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Finland Pekka Tirkkonen

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Database: 945 173 players
Last added: Kim Green
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Lasch 52 13 53 66
2. Max Véronneau 51 34 26 60
3. Linus Omark 52 21 37 58
4. Patrik Karlkvist 49 26 26 52
5. Jonathan Johnson 51 14 38 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
53
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
214 lbs / 97 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U18 EJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
3-time Danish Champion 3
3-time Liiga Champion 3

Father: Paavo Tirkkonen
Uncle: Heikki Tirkkonen
Brother: Antti Tirkkonen

Team Staff profile of Pekka Tirkkonen also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1984-85 SaPKo I-divisioona 21 3 5 8 0 - |
1985-86 SaPKo I-divisioona 40 14 13 27 12 - | Relegation 6 4 6 10 0 -
Finland U18 EJC-18 5 4 3 7 2 - |
1986-87 SaPKo I-divisioona 40 15 21 36 10 5 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 6 3 9 2 - |
1987-88 TPS SM-liiga 44 11 12 23 4 8 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 4 2 6 0 - |
1988-89 TPS SM-liiga 42 11 15 26 8 16 | Playoffs 10 1 2 3 0 4
1989-90 TPS SM-liiga 41 17 11 28 0 26 | Playoffs 9 3 4 7 0 5
Finland WC 9 2 0 2 4 -2 |
1990-91 TPS SM-liiga 44 9 23 32 10 22 | Playoffs 9 4 2 6 0 6
Finland Goodwill Games 5 0 1 1 2 - |
Finland WC 9 3 0 3 3 - |
1991-92 KalPa “A” SM-liiga 29 5 7 12 6 -8 |
Finland CC 6 0 1 1 0 -3 |
1992-93 KalPa “A” SM-liiga 48 11 17 28 14 -8 |
Finland II (all) International 5 0 2 2 0 - |
1993-94 KalPa “A” SM-liiga 47 17 24 41 37 15 |
HC Královopolská Brno Czechia2 0 0 0 0 0 - | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -
Finland (all) International 7 0 0 0 0 - |
Finland II (all) International 7 5 2 7 0 - |
1994-95 KalPa “A” SM-liiga 47 19 12 31 30 -11 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 2 -5
1995-96 KalPa “C” SM-liiga 48 16 20 36 10 -4 |
1996-97 Star Bulls Rosenheim DEL 50 18 25 43 14 - | Playoffs 3 0 4 4 0 -
1997-98 Augsburger Panther DEL 41 4 7 11 6 - | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0 -
1998-99 KalPa “C” SM-liiga 52 9 20 29 24 -11 | Relegation 6 3 3 6 0 2
1999-00 SaiPa “A” SM-liiga 52 9 19 28 38 -10 |
2000-01 SaiPa “A” SM-liiga 45 6 14 20 18 -5 |
2001-02 SaiPa “A” SM-liiga 55 10 24 34 16 -6 |
2002-03 SaiPa “C” SM-liiga 53 11 18 29 26 -18 |
2003-04 Linköping HC Elitserien 43 3 16 19 12 7 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 6 0
2004-05 Herning Blue Fox Denmark 35 16 19 35 12 - | Playoffs 16 5 11 16 8 -
2005-06 Herning Blue Fox Denmark 36 19 14 33 18 6 | Playoffs 15 5 17 22 8 -
2006-07 Herning Blue Fox Denmark 36 12 30 42 20 - | Playoffs 15 6 4 10 32 -
2007-08 Herning Blue Fox Denmark 31 9 12 21 16 - | Playoffs 16 4 8 12 4 -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1993-94 Finland Izvestia Trophy 4 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2008-09 SaPKo Mestis Head Coach Replaced Jori Kokkonen midseason
2009-10 SaPKo Mestis Head Coach
2010-11 SaPKo Mestis Head Coach
2011-12 SaPKo Mestis Head Coach
2012-13 SaiPa SM-liiga Head Coach
2013-14 SaiPa Liiga Head Coach
2014-15 SaiPa Liiga Head Coach
2015-16 SaiPa Liiga Head Coach
2016-17 EHC Kloten NLA Head Coach
2017-18 EHC Kloten NL Head Coach Released on Oct 16th, replaced by Kevin Schläpfer
2018-19 Grizzlys Wolfsburg DEL Head Coach Released in October & replaced by Hans Kossmann
2019-20 JYP Liiga Head Coach
2020-21 JYP Liiga Head Coach Not active as staff between 21/10-30/3
2021-22 Herning Blue Fox Denmark Head Coach
2022-23 Herning Blue Fox Denmark Head Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 0 -3 | 0
Czechia2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 -
DEL 2 91 22 32 54 0.59 20 - | 2 9 1 5 6 0.67 0 -
Denmark 4 138 56 75 131 0.95 66 6 | 4 62 20 40 60 0.97 52 -
EJC-18 1 5 4 3 7 1.40 2 - | 0
Goodwill Games 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 2 - | 0
I-divisioona 3 101 32 39 71 0.70 22 5 | 1 6 4 6 10 1.67 0 -
International 2 19 5 4 9 0.47 0 - | 0
Izvestia Trophy 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 14 647 161 236 397 0.61 241 6 | 5 37 12 11 23 0.62 2 12
Elitserien (SHL) 1 43 3 16 19 0.44 12 7 | 1 5 1 0 1 0.20 6 0
WC 2 18 5 0 5 0.28 7 -2 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 10 5 15 1.07 2 - | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Antti Tuomenoksa (D) 1986-1995 6 Finland, Finland U20, KalPa
Hannu Virta (D) 1987-1994 5 Finland, Finland (all), TPS
Janne Ojanen (F) 1985-1994 5 Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Finland U18, Finland U20
Petri Matikainen (D) 1984-1996 5 Finland II (all), Finland U20, KalPa, SaPKo

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