.

© Photo: Timo Savela

Finland Kristian Vesalainen

#10 HIFK / Liiga - 23/24

Premium Features
Pronunciation Bookmark Add to Roster Compare Player Submit Photo Submit Transfer
Discover premium
GAMES
GP
G
A
TP
+/-
5
1
0
1
+0
10
2
1
3
-4
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_leaderboard_atf", slotId: "eliteprospects_leaderboard_atf" });
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_right_rail", slotId: "eliteprospects_right_rail" });
Database: 1 088 726 players
Last added: Cliff Wells
EP Verified
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mavrik Bourque 69 26 49 75
2. Rocco Grimaldi 69 34 36 70
3. Adam Gaudette 65 44 25 69
4. Kole Lind 67 17 47 64
5. T.J. Tynan 69 9 54 63
Show More

Kristian Vesalainen Facts

Date of Birth
Position
LW/RW
Age
24
Height
6'4" / 192 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
207 lbs / 94 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
23/24
Agency
Highlights
1-time J18 SM Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time Champions Hockey League Champion 1
1-time Liiga Champion 1
1-time SHL Champion 1
1-time U18 WJC All-Star Team 1
1-time U18 WJC Best Forward 1
1-time U18 WJC Most Points 1
1-time U18 WJC Most Valuable Player 1
Plays a versatile, high-tempo offensive game…battles for pucks and space…a beast along the wall and difficult to move in front of the net, Futureconsiderations.ca 2017
Kristian is a big, forward with good offensive tools including a powerful shot. His release is heavy and he can get it off fairly quickly, Hockeyprospect.com 2017

Kristian Vesalainen Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 4* 2* 3* 5* 0* -* |
HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja 5* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -
2013-14 HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 9* 8* 12* 20* 0* -* |
HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja 28* 18* 21* 39* 8* -* | Playoffs 3 2 2 4 2 -
HIFK U18 U18 SM-sarja 9* 1* 1* 2* 0* -* |
HJK U16 U16 Mestis 1* 1* 0* 1* 0* -* |
HJK U18 U18 Mestis 3* 2* 3* 5* 2* -* |
2014-15 HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* | Playoffs 1 2 1 3 0 -
HIFK U18 U18 SM-sarja 18* 10* 5* 15* 29* -* | Playoffs 12 5 3 8 4 -
HIFK U20 U20 SM-liiga 17* 1* 1* 2* 0* -3* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -1
Finland U17 WHC-17 6* 3* 2* 5* 4* -* |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 24* 8* 5* 13* 8* 1* |
2015-16 Frölunda HC J18 J18 Allsvenskan 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0 1
Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 37* 15* 19* 34* 0* 14* | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 1
Frölunda HC SHL 19* 1* 1* 2* 0* 3* | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 1
Finland U17 WHC-17 5* 4* 4* 8* 4* -* |
Finland U18 WJC-18 7* 2* 4* 6* 6* 8* |
2016-17 Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 10* 4* 0* 4* 14* -7* | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0 -2
Frölunda HC SHL 26* 1* 5* 6* 2* -1* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
HPK Liiga 9* 1* 0* 1* 0* -1* |
Finland U18 WJC-18 7* 6* 7* 13* 8* 5* |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 9* 6* 7* 13* 10* -* |
Finland U20 WJC-20 6* 1* 1* 2* 0* -4* |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 12* 4* 3* 7* 4* -4* |
2017-18 HPK Liiga 44* 19* 20* 39* 6* 0* |
Kärpät Liiga 5* 3* 1* 4* 0* 1* | Playoffs 18 4 4 8 14 -2
Finland U20 WJC-20 5* 2* 4* 6* 2* 6* |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10* 3* 6* 9* 6* -* |
2018-19 Winnipeg Jets NHL 5* 0* 1* 1* 0* 0* |
Manitoba Moose AHL 22* 4* 9* 13* 10* -1* |
Jokerit KHL 31* 6* 11* 17* 0* 3* | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 4 0
2019-20 Manitoba Moose AHL 60* 12* 18* 30* 10* -16* |
2020-21 HPK Liiga 10* 4* 4* 8* 4* 0* |
Winnipeg Jets NHL 12* 0* 1* 1* 0* 0* | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 0
Manitoba Moose AHL 6* 1* 4* 5* 0* -2* |
2021-22 Winnipeg Jets NHL 53* 2* 1* 3* 6* -8* |
Manitoba Moose AHL 17* 3* 3* 6* 6* -3* | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
2022-23 Malmö Redhawks SHL 15* 1* 2* 3* 0* -6* |
HIFK Liiga 40* 16* 21* 37* 8* 7* | Playoffs 12 2 3 5 6 5
2023-24 HIFK Liiga 58* 14* 23* 37* 10* 1* | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0 -1
Finland (all) International 3* 0* 1* 1* 0* -2* |

