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Finland Sami Helenius
#25 Pelicans / SM-liiga - 09/10
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Last added: Cal Wehbe
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Peyton Krebs 24 13 30 43
2. Ben McCartney 24 13 24 37
3. Cole Fonstad 23 16 18 34
4. Gage Goncalves 23 12 22 34
5. Justin Sourdif 22 11 23 34
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
47
Height
6'5" / 196 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
231 lbs / 105 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Status
Retired

A large defenseman with an aggressive style of playing. Good in front of his own goal. Plays tough and is always ready for a fight. (Matias Strozyk)

Sons: Sasu Helenius & Samuel Helenius

Team Staff profile of Sami Helenius also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1988-89 Jää-Ahmat U16 “C” U16 SM-sarja - - - - - |
1989-90 Jokerit U16 “C” U16 SM-sarja - - - - - |
Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja - - - - - |
1990-91 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 2 0 0 0 0 | Relegation 2 0 0 0 6
1991-92 Jokerit U20 U20 I-divisioona 13 4 4 8 24 | Qualification 14 3 3 6 24
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 0 0 0 22 |
1992-93 Jokerit U20 U20 I-divisioona 3 2 2 4 4 | Qualification 13 2 3 5 18
Jokerit SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Vantaa HT I-divisioona 21 2 3 5 50 0 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 6 -1 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 0 1 1 18 |
1993-94 Reipas Lahti U20 U20 I-divisioona 1 1 0 1 2 | Qualification 11 3 4 7 48
Reipas Lahti SM-liiga 37 2 3 5 46 -37 | Relegation 6 0 0 0 16 2
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 7 0 0 0 8 |
1994-95 Saint John Flames AHL 69 2 5 7 217 -3 |
1995-96 Saint John Flames AHL 68 0 3 3 231 -5 | Playoffs 10 0 0 0 9 0
1996-97 Calgary Flames NHL 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
Saint John Flames AHL 72 5 10 15 218 -8 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -2
1997-98 Saint John Flames AHL 63 1 2 3 185 7 |
Las Vegas Thunder IHL 10 0 1 1 19 -5 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 25 -2
1998-99 Calgary Flames NHL 4 0 0 0 8 -2 |
Chicago Wolves IHL 4 0 0 0 11 1 |
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 4 1 0 1 15 -3 |
Las Vegas Thunder IHL 42 2 3 5 193 -6 |
Hershey Bears AHL 8 0 0 0 29 -4 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 16 3
1999-00 Colorado Avalanche NHL 33 0 0 0 46 -5 |
Hershey Bears AHL 12 0 1 1 31 -1 | Playoffs 9 0 0 0 40 2
2000-01 Dallas Stars NHL 57 1 2 3 99 1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02 Dallas Stars NHL 39 0 0 0 58 -4 |
2002-03 Dallas Stars NHL 5 0 0 0 6 1 |
Utah Grizzlies AHL 4 0 0 0 14 0 |
Chicago Blackhawks NHL 10 0 1 1 28 3 |
Finland WC 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
2003-04 Jokerit “C” SM-liiga 55 0 1 1 103 -7 |
2004-05 Ilves SM-liiga 53 0 0 0 162 0 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 4 0
2005-06 Pelicans SM-liiga 53 1 3 4 151 -2 |
2006-07 Pelicans SM-liiga 53 1 0 1 126 -1 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 2 -1
2007-08 Jokerit SM-liiga 49 1 6 7 198 9 | Playoffs 13 0 0 0 29 0
2008-09 Jokerit SM-liiga 45 0 0 0 76 -3 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 0
2009-10 Jokerit SM-liiga 14 0 0 0 20 -4 |
Pelicans SM-liiga 34 0 2 2 172 -6 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Jokerit Spengler Cup 3 0 0 0 4 -4 |
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 4 |
2006-07 Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 6 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2010-11 HCK Suomi-sarja Player-Coach
2012-13 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2013-14 Estonia U18 WJC-18 D2B Head Coach
Estonia U20 WJC-20 D2A Head Coach
2014-15 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja Asst. Coach
Estonia U20 WJC-20 D2A Head Coach
2015-16 KJT-Haukat U17 U17 SM-sarja Head Coach
2016-17 KJT-Haukat U18 U18 Suomi-sarja Head Coach
Haukat II-divisioona Head Coach Replaced Kimmo Jeskanen on January 5
2017-18 Haukat Suomi-sarja Head Coach
2018-19 Haukat Suomi-sarja Head Coach
2019-20 Haukat Suomi-sarja Head Coach
2020-21 KJT Haukat U22 U22 Sarja Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 7 296 8 21 29 0.10 925 -14 | 4 26 0 0 0 0.00 65 3
EHT 2 6 0 0 0 0.00 10 0 | 0
EJC-18 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 22 - | 0
I-divisioona 1 21 2 3 5 0.24 50 0 | 0
IHL 2 56 2 4 6 0.11 223 -10 | 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 25 -2
International-Jr 2 22 0 1 1 0.05 26 - | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 6 -
SM-liiga (Liiga) 9 394 5 15 20 0.05 1054 -51 | 5 34 0 2 2 0.06 53 1
NHL 6 155 2 4 6 0.04 260 -8 | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
Spengler Cup 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 -4 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 2 - - - - - - - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 1 - - - - - - - | 0
U20 I-divisioona 3 17 7 6 13 0.76 30 - | 3 38 8 10 18 0.47 90 -
WC 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 0 1 1 0.14 6 -1 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Juha Lind (F) 1989-2010 8 Finland (EHT), Finland U18, Finland U20 (all), Jokerit, Jokerit U16, Jokerit U20, Vantaa HT
Tom Koivisto (D) 1991-2010 5 Finland U18, Finland U20, Finland U20 (all), Jokerit
Clarke Wilm (F) 1996-2008 4 Calgary Flames, Jokerit, Saint John Flames
Ed Ward (F) 1994-1999 4 Calgary Flames, Saint John Flames

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/04/2010
08/04/2010 Confirmed Pelicans HCK
11/13/2009
11/13/2009 Confirmed Jokerit Pelicans
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