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Jere Karalahti

HV71 / SHL - 15/16
Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    209 lbs / 95 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Jere Karalahti was a defenseman known for his booming shot. A good passer, he was also a sound defensive player who played a hard, physical game.
- Erik K. Piri, Elite Prospects

Brother: Keni Karalahti
Brother-in-law: Henrik Koivisto

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 4 2 1 3 2 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 2
1992-93 HIFK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 7 3 1 4 4 |
HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 30 2 13 15 49 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 2 2 4 8 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 12 4 2 6 16 |
1993-94 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0 | Relegation 3 0 0 0 0
HIFK Liiga 46 1 10 11 36 11 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 6 -3
Finland U19 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 12 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 3 2 5 4 5 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 17 4 3 7 28 |
Finland (all) International 1 0 0 0 4 |
Finland II (all) International 4 0 2 2 0 |
1994-95 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 8 |
HIFK Liiga 37 1 7 8 42 16 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -1
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 4 6 8 |
1995-96 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 3 1 2 3 2 |
HIFK Liiga 36 4 6 10 102 -3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 -3
1996-97 HIFK Liiga 18 3 5 8 20 1 |
1997-98 HIFK Liiga 43 14 16 30 59 15 | Playoffs 9 2 0 2 8 9
Finland WC 10 4 3 7 6 2 |
Finland (all) International 23 6 6 12 14 |
1998-99 HIFK Liiga 49 11 22 33 65 22 | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 10 3
Finland WC 12 5 3 8 2 5 |
1999-00 HIFK Liiga 13 2 2 4 55 -3 |
Los Angeles Kings NHL 48 6 10 16 18 3 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 -3
Long Beach Ice Dogs IHL 10 0 3 3 4 -4 |
Finland WC 9 1 1 2 8 0 |
2000-01 Los Angeles Kings NHL 56 2 7 9 38 8 | Playoffs 13 0 0 0 18 -7
2001-02 Los Angeles Kings NHL 30 0 1 1 29 -5 |
Nashville Predators NHL 15 0 1 1 12 -1 |
Finland WC 9 2 3 5 10 -4 |
Finland (all) International 11 2 3 5 14 -1 |
2002-03 Did not play |
2003-04 HIFK Liiga 45 7 16 23 148 15 | Playoffs 12 3 4 7 2 2
Finland EHT 8 1 1 2 10 |
Finland WC 7 0 0 0 4 2 |
2004-05 HIFK “A” Liiga 42 4 10 14 93 11 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 6 -4
Finland EHT 5 0 0 0 4 |
Finland WC 7 1 3 4 6 0 |
2005-06 HIFK “C” Liiga 20 4 11 15 43 7 | Playoffs 11 1 2 3 2 1
Finland EHT 6 0 0 0 14 |
2006-07 HIFK Liiga 51 5 9 14 132 11 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 27 0
Finland EHT 3 0 1 1 6 -1 |
2007-08 Kärpät Liiga 15 2 4 6 43 4 |
2008-09 Hamburg Freezers DEL 50 7 16 23 148 12 | Playoffs 9 2 2 4 10 -5
2009-10 Hamburg Freezers DEL 47 5 14 19 193 -11 |
2010-11 Blues Liiga 53 11 19 30 147 -4 | Playoffs 18 0 5 5 36 0
Finland “A” EHT 6 0 3 3 12 -6 |
2011-12 Dynamo Minsk KHL 54 7 7 14 90 2 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 6 0
2012-13 Dynamo Minsk “C” KHL 45 1 9 10 96 -9 |
2013-14 Jokerit Liiga 56 8 27 35 76 11 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 14 -3
Finland EHT 8 1 2 3 12 -1 |
Finland WC 10 1 3 4 10 0 |
Finland (all) International 24 2 7 9 24 3 |
2014-15 Jokerit KHL 22 1 8 9 40 7 |
HV71 SHL 30 6 13 19 57 -9 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 2 -1
2015-16 HV71 SHL 36 3 9 12 72 1 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 6 -4
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 Finland U18 MACs Midget - 4 8 12 4 |
1998-99 HIFK Euro HL 6 2 1 3 2 3 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 0 3
1999-00 HIFK Euro HL 4 1 2 3 0 3 |
2004-05 HIFK Spengler Cup 4 1 0 1 2 |
2012-13 Dynamo Minsk Nadezhda Cup 5 0 0 0 4 -4 |
2013-14 Jokerit ET 6 0 1 1 2 |
2015-16 HV71 Champions HL 6 1 2 3 4 0 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 6 1 2 3 0.50 4 0 |
DEL 97 12 30 42 0.43 341 1 | 9 2 2 4 0.44 10 -5
EHT 36 2 7 9 0.25 58 -8 |
EJC-18 6 2 2 4 0.67 8 |
ET 6 0 1 1 0.17 2 0 |
Euro HL 10 3 3 6 0.60 2 6 | 4 2 0 2 0.50 0 3
IHL 10 0 3 3 0.30 4 -4 |
International 63 10 18 28 0.44 56 2 |
International-Jr 32 8 5 13 0.41 56 0 |
Jr. A SM-liiga 34 3 15 18 0.53 59 | 5 0 0 0 0.00 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 4 2 1 3 0.75 2 | 1 0 0 0 0.00 2
Jr. B SM-sarja 7 3 1 4 0.57 4 0 |
KHL 121 9 24 33 0.27 226 0 | 4 0 2 2 0.50 6 0
Liiga 524 77 164 241 0.46 1061 114 | 79 7 13 20 0.25 115 1
MACs Midget 0 4 8 12 - 4 0 |
Nadezhda Cup 5 0 0 0 0.00 4 -4 |
NHL 149 8 19 27 0.18 97 5 | 17 0 1 1 0.06 20 -10
SHL 66 9 22 31 0.47 129 -8 | 12 1 2 3 0.25 8 -5
Spengler Cup 4 1 0 1 0.25 2 0 |
WC 64 14 16 30 0.47 46 5 |
WJC-20 14 5 6 11 0.79 12 5 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/25/2016
08/25/2016 Confirmed HV71 Retired
11/21/2014
11/21/2014 Confirmed Jokerit HV71
04/28/2014
04/28/2014 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
08/06/2013
08/06/2013 Confirmed Dinamo Minsk Jokerit
01/11/2012
01/11/2012 Extension Dinamo Minsk Dinamo Minsk
09/02/2011
09/02/2011 Confirmed Blues Dinamo Minsk
02/28/2011
02/28/2011 Extension Blues Blues
03/16/2010
03/16/2010 Confirmed Hamburg Freezers Blues
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Hamburg Freezers

Cult/Star player for HIFK

Cult/Star player for HIFK U20

Career transactions
- 2016-08-25 • Announced his retirement
- 2014-11-21 • Signed by HV71
- 2014-04-28 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Jokerit
- 2013-08-06 • Signed to a one-year contract by Jokerit
- 2013-04-30 • Released by Dinamo Minsk
- 2011-09-02 • Signed by Dinamo Minsk
- 2010-03-16 • Signed by Blues
- 2009-05-29 • Signed by the Hamburg Freezers
- 2003-03-27 • Signed by HIFK
- 2002-03-16 • Traded to the Nashville Predators with a 2003 4th round pick (Teemu Lassila) for Cliff Ronning

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