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  • Full name JYP Jyväskylä Akatemia
  • Team colours Red + Black + White
  • Town Jyväskylä, FIN
  • Founded 2011

2016-2017 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#45 Tuomas Hautakangas (G) 23 1996 Tikkakoski, FIN 5'10" 168 L
#44 Jose Kangaskorte (G) 23 1996 Ylivieska, FIN 5'11" 152 L
#45 Juho Olkinuora (G) 28 1990 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 201 L
#34 Markus Ruusu (G) 21 1997 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'2" 176 L
#45 Samuli Tervo (G) 22 1997 Mänttä, FIN 6'4" 192 L
#35 Veini Vehviläinen (G) 22 1997 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'1" 183 L
#45 Matias Vuorenmaa (G) 20 1998 Kajaani, FIN 5'10" 172 R
DEFENSEMEN
#5 Olli Aitola (D) 27 1992 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'1" 185 L
#26 Roni Allén (D) 20 1998 Rovaniemi, FIN 6'0" 201 L
#4 Joona Erving (D) 24 1994 Oulu, FIN 5'11" 194 L
#20 Niklas Friman (D/F) 25 1993 Rauma, FIN 6'2" 194 L
#6 Aleksi Honka (D) 26 1993 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'10" 183 L
#37 Juho Häyrinen (D) 22 1996 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'0" 190 L
#3 Jaakko Jokinen (D) 25 1993 Jämsä, FIN 6'2" 205 L
#26 Mikko Kuukka (D) 33 1985 Hämeenkyrö, FIN 6'3" 205 L
#25 Kai Lehtinen (D) 28 1991 Viiala, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#43 Alex Lindroos (D) 23 1995 Helsinki, FIN 6'4" 223 L
#2 Juuso Pulli (D) 27 1991 Kouvola, FIN 6'1" 198 L
#33 Ville Tiitinen (D) 23 1995 5'10" 183 R
#40 Sami Tynjälä (D) 26 1993 Nurmo, FIN 5'11" 179 R
#26 Juha Uotila (D) 34 1985 Espoo, FIN 6'0" 198 L
#20 Urho Vaakanainen (D) 20 1999 Joensuu, FIN 6'1" 187 L
#36 Ville Virtanen (D) 26 1993 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'1" 194 L
FORWARDS
#7 Atte Antinaho (C) 24 1995 Kuopio, FIN 6'0" 187 R
#15
Riho Embrich (F) 26 1993 Tallinn, EST 6'0" 187 L
#14 Patrik Forsberg (RW) 23 1995 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'3" 196 R
#21 Valtteri Hotakainen (C) 29 1990 Kokkola, FIN 6'2" 190 L
#17 Taneli Lappalainen (F) 25 1993 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'10" 176 R
#28 Waltteri Lehtonen (LW/RW)   “A” 26 1993 Keuruu, FIN 6'2" 190 L
#41 Arttu Likola (LW)   “A” 24 1994 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'1" 187 L
#31 Aleksi Luhtalampi (C) 25 1993 Rauma, FIN 6'1" 190 L
#22 Olli Muittari (F) 24 1995 Saarijärvi, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#14 Matias Mustonen (F) 22 1997 Kajaani, FIN 5'9" 165 L
#38 Jere Mäkitalo (F) 24 1995 Tornio, FIN 6'5" 196 L
#16 Henri Niemi (C) 27 1992 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'0" 205 L
#39 Juho Nyman (C) 25 1993 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'10" 176 L
#27 Riku Pitkänen (C)   “C” 27 1991 Suolahti, FIN 6'2" 203 R
#8 Samuli Ratinen (LW) 21 1998 Saarijärvi, FIN 6'0" 203 L
#39 Robert Rooba (LW/RW) 25 1993 Tallinn, EST 6'3" 209 L
#32 Micke Saari (W/C) 25 1994 Kirkkonummi, FIN 6'1" 168 L
#17 Mikko Salmio (LW/RW) 27 1991 Jämsä, FIN 6'4" 203 L
#13 Riku Sihvonen (F) 20 1998 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'3" 187 R
