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Finland Janne Grönvall

#55 Krefeld Pinguine / DEL - 09/10
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Viivi Vainikka 6 6 6 12
2. Maja Nylén Persson 5 4 8 12
3. Anna Meixner 5 3 9 12
4. Noora Tulus 6 5 6 11
5. Lara Stalder 5 3 8 11
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
49
Height
6'3" / 190 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
198 lbs / 90 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time U18 EJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time Liiga All-Star Team 1
1-time Liiga Champion 1
1-time Liiga Rookie of the Year 1
1-time U20 WJC All-Star Team 1
1-time U20 WJC Best Defenseman 1

A strong defensive defenseman that can join the rush as well. Grönvall has great size a great reach and doesn't mind playing physical. He brings a lot of experience to the team, both from the Finnish SM-Liiga as well as from the American Hockey League.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1988-89 Lukko U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 12 3 3 6 6 - |
1989-90 Lukko U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 12 4 5 9 12 - | Qualification 12 1 4 5 18 -
Lukko SM-liiga 5 0 0 0 0 0 |
1990-91 Lukko U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 13 4 14 18 30 - |
Lukko SM-liiga 40 2 8 10 30 4 | Relegation 4 0 0 0 2 -
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 1 3 4 4 - |
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 4 - |
1991-92 Lukko U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 2 0 1 1 2 - |
Lukko SM-liiga 42 2 6 8 40 14 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 -2
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 1 3 12 - |
1992-93 Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0 - | Relegation 2 0 1 1 4 -
Tappara SM-liiga 46 1 7 8 54 2 |
Finland U20 “C” WJC-20 7 1 2 3 6 12 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 17 3 5 8 16 - |
Finland II (all) International 6 1 1 2 0 - |
1993-94 Tappara U20 U20 I-divisioona 0 0 0 0 0 - | Qualification 2 0 0 0 0 7
Tappara SM-liiga 47 2 9 11 54 16 | Playoffs 10 0 4 4 31 5
St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 0 0 0 0 0 - | Playoffs 9 0 0 0 2 3
Finland II (all) International 6 1 2 3 10 - |
1994-95 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 76 8 29 37 75 11 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 -2
1995-96 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 76 4 31 35 82 2 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 2 0
1996-97 Tappara SM-liiga 46 6 10 16 44 10 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 4 0
1997-98 Tappara SM-liiga 47 6 14 20 42 9 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -5
Finland (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 - |
1998-99 Tappara SM-liiga 53 6 10 16 91 -16 |
1999-00 Tappara SM-liiga 53 4 11 15 46 6 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 12 -1
2000-01 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 53 4 11 15 97 8 | Playoffs 10 1 2 3 4 10
Finland WC 7 0 0 0 8 4 |
2001-02 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 56 8 7 15 82 18 | Playoffs 10 1 3 4 6 1
Finland (all) International 7 2 0 2 6 -2 |
2002-03 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 55 5 13 18 89 14 | Playoffs 15 0 3 3 10 1
2003-04 Färjestad BK Elitserien 50 1 10 11 98 2 | Playoffs 17 0 1 1 16 -1
2004-05 Färjestad BK Elitserien 48 0 3 3 42 10 | Playoffs 15 2 4 6 10 2
2005-06 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 51 11 9 20 83 7 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 0
2006-07 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 35 1 3 4 20 -1 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 -1
2007-08 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 55 2 15 17 46 11 | Playoffs 11 2 2 4 8 6
2008-09 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 57 1 5 6 50 -15 | Relegation 2 0 0 0 0 0
2009-10 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 45 0 7 7 22 -13 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2011-12 Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2012-13 Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
Finland U19 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2013-14 Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2014-15 Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2015-16 Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
Finland U18 WJC-18 Asst. Coach
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2016-17 Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga Head Coach
2017-18 Tappara Liiga Asst. Coach
2018-19 Tappara Liiga Asst. Coach
2019-20 Tappara Liiga Asst. Coach
2020-22 Not active as staff
2022-23 KooKoo 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 3 152 12 60 72 0.47 157 13 | 3 16 1 0 1 0.06 4 1
DEL 1 45 0 7 7 0.16 22 -13 | 0
EJC-18 1 6 1 3 4 0.67 4 - | 0
International 4 22 4 3 7 0.32 16 -2 | 0
International-Jr 1 17 3 5 8 0.47 16 - | 0
Jr. A I-divisioona 2 24 7 8 15 0.63 18 - | 1 12 1 4 5 0.42 18 -
Jr. A SM-sarja 2 15 4 15 19 1.27 32 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 16 741 61 138 199 0.27 868 87 | 13 84 6 16 22 0.26 83 14
Elitserien (SHL) 2 98 1 13 14 0.14 140 12 | 2 32 2 5 7 0.22 26 1
U20 I-divisioona 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 7
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 4 -
WC 1 7 0 0 0 0.00 8 4 | 0
WJC-20 3 20 3 3 6 0.30 22 12 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Janne Ojanen (F) 1993-2009 11 Finland (all), Tappara
Juha Ylönen (F) 1990-2002 7 Finland, Finland (all), Finland II (all), Finland U20
Alexander Barkov (F) 1996-2003 7 Tappara
Johannes Alanen (F) 1996-2003 7 Tappara

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10/15/2009
10/15/2009 Confirmed Tappara Krefeld Pinguine
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