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Finland Janne Pesonen

#20 Kärpät / Liiga - 19/20

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1. David Goyette 59 36 62 98
2. Anthony Romani 59 47 48 95
3. Carson Rehkopf 52 50 37 87
4. Dalyn Wakely 58 34 53 87
5. Denver Barkey 56 31 56 87
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Janne Pesonen Facts

Date of Birth
Position
LW/C
Age
41
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
179 lbs / 81 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time AHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time KHL Gagarin Cup Champion 1
2-time Liiga All-Star Team 2
4-time Liiga Champion 4
1-time Liiga Most Points (Veli-Pekka Ketola Trophy) 1
1-time Liiga Rookie of the Year 1
1-time SHL Champion 1
Team Staff profile of Janne Pesonen also available
He is a good skater and has good shot, which helps him being a capable scorer, Lasse Johansson (GM Skellefteå) 2014

Janne Pesonen Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 Hokki U16 U16 SM-sarja 16* 3* 4* 7* 8* -* |
1998-99 Hokki II-divisioona 2* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* |
1999-00 Kärpät U18 U18 SM-sarja 33* 6* 12* 18* 30* -* | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 -
2000-01 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-liiga 41* 9* 22* 31* 18* -* | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0 -
2001-02 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-liiga 42* 12* 19* 31* 18* -* | Playoffs 3 2 0 2 2 -
Kärpät SM-liiga 9* 2* 0* 2* 0* 1* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2002-03 Hokki Mestis 40* 14* 21* 35* 62* 5* | Playoffs 3 2 0 2 4 1
Finland II (all) International 4* 1* 0* 1* 2* 0* |
2003-04 Kärpät SM-liiga 56* 17* 13* 30* 28* 15* | Playoffs 15 1 1 2 4 2
Finland (all) International 3* 0* 0* 0* 2* -* |
2004-05 Kärpät SM-liiga 55* 11* 18* 29* 42* 11* | Playoffs 12 2 0 2 0 -1
2005-06 Kärpät SM-liiga 53* 8* 14* 22* 34* 10* | Playoffs 11 4 0 4 8 0
2006-07 Kärpät SM-liiga 56* 22* 33* 55* 38* 22* | Playoffs 9 4 3 7 10 7
Finland (all) International 6* 3* 0* 3* 0* -* |
2007-08 Kärpät “A” SM-liiga 56* 34* 44* 78* 58* 37* | Playoffs 14 7 9 16 10 9
Finland (all) International 8* 3* 3* 6* 6* 0* |
2008-09 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7* 0* 0* 0* 0* -3* |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 70* 32* 50* 82* 33* 13* | Playoffs 5 1 5 6 0 0
2009-10 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 42* 14* 11* 25* 12* 15* | Playoffs 8 1 0 1 4 2
Finland (all) International 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* 1* |
2010-11 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 46* 14* 13* 27* 28* 5* | Playoffs 8 3 1 4 4 0
Finland WC 9* 2* 5* 7* 4* 2* |
Finland (all) International 14* 3* 5* 8* 6* -2* |
2011-12 HIFK SM-liiga 38* 13* 15* 28* 18* 11* | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -2
Finland WC 9* 1* 2* 3* 2* -3* |
Finland (all) International 22* 8* 9* 17* 43* 6* |
2012-13 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 45* 17* 10* 27* 42* 10* | Playoffs 18 4 8 12 28 7
Finland WC 9* 2* 6* 8* 27* 4* |
Finland (all) International 13* 3* 8* 11* 27* 5* |
2013-14 Ak Bars Kazan “A” KHL 48* 16* 6* 22* 18* 13* | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 6 -3
Finland (all) International 3* 0* 1* 1* 0* -1* |
2014-15 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 22* 7* 3* 10* 8* 2* |
Skellefteå AIK SHL 20* 16* 10* 26* 14* 4* | Playoffs 15 4 6 10 2 6
Finland WC 8* 1* 4* 5* 2* 3* |
Finland (all) International 10* 2* 4* 6* 2* 2* |
2015-16 Skellefteå AIK SHL 21* 11* 11* 22* 2* 9* | Playoffs 16 3 5 8 0 4
2016-17 HC Ambrì-Piotta “A” NLA 49* 13* 21* 34* 18* -7* | Relegation 8 2 1 3 2 -1
2017-18 Växjö Lakers HC SHL 30* 8* 14* 22* 4* 10* | Playoffs 12 3 5 8 2 6
Finland WC 8* 2* 2* 4* 0* 3* |
Finland (all) International 10* 2* 3* 5* 0* 4* |
2018-19 Växjö Lakers HC SHL 42* 17* 13* 30* 18* 8* | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0 1
Finland (all) International 3* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2019-20 Kärpät Liiga 27* 6* 9* 15* 14* 10* |

