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Finland Raimo Helminen

a.k.a. "Raipe Helminen"
#41 Ilves / SM-liiga - 07/08
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Database: 983 239 players
Last added: Damien Joplin
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Axel Holmström 27 9 19 28
2. Simon Hjalmarsson 25 8 20 28
3. Jerry Turkulainen 28 6 22 28
4. Joona Ikonen 26 15 12 27
5. Eemeli Suomi 22 8 18 26
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
58
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
194 lbs / 88 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time Liiga Golden Helmet 1
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
4-time World Championship Silver Medal 4
2-time Olympic Bronze Medal 2
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
4-time Liiga All-Star Team 4
1-time Liiga Best Player of Regular Season (Lasse Oksanen Award) 1
1-time Liiga Champion 1
2-time SHL Champion 2
1-time SHL Most Points 1
1-time U20 WJC All-Star Team 1
1-time U20 WJC Best Forward 1
1-time U20 WJC Most Points 1
Team Staff profile of Raimo Helminen also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1981-82 Ilves U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 30 28 31 59 22 - | Playoffs 4 4 2 6 0 -
Finland U18 EJC-18 5 0 3 3 2 - |
1982-83 Ilves SM-liiga 31 2 3 5 0 -8 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0 -
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 5 5 0 - |
1983-84 Ilves SM-liiga 37 17 13 30 14 -8 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 -
Olympiajoukkue SM-liiga 1 0 1 1 0 2 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 11 13 24 4 - |
Finland OG 6 0 2 2 2 1 |
1984-85 Ilves SM-liiga 36 21 36 57 22 22 | Playoffs 9 2 4 6 10 1
Finland WC 10 4 5 9 2 6 |
1985-86 New York Rangers NHL 66 10 30 40 10 -1 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
1986-87 New York Rangers NHL 21 2 4 6 2 -8 |
New Haven Nighthawks AHL 6 0 2 2 0 - |
Minnesota North Stars NHL 6 0 1 1 0 -3 |
1987-88 Ilves SM-liiga 31 20 23 43 42 2 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 10 -4
Finland CC 5 0 3 3 0 -6 |
Finland OG 7 2 8 10 4 5 |
1988-89 New York Islanders NHL 24 1 11 12 4 -15 |
Springfield Indians AHL 16 6 11 17 0 - |
1989-90 Malmö IF Division 1 29 26 30 56 16 - | Qualification 3 2 1 3 2 -
Finland WC 4 0 0 0 0 -2 |
1990-91 Malmö IF Elitserien 33 12 18 30 14 - | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 4 -
1991-92 Malmö IF Elitserien 40 9 18 27 24 - | Playoffs 10 1 3 4 4 -
Finland OG 8 1 2 3 0 -2 |
1992-93 Malmö IF Elitserien 40 9 33 42 59 - | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 8 -
1993-94 Malmö IF Elitserien 38 20 34 54 26 - | Playoffs 11 1 7 8 8 -
Finland OG 8 1 5 6 8 4 |
Finland WC 8 1 5 6 0 10 |
Finland (all) International 27 5 13 18 8 14 |
1994-95 Malmö IF Elitserien 35 10 19 29 50 - | Playoffs 7 3 3 6 4 -
Finland WC 8 1 7 8 2 11 |
1995-96 Malmö IF “A” Elitserien 40 8 19 27 55 - | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 12 -
Finland WC 6 0 4 4 0 0 |
1996-97 Ilves “A” SM-liiga 49 11 39 50 54 13 | Playoffs 8 1 5 6 2 -1
Finland “A” WCup 3 0 1 1 0 0 |
Finland (all) International - - - - - - |
Finland WC 8 0 6 6 0 -1 |
1997-98 Ilves SM-liiga 46 12 36 48 42 4 | Playoffs 9 3 5 8 10 5
Finland OG 6 2 0 2 2 -2 |
Finland WC 10 2 9 11 0 0 |
Finland (all) International 28 6 19 25 2 - |
1998-99 Ilves SM-liiga 53 12 38 50 44 14 | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 2 0
