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Finland Ville Koho

#8 SaiPa / Liiga - 19/20
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Last added: Anton Vikaeus
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Simon Edvinsson - - - -
2. Michael Amadio - - - -
3. Calen Addison - - - -
4. Fredrik Olofsson - - - -
5. Sebastian Aho - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
40
Height
5'10" / 177 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
187 lbs / 85 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired

Ville Koho was a center known as a great faceoff man. Good hockey sense and anticipation helped him become a very strong defensive player and penalty killer. However, Koho was not overly effective in physical battles, nor was he a big offensive contributor.
- Ulf Andersson, Elite Prospects

Family relations
Father: Erkki Koho

Team Staff profile of Ville Koho also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 SaiPa U16 U16 SM-sarja 22 9 12 21 14 - |
1998-99 SaiPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 36 9 16 25 8 - |
1999-00 SaiPa U18 U18 SM-sarja 32 10 11 21 30 - |
SaiPa U20 U20 I-divisioona 2 0 0 0 0 - | Qualification 1 0 0 0 0 -
2000-01 SaiPa U20 U20 SM-liiga 44 13 12 25 8 - | Playoffs 2 2 0 2 0 -
2001-02 SaiPa U20 U20 SM-liiga 40 15 28 43 38 - | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 2 -
SaiPa SM-liiga 15 1 0 1 2 -2 |
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 3 1 0 1 0 - |
2002-03 SaiPa U20 U20 SM-liiga 1 0 2 2 0 3 |
SaiPa SM-liiga 56 2 3 5 12 -13 |
2003-04 SaiPa SM-liiga 55 4 3 7 8 -15 |
2004-05 SaiPa SM-liiga 55 6 8 14 14 -8 |
2005-06 SaiPa “A” SM-liiga 56 9 6 15 49 -7 | Playoffs 8 1 2 3 4 0
2006-07 SaiPa “A” SM-liiga 46 3 4 7 20 -6 |
2007-08 SaiPa “C” SM-liiga 45 3 7 10 12 3 |
2008-09 SaiPa “C” SM-liiga 33 3 6 9 12 -2 | Relegation 2 0 0 0 0 -3
2009-10 SaiPa “C” SM-liiga 46 5 10 15 45 -6 |
2010-11 SaiPa “C” SM-liiga 53 5 8 13 16 -13 |
2011-12 SaiPa “C” SM-liiga 54 9 19 28 12 0 |
2012-13 SaiPa “C” SM-liiga 44 8 10 18 16 12 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -4
2013-14 SaiPa “C” Liiga 52 10 27 37 18 6 | Playoffs 13 2 3 5 2 0
Finland (all) International 3 0 2 2 2 1 |
2014-15 SaiPa “C” Liiga 46 5 9 14 12 11 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 2 -2
2015-16 SaiPa “C” Liiga 50 12 11 23 28 17 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -3
2016-17 SaiPa “C” Liiga 17 2 1 3 4 -6 |
2017-18 SaiPa “C” Liiga 46 8 15 23 6 -1 | Playoffs 9 1 3 4 2 4
2018-19 SaiPa “C” Liiga 45 6 6 12 10 -12 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -1
2019-20 SaiPa Liiga 39 1 5 6 10 -1 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2013-14 Finland EHT 3 0 2 2 2 1 |
2014-15 SaiPa “C” Champions HL 8 0 1 1 2 -1 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2020-21 SaiPa Liiga Asst. Coach From Nov. 8
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 1 8 0 1 1 0.13 2 -1 | 0
EHT 1 3 0 2 2 0.67 2 1 | 0
International 1 3 0 2 2 0.67 2 1 | 0
International-Jr 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 0 - | 0
Liiga (SM-liiga) 19 853 102 158 260 0.30 306 -43 | 8 48 5 8 13 0.27 10 -9
U16 SM-sarja 1 22 9 12 21 0.95 14 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 68 19 27 46 0.68 38 - | 0
U20 I-divisioona 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 85 28 42 70 0.82 46 3 | 2 7 3 2 5 0.71 2 -
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Joni Yli-Torkko (F) 1997-2010 10 SaiPa, SaiPa U16, SaiPa U18, SaiPa U20
Anssi Löfman (F) 2006-2020 10 SaiPa
Elmeri Kaksonen (F) 2007-2020 10 SaiPa
Teemu Paakkarinen (F) 1999-2008 9 SaiPa, SaiPa U18, SaiPa U20

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/13/2020
03/13/2020 Confirmed SaiPa Retired
12/29/2018
12/29/2018 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
03/01/2018
03/01/2018 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
11/09/2015
11/09/2015 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
11/04/2013
11/04/2013 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
12/22/2011
12/22/2011 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
02/17/2010
02/17/2010 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
03/29/2009
03/29/2009 Extension SaiPa SaiPa
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