Markus Kankaanperä

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'2" / 187 cm
  • Weight
    214 lbs / 97 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    18/19

A defensively reliable defenseman with good size. Kankaanperä plays an aggressive game and has good timing in his physical play. He can chip in offensively too. Too many penalties along with not so good mobility are his weaknesses.
Father: Ari Kankaanperä
Brothers: Mikko Kankaanperä, Samuli Kankaanperä
Cousin:Tapio Sammalkangas

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1995-96 JYP U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 25 5 6 11 34 |
JYP U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 9 1 1 2 4 |
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 3 2 0 2 2 |
1996-97 JYP U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 33 3 5 8 83 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 10 0 0 0 10 |
1997-98 JYP U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 13 4 10 14 18 | Playoffs 5 3 2 5 6
JYP U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 32 0 0 0 2 |
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 0 1 1 8 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 24 1 2 3 18 |
1998-99 JYP U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 4 |
JYP Liiga 50 0 2 2 85 -3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 17 1 0 1 10 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 6 |
1999-00 JYP U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 3 1 1 2 2 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 6
JYP Liiga 47 0 5 5 87 -5 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 0 4 4 18 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 2 2 8 -5 |
2000-01 JYP Liiga 53 5 4 9 60 -12 |
2001-02 HPK Liiga 51 4 3 7 80 13 | Playoffs 8 0 0 0 10 0
2002-03 Jokerit Liiga 52 1 4 5 94 8 | Playoffs 10 1 2 3 6 4
2003-04 Jokerit Liiga 55 6 6 12 101 12 | Playoffs 8 1 1 2 8 3
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 0 |
2004-05 Jokerit Liiga 51 0 3 3 71 8 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 6 0
2005-06 Jokerit Liiga 53 5 5 10 182 -3 |
2006-07 Jokerit Liiga 49 9 7 16 136 15 | Playoffs 10 0 1 1 6 1
2007-08 Brynäs IF SHL 45 2 4 6 114 -6 | Kvalserien SHL 3 0 0 0 2 0
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 4 -1 |
2008-09 HIFK Liiga 57 4 16 20 110 -2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 6 -1
2009-10 HIFK Liiga 55 2 12 14 137 10 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 6 -1
2010-11 HIFK Liiga 58 1 10 11 145 14 | Playoffs 15 0 4 4 28 4
2011-12 HIFK Liiga 29 0 4 4 71 15 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 8 -2
2012-13 Tappara “A” Liiga 58 4 12 16 166 21 | Playoffs 15 0 1 1 8 -3
2013-14 Tappara “A” Liiga 58 5 4 9 72 0 | Playoffs 18 2 1 3 20 3
2014-15 Tappara “A” Liiga 52 4 10 14 97 12 | Playoffs 20 1 3 4 24 0
2015-16 Tappara “A” Liiga 49 1 6 7 88 7 | Playoffs 18 1 1 2 6 -2
2016-17 Sport “C” Liiga 56 1 7 8 158 -4 |
2017-18 Sport “C” Liiga 17 1 2 3 33 -5 |
HIFK Liiga 23 0 4 4 30 9 | Playoffs 12 1 0 1 8 0
2018-19 HIFK Liiga - - - - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Jokerit Spengler Cup 4 1 0 1 8 0 |
2010-11 HIFK ET 6 1 3 4 55 |
2011-12 HIFK ET 6 0 2 2 18 |
2012-13 Tappara “A” ET 7 0 0 0 6 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 8
2013-14 Tappara ET 8 0 0 0 4 |
2014-15 Tappara “A” Champions HL 8 0 0 0 31 -3 |
2015-16 Tappara “A” Champions HL 8 1 1 2 29 2 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 16 1 1 2 0.13 60 -1 |
EHT 6 0 0 0 0.00 4 -1 |
EJC-18 6 0 1 1 0.17 8 |
ET 27 1 5 6 0.22 83 0 | 2 0 0 0 0.00 8 0
International-Jr 70 4 6 10 0.14 58 0 |
Jr. A SM-liiga 36 1 1 2 0.06 8 0 | 3 0 1 1 0.33 6 0
Jr. B SM-sarja 55 8 16 24 0.44 105 | 5 3 2 5 1.00 6
Jr. C SM-sarja 25 5 6 11 0.44 34 |
Liiga 973 53 126 179 0.18 2003 110 | 156 7 18 25 0.16 150 6
SHL 45 2 4 6 0.13 114 -6 | 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 0
Spengler Cup 4 1 0 1 0.25 8 0 |
WJC-20 13 0 2 2 0.15 14 -5 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/03/2018
05/03/2018 Extension HIFK HIFK
01/03/2018
01/03/2018 Confirmed Sport HIFK
05/03/2016
05/03/2016 Confirmed Tappara Sport
05/20/2015
05/20/2015 Extension Tappara Tappara
05/20/2014
05/20/2014 Extension Tappara Tappara
05/02/2012
05/02/2012 Confirmed HIFK Tappara
01/20/2010
01/20/2010 Extension HIFK HIFK
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for HIFK

Cult/Star player for Jokerit

Cult/Star player for Tappara

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