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Finland Eero Kilpeläinen

#37 KalPa / Liiga - 21/22
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
37
Height
6'0" / 182 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
172 lbs / 78 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Liiga All-Star Team 1
1-time Liiga Best Goaltender (Urpo Ylönen Award) 1

Kilpeläinen is a goalie with excellent quickness and agility. Has fast reflexes, but doesn't cover a lot of net, due to his smallish stature.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2000-01 Jukurit U16 U16 I-divisioona 14 - - - - - - - - | Playoffs 7 7 - - - - - - -
2001-02 KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja - - - - - - - - - | Playoffs 2 - 2.76 - - - - - -
Finland U17 WHC-17 2 - 2.51 .921 5 58 - - 120 |
2002-03 KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 1 - 3.00 .833 - - - - - |
KalPa U20 U20 SM-liiga 19 - 3.48 .892 - - - - - |
KalPa Mestis 1 - 13.91 .556 - - - - - |
Finland U18 WJC-18 6 - 3.34 .885 - - - - - |
2003-04 KalPa U20 U20 SM-liiga 37 - 2.86 .911 - - - - - | Relegation 6 - 2.47 .921 - - - - -
KalPa Mestis 0 - - - - - - - - |
2004-05 Peterborough Petes OHL 38 - 3.27 .902 121 1 110 0 14-17-6 2 218 | Playoffs 1 - 3.10 .913 4 42 0 0-1-0 78
2005-06 Hermes Mestis 38 - 3.11 .912 - - - - - | Relegation 8 - 2.58 .895 - - - - -
2006-07 Ässät SM-liiga 36 - 3.27 .907 - - - - - |
2007-08 Ässät SM-liiga 30 - 3.36 .910 - - - - - |
LeKi Mestis 1 - 2.00 .950 - - - - - |
2008-09 Ässät SM-liiga 46 - 3.02 .917 - - - - - | Relegation 10 - 2.69 .938 - - - - -
2009-10 Ässät SM-liiga 31 - 3.03 .910 - - - - - |
2010-11 Ässät SM-liiga 53 - 2.05 .933 - - - - - | Playoffs 6 - 1.78 .936 - - - - -
2011-12 Jokerit SM-liiga 38 44 2.35 .914 - - - - - | Playoffs 10 10 1.69 .942 19 311 1 6-4-0 675
2012-13 Jokerit SM-liiga 48 - 1.98 .922 - - - - - | Playoffs 6 - 3.11 .868 - - - - -
2013-14 EV Zug NLA 31 31 3.08 .908 93 913 0 10-14-6 1 811 |
2014-15 KalPa Liiga 30 - 1.85 .922 55 651 3 12-10-7 1 783 |
2015-16 KalPa “A” Liiga 56 - 2.02 .927 114 1 439 6 19-20-17 3 379 | Playoffs 3 - 2.29 .905 7 67 0 1-2-0 184
Finland (all) International 1 - 1.00 .958 - - - - - |
2016-17 KalPa “A” Liiga 35 - 2.12 .914 74 789 4 15-9-10 2 094 | Playoffs 15 - 1.68 .938 24 364 4 8-7-0 857
2017-18 Örebro HK SHL 42 50 2.51 .906 101 977 6 14-28-0 2 413 |
Finland WC 0 0 - - - - - - - |
Finland (all) International 5 - 1.57 .937 - - - - - |
2018-19 Örebro HK J20 J20 SuperElit 1 1 1.85 .905 2 19 0 0-1-0 65 |
Örebro HK SHL 17 40 3.10 .892 51 423 0 6-10-0 988 | Playoffs 0 2 - - - - - - 0
2019-20 KalPa Liiga 43 - 2.87 .884 121 924 3 13-20-9 2 534 |
2020-21 KalPa Liiga 31 - 1.95 .911 59 606 6 15-10-5 1 818 | Playoffs 4 - 2.06 .909 9 90 0 1-3-0 263
2021-22 KalPa Liiga 41 - 2.23 .891 89 728 5 13-11-15 2 395 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2005-06 Finland II Mont Blanc Cup 1 - 3.00 - - - - - - |
