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Finland Simo Saarinen
#7 HIFK / SM-liiga - 95/96
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Database: 863 509 players
Last added: Joe Aluia
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vadim Shipachyov 57 20 47 67
2. Teemu Hartikainen 53 28 36 64
3. Damir Zhafyarov 58 21 40 61
4. Dmitrij Jaskin 59 38 22 60
5. Stéphane Da Costa 52 27 30 57
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
58
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
179 lbs / 81 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1980-81 HIFK SM-liiga 20 1 0 1 4 -2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
Finland U18 EJC-18 5 1 1 2 2 |
1981-82 HIFK SM-liiga 36 5 10 15 20 15 | Playoffs 8 1 3 4 6
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 3 3 6 6 |
1982-83 HIFK SM-liiga 36 9 6 15 24 15 | Playoffs 9 0 1 1 14
Finland U20 “C” WJC-20 7 3 3 6 4 |
1983-84 HIFK SM-liiga 36 7 7 14 32 11 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
Olympiajoukkue SM-liiga 7 0 1 1 4 3 |
Finland OG 6 1 0 1 14 -7 |
1984-85 New York Rangers NHL 8 0 0 0 0 -4 |
1985-86 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 13 3 4 7 11 |
1986-87 HIFK SM-liiga 36 1 6 7 12 -9 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 2
1987-88 HIFK SM-liiga 39 8 11 19 29 32 | Playoffs 6 2 2 4 2 -2
Finland OG 7 0 2 2 4 4 |
1988-89 HIFK SM-liiga 34 1 7 8 14 16 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 0
Finland WC 5 0 0 0 2 -1 |
1989-90 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 41 9 11 20 38 23 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 2 -4
Finland WC 7 0 3 3 8 4 |
1990-91 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 27 3 8 11 12 -1 |
1991-92 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 43 5 18 23 14 13 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 2 -3
Finland OG 5 0 1 1 6 -3 |
1992-93 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 46 7 5 12 22 22 | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 0 1
1993-94 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 40 4 5 9 38 12 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 -3
1994-95 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 42 7 7 14 40 14 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -2
1995-96 HIFK SM-liiga 30 4 3 7 32 -2 | Playoffs 1 1 0 1 0 0
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 13 3 4 7 0.54 11 - | 0
EJC-18 1 5 1 1 2 0.40 2 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 14 513 71 105 176 0.34 335 162 | 13 54 5 13 18 0.33 30 -13
NHL 1 8 0 0 0 0.00 0 -4 | 0
OG 3 18 1 3 4 0.22 24 -6 | 0
WC 2 12 0 3 3 0.25 10 3 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 6 6 12 0.86 10 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Pertti Lehtonen (D) 1980-1996 14 Finland (OG), Finland, HIFK, Olympiajoukkue
Pekka Tuomisto (F) 1983-1996 10 Finland (OG), HIFK, Olympiajoukkue
Sakari Lindfors (G) 1986-1996 10 Finland (OG), Finland, HIFK
Iiro Järvi (F) 1982-1996 10 Finland, Finland (OG), Finland U20, HIFK

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Number 7 retired by HIFK

Cult/Star player for HIFK

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