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Kari Haakana

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'2" / 187 cm
  • Weight
    227 lbs / 103 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A very strong defenseman. Haakana is known for his defensive skills. He plays especially well along the boards and in front of the net. Truly a perfect player to use on the PK.

Team Staff profile of Kari Haakana also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Kiekko-Espoo U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 22 1 1 2 14 |
Kiekko-Espoo I-divisioona 4 0 1 1 0 |
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 1 1 2 0 |
1991-92 Kiekko-Espoo U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 26 0 4 4 34 |
1992-93 Lukko U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 36 4 16 20 60 |
Lukko Liiga 4 0 0 0 0 0 |
1993-94 Kiekko-Espoo U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 5 0 2 2 2 -2 |
Kiekko-Espoo Liiga 47 3 2 5 40 -5 |
1994-95 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga 48 4 3 7 54 4 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -4
1995-96 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga 45 1 7 8 48 -5 |
1996-97 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga 48 0 12 12 69 3 |
1997-98 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga 47 4 1 5 59 6 | Playoffs 8 0 1 1 6 -1
1998-99 Star Bulls Rosenheim DEL 51 1 9 10 58 -11 |
1999-00 Star Bulls Rosenheim DEL 51 3 5 8 46 -4 | Relegation 11 1 4 5 28 11
2000-01 Jokerit Liiga 52 2 8 10 98 26 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 1
2001-02 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 6 0 2 2 25 6 |
Jokerit Liiga 36 0 3 3 40 10 | Playoffs 12 2 2 4 2 5
Finland (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 1 |
2002-03 Edmonton Oilers NHL 13 0 0 0 4 -2 |
Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 12 0 4 4 12 3 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 2 1
2003-04 MODO Hockey SHL 31 1 3 4 50 -11 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 12 -2
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 8 |
2004-05 Blues Liiga 47 1 9 10 52 0 |
2005-06 Blues Liiga 20 0 4 4 66 -1 |
Füchse Duisburg DEL 21 0 6 6 42 -1 | Relegation 5 0 3 3 6 4
2006-07 Skellefteå AIK “A” SHL 43 1 11 12 56 0 | Kvalserien SHL 10 0 1 1 4 -3
2007-08 Skellefteå AIK “A” SHL 21 0 1 1 20 -3 |
Kärpät Liiga 9 1 3 4 14 5 | Playoffs 11 0 1 1 12 7
2008-09 Pelicans Liiga 18 2 0 2 16 -1 |
2009-10 Kloten Flyers NLA 8 0 0 0 10 |
Valpellice Italy 22 1 4 5 34 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 6
2010-11 Olimpija Ljubljana EBEL 7 0 3 3 2 -3 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2011-12 GrIFK U16 Jr. C I-divisioona Asst. Coach
2012-13 Jokerit U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2013-14 Jokerit U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2014-15 Blues U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Asst. Coach
2015-16 Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2016-17 Blues U20 Akatemia Jr. A Mestis Head Coach
2017-18 Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2018-19 Hermes Mestis Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 18 0 6 6 0.33 37 9 | 5 1 2 3 0.60 2 1
DEL 123 4 20 24 0.20 146 -16 | 16 1 7 8 0.50 34 15
EBEL 7 0 3 3 0.43 2 -3 |
EHT 3 0 0 0 0.00 8 0 |
EJC-18 6 1 1 2 0.33 0 |
I-divisioona 4 0 1 1 0.25 0 |
International 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 |
Italy 22 1 4 5 0.23 34 0 | 4 1 1 2 0.50 6
Jr. A SM-liiga 41 4 18 22 0.54 62 -2 |
Jr. A SM-sarja 48 1 5 6 0.13 48 |
Liiga 421 18 52 70 0.17 556 42 | 40 2 4 6 0.15 22 8
NHL 13 0 0 0 0.00 4 -2 |
NLA 8 0 0 0 0.00 10 0 |
SHL 95 2 15 17 0.18 126 -14 | 16 0 1 1 0.06 16 -5
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/24/2010
10/24/2010 Confirmed Olimpija Ljubljana Retired
07/02/2010
07/02/2010 Confirmed Valpellice Olimpija Ljubljana
11/27/2009
11/27/2009 Confirmed Kloten Valpellice
08/28/2009
08/28/2009 Confirmed Pelicans Kloten
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Blues

Career transactions
- 2008-01-23 • Signed by Kärpät
- 2004-04-13 • Signed to a one-year contract with a one-year option by Blues
- 2002-07-16 • Re-signed by the Edmonton Oilers
- 2002-05-16 • Signed to a two-year contract by MODO

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