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Finland Riku Helenius

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Database: 983 211 players
Last added: Christophe Chabot
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Valtteri Filppula 27 12 18 30
2. Michael Spacek 27 9 20 29
3. Tyler Moy 26 14 12 26
4. Fabio Hofer 26 10 16 26
5. Marc Michaelis 27 9 17 26
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
34
Height
6'3" / 190 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
183 lbs / 83 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time Liiga All-Star Team 1
1-time Liiga Best Goaltender (Urpo Ylönen Award) 1
1-time Liiga Champion 1
1-time U18 WJC Best Goaltender 1
Team Staff profile of Riku Helenius also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2002-03 Ilves U16 U16 SM-sarja 1 - 3.00 .882 - - - - - |
2003-04 Ilves U16 U16 SM-sarja 7 - 1.71 .920 - - - - - |
2004-05 Ilves U18 U18 SM-sarja 16 - 1.99 .929 - - - - - | Playoffs 5 - 3.05 .913 - - - - -
Ilves U20 U20 SM-liiga 2 - 2.77 .915 - - - - - |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 3 - 1.50 .940 - - - - - |
2005-06 Ilves U18 U18 SM-sarja 2 - 1.00 - - - - - - | Playoffs 5 - 2.60 .916 - - - - -
Ilves U20 U20 SM-liiga 26 - 2.68 .920 - - - - - | Playoffs 2 - 3.09 .913 - - - - -
Ilves SM-liiga 0 - - - - - - - - |
Suomi U20 Mestis 1 - 2.97 .940 - - - - - |
Finland U18 WJC-18 6 6 1.83 .942 11 179 1 4-1-1 361 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 14 - 1.83 .939 - - - - - |
2006-07 Ilves U20 U20 SM-liiga 2 - 2.00 .926 - - - - - |
Ilves SM-liiga 0 - - - - - - - - |
2007-08 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 41 - 2.42 .915 95 1 029 3 22-12-6 2 359 | Playoffs 9 - 2.70 .911 24 247 0 4-4-1 534
Suomi U20 Mestis 1 - 4.10 .867 - - - - - |
Finland U20 WJC-20 4 6 3.36 .864 12 76 1 2-2-0 215 |
2008-09 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 1 - 0.00 1.000 0 2 0 0-0-0 7 |
Norfolk Admirals AHL 25 - 2.72 .918 63 705 1 9-15-0 1 388 |
Augusta Lynx ECHL 8 - 4.41 .874 34 235 - 3-4-1 463 |
Mississippi Sea Wolves ECHL 3 - 2.28 .944 7 119 - 1-1-1 184 |
Elmira Jackals ECHL 0 - - - - - - - - | Playoffs 2 - 6.90 .730 - - - - -
2009-10 Norfolk Admirals AHL 12 - 2.75 .896 33 283 0 5-7-0 719 |
Södertälje SK Elitserien 9 12 2.42 .923 22 263 0 4-3-0 546 | Kvalserien SHL 9 10 2.74 .911 25 255 1 6-3-0 548
2010-11 Södertälje SK Elitserien 18 54 3.03 .884 46 351 0 4-11-0 912 | Kvalserien SHL 5 10 2.13 .914 6 75 0 2-1-0 197
2011-12 JYP SM-liiga 33 59 1.64 .936 - - - - - | Playoffs 13 14 1.73 .947 24 429 0 11-2-0 833
JYP-Akatemia Mestis 2 - 1.50 .961 - - - - - |
2012-13 Syracuse Crunch AHL 32 - 2.57 .900 76 682 4 17-14-0 1 773 |
2013-14 Syracuse Crunch AHL 5 - 3.43 .875 17 119 0 2-3-0 298 |
Florida Everblades ECHL 4 - 6.08 .797 15 59 0 0-2-0 148 |
2014-15 Jokerit KHL 22 58 2.36 .918 50 557 2 14-5-2 1 273 | Playoffs 1 10 1.00 .944 1 17 0 1-0-0 60
2015-16 Jokerit KHL 21 53 2.41 .891 42 343 2 7-6-4 1 046 | Playoffs 0 6 - - - - - - -
2016-17 Jokerit KHL 20 59 2.66 .902 54 496 0 10-6-4 1 219 | Playoffs 0 4 - - - - - - -
2017-18 KalPa Liiga 4 - 2.80 .899 11 98 0 0-4-0 236 |
Ilves Liiga 27 - 2.85 .889 72 574 1 12-9-4 1 514 |
2018-19 Ilves Liiga 32 57 2.69 .885 86 659 2 12-11-8 1 845 | Playoffs 0 7 - - - - - - -
