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Finland Switzerland Ari Sulander
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Last added: Houston MacPherson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lukas Pech 4 1 8 9
2. Milan Gulas 4 5 2 7
3. Martin Ruzicka 4 3 4 7
4. Tomas Marcinko 4 3 4 7
5. David Cienciala 4 2 4 6
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
52
Height
6'2" / 187 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
220 lbs / 100 kg
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
2-time World Championship Silver Medal 2
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time Champions Hockey League Champion 1
4-time NL Champion 4
4-time SM-liiga Champion 4

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 GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1986-87 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - |
Finland U18 EJC-18 - - - |
1987-88 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - | Playoffs - - -
Jokerit I-divisioona 0 0.00 .000 |
1988-89 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - |
Jokerit I-divisioona 1 5.03 .810 |
PvUK Jr. A SM-sarja - 5 - - |
1989-90 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - |
Jokerit SM-liiga 7 4.47 .864 |
1990-91 Jokerit SM-liiga 20 4.46 .842 |
1991-92 Jokerit SM-liiga 12 3.88 .878 | Playoffs 0 - -
Vantaa HT I-divisioona 1 3.00 .941 |
1992-93 Jokerit SM-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 SM-liiga 35 2.64 .901 | Playoffs 12 1.39 .942
Finland II (all) International 2 - - |
1994-95 Jokerit SM-liiga 49 2.33 .911 | Playoffs 11 2.00 .918
Finland WC 1 2.00 .875 |
1995-96 Jokerit SM-liiga 44 1.80 .928 | Playoffs 11 1.03 .958
Finland WC 1 3.00 .824 |
1996-97 Jokerit SM-liiga 43 2.17 .924 | Playoffs 9 1.75 .938
Finland WC 2 2.53 .896 |
1997-98 Jokerit SM-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 -
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 43 43 2.72 - 119 2 21-19-3 2622 | Playoffs 4 4 1.82 - 7 0 3-1-0 231
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 1 1 1.95 - 1 0 0-0-0 31 |
2007-08 ZSC Lions NLA 49 49 2.33 - 115 4 27-16-6 2964 | Playoffs 17 17 2.04 - 37 1 12-3-2 1086
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 1 1 1.82 - 1 0 0-0-0 33 |
2008-09 ZSC Lions NLA 27 27 3.22 - 86 0 18-7-2 1602 | Playoffs 2 2 2.51 - 5 0 0-2-0 120
2009-10 ZSC Lions NLA 25 26 2.81 - 71 1 13-10-2 1516 | Playoffs 7 3.60 .872
2010-11 ZSC Lions NLA 9 9 2.80 .910 23 1 4-4-1 494 | Playoffs 1 2.77 .919
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 20 3.17 - |
Pelicans SM-liiga 5 2.66 .903 |
2011-12 ZSC Lions NLA 14 50 2.77 .893 30 251 1 5-4-2 650 | Playoffs 2 0.00 1.000
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 4 2.01 - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1990-91 Finland Universiade - - - |
1994-95 Jokerit European Cup - - - |
2000-01 ZSC Lions Continental Cup - - - |
2002-03 Finland EHT 2 1.92 .927 |
2005-06 ZSC Lions Continental Cup 2 1.01 .961 |
2008-09 ZSC Lions Champions HL 8 8 2.13 .930 17 224 1 6-1-1 480 |
2009-10 ZSC Lions Victoria Cup 1 1 1.00 .971 1 34 0 1-0-0 60 |
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 U20 SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
Finland U20 WJC-20 Goaltending Coach
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Goaltending Coach
2014-15 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-liiga Goaltending Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
Champions HL 1 8 8 2.13 .930 17 224 1 6-1-1 480 | 0
Continental Cup 2 2 | 0
EHT 1 2 1.92 .927 | 0
EJC-18 1 - | 0
ET 1 3 3.63 .892 | 0
European Cup 1 - | 0
I-divisioona 4 13 | 0
International 4 4 | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 4 - 5 | 1 -
SM-liiga (Liiga) 10 264 | 7 51
NLA (NL) 14 510 204 2.71 .361 444 251 9 88-60-16 9845 | 14 134 23 2.05 .000 49 1 15-6-2 1437
OG 1 2 2.00 .918 | 0
NLB (SL) 5 27 2 1.88 .000 2 0 0-0-0 64 | 0
Universiade 1 - | 0
Victoria Cup 1 1 1 1.00 .971 1 34 0 1-0-0 60 | 0
WC 7 23 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Mathias Seger (D) 1999-2012 13 ZSC
Keijo Säilynoja (F) 1986-1998 12 Finland, Finland (all), Finland II (all), Jokerit, Jokerit U20
Mika Strömberg (D) 1986-1998 12 Finland, Finland (all), Jokerit, Jokerit U20, Vantaa HT
Waltteri Immonen (D) 1986-1998 12 Finland, Finland (all), Jokerit, Jokerit U20

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/31/2012
01/31/2012 Confirmed ZSC Lions Retired
01/26/2011
01/26/2011 Extension ZSC Lions ZSC Lions
11/09/2010
11/09/2010 Loan ZSC Lions Pelicans
12/23/2009
12/23/2009 Extension ZSC Lions ZSC Lions
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Number 31 retired by ZSC

Cult/Star player for Jokerit

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