Team Facts
Plays in World Championship 2024 WC - 2023 WC Quarterfinal loss 2022 WC Gold 2021 WC Silver

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S League
GOALTENDERS
#30 Christian Heljanko (G) 26 1997 Askola, FIN 6'0" 168 L Liiga
#33 Emil Larmi (G) 26 1996 Lahti, FIN 6'0" 185 L SHL
#45 Jussi Olkinuora (G) 32 1990 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 201 L SHL
DEFENSEMEN
#6 Niklas Friman (D) 29 1993 Rauma, FIN 6'2" 194 L SHL
#50 Miika Koivisto (D) 32 1990 Vaasa, FIN 6'0" 194 L SHL
#4 Mikko Lehtonen (D) 29 1994 Turku, FIN 6'0" 196 L NL
#23 Nikolas Matinpalo (D) Ottawa Senators 24 1998 Espoo, FIN 6'3" 207 R Liiga
#3 Olli Määttä (D)   “A” Detroit Red Wings 28 1994 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'2" 209 L NHL
#55 Atte Ohtamaa (D) 35 1987 Nivala, FIN 6'2" 203 L Liiga
#2 Ville Pokka (D) 29 1994 Tornio, FIN 6'0" 198 R SHL
#52 Mikael Seppälä (D) 29 1994 Ylivieska, FIN 6'2" 201 L Liiga
FORWARDS
#12 Marko Anttila (RW)   “C” 38 1985 Lempäälä, FIN 6'8" 229 R Liiga
#10 Joel Armia (RW) Montréal Canadiens 30 1993 Pori, FIN 6'4" 218 R NHL
#24 Hannes Björninen (C) 27 1995 Lahti, FIN 6'1" 190 L SHL
#70 Teemu Hartikainen (C/W) 33 1990 Kuopio, FIN 6'1" 234 L NL
#84 Kaapo Kakko (RW) New York Rangers 22 2001 Turku, FIN 6'3" 205 L NHL
#42 Kasperi Kapanen (RW/LW) St. Louis Blues 26 1996 Kuopio, FIN 6'1" 194 R NHL
#91 Juho Lammikko (C/LW) 27 1996 Noormarkku, FIN 6'3" 203 L NL
#65 Sakari Manninen (C/LW) 31 1992 Oulu, FIN 5'8" 179 L AHL
#19 Waltteri Merelä (RW) Tampa Bay Lightning 24 1998 Ylöjärvi, FIN 6'2" 196 R Liiga
#29 Ahti Oksanen (LW) 30 1993 Kirkkonummi, FIN 6'3" 207 L SHL
#82 Harri Pesonen (LW) 34 1988 Muurame, FIN 6'0" 198 L NL
#96 Mikko Rantanen (W/C)   “A” Colorado Avalanche 26 1996 Nousiainen, FIN 6'4" 216 L NHL
#76 Jere Sallinen (LW/C) 32 1990 Espoo, FIN 6'2" 201 L NL
#74 Antti Suomela (C) 29 1994 Espoo, FIN 6'0" 179 L SHL
Position: G: 3, D: 8, F: 14 | Av Age: 29.12 years | Av Ht: 6'2" | Av Wt: 200 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 25 players Experience Finland: 611 GP
NHL: 2 459 GP
WC: 611 GP
OG: 82 GP
SHL: 787 GP
Liiga: 5 291 GP
KHL: 2 063 GP
Czechia: 56 GP
AHL: 1 334 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Finland (EHT)
Finland U16 (all) (International-Jr)
Finland U17 (WHC-17)
Finland U17 (all) (International-Jr)
Finland U18 (WJC-18)
Finland U18 (all) (International-Jr)
Finland U20 (WJC-20)
Finland U20 (all) (International-Jr)
Finland (CC)
Finland (OG)
Finland (WCup)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Helsinki Areena Location Helsinki, FIN Capacity 13 349 Construction Year 1997
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2023-05-25T20:20:00+0300 Canada Finland 4 - 1 WC
2023-05-23T20:20:00+0300 Finland Denmark 7 - 1 WC
2023-05-20T16:20:00+0300 Austria Finland 1 - 3 WC
2023-05-19T16:20:00+0300 Hungary Finland 1 - 7 WC
2023-05-17T20:20:00+0300 Finland France 5 - 3 WC
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1994-1995 WC 5 3 1 1 - - 22 14 7 1.40 Champion
1995-1996 WC 5 2 2 1 - - 23 15 6 1.20 5 Quarterfinal loss
1996-1997 WC 5 4 0 1 - - 25 9 8 1.60 5 Did not make playoffs
