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Finland Veli-Pekka Kautonen
a.k.a. "Vellu Kautonen"
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Last added: Julian Cottone
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Linus Weissbach 8 5 5 10
2. Cole Caufield 8 4 4 8
3. Kent Johnson 6 1 7 8
4. Thomas Bordeleau 6 2 5 7
5. Owen Lindmark 8 2 5 7
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
50
Height
6'2" / 189 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1
Team Staff profile of Veli-Pekka Kautonen also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 Finland U18 EJC-18 - - - - - | -
1987-88 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 35 9 11 20 38 | -
Finland U18 EJC-18 - 1 3 4 - | -
1988-89 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 2 0 0 0 2 | Playoffs 3 0 3 3 0
HIFK SM-liiga 36 4 5 9 6 8 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 -2
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 7 8 16 | -
1989-90 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 4 1 2 3 16 | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 2
HIFK SM-liiga 36 2 1 3 10 8 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
Urheilukoulu Jr. A SM-sarja 10 6 2 8 42 | -
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 5 6 10 | -
1990-91 SaiPa SM-liiga 43 12 19 31 38 -9 | -
1991-92 Tappara SM-liiga 44 6 12 18 30 -2 | Relegation 4 1 4 5 4 2
1992-93 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 42 4 3 7 22 -8 | -
1993-94 Tappara SM-liiga 37 5 7 12 63 -14 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
1994-95 HIFK SM-liiga 48 8 11 19 77 33 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 -2
1995-96 HIFK SM-liiga 47 7 22 29 63 -7 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -4
1996-97 Djurgårdens IF Elitserien 6 0 0 0 4 | -
Berlin Capitals DEL 43 16 20 36 26 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 8
1997-98 Kiekko-Espoo SM-liiga 46 11 16 27 94 15 | Playoffs 8 0 1 1 6 -1
1998-99 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 42 2 19 21 26 | Playoffs 4 1 3 4 4
1999-00 Pelicans SM-liiga 26 1 5 6 32 -19 | -
HIFK SM-liiga 13 3 1 4 10 3 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 8 0
2000-01 HIFK SM-liiga 44 2 6 8 51 -5 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 1
2001-02 Ritten/Renon Italy 15 2 10 12 4 | -
EV Duisburg Germany2 37 4 16 20 34 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2002-03 St. Louis Blues NHL Scout Amateur Scout
2003-04 St. Louis Blues NHL Scout Amateur Scout
2004-05 New York Islanders NHL Scout
2005-06 New York Islanders NHL Scout
2006-07 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2007-08 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2008-09 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2009-10 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2010-11 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2011-12 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2012-13 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2013-14 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2014-15 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of European Scouting
HIFK Liiga Scout
2015-16 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of Amateur Scouting
HIFK Liiga Scout
2016-17 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of Amateur Scouting
HIFK Liiga Scout
2017-18 New York Islanders NHL Dir. of Amateur Scouting
2018-19 New York Islanders NHL Scout Head Amateur Scout
2019-20 New York Islanders NHL Scout Head Amateur Scout
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
DEL 2 85 18 39 57 0.67 52 | 2 8 1 4 5 0.63 12
EJC-18 2 - 1 3 4 - 0 | 0
Germany2 1 37 4 16 20 0.54 34 0 | 0
Italy 1 15 2 10 12 0.80 4 | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 3 51 16 15 31 0.61 98 | 2 7 1 5 6 0.86 2
SM-liiga (Liiga) 11 462 65 108 173 0.37 496 3 | 9 36 1 7 8 0.22 24 -6
Elitserien (SHL) 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 4 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 2 12 14 1.00 26 | 0
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