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Finland Niko Hovinen
#32 Sport / Liiga - 21/22
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Database: 858 483 players
Last added: Cal Wehbe
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Peter Mueller 46 29 35 64
2. Martin Ruzicka 52 19 44 63
3. Milan Gulas 47 21 35 56
4. Michal Repik 52 26 27 53
5. Matej Stransky 50 33 19 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
33
Height
6'7" / 200 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
225 lbs / 102 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Contract
22/23
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time ICEHL Champion 1

A tall and strong goalie who covers the net very well. Good posture, technique and movement. Saves initial attempts well, but sometimes struggles to recover after a save and is therefore vulnerable to rebounds. Excellent work ethic. (Matias Strozyk)

Brothers: Rami Hovinen & Miro Hovinen

Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2003-04 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja 13 1.48 .947 | Playoffs 2 3.97 .861
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 5 2.95 .908 |
2004-05 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja 20 1.95 .936 | Playoffs 4 2.20 .933
Jokerit U20 U20 SM-liiga 4 3.21 .906 |
Finland U17 WHC-17 2 5 4.50 .891 6 49 0 1-1-0 80 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 5 1.62 .950 |
2005-06 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 3 2.27 .929 |
Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja 8 3.57 .889 | Playoffs 4 3.60 .912
Jokerit U20 U20 SM-liiga 26 3.12 .919 | Playoffs 0 - -
Jokerit SM-liiga 0 - - |
Suomi U20 Mestis 1 4.02 .882 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 5 3.00 .903 |
2006-07 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-liiga 27 2.71 .917 | Playoffs 5 2.38 .917
Jokerit SM-liiga 1 4.00 .871 |
Suomi U20 Mestis 6 3.28 .896 |
2007-08 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-liiga 22 2.74 .905 | Playoffs 3 4.62 .890
Jokerit SM-liiga 4 5.78 .833 | Playoffs 0 - -
Suomi U20 Mestis 3 4.00 .897 |
2008-09 Pelicans U20 U20 SM-liiga 13 1.99 .931 | Playoffs 3 4.33 .895
Pelicans SM-liiga 21 2.92 .896 | Playoffs 1 15.72 .667
HeKi Mestis 1 5.81 .833 |
2009-10 Pelicans SM-liiga 18 2.99 .914 |
HeKi Mestis 10 2.65 .912 |
2010-11 Pelicans SM-liiga 49 2.59 .921 | Relegation 4 1.45 .950
Finland WC 0 0 - - |
2011-12 Pelicans SM-liiga 41 46 2.26 .920 | Playoffs 8 9 2.30 .925
2012-13 Trenton Titans ECHL 16 3.14 .889 44 352 0 4-6-3 841 |
Oklahoma City Barons AHL 10 2.94 .892 30 248 1 5-3-2 613 | Playoffs 0 - -
2013-14 Metallurg Novokuznetsk KHL 18 19 3.01 .916 43 462 0 2-13-1 842 |
Admiral Vladivostok KHL 7 9 2.51 .921 16 186 0 1-4-0 383 |
Finland (all) International 2 2.46 .898 |
2014-15 EC Salzburg EBEL 5 13 1.21 .955 5 106 2 4-0-0 248 |
Luleå HF SHL 1 4 6.00 .692 4 9 0 0-1-0 40 |
Malmö Redhawks HockeyAllsvenskan 9 9 2.32 .916 21 230 0 6-3-0 544 | Qualification 12 2.38 .915
Finland (all) International 0 - - |
2015-16 Kärpät Liiga 1 11.30 .500 3 3 0 0-0-0 16 |
Pelicans Liiga 22 3.16 .881 56 413 1 5-9-3 1065 | Playoffs 4 1.99 .932 8 110 0 2-2-0 241
2016-17 Medvescak Zagreb KHL 5 20 5.38 .842 22 117 0 1-4-0 246 |
KalPa Liiga 8 2.62 .912 21 218 0 4-2-2 481 |
KooKoo Liiga 5 2.37 .917 11 121 0 0-3-2 279 |
Lausanne HC NLA 1 3.00 .936 |
2017-18 KalPa Liiga 22 1.68 .937 37 546 5 12-7-3 1319 | Playoffs 6 2.51 .902 14 129 0 2-3-0 335
2018-19 KalPa Liiga 5 13 2.80 .881 14 104 0 1-2-2 305 |
Iserlohn Roosters DEL 23 3.26 .905 75 714 0 8-15-0 1383 |
2019-20 Sport Liiga 39 2.82 .892 103 848 1 8-22-8 2190 |
2020-21 Sport Liiga 36 2.12 .920 74 856 4 15-13-6 2093 | Playoffs 2 3.50 .857 7 42 0 0-2-0 120
2021-22 Sport Liiga - - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2010-11 Finland EHT 0 - - |
2011-12 Finland EHT 3 0.41 .979 |
2013-14 Finland EHT 2 2.46 .898 |
2014-15 EC Salzburg Champions HL 2 2 4.81 .873 8 55 0 1-1-0 100 |
Finland EHT 0 - - |
2017-18 KalPa Champions HL 2 2 4.50 .833 5 30 0 1-0-0 80 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score GA SA SV SV% TOI
Liiga
Fri 16/04 Sport @ Kärpät
Thu 15/04 Sport vs Kärpät
Tue 13/04 Sport @ HIFK
Sat 10/04 Sport vs KalPa
Thu 08/04 Sport @ Kärpät
Tue 06/04 Sport vs Ilves
Sat 20/03 Sport @ HPK
Fri 19/03 Sport @ Jukurit
Tue 16/03 Sport @ Lukko
Sat 13/03 Sport vs Lukko
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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 1 10 2.94 .892 30 248 1 5-3-2 613 | 1 0
Champions HL 2 4 4 4.34 .867 13 85 0 2-1-0 180 | 0
DEL 1 23 3.26 .905 75 714 0 8-15-0 1383 | 0
ECHL 1 16 3.14 .889 44 352 0 4-6-3 841 | 0
EHT 4 5 | 0
HockeyAllsvenskan 1 9 9 2.32 .916 21 230 0 6-3-0 544 | 1 12 2.38 .915
EBEL (ICEHL) 1 5 13 1.21 .955 5 106 2 4-0-0 248 | 0
International 2 2 | 0
International-Jr 3 15 | 0
KHL 2 30 48 3.31 .904 81 765 0 4-21-1 1470 | 0
Liiga (SM-liiga) 14 272 59 2.47 .907 319 3109 11 45-58-26 7745 | 7 25 9 2.50 .906 29 281 0 4-7-0 696
Mestis 5 21 | 0
NLA (NL) 1 1 3.00 .936 | 0
SHL 1 1 4 6.00 .692 4 9 0 0-1-0 40 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 1 13 1.48 .947 | 1 2 3.97 .861
U18 SM-sarja 2 28 | 2 8
U18 SM-sarja Q 1 3 2.27 .929 | 0
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 5 92 | 4 11
WC 1 0 0 | 0
WHC-17 1 2 5 4.50 .891 6 49 0 1-1-0 80 | 0
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Skill Rating

