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Finland Ville Peltonen
HIFK / Liiga - 13/14
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Last added: Patrick Flanigan
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Adam Beckman 63 48 59 107
2. Seth Jarvis 58 42 56 98
3. James Hamblin 63 36 56 92
4. Zane Franklin 63 29 62 91
5. Connor Zary 57 38 48 86
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
47
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 NLA 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 Liiga 6 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
1992-93 HIFK U20 U20 SM-sarja 2 4 2 6 4 | -
HIFK 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 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” 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 WCup 4 1 3 4 0 1 | -
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 “A” WC 7 2 2 4 0 3 | -
1997-98 Västra Frölunda HC SHL 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” Liiga 30 11 18 29 8 15 | -
Finland (all) International 4 0 1 1 0 0 | -
2002-03 Jokerit “C” 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 WCup 6 1 2 3 2 | -
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 “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” Liiga 54 28 37 65 16 21 | Playoffs 16 6 6 12 6 -1
2011-12 HIFK “C” 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” 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-sarja Dir. of Coaching
Finland WC Asst. Coach
Finland EHT Asst. Coach
2015-16 HIFK U20 U20 SM-sarja Dir. of Coaching
HIFK U20 U20 SM-sarja Asst. Coach
Finland WC Asst. Coach
Finland EHT Asst. Coach
2016-17 SC Bern NLA Asst. Coach
2017-18 SC Bern NLA Asst. Coach
2018-19 Lausanne HC NLA Head Coach
2019-20 Lausanne HC NLA Head Coach Fired Feb 27th & replaced by Craig MacTavish
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 | 0
ET 3 16 7 6 13 0.81 39 0 | 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 | 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 0 | 2 11 2 5 7 0.64 12 0
KHL 1 51 6 20 26 0.51 54 1 | 0
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 | 0
NLA 3 131 75 101 176 1.34 54 0 | 3 38 16 27 43 1.13 18 0
OG 4 28 10 10 20 0.71 14 9 | 0
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-sarja 1 2 4 2 6 3.00 4 0 | 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
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 Dinamo Minsk HIFK
07/31/2009
07/31/2009 Confirmed Florida Panthers Dinamo Minsk
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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