Mika Niskanen
Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    194 lbs / 88 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired
  • Highlights
    1-time SHL Champion 1

Niskanen was a defenseman with a fairly well-rounded game. He was a good skater and passer, and also has a good slap shot.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Team Staff profile of Mika Niskanen also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 VHT U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 15 0 1 1 10 |
1991-92 VHT U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 23 5 4 9 38 |
1992-93 Jokerit U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 14 8 8 16 30 | Qualification 12 2 0 2 20
1993-94 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 22 6 5 11 56 5 |
1994-95 Haukat I-divisioona 45 6 8 14 42 12 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 6 -2
1995-96 Haukat I-divisioona 44 11 11 22 44 -5 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 4 2
1996-97 Haukat I-divisioona 44 6 14 20 60 18 |
1997-98 KalPa Liiga 46 3 3 6 18 -17 | Relegation 9 0 0 0 2 -1
1998-99 Pelicans I-divisioona 45 14 18 32 69 15 | Qualification 9 1 1 2 2 4
1999-00 Pelicans “C” Liiga 51 6 3 9 46 -21 | Relegation 6 0 1 1 4 0
2000-01 Pelicans “C” Liiga 54 10 6 16 38 3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -2
2001-02 Pelicans “C” Liiga 52 10 9 19 52 -3 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0 -2
2002-03 HV71 SHL 45 3 7 10 50 -5 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 8 4
2003-04 HV71 SHL 50 7 8 15 57 23 | Playoffs 19 5 1 6 22 5
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 4 |
2004-05 Blues “A” Liiga 38 3 5 8 48 -10 |
HV71 SHL 8 0 0 0 8 -11 |
2005-06 HV71 SHL 31 1 3 4 26 5 |
2006-07 HIFK Liiga 29 1 1 2 40 3 |
Timrå IK SHL 13 3 2 5 14 -7 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 8 5
2007-08 HV71 SHL 17 1 1 2 6 2 |
Ilves Liiga 9 0 1 1 12 2 |
Örebro HK Division 1 7 2 2 4 8 1 | Qualification 5 0 3 3 10 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 Jokerit European Cup 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2008-09 Kiekko-Vantaa U18 Jr. B I-divisioona Asst. Coach
2009-10 Kiekko-Vantaa U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2011-12 Jokerit U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2013-14 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2014-15 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2015-16 HIFK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2016-17 HIFK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Head Coach
2017-18 Jokerit U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Division 1 7 2 2 4 0.57 8 1 | 5 0 3 3 0.60 10 0
EHT 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 |
European Cup 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
I-divisioona 178 37 51 88 0.49 215 40 | 15 2 2 4 0.27 12 4
Jr. A I-divisioona 37 13 12 25 0.68 68 0 | 12 2 0 2 0.17 20 0
Jr. A SM-liiga 22 6 5 11 0.50 56 5 |
Jr. A SM-sarja 15 0 1 1 0.07 10 0 |
Liiga 279 33 28 61 0.22 254 -43 | 22 1 2 3 0.14 6 -5
SHL 164 15 21 36 0.22 161 7 | 33 5 4 9 0.27 38 14
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Player Biography and Trivia

Career transactions
- 2008-01-26 • Signed by Örebro
- 2007-08-10 • Signed by HV71
- 2007-01-09 • Signed by Timrå
- 2005-01-31 • Signed by HV71
- 2004-04-13 • Signed by Blues
- 2002-04-11 • Signed by HV71