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Finland Timo Saarikoski

#20 Jokerit / SM-liiga - 00/01
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Database: 945 092 players
Last added: Zoé Charland
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Samuel Bucek 50 41 23 64
2. Brant Harris 49 21 38 59
3. William Rapuzzi 50 25 31 56
4. Patrik Svitana 49 16 39 55
5. Andrew Yogan 48 20 32 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
52
Height
6'0" / 182 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
187 lbs / 85 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
3-time Liiga Champion 3
Team Staff profile of Timo Saarikoski also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 Finland U18 EJC-18 - - - - - - |
1987-88 Ässät U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 26 13 13 26 4 - |
Ässät SM-liiga 27 0 13 13 8 -1 |
1988-89 Ässät SM-liiga 40 6 23 29 4 -8 | Relegation 5 2 6 8 2 -
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 6 8 0 - |
1989-90 Lukko SM-liiga 42 14 20 34 4 -18 |
1990-91 Lukko SM-liiga 44 8 21 29 14 -6 | Relegation 4 0 3 3 0 -
1991-92 Lukko “A” SM-liiga 43 16 25 41 14 18 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -2
Finland OG 8 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Finland WC 8 3 4 7 4 4 |
1992-93 Lukko “C” SM-liiga 48 7 24 31 16 -7 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 2 -3
Finland “A” WC 6 0 1 1 2 1 |
Finland (all) International 20 3 3 6 10 - |
1993-94 Jokerit SM-liiga 47 18 19 37 19 4 | Playoffs 12 4 5 9 6 3
Finland (all) International 4 0 2 2 0 - |
Finland II (all) International 6 2 3 5 6 - |
1994-95 Jokerit “A” SM-liiga 47 12 18 30 26 15 | Playoffs 8 2 2 4 4 1
Jokerit European Cup 4 0 0 0 4 0 |
1995-96 Haukat I-divisioona 1 1 1 2 0 - |
Jokerit “A” SM-liiga 29 5 7 12 14 10 | Playoffs 11 2 5 7 10 2
1996-97 Jokerit “A” SM-liiga 50 14 36 50 49 25 | Playoffs 9 2 2 4 4 5
1997-98 Jokerit “A” SM-liiga 23 3 7 10 12 -6 |
Finland (all) International 3 0 0 0 2 - |
1998-99 Jokerit “A” SM-liiga 20 3 6 9 14 3 |
Ässät SM-liiga 32 8 11 19 16 -8 |
1999-00 SaiPa SM-liiga 49 16 30 46 40 4 |
2000-01 Jokerit SM-liiga 50 9 9 18 30 -3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 Finland Sauna Cup 3 0 0 0 2 -1 |
1993-94 Finland Nissan Cup 2 0 1 1 0 - |
1998-99 Jokerit Euro HL 5 0 3 3 4 0 |
2000-01 Jokerit Spengler Cup - - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2006-07 Finland U18 WJC-18 Asst. Coach
2011-12 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2012-13 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2013-14 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga Head Coach
2014-15 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga Head Coach
2015-16 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga Head Coach
2016-17 Lukko Liiga Asst. Coach
2017-18 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga Head Coach
2019-20 Chamonix Ligue Magnus Head Coach
2020-21 Chamonix Ligue Magnus Head Coach
2021-22 HC Kosice Slovakia Asst. Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
EJC-18 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Euro HL 1 5 0 3 3 0.60 4 0 | 0
European Cup 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 | 0
I-divisioona 1 1 1 1 2 2.00 0 - | 0
International 3 33 5 8 13 0.39 18 - | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 1 26 13 13 26 1.00 4 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 14 591 139 269 408 0.69 280 22 | 8 54 12 24 36 0.67 28 6
Nissan Cup 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 - | 0
OG 1 8 0 0 0 0.00 0 -2 | 0
Sauna Cup 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1 | 0
Spengler Cup 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 2 14 3 5 8 0.57 6 5 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 2 6 8 1.14 0 - | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Keijo Säilynoja (F) 1988-2000 9 Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Finland II (all), Finland U20, Jokerit, SaiPa
Mika Strömberg (D) 1988-1999 8 Finland, Finland (all), Finland U20, Jokerit
Waltteri Immonen (D) 1991-1999 8 Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Jokerit
Ari Sulander (G) 1986-1998 7 Finland, Finland (all), Finland II (all), Finland U18, Jokerit

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