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Finland Ville Peltonen
#16 HIFK / Liiga - 13/14
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Saku Mäenalanen 14 3 13 16
2. Joakim Kemell 14 10 5 15
3. Miikka Pitkänen 16 6 9 15
4. Lukas Jasek 14 4 11 15
5. Iikka Kangasniemi 13 5 9 14
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
48
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
187 lbs / 85 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
4-time World Championship Silver Medal 4
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
3-time World Championship Bronze Medal 3
3-time Olympic Bronze Medal 3
1-time NL Champion 1
2-time SM-liiga Champion 2

Scouting report
During his playing career Peltonen was known as a very skilled offensive player. A good combination of speed, technical skills and hockey sense. A high-scoring player, especially at minor league level. Poised and creative. Brought valuable experience to any team and contributed not only offensively, but also in his own end.

Family relations
Father: Esa Peltonen
Sons: Aleksi Peltonen & Jesper Peltonen

Team Staff profile of Ville Peltonen also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 36 21 16 37 16 | Playoffs 7 2 3 5 10
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 4 4 8 2 |
1991-92 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 37 28 23 51 28 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 2
HIFK SM-liiga 6 0 0 0 0 -1 |
1992-93 HIFK U20 U20 SM-liiga 2 4 2 6 4 |
HIFK SM-liiga 46 13 24 37 16 20 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 2 -1
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 5 6 11 20 11 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 17 9 6 15 28 |
Finland II (all) International 4 0 0 0 2 |
1993-94 HIFK SM-liiga 43 16 22 38 14 14 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -3
Finland “A” OG 8 4 3 7 0 3 |
Finland WC 8 4 1 5 4 13 |
Finland (all) International 35 14 8 22 10 |
1994-95 HIFK “A” SM-liiga 45 20 16 36 16 9 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
Finland WC 8 6 5 11 4 12 |
1995-96 San Jose Sharks NHL 31 2 11 13 14 -7 |
Kansas City Blades IHL 29 5 13 18 8 -3 |
Finland “A” WC 6 3 2 5 6 1 |
1996-97 San Jose Sharks NHL 28 2 3 5 0 -8 |
Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 40 22 30 52 21 16 |
Finland WCup 4 1 3 4 0 1 |
Finland “A” WC 7 2 2 4 0 3 |
1997-98 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 45 22 29 51 44 11 | Playoffs 7 4 2 6 0 2
Finland OG 6 2 1 3 6 -1 |
Finland “C” WC 10 4 6 10 8 0 |
Finland (all) International 32 10 15 25 24 |
1998-99 Nashville Predators NHL 14 5 5 10 2 1 |
Finland WC 12 2 3 5 2 0 |
1999-00 Nashville Predators NHL 79 6 22 28 22 -1 |
Finland “A” WC 9 0 4 4 2 -2 |
2000-01 Nashville Predators NHL 23 3 1 4 2 -7 |
Milwaukee Admirals IHL 53 27 33 60 26 12 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 6 0
2001-02 Jokerit “C” SM-liiga 30 11 18 29 8 15 |
Finland (all) International 4 0 1 1 0 0 |
2002-03 Jokerit “C” SM-liiga 49 23 19 42 14 15 | Playoffs 10 4 6 10 0 4
Finland WC 7 3 4 7 2 2 |
2003-04 HC Lugano “A” NLA 48 28 44 72 16 | Playoffs 16 4 10 14 8
Finland “C” WC 7 4 6 10 2 6 |
2004-05 HC Lugano “C” NLA 44 24 32 56 16 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 2
Finland WCup 6 1 2 3 2 |
Finland “C” WC 6 1 2 3 4 -3 |
2005-06 HC Lugano “C” NLA 39 23 25 48 22 | Playoffs 17 12 14 26 8
Finland OG 8 4 5 9 6 4 |
Finland “C” WC 9 2 2 4 8 -1 |
2006-07 Florida Panthers NHL 72 17 20 37 28 7 |
Finland “C” WC 9 2 7 9 4 2 |
2007-08 Florida Panthers NHL 56 5 15 20 20 -2 |
Finland “C” WC 9 1 3 4 2 -4 |
2008-09 Florida Panthers NHL 79 12 19 31 31 6 |
2009-10 Dynamo Minsk “C” KHL 51 6 20 26 54 1 |
Finland OG 6 0 1 1 2 3 |
2010-11 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 54 28 37 65 16 21 | Playoffs 16 6 6 12 6 -1
2011-12 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 49 24 24 48 36 27 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -2
Finland (all) International 9 2 0 2 4 -1 |
2012-13 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 43 13 16 29 40 17 |
2013-14 HIFK “C” Liiga 55 13 29 42 16 -5 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1993-94 Finland Deutschland Cup 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
Finland Izvestia Trophy 3 1 1 2 0 2 |
Finland Nissan Cup 3 1 2 3 4 |
2002-03 Finland EHT 6 2 0 2 0 |
2003-04 Jokerit Spengler Cup 4 1 3 4 0 0 |
Finland EHT 8 1 4 5 0 |
2004-05 Finland EHT 8 3 8 11 6 |
2005-06 Finland EHT 6 5 0 5 2 |
2006-07 Finland EHT 1 0 1 1 0 1 |
2009-10 Dynamo Minsk Spengler Cup 4 0 4 4 2 |
Finland EHT 6 4 5 9 4 4 |
2010-11 HIFK ET 3 3 0 3 25 |
Finland “C” EHT 3 1 0 1 2 2 |
2011-12 HIFK ET 7 2 4 6 8 |
Finland “C” EHT 5 1 0 1 4 0 |
2012-13 HIFK “C” ET 6 2 2 4 6 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2014-15 HIFK U20 U20 SM-liiga Dir. of Coaching
Finland WC Asst. Coach
Finland EHT Asst. Coach
2015-16 HIFK U20 U20 SM-liiga Dir. of Coaching
HIFK U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
Finland WC Asst. Coach
Finland EHT Asst. Coach
2016-17 SC Bern NLA Asst. Coach
2017-18 SC Bern NL Asst. Coach
2018-19 Lausanne HC NL Head Coach
2019-20 Lausanne HC NL Head Coach Fired Feb 27th & replaced by Craig MacTavish
2020-21 Germany WC Asst. Coach
Germany Deutschland Cup Team Consultant
2021-22 HIFK Liiga Head Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 40 22 30 52 1.30 21 16 | 0
Deutschland Cup 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
EHT 8 43 17 18 35 0.81 18 7 | 0
EJC-18 1 6 4 4 8 1.33 2 - | 0
ET 3 16 7 6 13 0.81 39 - | 0
IHL 2 82 32 46 78 0.95 34 9 | 1 5 2 1 3 0.60 6 0
International 5 84 26 24 50 0.60 40 -1 | 0
International-Jr 1 17 9 6 15 0.88 28 - | 0
Izvestia Trophy 1 3 1 1 2 0.67 0 2 | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 2 73 49 39 88 1.21 44 - | 2 11 2 5 7 0.64 12 -
KHL 1 51 6 20 26 0.51 54 1 | 0
Liiga (SM-liiga) 10 420 161 205 366 0.87 176 132 | 7 42 10 16 26 0.62 10 -3
NHL 8 382 52 96 148 0.39 119 -11 | 0
Nissan Cup 1 3 1 2 3 1.00 4 - | 0
NLA (NL) 3 131 75 101 176 1.34 54 - | 3 38 16 27 43 1.13 18 -
OG 4 28 10 10 20 0.71 14 9 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 1 45 22 29 51 1.13 44 11 | 1 7 4 2 6 0.86 0 2
Spengler Cup 2 8 1 7 8 1.00 2 0 | 0
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 1 2 4 2 6 3.00 4 - | 0
WC 13 107 34 47 81 0.76 48 29 | 0
WCup 2 10 2 5 7 0.70 2 1 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 5 6 11 1.57 20 11 | 0
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Petteri Nummelin (D) 1993-2010 14 Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Lugano
Jere Karalahti (D) 1991-2011 13 Finland, Finland, Finland (all), HIFK, HIFK U20
Kimmo Timonen (D) 1992-2010 12 Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Finland U20, Finland U20 (all), Lugano, Nashville Predators
Olli Jokinen (F) 1996-2010 12 Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Florida Panthers