2019-20 JYP Liiga 1 - 5.00 .773 5 17 0 0-1-0 60 |
Pelicans Liiga 2 - 7.91 .750 5 17 0 0-1-0 0 |
Dresdner Eislöwen DEL2 11 11 3.77 .894 40 337 0 6-5-0 637 | Playoffs 2 2 3.50 .889 7 56 0 2-0-0 120
2020-21 Dresdner Eislöwen DEL2 34 37 3.00 .902 97 888 2 16-17-0 1 942 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2005-06 Finland U18 U18 JWC 4 5 1.69 .945 7 121 1 2-1-1 249 |
2014-15 Jokerit Spengler Cup 2 3 4.17 .814 8 35 0 0-2-0 116 |
2015-16 Jokerit Spengler Cup 2 3 4.42 .845 9 49 0 0-2-0 123 |
2017-18 KalPa Champions HL 1 1 1.00 .950 1 19 0 1-0-0 60 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2021-22 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja Development Coach Goaltending
Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja Development Coach Goaltending
Jokerit U20 U20 SM-sarja Development Coach Goaltending
2022-23 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-sarja Goaltending Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 4 74 - 2.72 .904 189 1 789 5 33-39-0 4 176 | 0
Champions HL 1 1 1 1.00 .950 1 19 0 1-0-0 60 | 0
DEL2 2 45 48 3.19 .899 137 1 225 2 22-22-0 2 579 | 1 2 2 3.50 .889 7 56 0 2-0-0 120
ECHL 2 15 - 4.23 .881 56 413 0 4-7-2 795 | 1 2 - 6.90 .730 - - - - -
U18 JWC (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 4 5 1.69 .945 7 121 1 2-1-1 249 | 0
International-Jr 2 17 - - - - - - - - | 0
KHL 3 63 170 2.48 .905 146 1 396 4 31-17-10 3 537 | 3 1 20 1.00 .944 1 17 0 1-0-0 60
Liiga (SM-liiga) 6 99 116 2.94 .884 179 1 365 3 24-26-12 3 654 | 2 13 21 1.73 .947 24 429 0 11-2-0 833
Mestis 3 4 - - - - - - - - | 0
NHL 1 1 - 0.00 1.000 0 2 0 0-0-0 7 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 2 27 66 2.80 .900 68 614 0 8-14-0 1 457 | 2 14 20 2.50 .914 31 330 1 8-4-0 745
Spengler Cup 2 4 6 4.30 .832 17 84 0 0-4-0 238 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 2 8 - - - - - - - - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 18 - - .929 - - - - - | 2 10 - - - - - - - -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 30 - - - - - - - - | 1 2 - 3.09 .913 - - - - -
WHL 1 41 - 2.42 .915 95 1 029 3 22-12-6 2 359 | 1 9 - 2.70 .911 24 247 0 4-4-1 534
WJC-18 1 6 6 1.83 .942 11 179 1 4-1-1 361 | 0
WJC-20 1 4 6 3.36 .864 12 76 1 2-2-0 215 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/02/2021
08/02/2021 Confirmed Dresdner Eislöwen Retired
07/23/2020
07/23/2020 Extension Dresdner Eislöwen Dresdner Eislöwen
01/15/2020
01/15/2020 Confirmed Pelicans Dresdner Eislöwen
11/28/2019
11/28/2019 Confirmed JYP Pelicans
06/07/2019
06/07/2019 Confirmed Ilves JYP
03/22/2018
03/22/2018 Extension Ilves Ilves
10/27/2017
10/27/2017 Confirmed KalPa Ilves
09/11/2017
09/11/2017 Confirmed Jokerit KalPa
04/12/2016
04/12/2016 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
04/14/2014
04/14/2014 Confirmed No team Jokerit
02/23/2014
02/23/2014 Confirmed Tampa Bay Lightning Unknown
06/14/2012
06/14/2012 Confirmed JYP Tampa Bay Lightning
05/18/2011
05/18/2011 Confirmed Södertälje SK JYP
06/15/2010
06/15/2010 Extension Södertälje SK Södertälje SK
01/24/2010
01/24/2010 Loan Tampa Bay Lightning Södertälje SK
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2007, 1 #46 overall by Seattle Thunderbirds in the CHL Import Draft

Cult/Star player for JYP

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