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Finland USA Viljami Nieminen

#17 Tappara / Liiga - 22/23
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6
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+4
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Database: 967 362 players
Last added: Teresa Christensen
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Justin Gill 4 7 1 8
2. Ethan Gauthier 4 1 7 8
3. Justin Poirier 3 4 1 5
4. Jonathan Fauchon 3 2 3 5
5. William Veillette 4 2 3 5
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
F
Age
20
Height
5'10" / 179 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
181 lbs / 82 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
Junior

Grandfather: Esa Nieminen
Grandmother: Anne Nurmi
Father: Ville Nieminen
Cousin: Linnea Melotindos

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2016-17 Tappara U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 22 15 18 33 20 - |
Tappara U16 U16 SM-sarja 18 12 15 27 6 - | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 2 -
2017-18 Tappara U18 U18 SM-sarja 46 15 18 33 12 - | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0 -
2018-19 Tappara U18 “C” U18 SM-sarja 17 11 8 19 8 - |
Sioux City Musketeers USHL 40 5 2 7 2 -9 |
2019-20 Tappara U18 U18 SM-sarja 20 9 7 16 20 - |
Tappara U20 U20 SM-liiga 31 3 9 12 16 -4 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2020-21 Tappara U20 U20 SM-sarja 30 3 7 10 12 2 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 1
2021-22 Tappara U20 U20 SM-sarja 32 10 12 22 10 5 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 -1
Tappara Liiga 2 0 0 0 0 -1 |
KeuPa HT Mestis 3 0 0 0 2 -7 |
2022-23 Tappara U20 U20 SM-sarja 3 4 3 7 2 5 |
Tappara Liiga 3 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Projected Liiga 54 0 0 0 0 -18 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2022-23 Tappara Champions HL 3 0 1 1 2 1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
2022-10-01T14:00:00+0000 Tappara @ Pelicans
U20 SM-sarja
2022-09-30T15:00:00+0300 Tappara U20 vs Kiekko-Vantaa U20
Liiga
2022-09-21T15:30:00+0000 Tappara vs HPK
U20 SM-sarja
2022-09-18T16:00:00+0300 Tappara U20 @ Kiekko-Espoo U20
Liiga
2022-09-17T14:00:00+0000 Tappara @ Kärpät
U20 SM-sarja
2022-09-09T15:00:00+0300 Tappara U20 vs Pelicans U20
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 2 1 | 0
Liiga 2 5 0 0 0 0.00 0 -2 | 0
Mestis 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -7 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 1 18 12 15 27 1.50 6 - | 1 4 1 2 3 0.75 2 -
U16 SM-sarja Q 1 22 15 18 33 1.50 20 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 3 83 35 33 68 0.82 40 - | 1 4 1 0 1 0.25 0 -
U20 SM-sarja (U20 SM-liiga) 4 96 20 31 51 0.53 40 8 | 3 5 0 2 2 0.40 0 0
USHL 1 40 5 2 7 0.18 2 -9 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Sever Bilgili (D) 2016-2023 7 Tappara U16, Tappara U18, Tappara U20
Jere Virolainen (F) 2018-2023 5 Tappara U18, Tappara U20
Leevi Sorvali (D) 2018-2023 5 Tappara U18, Tappara U20
Oskari Luoto (F) 2018-2023 5 KeuPa HT, Tappara, Tappara U18, Tappara U20

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/22/2022
01/22/2022 Loan Tappara U20 KeuPa HT
07/05/2019
07/05/2019 Confirmed Sioux City Musketeers Tappara U20
10/25/2018
10/25/2018 Confirmed Tappara U18 Sioux City Musketeers
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Drafted 2018, 13 #200 overall by Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL Entry Draft

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