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Finland Niklas Ylitalo

#16 Lukko / Liiga - 21/22
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GAMES
GP
G
A
TP
+/-
5
1
0
1
-1
10
1
0
1
-1
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Database: 918 388 players
Last added: Dany Gamache
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nathan Smith 25 14 23 37
2. Hank Crone 23 9 24 33
3. Colin Theisen 27 16 16 32
4. Owen Sillinger 25 12 20 32
5. Matthew Kopperud 26 14 17 31
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
21
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
165 lbs / 75 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Highlights
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 Lukko U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 14 9 8 17 4 |
Lukko U16 U16 SM-sarja 30 7 5 12 10 | Playoffs 11 1 5 6 0
2015-16 Lukko U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 12 14 11 25 24 |
Lukko U16 “A” U16 SM-sarja 27 18 24 42 10 | Playoffs 6 1 8 9 0
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 1 0 0 0 0 |
2016-17 Lukko U18 U18 SM-sarja 46 12 18 30 35 |
2017-18 Lukko U18 U18 SM-sarja 18 6 5 11 32 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 47 3 23 26 10 -8 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 4 0 2 2 6 |
2018-19 Lukko U18 U18 SM-sarja 9 3 4 7 14 |
Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 43 10 24 34 40 9 |
Lukko Liiga 2 0 0 0 0 -2 |
2019-20 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 18 9 8 17 2 8 |
Lukko Liiga 10 0 1 1 2 0 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 3 0 1 1 2 |
2020-21 Lukko U20 U20 SM-sarja 10 3 2 5 14 0 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 4 -1
Lukko Liiga 34 0 1 1 0 2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
2021-22 Lukko U20 U20 SM-sarja 2 1 0 1 2 1 |
Lukko Liiga 28 1 1 2 6 -6 |
TUTO Hockey Mestis 2 1 0 1 0 -1 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2021-22 Lukko Champions HL 9 0 0 0 4 1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Mestis
Fri 21/01 TUTO Hockey @ RoKi
Thu 20/01 TUTO Hockey @ Hermes
Liiga
Sat 15/01 Lukko vs Kärpät
Fri 14/01 Lukko @ HPK
Mon 20/12 Lukko vs JYP
U20 SM-sarja
Sat 18/12 Lukko U20 vs JYP U20
Liiga
Fri 17/12 Lukko vs TPS
Sat 11/12 Lukko @ KooKoo
Fri 10/12 Lukko vs Ässät
Sat 04/12 Lukko vs HIFK
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 1 9 0 0 0 0.00 4 1 | 0
International-Jr 3 8 0 3 3 0.38 8 - | 0
Liiga 4 74 1 3 4 0.05 8 -6 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
Mestis 1 2 1 0 1 0.50 0 -1 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 2 57 25 29 54 0.95 20 - | 2 17 2 13 15 0.88 0 -
U16 SM-sarja Q 2 26 23 19 42 1.62 28 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 3 73 21 27 48 0.66 81 - | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 -
U20 SM-sarja 5 120 26 57 83 0.69 68 10 | 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 4 -1
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Speed
13
Puckhandling
13
Acceleration
13
Teamwork
12

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Mikael Rauvola (F) 2014-2021 7 Lukko U16, Lukko U18, Lukko U20
Alex Mäkelä (G) 2014-2021 7 Lukko U16, Lukko U18, Lukko U20
Lassi Lehtinen (G) 2014-2022 7 Lukko, Lukko U16, Lukko U18, Lukko U20
Onni Korkka (D) 2015-2022 7 Lukko, Lukko U16, Lukko U18, Lukko U20

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/22/2022
01/22/2022 Loan Lukko TUTO Hockey
02/06/2020
02/06/2020 Extension Lukko Lukko
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2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #206 by FCHockey

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