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Finland Kari Makkonen

#22 Ässät / SM-liiga - 90/91
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Database: 919 673 players
Last added: Mark Homan
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Brandon Coe 38 26 39 65
2. Rory Kerins 37 23 40 63
3. Wyatt Johnston 34 21 42 63
4. Lucas Edmonds 33 19 41 60
5. Matvei Petrov 36 22 34 56
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
67
Height
6'0" / 184 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
183 lbs / 83 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1
Team Staff profile of Kari Makkonen also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1973-74 KuKi Maakuntasarja 10 14 9 23 14 |
1974-75 Ässät SM-sarja 36 5 5 10 8 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 - - - - - |
1975-76 Ässät SM-liiga 36 24 15 39 25 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 2
Finland CC 5 3 1 4 2 |
Finland WC 10 3 3 6 6 |
1976-77 Ässät SM-liiga 36 17 20 37 18 |
Finland WC 10 4 4 8 2 |
Finland (all) “A” International - - - - - |
1977-78 Ässät SM-liiga 36 19 25 44 28 31 | Playoffs 9 4 5 9 9
Finland WC 10 1 0 1 4 |
1978-79 Ässät SM-liiga 36 36 18 54 55 46 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
1979-80 Edmonton Oilers NHL 9 2 2 4 0 -2 |
Houston Apollos CHL 16 5 5 10 2 |
1980-81 Ässät SM-liiga 36 19 21 40 20 22 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
1981-82 Ässät SM-liiga 36 24 20 44 12 28 | Playoffs 9 5 4 9 0
Finland CC 3 0 0 0 0 |
Finland WC 7 2 2 4 2 -1 |
1982-83 Ässät SM-liiga 35 14 18 32 22 11 |
Finland WC 10 1 1 2 8 |
1983-84 Ässät SM-liiga 37 27 16 43 28 28 | Playoffs 9 3 4 7 19
1984-85 Ässät SM-liiga 36 18 20 38 32 23 | Playoffs 8 6 4 10 6 0
Finland WC 10 1 0 1 4 0 |
1985-86 Ässät SM-liiga 34 23 26 49 24 28 |
Finland “C” WC 10 4 2 6 6 0 |
1986-87 Ässät SM-liiga 43 14 22 36 20 12 |
1987-88 Ässät SM-liiga 43 21 16 37 36 9 |
1988-89 Ässät SM-liiga 42 16 24 40 20 -7 | Relegation 5 0 4 4 0
1989-90 Ässät I-divisioona 44 31 52 83 18 |
1990-91 Ässät “A” SM-liiga 43 9 24 33 20 -3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1976-77 Finland Izvestia Trophy - 0 1 1 - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1996-97 Ässät SM-liiga Head Coach Interim
Ässät SM-liiga Asst. Coach
1997-98 Finland U18 EJC-18 Asst. Coach
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
1998-99 Titaanit II-divisioona Head Coach
Finland U20 WJC-20 Asst. Coach
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
1999-00 Tappara SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2000-01 Tappara SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2001-02 Tappara SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2002-03 Tappara SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2003-04 SHT Suomi-sarja Head Coach
2004-05 Lukko SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2005-06 Tappara SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2006-07 Tappara SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2007-08 Jukurit Mestis Head Coach
2009-10 Karhu HT II-divisioona Head Coach
2010-11 JHT II-divisioona Head Coach
2011-12 Karhu HT II-divisioona Head Coach
TUTO Hockey Mestis Head Coach
2014-15 HC Satakunta Suomi-sarja Head Coach
2016-17 KK-V II-divisioona Head Coach
2017-18 KK-V II-divisioona Head Coach
2018-19 Karhu HT Suomi-sarja Head Coach
2019-20 KK-V IV-divisioona 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 2 8 3 1 4 0.50 2 - | 0
CHL 1 16 5 5 10 0.63 2 - | 0
I-divisioona 1 44 31 52 83 1.89 18 - | 0
International 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Izvestia Trophy 1 - 0 1 1 - - - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 14 529 281 285 566 1.07 360 228 | 8 46 19 23 42 0.91 36 0
Maakuntasarja 1 10 14 9 23 2.30 14 - | 0
NHL 1 9 2 2 4 0.44 0 -2 | 0
SM-sarja 1 36 5 5 10 0.28 8 - | 0
WC 7 67 16 12 28 0.42 32 -1 | 0
WJC-20 1 - - - - - - - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Tapio Levo (D) 1974-1991 16 Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Finland U20, Ässät
Harry Nikander (D) 1975-1991 14 Finland, Ässät
Antero Kivelä (G) 1974-1989 14 Finland, Finland U20, Ässät
Arto Javanainen (F) 1975-1991 12 Finland, Finland, Ässät

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1976, 4 #42 overall by Phoenix Roadrunners in the WHA Amateur Draft

Drafted 1975, 10 #127 overall by Indianapolis Racers in the WHA Amateur Draft

Cult/Star player for Ässät

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