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Finland Sami Venäläinen
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Database: 877 601 players
Last added: Ilhom Abdulaev
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Braden Doyle - - - -
2. Sean Farrell - - - -
3. Joey Musa - - - -
4. Jacob Quillan - - - -
5. Ryan Helliwell - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
39
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
196 lbs / 89 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
2-time SM-liiga Champion 2
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Tappara U16 U16 SM-sarja 32 21 17 38 31 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 0
1997-98 Tappara U16 U16 SM-sarja 2 2 0 2 0 | Playoffs 6 4 5 9 6
Tappara U18 U18 SM-sarja 33 18 7 25 12 |
1998-99 Tappara U18 U18 SM-sarja 31 27 17 44 45 |
Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga 10 3 2 5 29 |
Finland U18 WJC-18 7 0 3 3 2 3 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 7 0 3 3 2 |
1999-00 Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga 37 8 9 17 18 | Playoffs 10 3 4 7 6
2000-01 Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga 21 6 13 19 12 | Playoffs 9 3 1 4 0
Tappara SM-liiga 36 0 1 1 2 -1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 1 2 0 1 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 3 3 6 4 |
2001-02 Tappara SM-liiga 56 5 8 13 24 4 | Playoffs 10 0 1 1 8 0
2002-03 Tappara SM-liiga 55 5 9 14 48 5 | Playoffs 13 0 0 0 10 -1
2003-04 Tappara SM-liiga 56 18 15 33 22 0 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 2
2004-05 Tappara SM-liiga 55 5 6 11 32 -4 | Playoffs 8 1 2 3 6 0
2005-06 Tappara SM-liiga 56 10 12 22 48 6 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 12 -5
2006-07 Tappara SM-liiga 54 14 7 21 67 7 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 4 -2
2007-08 Tappara SM-liiga 54 16 8 24 52 9 | Playoffs 11 0 2 2 10 -1
2008-09 TPS SM-liiga 56 7 18 25 42 -1 | Playoffs 8 1 3 4 6 0
2009-10 TPS SM-liiga 43 10 10 20 66 4 | Playoffs 15 1 6 7 4 3
2010-11 TPS “A” SM-liiga 58 10 24 34 32 -13 |
2011-12 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 58 8 17 25 55 0 |
2012-13 Tappara SM-liiga 30 3 4 7 26 -4 | Playoffs 10 2 0 2 6 2
LeKi Mestis 8 3 2 5 2 -4 |
2013-14 LeKi Mestis 11 4 5 9 2 6 |
SaiPa Liiga 45 3 12 15 49 9 | Playoffs 13 1 1 2 2 0
2014-15 SaiPa Liiga 58 4 9 13 38 -10 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 2 -1
2015-16 SaiPa Liiga 59 10 14 24 49 11 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 2 2
2016-17 Fischtown Pinguins DEL 0 0 0 0 0 0 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 TPS ET 8 4 5 9 8 | Playoffs 3 3 0 3 0
2011-12 Tappara “A” ET 8 4 2 6 14 |
2012-13 Tappara ET 3 1 0 1 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 4
2014-15 SaiPa Champions HL 10 2 1 3 8 2 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 1 10 2 1 3 0.30 8 2 | 0
DEL 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
ET 3 19 9 7 16 0.84 22 - | 2 4 3 0 3 0.75 4 -
International-Jr 2 23 3 6 9 0.39 6 - | 0
Liiga (SM-liiga) 16 829 128 174 302 0.36 652 22 | 14 116 10 17 27 0.23 72 -1
Mestis 2 19 7 7 14 0.74 4 2 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 2 34 23 17 40 1.18 31 - | 2 10 6 6 12 1.20 6 -
U18 SM-sarja 2 64 45 24 69 1.08 57 - | 0
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 68 17 24 41 0.60 59 - | 2 19 6 5 11 0.58 6 -
WJC-18 1 7 0 3 3 0.43 2 3 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 1 1 2 0.29 0 1 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Mikko Pukka (D) 1996-2014 12 SaiPa, Tappara, Tappara U16, Tappara U18, Tappara U20
Tuukka Mäntylä (D) 1996-2013 11 Finland U18, Finland U18 (all), Finland U20, Finland U20 (all), Tappara, Tappara U16, Tappara U18, Tappara U20
Jarkko Pyymäki (F) 1997-2014 10 LeKi, Tappara, Tappara U16, Tappara U20
Jussi Halme (D) 1997-2014 9 LeKi, SaiPa, Tappara, Tappara U18, Tappara U20

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
06/20/2017
06/20/2017 Confirmed Fischtown Pinguins Retired
07/04/2016
07/04/2016 Confirmed SaiPa Fischtown Pinguins
02/28/2015
02/28/2015 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
05/23/2014
05/23/2014 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
12/14/2013
12/14/2013 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
10/20/2013
10/20/2013 Confirmed Tappara SaiPa
09/10/2013
09/10/2013 Loan Tappara LeKi
12/19/2012
12/19/2012 Loan Tappara LeKi
04/12/2011
04/12/2011 Confirmed TPS Tappara
03/15/2010
03/15/2010 Extension TPS TPS
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Missed 16/17 season due to injury

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