2010-11 Finland EHT 2 - 4.51 .824 - - - - - |
2011-12 Jokerit ET 4 - 3.00 .879 - - - - - |
2012-13 Jokerit ET 4 - 2.19 .909 - - - - - |
2013-14 Jokerit ET 1 - 4.09 .923 - - - - - |
2014-15 KalPa Champions HL 5 5 2.18 .930 11 146 1 2-3-0 304 |
2015-16 KalPa Champions HL 4 4 2.96 .884 12 91 0 2-2-0 243 |
Finland EHT 0 - - - - - - - - |
2016-17 KalPa Champions HL 6 6 1.67 .944 10 170 1 3-3-0 359 |
2017-18 Finland EHT 2 - 2.50 .914 - - - - - |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score GA SA SV SV% TOI
Liiga
2022-03-22T17:30:00+0100 KalPa vs JYP
2022-03-19T16:00:00+0100 KalPa @ Ilves
2022-03-17T17:30:00+0100 KalPa @ Ässät
2022-03-15T17:30:00+0100 KalPa vs TPS
2022-03-12T17:30:00+0100 KalPa vs Tappara
2022-03-11T17:30:00+0100 KalPa @ Sport
2022-03-08T17:30:00+0100 KalPa @ JYP
2022-03-04T17:30:00+0100 KalPa vs HIFK
2022-03-02T17:30:00+0100 KalPa vs HPK
2022-02-26T16:00:00+0100 KalPa @ SaiPa
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
Champions HL 3 15 15 2.19 .925 33 407 2 7-8-0 906 | 0
EHT 3 4 - - - - - - - - | 0
ET 3 9 - - - - - - - - | 0
International 2 6 - - - - - - - - | 0
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 1 1 1 1.85 .905 2 19 0 0-1-0 65 | 0
Liiga (SM-liiga) 13 518 44 2.19 .909 512 5 137 27 87-80-63 14 000 | 7 54 10 1.79 .934 59 832 5 16-16-0 1 977
Mestis 4 40 - - - - - - - - | 1 8 - 2.58 .895 - - - - -
Mont Blanc Cup 1 1 - 3.00 - - - - - - | 0
NLA (NL) 1 31 31 3.08 .908 93 913 0 10-14-6 1 811 | 0
OHL 1 38 - 3.27 .902 121 1 110 0 14-17-6 2 218 | 1 1 - 3.10 .913 4 42 0 0-1-0 78
SHL 2 59 90 2.68 .902 152 1 400 6 20-38-0 3 400 | 1 0 2 - - - - - - 0
U16 I-divisioona 1 14 - - - - - - - - | 1 7 7 - - - - - - -
U18 SM-sarja 2 1 - 3.00 .833 - - - - - | 1 2 - 2.76 - - - - - -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 2 56 - - - - - - - - | 1 6 - 2.47 .921 - - - - -
WC 1 0 0 - - - - - - - | 0
WHC-17 1 2 - 2.51 .921 5 58 - - 120 | 0
WJC-18 1 6 - 3.34 .885 - - - - - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Miikka Pitkänen (F) 2014-2022 6 KalPa
Veli-Matti Savinainen (F) 2007-2018 5 Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Ässät
Tapio Sammalkangas (D) 2006-2011 5 Ässät
Alexander Ruuttu (F) 2011-2021 5 Jokerit, KalPa

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/06/2022
05/06/2022 Confirmed KalPa Retired
04/28/2021
04/28/2021 Extension KalPa KalPa
04/04/2019
04/04/2019 Confirmed Örebro HK KalPa
01/24/2018
01/24/2018 Extension Örebro HK Örebro HK
05/05/2017
05/05/2017 Confirmed KalPa Örebro HK
03/27/2014
03/27/2014 Confirmed EV Zug KalPa
09/25/2013
09/25/2013 Confirmed Jokerit EV Zug
12/10/2012
12/10/2012 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
04/11/2011
04/11/2011 Confirmed Ässät Jokerit
02/14/2009
02/14/2009 Extension Ässät Ässät
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Drafted 2004, 2 #63 overall by Peterborough Petes in the CHL Import Draft

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