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/07/2014
03/07/2014 Confirmed HIFK Retired
07/29/2013
07/29/2013 Extension HIFK HIFK
05/03/2012
05/03/2012 Extension HIFK HIFK
05/04/2010
05/04/2010 Confirmed Dynamo Minsk HIFK
07/31/2009
07/31/2009 Confirmed Florida Panthers Dynamo Minsk
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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 16 retired by Finland

Number 16 retired by Finland

Number 16 retired by Finland

Cult/Star player for Dinamo Minsk

Cult/Star player for Finland

Cult/Star player for Frölunda HC

Cult/Star player for HIFK

Cult/Star player for HIFK U20

Cult/Star player for Lugano

Career transactions
- 2010-05-04 • Signed to a two-year contract by HIFK
- 2009-07-31 • Signed to a one-year contract by Dynamo Minsk
- 2007-04-25 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by the Florida Panthers
- 2006-06-15 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Florida Panthers
- 2003-04-09 • Signed to a contract by Lugano
- 2001-04-26 • Signed to a two-year contract by Jokerit
- 1998-06-26 • Traded to the Nashville Predators for a 1998 5th round pick (later traded to Phoenix - J. Blackburn)
- 1997-05-20 • Signed to a two-year contract by Frölunda

Total international games for Team Finland: 251 (as of 2010-11-15)

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