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Finland Topi Niemelä
#7 Kärpät / Liiga - 21/22
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jan Kovar 52 16 47 63
2. Linus Omark 49 22 39 61
3. Sven Andrighetto 52 27 28 55
4. Enzo Corvi 44 15 37 52
5. Roman Cervenka 49 16 35 51
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
19
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
165 lbs / 75 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1

He takes phenomenal care of the puck, can distribute through layers in the neutral zone, isn't afraid to use the centre of the ice, and just displays a high level of competence with the puck on his stick. Niemela smartly scans the ice with shoulder checks as he skates to collect the puck, then smartly and decisively acts in a way that quickly moves play in the other direction. -EliteProspects 2020 NHL Draft Guide

Father: Tapio Niemelä

A mobile offensive defenseman, doesn’t hesitate whenever he has a chance to shoot.. needs to limit turnovers against intense forecheck, Draftin Europe 2018
Player Statistics
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2019-20 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 3 0 3 3 0 0 |
Kärpät Champions HL 4 0 2 2 2 1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
Thu 22/04 Kärpät vs HIFK
Tue 20/04 Kärpät @ HIFK
Mon 19/04 Kärpät @ HIFK
Fri 16/04 Kärpät vs Sport
Tue 16/02 Kärpät vs TPS
Sat 13/02 Kärpät @ Pelicans
Fri 12/02 Kärpät @ Ilves
Wed 10/02 Kärpät @ Jukurit
Tue 09/02 Kärpät @ SaiPa
Sat 06/02 Kärpät vs SaiPa
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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 4 0 2 2 0.50 2 1 | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 3 0 3 3 1.00 0 0 | 0
International-Jr 3 57 4 22 26 0.46 36 - | 0
Liiga 3 58 1 10 11 0.19 10 7 | 1 4 0 2 2 0.50 0 -1
U16 SM-sarja 2 6 8 10 18 3.00 0 - | 1 4 2 3 5 1.25 0 -
U16 SM-sarja Q 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 42 3 12 15 0.36 54 - | 2 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 46 2 11 13 0.28 16 13 | 2 12 1 3 4 0.33 2 6
WHC-17 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 2 - | 0
WJC-18 1 5 1 0 1 0.20 0 -2 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 2 6 8 1.14 6 4 | 0
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Speed
14
Puckhandling
14
Passing
14
Agility
14

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/04/2021
03/04/2021 Extension Kärpät Kärpät
05/16/2019
05/16/2019 Extension Kärpät U20 Kärpät
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2020 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #37 by FCHockey

2020 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #47 by TSN/Craig Button

2020 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #42 by McKeen's Hockey

2020 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #38 by TSN/McKenzie

2020 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #8 by NHL Central Scouting

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