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Finland Iikka Kangasniemi
#4 Pelicans / Liiga - 21/22
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Last added: Ferris Watermann
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jack Thompson 6 3 8 11
2. Calum Ritchie 5 6 3 9
3. Brandon Coe 5 5 4 9
4. Lucas Edmonds 5 3 6 9
5. Jack Beck 5 5 3 8
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW/RW
Age
26
Height
5'7" / 170 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
154 lbs / 70 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
21/22

Kangasniemi is a skilled winger. Has a good vision and excels in skating and stickhandling. Small frame poses some obvious limitations, but the lack of size is compensated by his speed, agility and offensive skills. (EP 2014)

Brother: Okko Kangasniemi

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 Karhu-Kissat U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 9 9 1 10 2 |
Karhu-Kissat U16 U16 I-divisioona 22 16 27 43 24 |
2011-12 Karhu-Kissat U17 U17 SM-sarja 1 1 0 1 0 |
Karhu-Kissat U18 U18 I-divisioona Q 9 7 10 17 0 |
Karhu-Kissat U18 U18 II-divisioona 1 0 0 0 0 |
Blues U18 II U18 I-divisioona 30 15 15 30 2 |
2012-13 Blues U18 U18 SM-sarja 46 17 29 46 14 | Playoffs 10 3 4 7 8
Blues U18 Akatemia U18 SM-sarja 2 2 2 4 2 |
2013-14 Blues U20 U20 SM-liiga 42 22 38 60 28 34 | Playoffs 8 5 10 15 4 15
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 4 1 3 4 2 |
2014-15 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 39 3 23 26 46 -1 |
TUTO Hockey Mestis 9 9 4 13 2 8 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 0 -1
2015-16 Blues U20 U20 SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 8 5 6 11 4 6
Blues Liiga 39 7 7 14 10 -6 |
TUTO Hockey Mestis 4 3 2 5 0 1 |
2016-17 Pelicans Liiga 47 10 29 39 47 15 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 4 2
2017-18 Pelicans Liiga 56 17 19 36 10 0 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 -1
2018-19 HIFK Liiga 39 22 14 36 12 7 | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 0 -4
2019-20 HIFK Liiga 31 6 11 17 8 0 |
MODO Hockey HockeyAllsvenskan 10 2 3 5 29 1 | Qualification 2 0 1 1 4 0
2020-21 Pelicans Liiga 41 11 24 35 22 7 | Playoffs 5 1 7 8 4 3
2021-22 Pelicans Liiga 11 5 7 12 8 1 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2015-16 Blues Champions HL 5 0 0 0 0 0 |
2018-19 HIFK Champions HL 2 0 0 0 0 -1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
Sat 16/10 Pelicans @ Tappara
Wed 13/10 Pelicans vs Ilves
Fri 08/10 Pelicans vs KooKoo
Fri 01/10 Pelicans @ Lukko
Wed 29/09 Pelicans vs JYP
Sat 25/09 Pelicans @ SaiPa
Tue 21/09 Pelicans @ Ilves
Sat 18/09 Pelicans @ KalPa
Fri 17/09 Pelicans vs TPS
Wed 15/09 Pelicans @ Jukurit
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 2 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
HockeyAllsvenskan 1 10 2 3 5 0.50 29 1 | 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 4 0
International-Jr 1 4 1 3 4 1.00 2 - | 0
Liiga 7 264 78 111 189 0.72 117 24 | 4 24 3 10 13 0.54 8 0
Mestis 2 52 15 29 44 0.85 48 8 | 1 7 1 0 1 0.14 0 -1
U16 I-divisioona 1 22 16 27 43 1.95 24 - | 0
U16 SM-sarja Q 1 9 9 1 10 1.11 2 - | 0
U17 SM-sarja 1 1 1 0 1 1.00 0 - | 0
U18 I-divisioona 1 30 15 15 30 1.00 2 - | 0
U18 I-divisioona Q 1 9 7 10 17 1.89 0 - | 0
U18 II-divisioona 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 1 48 19 31 50 1.04 16 - | 1 10 3 4 7 0.70 8 -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 2 43 22 38 60 1.40 28 34 | 2 16 10 16 26 1.63 8 21
Skill Rating

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Shooting Accuracy
16
Puckhandling
16
Agility
16
Acceleration
16

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Antti Tyrväinen (F) 2016-2022 5 HIFK, Pelicans
Victor Westermarck (D) 2011-2016 4 Blues, Finland U20 (all), Kiekko-Espoo U18 Akatemia, Kiekko-Espoo U20, Kiekko-Vantaa
Veeti Vainio (D) 2012-2021 4 Blues, Kiekko-Espoo U18, Kiekko-Espoo U20, Pelicans
Tuukka Totro (D) 2010-2016 4 Karhu-Kissat U16, Karhu-Kissat U18, Kiekko-Espoo U20

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/19/2021
04/19/2021 Extension Pelicans Pelicans
04/29/2020
04/29/2020 Confirmed MODO Hockey Pelicans
02/04/2020
02/04/2020 Confirmed HIFK MODO Hockey
05/02/2018
05/02/2018 Confirmed Pelicans HIFK
04/15/2016
04/15/2016 Confirmed Blues Pelicans
09/10/2015
09/10/2015 Loan Blues TUTO Hockey
01/27/2015
01/27/2015 Loan Blues TUTO Hockey
04/28/2014
04/28/2014 Confirmed Blues U20 Blues
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Player Biography and Trivia

Career transactions
- 2014-04-28 • Signed to a two-year + option year contract with Blues

Career assingments
- 2015-09-10 • Loaned to TuTo by Blues indefinitely
- 2015-01-26 • Loaned to TuTo by Blues to end of the season
- 2014-2015 • Loaned to Kiekko-Vantaa by Blues

Other memorable dates
- 2015-10-21 • Made Liiga debut (vs.Pelicans) and scored first Liiga goal at the same game. +/-: -1 S: 3 TOI: 15:11

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