#18 Jere Somero (LW/RW) 24 1995 Ylivieska, FIN 6'0" 194 L
#12 Anton Stråka (C) 21 1998 Uusikaarlepyy, FIN 6'3" 209 L
#29 Joel Sund (RW/LW) 26 1993 Jämsä, FIN 6'1" 209 R
#11 Riku Tiainen (RW) 23 1995 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'4" 185 L
#9 Taavi Tiala (LW) 26 1993 Lestijärvi, FIN 5'11" 194 L
#23 Jerry Turkulainen (RW) 20 1998 Mikkeli, FIN 5'7" 159 R
Position: G:6 D:13 F:22 | Av Age: 22.32 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 190 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name LähiTapiola Areena
  • Location Jyväskylä, FIN
  • Capacity 4 618
  • Construction Year 1982
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/29/2017
09/29/2017 Confirmed Leaving Olli Muittari (F) Leaving for D-Kiekko
09/08/2017
09/08/2017 Confirmed Leaving Juho Häyrinen (D) Leaving for D-Kiekko
09/01/2017
09/01/2017 Confirmed Leaving Riho Embrich (F) Leaving for Riemu
09/01/2017 Confirmed Leaving Sami Tynjälä (D) Leaving for Riemu
08/07/2017
08/07/2017 Confirmed Leaving Ville Virtanen (D) Leaving for D-Kiekko
07/28/2017
07/28/2017 Confirmed Leaving Aleksi Honka (D) Leaving for Chamonix
06/20/2017
06/20/2017 Confirmed Leaving Jere Somero (F) Leaving for S-Kiekko
06/14/2017
06/14/2017 Confirmed Leaving Jose Kangaskorte (G) Leaving for Kitzbüheler EC
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2011-2012 Mestis 46 14 - 25 7 0 104 156 56 9 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 Mestis 48 14 - 22 7 5 136 152 61 9 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 Mestis 56 16 - 24 8 8 145 165 72 9 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Mestis 56 28 - 21 1 6 188 168 92 5 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 Mestis 50 13 - 30 3 4 110 161 50 11 Saved in relegation
2016-2017 Mestis 50 18 - 25 4 3 129 161 65 12 Qualification
Mestis 8 3 - 4 0 1 19 22 10 4 Relegated
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Samu Markkula (F) 2018-2019 Hermes Mestis 49 16 47 63 20
2. Oula Palve (F) 2018-2019 TPS Liiga 53 16 35 51 79
3. Daniel Stumpf (F) 2018-2019 HK Skalica Slovakia2 44 20 30 50 24
4. Joel Sund (F) 2018-2019 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 48 19 30 49 58
5. Taneli Lappalainen (F) 2018-2019 Stenungsund HF Division 2 32 14 29 43 4
6. Juho Nyman (F) 2018-2019 D-Kiekko Suomi-sarja 37 10 32 42 38
7. Juuso Forsström (F) 2018-2019 SaPKo Mestis 47 11 29 40 30
8. Joonas Sammalmaa (F) 2018-2019 Podhale Nowy Targ Poland 35 15 24 39 12
9. Simon Kostner (F) 2018-2019 Ritten/Renon AlpsHL 36 13 25 38 18
10. Turo Asplund (F) 2018-2019 Jukurit Liiga 58 10 27 37 26
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Riku Pitkänen (F) 194 48 74 122
2. Valtteri Hotakainen (F) 183 39 54 93
3. Joonas Sammalmaa (F) 130 43 49 92
4. Oula Palve (F) 127 35 47 82
5. Topi Nättinen (F) 115 35 45 80
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Riku Pitkänen (F) 194 48 74 122
2. Joonas Sammalmaa (F) 130 43 49 92
3. Valtteri Hotakainen (F) 183 39 54 93
4. Oula Palve (F) 127 35 47 82
5. Topi Nättinen (F) 115 35 45 80
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Riku Pitkänen (F) 194 48 74 122
