U20 U20 SM-sarja 3 1.00 .960 | -
Ilves Liiga 37 3.16 .902 | Playoffs 2 4.46 .771
KOOVEE I-divisioona 2 2.51 .911 | -
Finland U19 (all) International-Jr 1 1.00 - | -
Finland U20 WJC-20 4 4.42 .864 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 3.00 .916 | -
1996-97 Ilves U20 U20 SM-sarja 3 2.92 .907 | -
Ilves Liiga 40 2.85 .906 | Playoffs 8 3.63 .881
Finland U20 WJC-20 4 2.88 .874 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 8 3.00 - | -
1997-98 Ilves U20 U20 SM-sarja 0 - - | Relegation 2 1.50 .940
Ilves Liiga 43 2.78 .906 | Playoffs 8 2.14 .930
Finland WC 0 - - | -
Finland (all) International - - - | -
1998-99 Ilves Liiga 33 2.14 .916 | Playoffs 4 3.38 .899
Finland WC 0 - - | -
1999-00 Färjestad BK SHL 44 00 2.67 .887 000 000 0 0000 | Playoffs 7 0 2.59 .908 00 000 0 000
Finland WC 5 3.01 .850 | -
2000-01 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 44 2.77 .911 | Playoffs 3 2.43 .928
2001-02 San Jose Sharks NHL 1 0.00 1.000 0 0 0 000 00 | Playoffs 0 - -
Cleveland Barons AHL 62 2.99 .912 | -
2002-03 San Jose Sharks NHL 11 2.35 .927 00 000 0 000 000 | -
Cleveland Barons AHL 49 3.21 .903 | -
2003-04 San Jose Sharks NHL 28 2.06 .930 00 000 0 0000 0000 | Playoffs 0 - -
Finland WCup 0 0 - - | -
2004-05 Ilves Liiga 3 2.58 .930 | Playoffs 6 3.19 .920
2005-06 San Jose Sharks NHL 37 2.59 .901 00 000 0 0000 0000 | Playoffs 11 2.45 .910 00 000 0 000 000
Cleveland Barons AHL 1 0.00 1.000 0 00 0 000 00 | -
2006-07 San Jose Sharks NHL 38 2.35 .908 00 000 0 00000 0000 | Playoffs 0 - -
2007-08 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 66 2.74 .904 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
2008-09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 53 3.26 .891 000 0000 0 000000 0000 | -
2009-10 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 26 3.66 .874 00 000 0 0000 0000 | -
Anaheim Ducks NHL 0 - - | -
Calgary Flames NHL 6 2.27 .918 0 00 0 000 000 | -
2010-11 AIK SHL 2 0 3.07 .898 0 00 0 000 000 | -
2011-12 Ilves Liiga 22 00 3.43 .885 | Relegation 3 0 0.96 .965 0 00 0 000 000
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1997-98 Ilves Continental Cup - - - | -
1998-99 Ilves Euro HL 6 2.67 .902 | Playoffs 4 3.00 .892
1999-00 Färjestad BK Spengler Cup 2 - .863 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2015-16 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis Goaltending Coach
2016-17 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis Goaltending Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 4 156 0.00 1.000 0 00 0 000 00 | 1 3
Continental Cup 1 - | 0
EJC-18 1 3 | 0
Euro HL 1 6 | 1 4
I-divisioona 1 2 | 0
International 1 - | 0
International-Jr 5 28 | 0
Liiga 6 178 00 | 6 31 0 0.96 .965 0 00 0 000 000
NHL 8 266 2.76 .902 000 0000 00 0000000 00000 | 4 11 2.45 .910 00 000 0 000 000
SHL 2 46 00 2.69 .887 000 000 0 000 0000 | 1 7 0 2.59 .908 00 000 0 000
Spengler Cup 1 2 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 2 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 3 - | 1 -
U20 SM-sarja 5 23 | 2 9
WC 3 5 | 0
WCup 1 0 0 | 0
WHC-17 1 - | 0
WJC-20 2 8 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/02/2012
10/02/2012 Confirmed Ilves Retired
06/09/2011
06/09/2011 Confirmed No team Ilves
11/01/2010
11/01/2010 Confirmed Calgary Flames AIK
03/03/2010
03/03/2010 Confirmed Anaheim Ducks Calgary Flames
01/31/2010
01/31/2010 Confirmed Toronto Maple Leafs Anaheim Ducks
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Cleveland Barons

Cult/Star player for Färjestad BK

Cult/Star player for Ilves

Cult/Star player for KOOVEE

Career transactions
- 2012-10-02 • Announced his retirement
- 2011-06-09 • Signed by Ilves
- 2010-11-01 • Signed by AIK
- 2010-03-03 • Traded to the Calgary Flames for Curtis McElhinney
- 2007-06-22 • Traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs with Mark Bell for a (conditional) 2007 1st round pick (traded to STL: Lars Eller), a 2007 2nd round pick (traded to STL: Aaron Palushaj) & a 2009 4th round pick (traded to NSH: Craig Smith)
- 2005-01-31 • Signed to a lockout contract by Ilves
- 2005-01-13 • Signed to a lockout contract by HV71
- 1999-06-21 • Signed by the San Jose Sharks
- 1995-07-08 • Drafted by the San Jose Sharks

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