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Finland Arto Laatikainen
HPK / Liiga - 19/20
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Last added: Rayene Ioualalen
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vadim Shipachyov 61 17 48 65
2. Dmitrij Jaskin 58 31 32 63
3. Kirill Kaprizov 57 33 29 62
4. Linus Omark 59 12 42 54
5. Nigel Dawes 59 20 30 50
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
40
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
183 lbs / 83 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
19/20
Agency
Highlights
1-time SHL Champion 1
3-time SM-liiga Champion 3

Laatikainen is a smart defenseman with a well-rounded game. Has nice hands and powerplay skills. Not overly effective in physical battles.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1995-96 Kiekko-Espoo U16 U16 SM-sarja 32 11 7 18 50 | -
Finland U16 (all) “A” International-Jr 6 1 0 1 2 | -
1996-97 Kiekko-Espoo U18 U18 SM-sarja 11 2 5 7 2 | -
Kiekko-Espoo U20 U20 SM-sarja 34 2 9 11 34 | -
Finland U17 WHC-17 3 1 0 1 4 | -
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 10 2 2 4 6 | -
1997-98 Kiekko-Espoo U18 U18 SM-sarja 7 2 1 3 6 | -
Kiekko-Espoo U20 U20 SM-sarja 35 7 9 16 24 | Playoffs 5 2 0 2 2
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 3 2 5 6 | -
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 24 4 5 9 20 | -
1998-99 Blues U20 U20 SM-sarja 3 0 1 1 4 | Playoffs 1 1 1 2 0
Blues Liiga 48 0 6 6 14 3 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 2 1
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 2 2 6 | -
Finland U20 (all) “A” International-Jr 16 1 7 8 24 | -
1999-00 Blues U20 U20 SM-sarja 1 0 0 0 2 | -
Blues Liiga 51 6 5 11 12 2 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 4 2
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 2 2 2 -2 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 1 2 3 8 | -
2000-01 Blues Liiga 54 5 9 14 38 4 | -
KJT Mestis 1 1 1 2 0 3 | -
2001-02 Blues Liiga 56 5 6 11 32 4 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -1
2002-03 Blues Liiga 51 1 8 9 24 3 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 4 1
2003-04 Blues Liiga 55 4 20 24 30 1 | -
2004-05 Blues Liiga 56 7 8 15 32 1 | -
2005-06 Blues Liiga 54 6 19 25 69 8 | Playoffs 9 3 5 8 8 -8
2006-07 Blues Liiga 52 6 21 27 50 10 | Playoffs 9 2 2 4 10 2
2007-08 Blues “A” Liiga 52 13 25 38 53 14 | Playoffs 17 2 9 11 18 3
2008-09 Färjestad BK SHL 39 2 14 16 18 10 | Playoffs 9 0 2 2 6 4
2009-10 Färjestad BK SHL 38 1 11 12 18 0 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 4 2
2010-11 Södertälje SK SHL 54 6 16 22 28 0 | Kvalserien SHL 2 0 0 0 0 2
2011-12 JYP Liiga 47 5 17 22 46 -1 | Playoffs 14 0 4 4 4 -4
2012-13 Blues “C” Liiga 36 2 8 10 18 -21 | -
HCK Mestis 2 0 0 0 0 1 | -
2013-14 Blues Liiga 49 4 10 14 51 -12 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 4 -3
2014-15 TPS Liiga 5 0 0 0 4 -2 | -
Kärpät Liiga 42 6 17 23 18 20 | Playoffs 19 0 17 17 20 10
2015-16 Kärpät Liiga 50 3 13 16 10 7 | Playoffs 13 1 4 5 6 4
2016-17 Ilves “A” Liiga 47 1 11 12 36 -8 | Playoffs 10 0 2 2 2 4
2017-18 Ilves “A” Liiga 40 0 6 6 28 -4 | -
2018-19 HPK Liiga 55 2 13 15 14 3 | Playoffs 15 3 4 7 27 6
2019-20 HPK “A” Liiga 50 1 12 13 41 13 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 Finland EHT 7 0 1 1 6 1 | -
2007-08 Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 0 0 | -
2014-15 Kärpät Champions HL 6 0 2 2 4 4 | -
2015-16 Kärpät Champions HL 13 1 4 5 6 4 | -
2019-20 HPK Champions HL 6 0 2 2 4 1 | -
Skill Rating

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Teamwork
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Puckhandling
14
Passing
14
Leadership
14

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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 3 25 1 8 9 0.36 14 9 | 0
EHT 2 10 0 1 1 0.10 6 1 | 0
EJC-18 1 6 3 2 5 0.83 6 | 0
International-Jr 5 72 9 16 25 0.35 60 0 | 0
Liiga 19 950 77 234 311 0.33 620 45 | 13 131 12 55 67 0.51 109 17
Mestis 2 3 1 1 2 0.67 0 4 | 0
SHL 3 131 9 41 50 0.38 64 10 | 3 17 1 3 4 0.24 10 8
U16 SM-sarja 1 32 11 7 18 0.56 50 0 | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 18 4 6 10 0.56 8 0 | 0
U20 SM-sarja 4 73 9 19 28 0.38 64 0 | 2 6 3 1 4 0.67 2 0
WHC-17 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 4 0 | 0
WJC-20 2 13 0 4 4 0.31 8 -2 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/10/2019
05/10/2019 Extension HPK HPK
07/25/2018
07/25/2018 Confirmed Ilves HPK
04/19/2016
04/19/2016 Confirmed Kärpät Ilves
03/17/2015
03/17/2015 Extension Kärpät Kärpät
11/14/2014
11/14/2014 Extension Kärpät Kärpät
10/19/2014
10/19/2014 Confirmed TPS Kärpät
09/18/2014
09/18/2014 Confirmed Blues TPS
10/17/2012
10/17/2012 Loan Blues HCK
05/02/2012
05/02/2012 Confirmed JYP Blues
05/18/2011
05/18/2011 Confirmed Södertälje SK JYP
02/23/2011
02/23/2011 Extension Södertälje SK Södertälje SK
08/10/2010
08/10/2010 Confirmed Färjestad BK Södertälje SK
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Blues

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