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Finland Otso Rantakari
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Database: 853 062 players
Last added: Eldor Thomas
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matvei Michkov 6 11 2 13
2. Nikita Chibrikov 6 4 9 13
3. Connor Bedard 6 6 6 12
4. Shane Wright 4 7 4 11
5. Mason McTavish 6 5 6 11
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
27
Height
6'0" / 182 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
20/21
Agency
Highlights
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

Smooth-skating Rantakari is very talented offensive defenseman who likes to join the rush. A powerplay specialist, he possesses a really good and accurate shot. Not a very physical player, though. Could improve his defensive game a bit, too.
(EP 2015)

Father: Osmo Rantakari

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 EC Salzburg U20 Austria U20 8 1 3 4 4 |
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 4 |
2009-10 HIFK U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 7 2 8 10 10 |
HIFK U18 U18 SM-sarja 24 4 12 16 26 |
HIFK U20 U20 SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 1 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 2 2 0 |
2010-11 HIFK U18 U18 SM-sarja 3 2 4 6 4 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 6
HIFK U20 U20 SM-liiga 29 3 8 11 16 7 |
2011-12 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-liiga 43 8 29 37 32 21 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 -5
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 2 3 5 8 |
2012-13 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-liiga 29 4 7 11 38 -6 |
Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 19 4 9 13 6 -6 | Relegation 5 2 2 4 0 5
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
2013-14 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-liiga 2 0 1 1 0 -2 |
Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 54 11 19 30 50 -1 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 12 1
2014-15 Blues Liiga 56 11 18 29 34 9 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 4 -5
2015-16 Blues Liiga 37 5 15 20 48 -5 |
MODO Hockey SHL 17 0 4 4 2 -4 | Relegation 7 1 2 3 4 4
2016-17 Tappara Liiga 56 9 21 30 34 11 | Playoffs 18 2 6 8 16 4
2017-18 Tappara Liiga 49 8 17 25 54 1 | Playoffs 15 3 6 9 38 1
2018-19 Tappara Liiga 46 5 19 24 38 -4 |
2019-20 HC Davos NL 29 9 12 21 20 3 |
EHC Biel-Bienne NL 8 2 3 5 8 0 |
2020-21 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 48 4 7 11 32 -20 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2015-16 Blues Champions HL 10 1 4 5 8 -1 |
2016-17 Tappara Champions HL 6 0 1 1 2 -3 |
2017-18 Tappara Champions HL 8 2 5 7 4 0 |
2018-19 Tappara Champions HL 8 0 0 0 12 6 |
2019-20 HC Davos Swiss Cup 2 0 4 4 2 |
HC Davos Spengler Cup 3 0 2 2 4 -3 |
2020-21 Finland EHT 3 1 0 1 2 -2 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
EHT
Sat 13/02 Finland vs Czech Republic
KHL
Wed 03/02 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk @ Traktor Chelyabinsk
Sun 31/01 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk vs HK Sochi
Thu 28/01 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk @ Barys Nur-Sultan
Tue 26/01 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk @ Sibir Novosibirsk
Thu 21/01 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk @ Kunlun Red Star
Sun 17/01 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk vs Dinamo Riga
Wed 13/01 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk vs Jokerit
Sun 10/01 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk @ Vityaz Podolsk
Fri 08/01 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk @ CSKA Moskva
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Austria U20 1 8 1 3 4 0.50 4 - | 0
Champions HL 4 32 3 10 13 0.41 26 2 | 0
EHT 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 2 -2 | 0
International-Jr 4 19 2 5 7 0.37 12 0 | 0
KHL 1 48 4 7 11 0.23 32 -20 | 0
Liiga 5 244 38 90 128 0.52 208 12 | 3 37 6 12 18 0.49 58 0
Mestis 2 73 15 28 43 0.59 56 -7 | 2 10 2 3 5 0.50 12 6
NL 1 37 11 15 26 0.70 28 3 | 0
SHL 1 17 0 4 4 0.24 2 -4 | 1 7 1 2 3 0.43 4 4
Spengler Cup 1 3 0 2 2 0.67 4 -3 | 0
Swiss Cup 1 2 0 4 4 2.00 2 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 27 6 16 22 0.81 30 - | 1 4 1 1 2 0.50 6 -
U18 SM-sarja Q 1 7 2 8 10 1.43 10 - | 0
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 5 104 15 45 60 0.58 86 21 | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 -5
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Agility
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Puckhandling
16
Acceleration
15
Speed
14

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/15/2021
02/15/2021 Doubtful Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk Lausanne HC
06/18/2020
06/18/2020 Confirmed HC Davos Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
01/21/2020
01/21/2020 Loan HC Davos EHC Biel-Bienne
11/30/2019
11/30/2019 Extension HC Davos HC Davos
09/07/2019
09/07/2019 Confirmed Tappara HC Davos
12/22/2017
12/22/2017 Extension Tappara Tappara
05/12/2016
05/12/2016 Confirmed MODO Hockey Tappara
01/13/2016
01/13/2016 Confirmed Blues MODO Hockey
02/06/2015
02/06/2015 Extension Blues Blues
04/28/2014
04/28/2014 Confirmed Jokerit Blues
09/11/2013
09/11/2013 Loan Jokerit Kiekko-Vantaa
02/01/2013
02/01/2013 Loan Jokerit Kiekko-Vantaa
05/11/2012
05/11/2012 Extension Jokerit U20 Jokerit
03/30/2011
03/30/2011 Confirmed HIFK U20 Jokerit U20
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Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Blues

Career transactions
- 2014-04-28 • Signed to a one-year + option year contract with Blues
- 2012-05-07 • Signed to a two-year contract with Jokerit
- 2011 • Moved from HIFK U18 to Jokerit U20
- 2009 • Moved from EC Salzburg U20 (AUT) to HIFK U18
- 2008 • Moved from Jokerit juniors to EC Salzburg U20 (AUT)

Career assingments
- 2013-09-11 • Loaned to Kiekko-Vantaa by Jokerit to end of the season
- 2013-02-01 • Loaned to Kiekko-Vantaa by Jokerit to end of the season

Other memorable dates
-2014-09-11 • Made Liiga debut(vs.HIFK) and scored his first Liiga goal at the same game. +/-: -1 S: 1 TOI: 14:56
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