Finland Niklas Friman
#3 Ilves / Liiga - 24/25
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time Liiga Champion 1
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
30
Height
6'2" / 189 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
194 lbs / 88 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
24/25
Agency

Father: Kari-Pekka Friman
Brother: Matias Friman

© Photo: Bildbyrån

Niklas Friman Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 TuTo U16 “C” U16 SM-sarja Q 8* 5* 7* 12* 8* -* |
TuTo U16 “C” U16 SM-sarja 23* 9* 20* 29* 12* -* |
TuTo U18 U18 I-divisioona 6* 2* 2* 4* 2* -* |
TuTo U20 U20 I-divisioona 1* 1* 0* 1* 0* -* |
2009-10 TPS U17 U17 SM-sarja 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* | Playoffs 4 3 4 7 2 -
TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 9* 2* 2* 4* 2* -* |
TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja 26* 5* 10* 15* 4* -* |
TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2010-11 TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 5* 2* 2* 4* 2* -* |
TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja 11* 6* 4* 10* 2* -* | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 2 -
TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 26* 2* 2* 4* 4* -8* |
2011-12 TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 43* 13* 17* 30* 20* 11* |
TPS SM-liiga 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
Kiekkohait Suomi-sarja 3* 0* 2* 2* 0* -* |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 3* 0* 1* 1* 0* -* |
2012-13 TPS U20 “C” U20 SM-liiga 24* 6* 10* 16* 18* 7* | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 2 -3
TPS SM-liiga 26* 2* 3* 5* 8* -1* |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 3* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2013-14 TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga 8* 1* 4* 5* 12* 8* |
TPS Liiga 45* 1* 4* 5* 18* -12* |
2014-15 TPS Liiga 50* 0* 4* 4* 24* -16* |
TUTO Hockey Mestis 7* 1* 3* 4* 6* 3* |
2015-16 TPS Liiga 27* 0* 3* 3* 14* -8* | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 6 3
2016-17 HPK Liiga 2* 0* 0* 0* 2* -1* |
JYP Liiga 45* 3* 6* 9* 10* 18* | Playoffs 15 1 3 4 4 -4
JYP-Akatemia Mestis 8* 2* 1* 3* 2* -3* |
2017-18 HPK Liiga 53* 3* 7* 10* 14* 2* |
2018-19 HPK “A” Liiga 56* 5* 10* 15* 28* 4* | Playoffs 17 1 3 4 6 9
Finland (all) International 6* 0* 0* 0* 0* -1* |
2019-20 HPK “C” Liiga 58* 6* 9* 15* 22* -1* |
Finland (all) International 3* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2020-21 Jokerit KHL 26* 1* 5* 6* 8* 7* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 1
Finland (all) International 4* 0* 0* 0* 0* -3* |
2021-22 Jokerit KHL 43* 5* 11* 16* 10* 16* |
HPK Liiga 11* 1* 3* 4* 4* 1* | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 -3
Finland OG 5* 0* 1* 1* 0* 1* |
Finland WC 10* 1* 3* 4* 2* 4* |
Finland (all) International 23* 1* 4* 5* 4* -1* |
2022-23 Brynäs IF SHL 51* 3* 7* 10* 14* -6* | Relegation 5 0 0 0 2 -1
Finland WC 8* 0* 2* 2* 0* 2* |
Finland (all) International 19* 0* 3* 3* 0* 3* |
2023-24 Ilves “C” Liiga 52* 1* 9* 10* 18* 7* | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 2 2
Finland (all) International 2* 0* 0* 0* 0* -1* |
2024-25 Ilves Liiga -* -* -* -* -* -* |

Niklas Friman Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 TPS ET 5* 0* 0* 0* 2* -* |
2013-14 TPS ET 6* 1* 0* 1* 2* -* |
2014-15 TPS Champions HL 8* 0* 1* 1* 0* 4* |
2015-16 TPS Champions HL 7* 0* 0* 0* 4* -3* |
2016-17 JYP Champions HL 3* 0* 1* 1* 0* -3* |
2017-18 HPK Spengler Cup 2* 0* 0* 0* 0* -3* |
2018-19 Finland EHT 6* 0* 0* 0* 0* -1* |
2019-20 HPK Champions HL 5* 0* 0* 0* 4* -2* |
Finland EHT 3* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2020-21 Finland EHT 4* 0* 0* 0* 0* -3* |
2021-22 Finland EHT 4* 0* 0* 0* 2* 0* |
2022-23 Finland EHT 6* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2023-24 Ilves Champions HL 6* 0* 3* 3* 25* 5* |
Finland EHT 4* 0* 0* 0* 2* -4* |

Niklas Friman Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 5 29* 0* 5* 5* 0.17* 33* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
EHT 6 27* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 4* -8* | 0 * * * * * *
ET 2 11* 1* 0* 1* 0.09* 4* -* | 0 * * * * * *
International 6 57* 1* 7* 8* 0.14* 4* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
International-Jr 2 6* 0* 1* 1* 0.17* 0* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
KHL 2 69* 6* 16* 22* 0.32* 18* 23* | 1 1 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 0 * 1 *
Liiga (SM-liiga) 12 426* 22* 58* 80* 0.19* 162* -7* | 5 45 4 * 6 * 10 * 0.22 * 20 * 7 *
Mestis 2 15* 3* 4* 7* 0.47* 8* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
OG 1 5* 0* 1* 1* 0.20* 0* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
SHL 1 51* 3* 7* 10* 0.20* 14* -6* | 1 5 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 2 * -1 *
Spengler Cup 1 2* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 0* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
Suomi-sarja 1 3* 0* 2* 2* 0.67* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U16 SM-sarja 1 23* 9* 20* 29* 1.26* 12* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U16 SM-sarja Q 1 8* 5* 7* 12* 1.50* 8* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U17 SM-sarja 1 0* 0* 0* 0* -* 0* -* | 1 4 3 * 4 * 7 * 1.75 * 2 * - *
U18 I-divisioona 1 6* 2* 2* 4* 0.67* 2* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U18 SM-sarja 2 37* 11* 14* 25* 0.68* 6* -* | 1 11 1 * 1 * 2 * 0.18 * 2 * - *
U18 SM-sarja Q 2 14* 4* 4* 8* 0.57* 4* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U20 I-divisioona 1 1* 1* 0* 1* 1.00* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 5 102* 22* 33* 55* 0.54* 54* 18* | 1 7 1 * 2 * 3 * 0.43 * 2 * -3 *
WC 2 18* 1* 5* 6* 0.33* 2* 6* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.

Niklas Friman Career Highlights

Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/08/2023
05/08/2023 Confirmed Brynäs IF Ilves
05/13/2022
05/13/2022 Confirmed HPK Brynäs IF
02/28/2022
02/28/2022 Confirmed Jokerit HPK
05/13/2020
05/13/2020 Confirmed HPK Jokerit
10/25/2018
10/25/2018 Extension HPK HPK
04/28/2017
04/28/2017 Confirmed JYP HPK
01/16/2017
01/16/2017 Extension JYP JYP
09/26/2016
09/26/2016 Confirmed HPK JYP
08/24/2016
08/24/2016 Confirmed TPS HPK
03/31/2015
03/31/2015 Extension TPS TPS
11/18/2014
11/18/2014 Loan TPS TUTO Hockey
01/14/2014
01/14/2014 Extension TPS TPS