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Ari Sulander

Player Facts
  • Position
    G
  • Height
    6'2" / 187 cm
  • Weight
    220 lbs / 100 kg
  • Catches
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Ari Sulander became the first goaltender in history to score a (empty net) goal in the Swiss NLA (2002-12-17, Ambri-Piotta vs. ZSC Lions 4:6).

Son: Santtu Sulander

Team Staff profile of Ari Sulander also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP GAA SVS%   POST GP GAA SVS%
1986-87 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - |
1987-88 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - | Playoffs - - -
Jokerit I-divisioona 0 0 0 |
1988-89 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - |
Jokerit I-divisioona 1 5.03 .810 |
Urheilukoulu Jr. A SM-sarja - - - |
1989-90 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - |
Jokerit Liiga 7 4.47 .864 |
1990-91 Jokerit Liiga 20 4.46 .842 |
1991-92 Jokerit Liiga 12 3.88 .878 | Playoffs 0 - -
Vantaa HT I-divisioona 1 3.00 .941 |
1992-93 Jokerit Liiga 16 2.47 .923 | Playoffs 1 3.03 .900
Vantaa HT I-divisioona 11 3.55 .904 |
Finland WC 0 - - |
Finland (all) International - - - |
Finland II (all) International - - - |
1993-94 Jokerit Liiga 35 2.64 .901 | Playoffs 12 1.39 .942
Finland II (all) International 2 - - |
1994-95 Jokerit Liiga 49 2.33 .911 | Playoffs 11 2.00 .918
Finland WC 1 2.00 .875 |
1995-96 Jokerit Liiga 44 1.80 .928 | Playoffs 11 1.03 .958
Finland WC 1 3.00 .824 |
1996-97 Jokerit Liiga 43 2.17 .924 | Playoffs 9 1.75 .938
Finland WC 2 2.53 .896 |
1997-98 Jokerit Liiga 33 2.50 .926 | Playoffs 7 2.55 .917
Finland OG 2 2.00 .918 |
Finland WC 8 1.26 .956 |
Finland (all) International - - - |
1998-99 ZSC Lions NLA 42 2.46 .929 | Playoffs 7 3.27 .910
Finland WC 8 1.94 .922 |
1999-00 ZSC Lions NLA 45 2.20 .933 | Playoffs 15 2.29 .930
Finland WC 3 2.33 .881 |
2000-01 ZSC Lions NLA 42 2.25 .927 | Playoffs 16 1.99 .936
2001-02 ZSC Lions NLA 40 2.44 - | Playoffs 13 2.94 -
Finland (all) International 2 6.00 .750 |
2002-03 ZSC Lions NLA 44 2.39 - | Playoffs 12 2.18 -
Finland EHT 2 1.92 .927 |
2003-04 ZSC Lions NLA 44 2.46 - | Playoffs 13 2.09 -
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 1 0.00 - |
2004-05 ZSC Lions NLA 43 2.62 - | Playoffs 15 2.36 -
2005-06 ZSC Lions NLA 43 3.05 - | Relegation 10 2.34 -
2006-07 ZSC Lions NLA 32 2.70 - | Playoffs 4 1.82 -
2007-08 ZSC Lions NLA 49 2.30 - | Playoffs 17 2.00 -
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 1 - |
2008-09 ZSC Lions NLA 27 3.10 .897 | Playoffs 2 2.50 -
2009-10 ZSC Lions NLA 25 2.81 .895 | Playoffs 7 3.60 .872
2010-11 ZSC Lions NLA 9 2.80 .910 | Playoffs 1 2.77 .919
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 20 3.17 - |
Pelicans Liiga 5 2.66 .903 |
2011-12 ZSC Lions NLA 14 2.77 .893 | Playoffs 2 0.00 1.000
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 4 2.01 - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GAA SVS%   POST GP GAA SVS%
1994-95 Jokerit European Cup - - - |
2000-01 ZSC Lions Continental Cup - - - |
2005-06 ZSC Lions Continental Cup 2 1.01 .961 |
2008-09 ZSC Lions Champions HL 8 2.13 .930 |
2009-10 ZSC Lions Victoria Cup 1 1.00 .971 |
2010-11 ZSC Lions ET 3 3.63 .892 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2012-13 Switzerland U20 WJAC-19 Goaltending Coach
Switzerland U20 WJC-20 Goaltending Coach
Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr Goaltending Coach
2013-14 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
Finland U20 WJC-20 Goaltending Coach
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Goaltending Coach
2014-15 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/31/2012
01/31/2012 Confirmed ZSC Retired
01/26/2011
01/26/2011 Extension ZSC ZSC
11/09/2010
11/09/2010 Loan ZSC Pelicans
12/23/2009
12/23/2009 Extension ZSC ZSC
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 31 retired by ZSC

Cult/Star player for Jokerit

Cult/Star player for ZSC

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