Finland WC 12 1 3 4 2 -2 |
1999-00 Ilves “C” SM-liiga 51 7 38 45 68 -11 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 12 -3
Finland “C” WC 9 2 2 4 0 -3 |
2000-01 Ilves “C” SM-liiga 56 9 37 46 28 12 | Playoffs 9 1 6 7 2 1
Finland “A” WC 9 1 5 6 0 5 |
2001-02 Ilves “C” SM-liiga 56 7 34 41 12 7 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -4
Finland OG 4 0 1 1 0 2 |
Finland “C” WC 9 0 2 2 2 -1 |
Finland (all) International 20 0 3 3 4 -2 |
2002-03 Ilves “C” SM-liiga 53 10 21 31 77 -15 |
2003-04 Ilves “C” SM-liiga 56 9 34 43 46 10 | Playoffs 7 1 3 4 2 0
2004-05 Ilves “C” SM-liiga 53 7 21 28 45 -7 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 2 -5
2005-06 Ilves “C” SM-liiga 46 7 18 25 34 -4 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0 -1
2006-07 Ilves “C” SM-liiga 43 5 12 17 47 1 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 12 -5
2007-08 Ilves “C” SM-liiga 53 5 16 21 53 -6 | Playoffs 9 3 2 5 2 -1
Finland (all) International 1 0 1 1 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 Nissan Cup 2 2 1 3 0 - |
1997-98 Ilves Continental Cup 3 1 5 6 2 -1 |
1998-99 Ilves Euro HL 6 0 3 3 0 4 | Playoffs 6 3 7 10 0 -4
2006-07 Ilves Continental Cup 2 0 1 1 2 -2 |
2007-08 Finland EHT 1 0 1 1 0 1 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2009-10 Ilves SM-liiga Asst. Coach Hired on March 9
Finland U20 WJC-20 Asst. Coach
2010-11 Ilves SM-liiga Asst. Coach
Finland U20 WJC-20 Asst. Coach
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2011-12 Ilves SM-liiga Asst. Coach
Finland U20 WJC-20 Head Coach
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Head Coach
2012-13 Ilves SM-liiga Head Coach Replaced by Tuomas Tuokkola midseason
2013-14 Barys Astana KHL Asst. Coach
Kazakhstan WC Asst. Coach
2014-15 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2015-16 Barys Astana KHL Asst. Coach Replaced by Yevgeni Koreshkov on September 23
Dinamo Riga KHL Asst. Coach Fired on October 15
Replaced on January 7
2016-17 Jokerit KHL Asst. Coach
2017-18 Jokerit KHL Asst. Coach
2018-19 Jokerit KHL Asst. Coach
2019-20 Finland U20 WJC-20 Head Coach
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Head Coach
Finland EHT Asst. Coach
Finland (all) International Asst. Coach
2020-21 TPS Liiga Head Coach
2021-22 HC Pustertal ICEHL Head Coach Hired on 2021-11-15, replaced Luciano Basile
2022-23 Ilves Liiga Asst. Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 22 6 13 19 0.86 0 - | 0
CC 1 5 0 3 3 0.60 0 -6 | 0
Continental Cup 2 5 1 6 7 1.40 4 -3 | 0
Deutschland Cup 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
Division 1 1 29 26 30 56 1.93 16 - | 1 3 2 1 3 1.00 2 -
EHT 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 0 1 | 0
EJC-18 1 5 0 3 3 0.60 2 - | 0
Euro HL 1 6 0 3 3 0.50 0 4 | 1 6 3 7 10 1.67 0 -4
International 5 76 11 36 47 0.62 14 12 | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 1 30 28 31 59 1.97 22 - | 1 4 4 2 6 1.50 0 -
SM-liiga (Liiga) 16 751 161 420 581 0.77 628 28 | 15 91 14 31 45 0.49 68 -17
NHL 3 117 13 46 59 0.50 16 -27 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
Nissan Cup 1 2 2 1 3 1.50 0 - | 0
OG 6 39 6 18 24 0.62 16 8 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 6 226 68 141 209 0.92 228 - | 6 41 7 17 24 0.59 40 -
WC 11 93 12 48 60 0.65 8 23 | 0
WCup 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 0 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 11 18 29 2.07 4 - | 0
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