Janne Pesonen Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Finland II Nagano Cup 3* 1* 0* 1* 0* 0* |
2003-04 Finland EHT 3* 0* 0* 0* 2* -* |
2004-05 Kärpät ECC 3* 0* 0* 0* 2* -1* |
2005-06 Kärpät ECC 3* 0* 0* 0* 2* -1* |
2006-07 Finland EHT 6* 3* 0* 3* 0* -* |
2007-08 Kärpät “A” ECC 2* 3* 0* 3* 0* 0* |
Finland EHT 8* 3* 3* 6* 6* 0* |
2009-10 Finland EHT 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* 1* |
2010-11 Finland EHT 5* 1* 0* 1* 2* -4* |
2011-12 Finland EHT 9* 5* 4* 9* 41* 8* |
2012-13 Finland EHT 2* 1* 1* 2* 0* 1* |
2013-14 Finland EHT 3* 0* 1* 1* 0* -1* |
2014-15 Finland EHT 2* 1* 0* 1* 0* -1* |
2015-16 Skellefteå AIK Champions HL 8* 4* 5* 9* 0* 4* |
2017-18 Växjö Lakers HC Champions HL 7* 1* 5* 6* 2* 2* |
Finland EHT 2* 0* 1* 1* 0* 1* |
2018-19 Växjö Lakers HC Champions HL 5* 2* 1* 3* 2* 2* |
Finland EHT 3* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2019-20 Kärpät Champions HL 4* 2* 0* 2* 0* 0* |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2021-22 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Team Manager From April 14th
2022-23 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Team Manager
Finland U20 WJC-20 Team Manager
2023-24 Finland U20 WJC-20 Team Manager
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Janne Pesonen Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 70* 32* 50* 82* 1.17* 33* 13* | 1 5 1 * 5 * 6 * 1.20 * 0 * 0 *
Champions HL 4 24* 9* 11* 20* 0.83* 4* 8* | 0 * * * * * *
ECC 3 8* 3* 0* 3* 0.38* 4* -2* | 0 * * * * * *
EHT 11 44* 14* 10* 24* 0.55* 51* 5* | 0 * * * * * *
II-divisioona 1 2* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
International 12 97* 25* 33* 58* 0.60* 88* 15* | 0 * * * * * *
KHL 5 203* 68* 43* 111* 0.55* 108* 45* | 4 40 9 * 11 * 20 * 0.50 * 42 * 6 *
Liiga (SM-liiga) 8 350* 113* 146* 259* 0.74* 232* 117* | 7 66 18 * 14 * 32 * 0.48 * 32 * 15 *
Mestis 1 40* 14* 21* 35* 0.88* 62* 5* | 1 3 2 * 0 * 2 * 0.67 * 4 * 1 *
Nagano Cup 1 3* 1* 0* 1* 0.33* 0* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 1 7* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 0* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
NLA (NL) 1 49* 13* 21* 34* 0.69* 18* -7* | 1 8 2 * 1 * 3 * 0.38 * 2 * -1 *
SHL 4 113* 52* 48* 100* 0.89* 38* 31* | 4 49 10 * 17 * 27 * 0.55 * 4 * 17 *
U16 SM-sarja 1 16* 3* 4* 7* 0.44* 8* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U18 SM-sarja 1 33* 6* 12* 18* 0.55* 30* -* | 1 3 0 * 1 * 1 * 0.33 * 0 * - *
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 2 83* 21* 41* 62* 0.75* 36* -* | 2 9 3 * 1 * 4 * 0.44 * 2 * - *
WC 5 43* 8* 19* 27* 0.63* 35* 9* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Janne Pesonen Connections

Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/22/2020
10/22/2020 Confirmed Kärpät Retired
05/16/2019
05/16/2019 Confirmed Växjö Lakers HC Kärpät
07/11/2017
07/11/2017 Confirmed HC Ambrì-Piotta Växjö Lakers HC
10/09/2016
10/09/2016 Extension HC Ambrì-Piotta HC Ambrì-Piotta
08/25/2016
08/25/2016 Confirmed Skellefteå AIK HC Ambrì-Piotta
12/30/2014
12/30/2014 Confirmed Ak Bars Kazan Skellefteå AIK
12/16/2014
12/16/2014 Confirmed Ak Bars Kazan Unknown
06/01/2014
06/01/2014 Extension Ak Bars Kazan Ak Bars Kazan
06/18/2013
06/18/2013 Extension Ak Bars Kazan Ak Bars Kazan
06/01/2012
06/01/2012 Confirmed HIFK Ak Bars Kazan
10/07/2011
10/07/2011 Confirmed Ak Bars Kazan HIFK
08/04/2010
08/04/2010 Extension Ak Bars Kazan Ak Bars Kazan
08/04/2009
08/04/2009 Confirmed Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Ak Bars Kazan

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Janne Pesonen Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Hokki

Cult/Star player for Kärpät

Cult/Star player for Skellefteå AIK

Career transactions
- 2010-08-04 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Ak Bars Kazan
- 2009-08-04 • Signed to a one-year contract by Ak Bars Kazan
- 2008-07-07 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2003-05-07 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Hokki

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