2. Valtteri Hotakainen (F) 183 39 54 93
3. Mikko Virtanen (F) 171 20 53 73
4. Samu Markkula (F) 123 21 52 73
5. Joonas Sammalmaa (F) 130 43 49 92
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Joel Sund (F) 124 26 49 177
2. Aleksi Salonen (D) 135 21 61 169
3. Aleksi Honka (D) 133 9 23 160
4. Ville Virtanen (D) 109 3 17 154
5. Valtteri Kemiläinen (D) 99 9 45 108
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Riku Pitkänen (F) 194 48 74 122
2. Valtteri Hotakainen (F) 183 39 54 93
3. Taavi Tiala (F) 183 30 32 62
4. Mikko Virtanen (F) 171 20 53 73
5. Jaakko Jokinen (D) 167 13 30 43
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Kristian Näkyvä (D) 2 2 3 1.500
2. Tuomas Pihlman (F) 3 2 4 1.333
3. Matias Myttynen (F) 15 2 15 1.000
4. Mikko Kuukka (D) 2 1 2 1.000
5. Antti Jaatinen (F) 19 8 16 0.842
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Samu Markkula (F) 2014-2015 Mestis 47 13 29 42 0.89 18
2. Topi Nättinen (F) 2014-2015 Mestis 39 19 21 40 1.03 30
3. Riku Pitkänen (F) 2013-2014 Mestis 56 16 23 39 0.70 28
4. Riku Pitkänen (F) 2016-2017 Mestis 48 11 26 37 0.77 28
5. Joonas Sammalmaa (F) 2014-2015 Mestis 40 15 21 36 0.90 49
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Topi Nättinen (F) 2014-2015 Mestis 39 19 21 40 1.03 30
2. Valtteri Hotakainen (F) 2013-2014 Mestis 50 17 14 31 0.62 24
3. Riku Pitkänen (F) 2013-2014 Mestis 56 16 23 39 0.70 28
4. Joonas Sammalmaa (F) 2012-2013 Mestis 39 16 8 24 0.62 8
5. Joonas Sammalmaa (F) 2014-2015 Mestis 40 15 21 36 0.90 49
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Samu Markkula (F) 2014-2015 Mestis 47 13 29 42 0.89 18
2. Riku Pitkänen (F) 2016-2017 Mestis 48 11 26 37 0.77 28
3. Riku Pitkänen (F) 2013-2014 Mestis 56 16 23 39 0.70 28
4. Oula Palve (F) 2012-2013 Mestis 40 13 23 36 0.90 24
5. Joose Antonen (F) 2014-2015 Mestis 52 10 23 33 0.63 34
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Samuli Kankaanperä (D) 2011-2012 Mestis 37 1 7 8 0.22 75
2. Ville Virtanen (D) 2014-2015 Mestis 51 1 10 11 0.22 70
3. Aleksi Salonen (D) 2011-2012 Mestis 44 6 10 16 0.36 69
4. Aleksi Honka (D) 2015-2016 Mestis 47 4 6 10 0.21 67
5. Joel Sund (F) 2014-2015 Mestis 42 8 7 15 0.36 63
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2016-2017 6'1" 190 lbs 22.32
2015-2016 6'1" 188 lbs 21.49
2014-2015 6'1" 189 lbs 21.38
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
History:

The team name JYP-Akatemia reflects its affiliation and shared ownership with JYP, with 'Akatemia' indicating that the team is an 'academy' team. In simple terms, the team functions as a developmental affiliate, i.e. a farm team to JYP. Under the same ownership and arrangement the team was previously known as D-Team, the D reflecting its history as Diskos. The team roster tends to be a mix of the best JYP U20 players, overaged U20 players and players who compete for a spot on the JYP Liiga lineup. The team ceased operations after being relegated from Mestis to Suomi-sarja at the conclusion of the 2017-16 season.

Team names:

- Jyväskylän Lohi (1974-90)
- Lohi-Kiekko (1990-93)
- Diskos (1993–04)
- D-Kiekko (2004-08)
- D Team (2008-11)
- JYP-Akatemia (2011-)