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Finland Pekka Tirkkonen
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Last added: Zeke Jenrich
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Chris DeSousa 2 3 2 5
2. Louis-Marc Aubry 2 4 0 4
3. Jeremy Bracco 2 3 1 4
4. Mike Connolly 2 3 1 4
5. Zach Redmond 3 3 1 4
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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 U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
3-time Danish Champion 3
3-time SM-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 Kralovopolska Brno Czech2 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
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
Czech2 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
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Antti Tuomenoksa (D) 1986-1995 6 Finland (Cup), Finland U20, KalPa
Hannu Virta (D) 1987-1994 5 Finland, Finland (all), TPS
Janne Ojanen (F) 1985-1994 5 Finland (CC), Finland (Cup), Finland (all), Finland U18, Finland U20
Petri Matikainen (D) 1984-1996 5 Finland II (all), Finland U20, KalPa, SaPKo

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Number 22 retired by SaPKo

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