Pekka Saarenheimo

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    5'11" / 180 cm
  • Weight
    190 lbs / 86 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired
  • Highlights
    1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
    1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
    2-time SM-liiga Champion 2

A center with a good two-way game. A good penalty-killer. Excellent work ethic. (Matias Strozyk)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Finland U15 (all) International-Jr 3 2 2 4 0 |
1997-98 Kärpät U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Q 9 10 7 17 18 |
Kärpät U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 20 26 15 41 10 |
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 10 7 1 8 2 |
1998-99 Kärpät U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 33 18 14 32 30 |
1999-00 Kärpät U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 9 12 7 19 10 | Playoffs 6 10 1 11 2
Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 32 8 11 19 46 |
Finland U18 WJC-18 7 1 1 2 0 1 |
2000-01 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 39 27 22 49 28 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0
Kärpät Liiga 7 0 1 1 0 -2 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 0
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 4 1 1 2 0 |
2001-02 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 19 9 12 21 8 | Playoffs 2 1 2 3 2
Kärpät Liiga 27 2 4 6 4 6 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 0
Jukurit Mestis 7 3 0 3 0 2 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 0 1 0 1 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 12 2 0 2 0 |
2002-03 Kärpät Liiga 56 7 8 15 28 1 | Playoffs 15 4 2 6 2 3
2003-04 Kärpät Liiga 52 9 13 22 42 9 | Playoffs 15 0 2 2 24 -1
2004-05 Kärpät Liiga 56 15 20 35 22 23 | Playoffs 12 1 3 4 2 -1
2005-06 Kärpät Liiga 50 12 8 20 26 3 | Playoffs 9 0 1 1 6 -2
2006-07 Lukko “A” Liiga 54 19 27 46 64 -5 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -1
Finland EHT 9 0 0 0 6 -3 |
2007-08 Lukko “A” Liiga 54 10 23 33 56 3 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 1
2008-09 Lukko “A” Liiga 58 20 23 43 89 -2 | Relegation 5 2 1 3 6 2
2009-10 Kärpät Liiga 49 4 8 12 28 -6 | Playoffs 9 0 2 2 6 0
2010-11 Södertälje SK SHL 22 0 3 3 6 -6 |
Tingsryds AIF Allsvenskan 3 0 0 0 4 -2 |
2011-12 Kärpät Liiga 54 4 7 11 32 0 | Playoffs 9 0 2 2 2 3
2012-13 Pelicans Liiga 53 6 15 21 34 -8 |
2013-14 Pelicans Liiga 56 11 17 28 38 13 | Playoffs 8 1 0 1 0 -2
2014-15 Pelicans Liiga 32 3 5 8 20 -4 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 Kärpät ECC 3 0 1 1 2 -1 |
2005-06 Kärpät ECC 3 0 0 0 2 0 |
2011-12 Kärpät ET 8 1 0 1 2 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Allsvenskan 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 -2 |
ECC 6 0 1 1 0.17 4 -1 |
EHT 9 0 0 0 0.00 6 -3 |
ET 8 1 0 1 0.13 2 0 |
International-Jr 29 12 4 16 0.55 2 0 |
Jr. A SM-liiga 90 44 45 89 0.99 82 0 | 8 2 2 4 0.50 2
Jr. B SM-sarja 42 30 21 51 1.21 40 0 | 6 10 1 11 1.83 2 0
Jr. C SM-sarja 20 26 15 41 2.05 10 0 |
Jr. C SM-sarja Q 9 10 7 17 1.89 18 0 |
Liiga 658 122 179 301 0.46 483 31 | 96 9 13 22 0.23 50 2
Mestis 7 3 0 3 0.43 0 2 |
SHL 22 0 3 3 0.14 6 -6 |
WJC-18 7 1 1 2 0.29 0 1 |
WJC-20 7 1 0 1 0.14 0 1 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/13/2015
03/13/2015 Confirmed Pelicans Retired
03/26/2013
03/26/2013 Extension Pelicans Pelicans
11/03/2012
11/03/2012 Extension Pelicans Pelicans
09/24/2012
09/24/2012 Confirmed Kärpät Pelicans
01/03/2011
01/03/2011 Loan Södertälje SK Tingsryds AIF
08/09/2010
08/09/2010 Loan Kärpät Södertälje SK
04/22/2009
04/22/2009 Confirmed Lukko Kärpät
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