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Finland Sakari Lindfors
#35 HIFK / SM-liiga - 01/02
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Database: 864 067 players
Last added: Walter Skoglund
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dragan Umicevic 47 14 50 64
2. Daniel Ciampini 48 28 31 59
3. Brian Lebler 50 33 18 51
4. Braden Christoffer 46 19 32 51
5. William Rapuzzi 48 20 30 50
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
55
Height
5'7" / 170 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
154 lbs / 70 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1
Team Staff profile of Sakari Lindfors 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
1985-86 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - | Playoffs - - -
HIFK SM-liiga 0 - - |
Finland U20 WJC-20 3 2.33 .924 |
1986-87 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - |
HIFK SM-liiga 20 3.86 .886 | Playoffs 2 2.25 .943
1987-88 HIFK SM-liiga 39 2.51 .919 | Playoffs 6 4.40 .897
Finland OG 0 - - |
1988-89 HIFK SM-liiga 24 3.72 .898 | Playoffs 2 3.53 .918
Finland WC 2 3.00 .929 |
1989-90 HIFK SM-liiga 42 3.48 .896 | Playoffs 2 4.05 .910
Finland WC 7 2.38 .903 |
1990-91 HIFK SM-liiga 41 3.48 .905 | Playoffs 3 4.67 .880
Finland Goodwill Games 4 6.00 - 22 0 1-3-0 220 |
Finland WC 0 - - |
1991-92 HIFK SM-liiga 38 3.45 .895 | Playoffs 9 3.12 .923
Finland WC 3 1.33 .938 |
1992-93 HIFK SM-liiga 39 3.22 .901 | Playoffs 4 3.06 .913
Finland WC 1 0.00 1.000 |
Finland (all) International - - - |
1993-94 HIFK SM-liiga 43 3.12 .901 | Playoffs 3 3.58 .920
1994-95 HIFK SM-liiga 44 2.77 .925 | Playoffs 3 2.02 .938
1995-96 HIFK SM-liiga 38 2.98 .913 | Playoffs 3 3.67 .890
1996-97 HIFK SM-liiga 29 3.20 .899 |
1997-98 HIFK SM-liiga 19 2.44 .907 | Playoffs 0 - -
1998-99 EC Graz Austria 0 - - |
Färjestad BK Elitserien 21 25 2.54 .908 52 511 2 1230 | Playoffs 3 4 3.70 .877 10 71 0 163
1999-00 Milano France - - - |
2000-01 HIFK SM-liiga 23 3.24 .907 | Playoffs 0 - -
2001-02 HIFK SM-liiga 32 2.99 .902 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1998-99 Färjestad BK Euro HL 0 - - | Playoffs 1 2.03 .920
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2002-03 HIFK SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
2003-04 HIFK SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
2004-05 HIFK SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
2005-06 HIFK SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
2006-07 HIFK SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
HIFK SM-liiga Head Coach Named interim Head Coach on December 19th
2007-08 HIFK SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
2008-09 HIFK SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
2009-10 HIFK SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
2010-11 HIFK SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
2011-12 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL Goaltending Coach
2012-13 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL Goaltending Coach Released on December 22nd
2014-15 Lada Togliatti KHL Goaltending Coach
2015-16 Lada Togliatti KHL Goaltending Coach
2016-17 Lada Togliatti KHL Goaltending Coach
2017-18 China WC D2A Goaltending Coach
2018-19 Kunlun Red Star KHL Goaltending Coach
2019-20 Villacher SV EBEL Asst. Coach Until February 3rd
Villacher SV EBEL Goaltending Coach Appointed on February 5th
2021-22 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 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
Austria 1 0 | 0
Euro HL 1 0 | 1 1 2.03 .920
Goodwill Games 1 4 6.00 22 0 1-3-0 220 | 0
International 1 - | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 2 - | 1 -
France (Ligue Magnus) 1 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 15 471 | 12 37
OG 1 0 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 1 21 25 2.54 .908 52 511 2 1230 | 1 3 4 3.70 .877 10 71 0 163
WC 5 13 | 0
WJC-20 1 3 2.33 .924 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Mika Kortelainen (F) 1985-2002 14 HIFK, HIFK U20
Pertti Lehtonen (D) 1985-1998 13 Finland, HIFK
Darren Boyko (F) 1985-1996 11 HIFK
Simo Saarinen (D) 1986-1996 10 Finland (OG), Finland, HIFK

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Number 35 retired by HIFK

Cult/Star player for Färjestad BK

Cult/Star player for HIFK

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