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Finland Niklas Friman
#3 Jokerit / KHL - 21/22
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Last added: Connor Johnson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexis D'Aoust - - - -
2. Guillaume Beaudoin - - - -
3. Olivier Archambault - - - -
4. Mathieu Gagnon - - - -
5. Mathieu Brodeur - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D/F
Age
28
Height
6'2" / 189 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
194 lbs / 88 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Agency
Highlights
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

Father: Kari-Pekka Friman
Brother: Matias Friman

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 TUTO Hockey U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 8 5 7 12 8 |
TUTO Hockey 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
2021-22 Jokerit KHL 17 3 5 8 2 3 |
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 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
KHL
Fri 15/10 Jokerit vs SKA St. Petersburg
Thu 14/10 Jokerit vs Sibir Novosibirsk
Fri 08/10 Jokerit @ Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Wed 06/10 Jokerit @ Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg
Mon 04/10 Jokerit @ Traktor Chelyabinsk
Fri 01/10 Jokerit vs Severstal Cherepovets
Wed 29/09 Jokerit vs Ak Bars Kazan
Sat 25/09 Jokerit vs HK Sochi
Wed 22/09 Jokerit @ Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Mon 20/09 Jokerit @ Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
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Player Career Totals
Team Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Finland (all) 2 9 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
Finland U20 (all) 2 6 0 1 1 0.17 0 0 | 0
Finland (EHT) 3 13 0 0 0 0.00 0 -4 | 0
HPK 4 176 14 26 40 0.23 70 -1 | 1 17 1 3 4 0.24 6 9
Jokerit 2 43 4 10 14 0.33 10 10 | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 1
JYP 1 48 3 7 10 0.21 10 15 | 1 15 1 3 4 0.27 4 -4
JYP-Akatemia 1 8 2 1 3 0.38 2 -3 | 0
Kiekkohait 1 3 0 2 2 0.67 0 - | 0
TPS 5 175 4 15 19 0.11 72 -36 | 1 6 1 0 1 0.17 6 3
TPS U17 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 1 4 3 4 7 1.75 2 -
TPS U18 2 51 15 18 33 0.65 10 - | 1 11 1 1 2 0.18 2 -
TPS U20 5 102 22 33 55 0.54 54 18 | 1 7 1 2 3 0.43 2 -3
TUTO Hockey 1 7 1 3 4 0.57 6 3 | 0
TUTO Hockey U16 1 31 14 27 41 1.32 20 - | 0
TuTo U18 1 6 2 2 4 0.67 2 - | 0
TuTo U20 1 1 1 0 1 1.00 0 - | 0
Skill Rating

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Teamwork
14
Strength
14
Hitting
14

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Veli-Matti Vittasmäki (D) 2009-2021 8 Finland, Finland (all), TPS, TPS U20, TUTO Hockey
Mikko Lehtonen (D) 2009-2021 8 Finland, Finland (all), Finland U20 (all), Jokerit, TPS, TPS U17, TPS U18, TPS U20, TUTO Hockey
Elmeri Eronen (D) 2010-2021 8 Finland, Finland (all), HPK, TPS, TPS U18, TPS U20
Teemu Turunen (F) 2016-2022 6 Finland, Finland (all), HPK, Jokerit

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
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
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