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Positioning
14
Mental
13
Rebound Control
13
Low Shots
13

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Joonas Jalvanti (D) 2003-2012 9 Finland U16 (all), Finland U17 (all), Finland U18 (all), Pelicans, Suomi U20
Niko Tuhkanen (D) 2003-2017 8 Finland U16 (all), HeKi, KooKoo, Pelicans, Pelicans U20, Suomi U20
Janne Tavi (F) 2005-2018 8 HeKi, Jokerit U18, Jokerit U20, KalPa, Pelicans, Pelicans U20, Suomi U20
Mikko Kousa (D) 2005-2015 8 Finland (EHT), Finland (all), Finland U18 (all), HeKi, Pelicans, Pelicans U20, Suomi U20

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/23/2021
03/23/2021 Extension Sport Sport
12/21/2019
12/21/2019 Extension Sport Sport
10/07/2019
10/07/2019 Confirmed Iserlohn Roosters Sport
10/19/2018
10/19/2018 Confirmed KalPa Iserlohn Roosters
12/21/2017
12/21/2017 Extension KalPa KalPa
05/08/2017
05/08/2017 Confirmed Lausanne HC KalPa
02/07/2017
02/07/2017 Confirmed KooKoo Lausanne HC
01/25/2017
01/25/2017 Confirmed KalPa KooKoo
11/15/2016
11/15/2016 Confirmed Medvescak Zagreb KalPa
11/02/2016
11/02/2016 Confirmed Medvescak Zagreb Unknown
06/13/2016
06/13/2016 Confirmed Pelicans Medvescak Zagreb
09/25/2015
09/25/2015 Confirmed Kärpät Pelicans
09/07/2015
09/07/2015 Extension Kärpät Kärpät
08/13/2015
08/13/2015 Confirmed Malmö Redhawks Kärpät
01/28/2015
01/28/2015 Confirmed Luleå HF Malmö Redhawks
12/27/2014
12/27/2014 Confirmed EC Salzburg Luleå HF
12/15/2014
12/15/2014 Confirmed EC Salzburg Unknown
10/23/2014
10/23/2014 Confirmed Admiral Vladivostok EC Salzburg
11/22/2013
11/22/2013 Confirmed Metallurg Novokuznetsk Admiral Vladivostok
05/08/2013
05/08/2013 Confirmed Oklahoma City Barons Metallurg Novokuznetsk
01/25/2013
01/25/2013 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Edmonton Oilers
05/17/2011
05/17/2011 Confirmed Pelicans Philadelphia Flyers
01/27/2011
01/27/2011 Extension Pelicans Pelicans
03/17/2010
03/17/2010 Extension Pelicans Pelicans
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