Kristian Vesalainen Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 Finland U17 EYOF 3* 2* 1* 3* 2* 4* |
2015-16 Frölunda HC Champions HL 3* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
Finland U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial 5* 0* 0* 0* 0* 1* |
2016-17 Frölunda HC Champions HL 6* 2* 1* 3* 0* 3* |
2022-23 HIFK Spengler Cup 3* 1* 2* 3* 0* 0* |
2023-24 Finland EHT 3* 0* 1* 1* 0* -2* |
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_incontent_1", slotId: "eliteprospects_incontent_1" });

Kristian Vesalainen Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
2024-04-02T15:30:00+0000 HIFK @ Pelicans
2024-03-30T14:00:00-0100 HIFK vs Pelicans
2024-03-28T15:30:00-0100 HIFK @ Pelicans
2024-03-26T15:30:00-0100 HIFK vs Pelicans
2024-03-23T14:00:00-0100 HIFK @ Pelicans
2024-03-22T15:30:00-0100 HIFK vs Pelicans
2024-03-20T15:30:00-0100 HIFK @ Pelicans
2024-03-12T15:30:00-0100 HIFK vs KalPa
2024-03-09T14:00:00-0100 HIFK @ Sport
2024-03-08T15:30:00-0100 HIFK vs TPS
$(function() { $('.daterange').daterangepicker({ 'linkedCalendars': false, 'showCustomRangeLabel': false, 'opens': 'center', 'drops': 'auto', 'locale': { 'cancelLabel': 'Clear' }, }, function (start, end, label) { let container = $('#game-logs'); $('input[name="from"]', container).val(start.format('YYYY-MM-DD')); $('input[name="to"]', container).val(end.format('YYYY-MM-DD')); changeGameLogsFilter(); }).on('cancel.daterangepicker', function(ev, picker) { let container = $('#game-logs'); $('input[name="from"]', container).val(''); $('input[name="to"]', container).val(''); changeGameLogsFilter(); }); $('.daterange-opener').click(function() { $('.daterange').click(); }); });
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_incontent_2", slotId: "eliteprospects_incontent_2" });

