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Finland Simo-Pekka Riikola
#38 SaiPa / Liiga - 21/22
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Database: 889 516 players
Last added: Alex Park
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lucas Andersen 12 9 7 16
2. Søren Nielsen 11 6 10 16
3. Mathias Bau Hansen 11 8 7 15
4. Felix Maegaard Scheel 11 6 9 15
5. Joseph Jonsson 11 5 8 13
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
29
Height
6'1" / 186 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
198 lbs / 90 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Bronze Medal 1

Brother: Juuso Riikola

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 SaiPa U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 7 1 2 3 4 |
SaiPa U16 U16 SM-sarja 8 1 1 2 4 |
2007-08 SaiPa U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 8 1 9 10 6 |
SaiPa U16 U16 I-divisioona 5 0 3 3 16 |
2008-09 SaiPa U18 U18 I-divisioona 24 12 20 32 18 |
2009-10 KalPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 2 0 1 1 14 | - - - - -
KalPa U20 U20 SM-liiga 27 2 8 10 30 -1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 1
Finland U18 WJC-18 6 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 13 0 3 3 8 |
2010-11 KalPa U20 “A” U20 SM-liiga 17 3 8 11 51 0 | Relegation 5 5 6 11 6 9
KalPa SM-liiga 24 1 2 3 10 5 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 4 1
Suomi U20 Mestis 3 0 0 0 0 -2 |
SaPKo Mestis 4 0 1 1 2 -2 |
Finland U19 (all) “A” International-Jr 3 0 2 2 2 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 3 1 0 1 0 |
2011-12 KalPa U20 U20 SM-liiga 8 5 5 10 4 2 | Playoffs 9 3 3 6 10 -1
KalPa SM-liiga 23 1 5 6 32 -7 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 4 0
SaPKo Mestis 6 0 2 2 2 -4 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 8 -2 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 0 0 0 14 |
2012-13 SaiPa SM-liiga 40 3 9 12 22 -3 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 2 -1
SaPKo Mestis 6 3 1 4 6 0 |
2013-14 SaiPa Liiga 42 2 9 11 32 2 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4 -1
2014-15 SaiPa Liiga 39 5 9 14 30 -3 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 4 -3
2015-16 SaiPa Liiga 34 2 7 9 14 -2 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 0
TPS Liiga 3 0 0 0 0 -2 |
2016-17 Lukko Liiga 19 0 0 0 10 -4 |
KeuPa HT Mestis 4 1 2 3 2 -1 |
2017-18 Lukko Liiga 53 2 7 9 44 -3 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 0
2018-19 Lukko Liiga 30 0 0 0 22 0 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 -1
2019-20 SaiPa Liiga 37 0 1 1 32 -8 |
2020-21 SaiPa Liiga 46 4 4 8 51 -7 |
2021-22 SaiPa Liiga 13 0 2 2 6 -1 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 KalPa ET 3 0 0 0 0 |
2012-13 KalPa ET 5 0 0 0 4 |
2014-15 SaiPa Champions HL 9 1 1 2 0 0 |
2016-17 Lukko Champions HL 6 0 0 0 0 -3 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
Sat 16/10 SaiPa vs Sport
Fri 15/10 SaiPa @ JYP
Sat 09/10 SaiPa @ Ilves
Fri 08/10 SaiPa vs Ässät
Sat 02/10 SaiPa @ Kärpät
Fri 01/10 SaiPa @ Sport
Wed 29/09 SaiPa vs Tappara
Sat 25/09 SaiPa vs Pelicans
Fri 24/09 SaiPa @ JYP
Wed 22/09 SaiPa @ TPS
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 2 15 1 1 2 0.13 0 -3 | 0
ET 2 8 0 0 0 0.00 4 - | 0
International-Jr 3 34 1 5 6 0.18 24 - | 0
Liiga (SM-liiga) 12 403 20 55 75 0.19 305 -33 | 8 26 0 2 2 0.08 22 -5
Mestis 4 23 4 6 10 0.43 12 -9 | 0
U16 I-divisioona 1 5 0 3 3 0.60 16 - | 0
U16 SM-sarja 1 8 1 1 2 0.25 4 - | 0
U16 SM-sarja Q 2 15 2 11 13 0.87 10 - | 0
U18 I-divisioona 1 24 12 20 32 1.33 18 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 14 - | 0
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 52 10 21 31 0.60 85 1 | 3 17 8 9 17 1.00 20 9
WJC-18 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
WJC-20 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 8 -2 | 0
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Speed
14
Strength
13
Puckhandling
13
Passing
13

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Roope Hämäläinen (F) 2006-2014 8 Finland U18, Finland U18 (all), Finland U19 (all), Finland U20, Finland U20 (all), SaPKo, SaiPa, SaiPa U16, SaiPa U18
Kalle Maalahti (D) 2006-2022 7 SaiPa, SaiPa U16, SaiPa U18
Ville Vainikainen (F) 2011-2022 6 KalPa U20, SaiPa
Joni Suutari (F) 2006-2015 6 SaiPa, SaiPa U16, SaiPa U18, Suomi U20

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/17/2021
04/17/2021 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
04/26/2019
04/26/2019 Confirmed Lukko SaiPa
02/15/2018
02/15/2018 Extension Lukko Lukko
04/18/2016
04/18/2016 Confirmed SaiPa Lukko
01/04/2016
01/04/2016 Loan SaiPa TPS
12/10/2014
12/10/2014 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
11/03/2012
11/03/2012 Confirmed KalPa SaiPa
09/30/2012
09/30/2012 Loan KalPa SaiPa
09/11/2012
09/11/2012 Loan KalPa SaPKo
04/09/2010
04/09/2010 Extension KalPa KalPa
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