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Finland Lasse Pirjetä
#12 Pelicans / SM-liiga - 08/09
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Last added: Ben Comatas
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tomas Marcinko 3 3 3 6
2. Lukas Pech 3 2 4 6
3. David Cienciala 4 2 4 6
4. Robert Ricka 4 4 1 5
5. Milan Gulas 3 3 2 5
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
47
Height
6'3" / 191 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
227 lbs / 103 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

Cousin: Mikko Haapakoski

Team Staff profile of Lasse Pirjetä also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1989-90 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 1 0 0 0 0 |
1990-91 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 21 5 6 11 10 |
1991-92 Kärpät I-divisioona 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
Tacoma Rockets WHL 16 5 2 7 4 |
Finland U18 EJC-18 5 1 3 4 2 |
1992-93 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-liiga 24 13 19 32 34 |
Kärpät I-divisioona 20 4 3 7 6 -1 |
1993-94 TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 6 2 2 4 2 3 | Playoffs 4 6 2 8 8 -1
TPS SM-liiga 43 9 9 18 14 4 | Playoffs 11 4 0 4 2 4
Kiekko-67 I-divisioona 2 2 1 3 0 3 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 3 1 1 2 24 |
1994-95 TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 |
TPS SM-liiga 49 7 13 20 64 -2 | Playoffs 8 0 1 1 29 -2
1995-96 TPS SM-liiga 45 13 14 27 34 15 | Playoffs 11 6 3 9 4 -1
1996-97 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 50 14 8 22 36 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 4
1997-98 Tappara SM-liiga 48 24 22 46 20 12 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 2 -2
Finland (all) International 14 3 0 3 10 |
1998-99 Tappara SM-liiga 54 22 19 41 32 -8 |
1999-00 HIFK SM-liiga 54 18 25 43 24 4 | Playoffs 9 2 3 5 10 1
2000-01 HIFK SM-liiga 56 15 18 33 18 2 |
2001-02 Kärpät SM-liiga 55 15 26 41 24 -7 | Playoffs 4 2 2 4 2 -1
Finland WC 7 0 0 0 0 0 |
Finland (all) International 14 1 4 5 2 -2 |
2002-03 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 51 11 10 21 12 -4 |
Finland WC 7 1 0 1 0 2 |
2003-04 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 57 2 8 10 20 -6 |
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 6 6 12 0 3 |
Syracuse Crunch AHL 5 1 2 3 2 2 |
Finland WC 7 3 0 3 2 2 |
2004-05 HIFK SM-liiga 45 16 20 36 26 13 | Playoffs 5 2 0 2 2 -1
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 25 4 3 7 18 4 |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 8 1 4 5 6 0 |
Kloten Flyers NLA 7 1 2 3 2 |
2006-07 Malmö Redhawks Elitserien 54 10 16 26 44 -13 | Kvalserien SHL 10 2 1 3 6 -4
2007-08 Malmö Redhawks HockeyAllsvenskan 4 4 2 6 2 6 | Kvalserien SHL 10 3 5 8 6 5
2008-09 Pelicans SM-liiga 7 0 1 1 4 -1 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 TPS European Cup 4 1 1 2 2 1 |
1996-97 Västra Frölunda HC Euro HL 9 2 7 9 8 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 4
1999-00 HIFK Euro HL 6 1 3 4 6 -1 | Playoffs 2 1 1 2 0 2
2003-04 Finland EHT 2 0 1 1 2 |
2004-05 HIFK Spengler Cup 4 0 1 1 2 |
Finland EHT 1 0 0 0 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2012-13 Peliitat Mestis Asst. Coach
2014-15 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2015-16 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2016-17 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2017-18 Hermes Mestis Asst. Coach
2018-19 Not active as staff
2019-20 Kiekko-Vantaa U20 U20 Mestis Asst. Coach
Kiekko-Vantaa U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 13 2 6 8 0.62 8 2 | 0
EHT 2 3 0 1 1 0.33 2 - | 0
EJC-18 1 5 1 3 4 0.80 2 - | 0
Euro HL 2 15 3 10 13 0.87 14 -1 | 2 6 1 2 3 0.50 4 2
European Cup 1 4 1 1 2 0.50 2 1 | 0
HockeyAllsvenskan 1 4 4 2 6 1.50 2 6 | 1 10 3 5 8 0.80 6 5
I-divisioona 3 24 6 4 10 0.42 6 2 | 0
International 2 28 4 4 8 0.29 12 -2 | 0
International-Jr 1 3 1 1 2 0.67 24 - | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 2 22 5 6 11 0.50 10 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 10 456 139 167 306 0.67 260 32 | 7 52 17 10 27 0.52 51 -2
NHL 3 146 23 27 50 0.34 50 -3 | 0
NLA (NL) 1 7 1 2 3 0.43 2 - | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 2 104 24 24 48 0.46 80 -13 | 2 13 2 2 4 0.31 10 -4
Spengler Cup 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 2 - | 0
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 31 15 21 36 1.16 36 3 | 1 4 6 2 8 2.00 8 -1
WC 3 21 4 0 4 0.19 2 4 | 0
WHL 1 16 5 2 7 0.44 4 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Janne Niinimaa (D) 1990-2005 9 Finland, Finland (EHT), Finland (all), Finland U18, Finland U20 (all), Kärpät, Kärpät U20
Kimmo Timonen (D) 1991-2005 8 Finland, Finland (EHT), Finland (all), Finland U18, Finland U20 (all), TPS, TPS U20
Petteri Nummelin (D) 1993-2005 8 Finland, Finland (EHT), Finland (all), Frölunda HC, TPS
Tomi Kallio (F) 1993-2005 8 Columbus Blue Jackets, Finland, Finland (EHT), Finland (all), TPS, TPS U20

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Cult/Star player for Kärpät

Career transactions
- 2008-04-30 • Signed by Pelicans
- 2006-06-17 • Signed by Malmö
- 2006-01-20 • Signed by Kloten
- 2004-09-30 • Signed to a lockout contract by HIFK
- 2004-07-15 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2004-03-09 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Brian Holzinger
- 2002-06-26 • Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2002-06-23 • Drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets

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