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Sweden Jan-Axel Alavaara
a.k.a. "Janne Alavaara"
#27 Black Wings Linz / EBEL - 11/12
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Last added: Lars Radke
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Kris Foucault 7 6 6 12
2. Austin Ortega 7 5 5 10
3. Marcel Noebels 7 3 7 10
4. Chris DeSousa 7 6 3 9
5. Nick Schilkey 7 2 7 9
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
46
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time ICEHL Champion 1
2-time SHL Champion 2

Alavaara was a solid defenseman with solid all-around ability. He played a team-oriented game and always worked hard, putting his defensive play first.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 Team Kiruna Division 1 21 4 1 5 30 |
1993-94 Team Kiruna Division 1 31 3 11 14 54 |
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 - |
1994-95 Team Kiruna Division 1 35 7 5 12 38 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 5 0 2 2 - |
1995-96 MoDo Hockey Elitserien 31 2 0 2 14 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 2
1996-97 MoDo Hockey Elitserien 45 3 4 7 40 |
1997-98 MoDo Hockey Elitserien 46 4 8 12 54 3 | Playoffs 8 1 2 3 40 3
1998-99 MoDo Hockey Elitserien 29 3 3 6 44 10 | Playoffs 13 4 1 5 20 4
1999-00 MoDo Hockey “C” Elitserien 43 5 9 14 48 -1 | Playoffs 13 1 1 2 12 -4
2000-01 MODO Hockey “C” Elitserien 39 3 8 11 22 10 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 2 4
2001-02 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 50 5 11 16 28 -2 | Playoffs 10 1 3 4 10 -2
Sweden (all) International 12 1 0 1 10 |
2002-03 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 49 4 6 10 71 2 | Playoffs 15 0 2 2 16 4
2003-04 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 50 2 10 12 98 17 | Playoffs 10 0 0 0 2 8
2004-05 Frölunda HC Elitserien 49 4 12 16 48 9 | Playoffs 14 1 1 2 18 2
2005-06 Frölunda HC Elitserien 50 4 6 10 76 10 | Playoffs 17 1 3 4 20 4
2006-07 Frölunda HC Elitserien 54 5 13 18 80 3 |
2007-08 Kloten Flyers NLA 47 3 15 18 52 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 2
2008-09 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg DEL 52 13 31 44 36 13 | Playoffs 10 2 4 6 10 -4
2009-10 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg “A” DEL 50 6 22 28 48 14 | Playoffs 7 3 0 3 4 6
2010-11 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg DEL 50 10 20 30 16 1 | Playoffs 9 1 5 6 6 1
2011-12 Skellefteå AIK Elitserien 38 1 7 8 30 0 |
Black Wings Linz EBEL 9 2 5 7 2 2 | Playoffs 17 1 5 6 20 2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Norrbotten TV-Pucken - - - - - |
1999-00 MoDo Hockey Euro HL 5 0 1 1 4 2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
2005-06 Frölunda HC ECC 2 0 0 0 12 -1 |
2008-09 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg DEB-Pokal 5 0 4 4 2 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2012-13 MODO Hockey J20 J20 SuperElit Asst. Coach
2013-14 MODO Hockey SHL Asst. Coach
2014-15 MODO Hockey SHL Asst. Coach
2015-16 MODO Hockey SHL Asst. Coach Released Nov. 3
2016-17 Buffalo Sabres NHL Scout Amateur Scout
2017-18 Buffalo Sabres NHL Scout Amateur Scout
2018-19 Adler Mannheim DEL Sports Manager
2019-20 Adler Mannheim DEL Sports Manager
2020-21 Adler Mannheim DEL Sports Manager
2021-22 Adler Mannheim DEL Sports Manager
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
DEB-Pokal 1 5 0 4 4 0.80 2 - | 0
DEL 3 152 29 73 102 0.67 100 28 | 3 26 6 9 15 0.58 20 3
Division 1 3 87 14 17 31 0.36 122 - | 0
ECC 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 12 -1 | 0
Euro HL 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 4 2 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
EBEL (ICEHL) 1 9 2 5 7 0.78 2 2 | 1 17 1 5 6 0.35 20 2
International 1 12 1 0 1 0.08 10 - | 0
International-Jr 2 8 0 2 2 0.25 - - | 0
NLA (NL) 1 47 3 15 18 0.38 52 - | 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 2 -
Elitserien (SHL) 13 573 45 97 142 0.25 653 61 | 10 114 10 13 23 0.20 142 23
TV-Pucken 1 - - - - - - - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Anders Söderberg (F) 1993-2012 9 MoDo Hockey, Skellefteå AIK, Sweden U19 (all), Sweden U20 (all)
Magnus Wernblom (F) 1995-2001 6 MoDo Hockey
Per Svartvadet (F) 1993-1999 6 MoDo Hockey, Sweden U19 (all), Sweden U20 (all)
Ronnie Sundin (D) 2001-2007 6 Frölunda HC, Sweden (all)

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/05/2012
04/05/2012 Confirmed Black Wings Linz Retired
01/19/2012
01/19/2012 Confirmed Skellefteå AIK Black Wings Linz
04/28/2011
04/28/2011 Confirmed Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg Skellefteå AIK
02/09/2009
02/09/2009 Extension Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
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Cult/Star player for Grizzlys Wolfsburg

Cult/Star player for Kiruna IF

Career transactions
- 2012-04-04 • Announced his retirement
- 2012-01-19 • Signed by EHC Linz
- 2011-04-28 • Signed by Skellefteå
- 2009-02-09 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Wolfsburg
- 2007-01-28 • Signed by Wolfsburg for following season
- 2006-03-26 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Frölunda

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