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Finland Jani Forsström

#77 HC Giants / Suomi-sarja - 20/21

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Jani Forsström Facts

Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
38
Height
6'1" / 186 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired

Forsström is an all-around defenseman. Works hard and is a character guy. Knows his limitations and makes smart choices. A player that is often hardly noticeable on ice. Useful in front of the net on power play. Needs to improve his skating, which is his most obvious weakness. (EP 2017)

Jani Forsström Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2001-02 Kiekkoreipas U16 U16 SM-sarja 14* 18* 5* 23* 12* -* | Playoffs 4 3 1 4 6 -
2002-03 Kiekkoreipas U18 U18 SM-sarja 27* 6* 11* 17* 30* -* | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 4 -
2003-04 Kiekkoreipas U18 U18 SM-sarja 14* 7* 6* 13* 20* -* | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 6 -
Pelicans U20 U20 SM-liiga 10* 2* 1* 3* 16* 0* |
2004-05 Pelicans U20 U20 SM-liiga 39* 6* 11* 17* 40* 10* | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 8 -7
Pelicans SM-liiga 3* 0* 0* 0* 2* 0* |
2005-06 Pelicans U20 U20 SM-liiga 39* 5* 17* 22* 34* -8* | Relegation 9 1 2 3 22 -
Pelicans SM-liiga 3* 0* 0* 0* 0* -1* |
Suomi U20 Mestis 5* 1* 2* 3* 4* 1* |
2006-07 Pelicans U20 U20 SM-liiga 10* 3* 4* 7* 14* 5* | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 8 1
Pelicans SM-liiga 43* 1* 2* 3* 20* -3* | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 4 0
2007-08 Pelicans SM-liiga 56* 9* 13* 22* 34* 11* | Playoffs 6 3 1 4 0 3
2008-09 Pelicans SM-liiga 57* 9* 11* 20* 46* 1* | Playoffs 10 0 2 2 8 -1
2009-10 Pelicans SM-liiga 48* 4* 19* 23* 48* 6* |
HeKi Mestis 1* 0* 2* 2* 0* 1* |
2010-11 Pelicans SM-liiga 55* 4* 11* 15* 65* -1* | Relegation 4 0 0 0 2 -
2011-12 Alleghe Italy 46* 11* 21* 32* 36* -* | Playoffs 11 1 4 5 16 -
2012-13 Tingsryds AIF HockeyAllsvenskan 52* 5* 9* 14* 40* -8* | Kvalserien AS 10 1 1 2 6 -1
2013-14 Jukurit Mestis 47* 7* 14* 21* 22* -3* | Playoffs 19 1 2 3 36 -9
2014-15 Jukurit Mestis 50* 1* 14* 15* 20* 12* | Playoffs 13 1 4 5 6 11
HPK Liiga 2* 0* 0* 0* 0* -1* |
2015-16 TPS Liiga 44* 2* 6* 8* 26* -4* | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 2 -2
2016-17 TPS Liiga 50* 3* 15* 18* 20* 19* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2017-18 TPS Liiga 52* 0* 6* 6* 26* 4* | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 8 -2
2018-19 TPS Liiga 54* 0* 4* 4* 20* -4* | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 6 -2
2019-20 TPS Liiga 21* 1* 0* 1* 6* 0* |
2020-21 HC Giants Suomi-sarja 15* 1* 5* 6* 36* -* |

Jani Forsström Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 Alleghe Italian Cup 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* |
2015-16 TPS Champions HL 8* 0* 0* 0* 8* 3* |
2016-17 TPS Champions HL 6* 0* 3* 3* 8* 3* |
2017-18 TPS Champions HL 6* 0* 2* 2* 0* 4* |
2018-19 TPS Champions HL 6* 0* 0* 0* 6* -2* |
2019-20 TPS Spengler Cup 1* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
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Jani Forsström Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 4 26* 0* 5* 5* 0.19* 22* 8* | 0 * * * * * *
HockeyAllsvenskan 1 52* 5* 9* 14* 0.27* 40* -8* | 1 10 1 * 1 * 2 * 0.20 * 6 * -1 *
Italian Cup 1 1* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
Italy 1 46* 11* 21* 32* 0.70* 36* -* | 1 11 1 * 4 * 5 * 0.45 * 16 * - *
Liiga (SM-liiga) 13 488* 33* 87* 120* 0.25* 313* 27* | 8 48 5 * 6 * 11 * 0.23 * 30 * -4 *
Mestis 4 103* 9* 32* 41* 0.40* 46* 11* | 2 32 2 * 6 * 8 * 0.25 * 42 * 2 *
Spengler Cup 1 1* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 0* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
Suomi-sarja 1 15* 1* 5* 6* 0.40* 36* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U16 SM-sarja 1 14* 18* 5* 23* 1.64* 12* -* | 1 4 3 * 1 * 4 * 1.00 * 6 * - *
U18 SM-sarja 2 41* 13* 17* 30* 0.73* 50* -* | 2 10 0 * 5 * 5 * 0.50 * 10 * - *
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 4 98* 16* 33* 49* 0.50* 104* 7* | 3 18 1 * 2 * 3 * 0.17 * 38 * -6 *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Jani Forsström Connections

Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/19/2020
09/19/2020 Confirmed TPS HC Giants
11/23/2017
11/23/2017 Extension TPS TPS
05/18/2016
05/18/2016 Extension TPS TPS
04/21/2015
04/21/2015 Confirmed Jukurit TPS
11/27/2014
11/27/2014 Loan Jukurit HPK
05/21/2014
05/21/2014 Extension Jukurit Jukurit
05/02/2013
05/02/2013 Confirmed Tingsryds AIF Jukurit
05/08/2012
05/08/2012 Confirmed Alleghe Tingsryds AIF
07/22/2011
07/22/2011 Confirmed Pelicans Alleghe
04/08/2010
04/08/2010 Extension Pelicans Pelicans

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