Kristian Vesalainen Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 105* 20* 34* 54* 0.51* 26* -22* | 1 2 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 0 * 0 *
Champions HL 2 9* 2* 1* 3* 0.33* 0* 3* | 0 * * * * * *
EHT 1 3* 0* 1* 1* 0.33* 0* -2* | 0 * * * * * *
EYOF 1 3* 2* 1* 3* 1.00* 2* 4* | 0 * * * * * *
Ivan Hlinka Memorial (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 5* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 0* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
International 1 3* 0* 1* 1* 0.33* 0* -2* | 0 * * * * * *
International-Jr 3 55* 21* 21* 42* 0.76* 28* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
J18 Allsvenskan (J18 Nationell) 1 0* 0* 0* 0* -* 0* 0* | 1 2 1 * 0 * 1 * 0.50 * 0 * 1 *
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 2 47* 19* 19* 38* 0.81* 14* 7* | 2 6 2 * 2 * 4 * 0.67 * 0 * -1 *
KHL 1 31* 6* 11* 17* 0.55* 0* 3* | 1 6 1 * 0 * 1 * 0.17 * 4 * 0 *
Liiga 5 166* 57* 69* 126* 0.76* 28* 8* | 3 37 7 * 8 * 15 * 0.41 * 20 * 2 *
NHL 3 70* 2* 3* 5* 0.07* 6* -8* | 1 4 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 0 * 0 *
SHL 3 60* 3* 8* 11* 0.18* 2* -4* | 2 6 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 2 * 1 *
Spengler Cup 1 3* 1* 2* 3* 1.00* 0* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
U16 Mestis 1 1* 1* 0* 1* 1.00* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U16 SM-sarja 3 33* 18* 21* 39* 1.18* 8* -* | 3 5 4 * 3 * 7 * 1.40 * 2 * - *
U16 SM-sarja Q 2 13* 10* 15* 25* 1.92* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U18 Mestis 1 3* 2* 3* 5* 1.67* 2* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U18 SM-sarja 2 27* 11* 6* 17* 0.63* 29* -* | 1 12 5 * 3 * 8 * 0.67 * 4 * - *
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 1 17* 1* 1* 2* 0.12* 0* -3* | 1 1 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 0 * -1 *
WHC-17 2 11* 7* 6* 13* 1.18* 8* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-18 2 14* 8* 11* 19* 1.36* 14* 13* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-20 2 11* 3* 5* 8* 0.73* 2* 2* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.

Kristian Vesalainen Skill Rating

Powered by Franchise Hockey Manager

Strength
15
Shooting Accuracy
15
Puckhandling
15
Teamwork
14
freestar.config.enabled_slots.push({ placementName: "eliteprospects_incontent_2", slotId: "eliteprospects_incontent_2" });

Kristian Vesalainen Connections

Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/02/2023
02/02/2023 Extension HIFK HIFK
11/09/2022
11/09/2022 Confirmed Malmö Redhawks HIFK
05/23/2022
05/23/2022 Confirmed Winnipeg Jets Malmö Redhawks
10/21/2020
10/21/2020 Loan Winnipeg Jets HPK
11/23/2018
11/23/2018 Loan Winnipeg Jets Jokerit
08/26/2018
08/26/2018 Confirmed HPK Winnipeg Jets
02/21/2018
02/21/2018 Loan HPK Kärpät
04/28/2017
04/28/2017 Confirmed Frölunda HC HPK
11/15/2016
11/15/2016 Loan Frölunda HC HPK
05/13/2016
05/13/2016 Extension Frölunda HC J20 Frölunda HC
08/27/2015
08/27/2015 Confirmed HIFK U20 Frölunda HC J20

Not Activated Sections

Endorsements
Images
Videos
Fitness Results
Referrals
Education
Attachments
Contract & Eligibility
Preferred Equipment
Housing & Billeting
Expected Compensation & Benefits
Injury Records
Player Q&A
Are you Kristian Vesalainen?
Verify your profile to customize the page further. See example here.

Kristian Vesalainen Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2016, 1 #19 overall by SKA St. Petersburg in the KHL Draft

Drafted 2016, 2 #68 overall by Flint Firebirds in the CHL Import Draft

Drafted 2015, 4 #54 overall by Waterloo Black Hawks in the USHL Futures Draft

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #17 by FCHockey

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #9 by McKeen's Hockey

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #15 by TSN/McKenzie

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #7 by NHL Central Scouting

Post a scouting report/trivia/player comment in English (visible here)

var playerCommentEndpoint = " https://www.eliteprospects.com/premiumApi/getPlayerCommentsAnon/222125/player "; var deletePlayerCommentEndpoint = " '' ";