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Finland Switzerland Ari Sulander

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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
53
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
1-time Liiga All-Star Team 1
1-time Liiga Best Goaltender (Urpo Ylönen Award) 1
4-time Liiga Champion 4
4-time NL Champion 4
2-time NL Goalie of the Year 2
1-time NL Media All-Star Team 1
1-time World Championship Best Goaltender 1

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 96 - 3 - 2 561 | 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 2 622 | 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 2 964 | Playoffs 17 17 2.04 - 37 - 1 12-3-2 1 086
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 1 602 | 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 1 516 | Playoffs 7 7 3.16 - 22 - 0 3-4-0 418
2010-11 ZSC Lions NLA 9 9 2.80 .910 23 - 1 4-4-1 494 | Playoffs 1 1 2.79 - 3 - 0 0-0-1 65
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 20 20 3.17 - 64 - 0 9-8-3 1 212 |
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 15 0.00 1.000 0 3 0 0-0-0 7
GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 4 4 2.01 - 8 - 1 2-2-0 240 |
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
2021-22 Kärpät U17 Etelä U17 Ylempi Head Coach
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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 - 1.01 .961 - - - - - | 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 - 6.00 .750 - - - - - | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 4 - 5 - - - - - - - | 1
SM-liiga (Liiga) 10 264 - - - - - - - - | 7 51 - - - - - - - -
NLA (NL) 14 510 204 2.61 .893 540 251 12 88-60-16 12 406 | 14 134 46 2.31 1.000 74 3 1 18-10-3 1 925
OG 1 2 - 2.00 .918 - - - - - | 0
NLB (SL) 5 27 26 2.93 - 74 - 1 11-10-3 1 515 | 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

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