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Finland Sweden Kari Suoraniemi

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Last added: Maksim Rihard
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marc-Antoine Pépin - - - -
2. Cédric Montminy - - - -
3. Mathieu Brodeur - - - -
4. Blake Siebenaler - - - -
5. D.J. King - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
61
Height
6'2" / 187 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
198 lbs / 90 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time Liiga Champion 1

Brother: Seppo Suoraniemi, Sons: Niko Suoraniemi, Joel Suoraniemi

Team Staff profile of Kari Suoraniemi also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1977-78 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 22 11 13 24 30 - | Playoffs 5 3 3 6 9 -
1978-79 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 17 11 16 27 18 - | Playoffs
Kärpät SM-liiga 5 0 1 1 0 0 | Relegation 6 1 5 6 6 -
1979-80 Kärpät SM-liiga 28 1 3 4 26 13 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0 -
Finland U20 WJC-20 2 0 0 0 0 - |
1980-81 Kärpät SM-liiga 31 4 8 12 30 9 | Playoffs 12 5 6 11 4 -
Rochester Americans AHL 4 1 1 2 2 - |
1981-82 Rochester Americans AHL 61 2 29 31 32 - |
1982-83 Rochester Americans AHL 72 9 28 37 64 - |
1983-84 Kärpät SM-liiga 29 4 9 13 30 1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -
1984-85 Kärpät SM-liiga 35 9 10 19 67 -3 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 8 5
Finland WC 8 3 1 4 6 1 |
1985-86 JyP HT SM-liiga 35 9 11 20 54 1 |
Finland WC 10 0 0 0 2 -4 |
1986-87 JyP HT SM-liiga 42 8 18 26 36 5 |
1987-88 Skellefteå HC Elitserien 22 4 9 13 32 - |
1988-89 Skellefteå HC Elitserien 30 7 11 18 40 - |
1989-90 Skellefteå HC Elitserien 22 4 6 10 22 - |
Skellefteå HC Allsvenskan 18 5 5 10 12 - | Qualification 3 0 0 0 2 -
1990-91 Jokerit SM-liiga 30 1 6 7 22 -12 |
1991-92 Rögle BK J20 Juniorserien 1 0 1 1 0 - |
Rögle BK Division 1 23 5 9 14 12 - | Qualification 5 1 2 3 8 -
1992-93 Rögle BK Elitserien 33 2 5 7 39 - |
1993-94 Rögle BK Elitserien 37 7 9 16 28 - | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 6 -
1994-95 Rögle BK Elitserien 19 0 5 5 6 - |
Rögle BK Allsvenskan 13 1 5 6 6 - | Kvalserien SHL 11 0 0 0 0 -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1998-99 Rögle BK Division 1 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 3 137 12 58 70 0.51 98 - | 0
Allsvenskan 2 31 6 10 16 0.52 18 - | 2 14 0 0 0 0.00 2 -
Division 1 1 23 5 9 14 0.61 12 - | 1 5 1 2 3 0.60 8 -
Jr. A SM-sarja 2 39 22 29 51 1.31 48 - | 2 5 3 3 6 1.20 9 -
Juniorserien 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 0 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 8 235 36 66 102 0.43 265 14 | 5 32 6 14 20 0.63 18 5
Elitserien (SHL) 6 163 24 45 69 0.42 167 - | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 6 -
WC 2 18 3 1 4 0.22 8 -3 | 0
WJC-20 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Arto Ruotanen (D) 1977-1995 9 Finland, Kärpät, Kärpät U20, Rögle BK
Kai Suikkanen (F) 1978-1986 8 Finland, Kärpät, Rochester Americans
Kari Jalonen (F) 1977-1988 7 Finland, Finland U20, Kärpät, Kärpät U20, Skellefteå AIK
Pekka Arbelius (F) 1977-1986 7 Finland, Finland U20, Kärpät, Kärpät U20

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