1997-1998 WC 6 3 1 2 - - 20 10 7 1.17 Final loss
1998-1999 WC 6 5 1 0 - - 13 6 11 1.83 Final loss
1999-2000 WC 6 3 2 1 - - 25 18 8 1.33 Bronze game win
2000-2001 WC 6 5 0 1 - - 31 12 10 1.67 Final loss
2001-2002 WC 6 5 0 1 - - 20 6 10 1.67 4 Bronze game loss
2002-2003 WC 6 3 1 2 - - 30 10 7 1.17 5 Quarterfinal loss
2003-2004 WC 6 4 1 1 - - 22 9 9 1.50 6 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 WC 6 2 3 1 - - 14 14 7 1.17 7 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 WC 6 4 1 1 - - 22 10 9 1.50 Bronze game win
2006-2007 WC 6 4 - 2 0 0 20 8 12 2.00 Final loss
2007-2008 WC 6 4 - 1 1 0 19 14 14 2.33 Bronze game win
2008-2009 WC 6 3 - 0 2 1 21 10 14 2.33 5 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 WC 6 4 - 2 0 0 12 13 12 2.00 6 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 WC 6 2 - 1 3 0 19 12 12 2.00 Champion
2011-2012 WC 7 5 - 2 0 0 21 14 15 2.14 4 Bronze game loss
2012-2013 WC 7 4 - 1 2 0 23 14 16 2.29 4 Bronze game loss
2013-2014 WC 7 3 - 3 1 0 18 15 11 1.57 Final loss
2014-2015 WC 7 4 - 1 2 0 22 9 16 2.29 6 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 WC 7 7 - 0 0 0 29 6 21 3.00 Final loss
2016-2017 WC 7 2 - 2 2 1 20 22 11 1.57 4 Bronze game loss
2017-2018 WC 7 5 - 1 0 1 38 11 16 2.29 5 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 WC 7 5 - 1 0 1 22 11 16 2.29 Champion
2019-2020 WC - - - - - - - - - - - Tournament Cancelled
2020-2021 WC 7 4 - 0 2 1 19 10 17 2.43 Final loss
2021-2022 WC 7 6 - 0 0 1 25 5 19 2.71 Champion
2022-2023 WC 7 5 - 1 0 1 28 15 16 2.29 3 Quarterfinal loss
2023-2024 WC - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Aleksander Barkov (F) 2022-2023 Florida Panthers NHL 68 23 55 78 8
2. Miro Heiskanen (D) 2022-2023 Dallas Stars NHL 79 11 62 73 32
3. Sebastian Aho (F) 2022-2023 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 75 36 31 67 42
4. Valtteri Puustinen (F) 2022-2023 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 72 24 35 59 22
5. Jori Lehterä (F) 2022-2023 Tappara Liiga 57 11 46 57 45
6. Patrik Laine (F) 2022-2023 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 55 22 30 52 16
7. Valtteri Filppula (F) 2022-2023 Genève-Servette HC NL 46 17 34 51 62
8. Petri Kontiola (F) 2022-2023 Ilves Liiga 58 12 39 51 40
9. Miro Aaltonen (F) 2022-2023 EHC Kloten NL 51 19 30 49 20
10. Tommi Huhtala (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Espoo Mestis 42 17 29 46 30
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ville Peltonen (F) 107 34 47 81
2. Petteri Nummelin (D) 104 15 49 64
3. Raimo Helminen (F) 93 12 48 60
4. Saku Koivu (F) 51 17 39 56
5. Niko Kapanen (F) 85 23 31 54
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ville Peltonen (F) 107 34 47 81
2. Esa Peltonen (F) 80 29 16 46
3. Lasse Oksanen (F) 101 26 23 49
4. Teemu Selänne (F) 43 25 23 48
5. Niko Kapanen (F) 85 23 31 54
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Petteri Nummelin (D) 104 15 49 64
2. Raimo Helminen (F) 93 12 48 60
3. Ville Peltonen (F) 107 34 47 81
4. Saku Koivu (F) 51 17 39 56
5. Mikael Granlund (F) 50 15 34 49
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Jarkko Ruutu (F) 56 3 9 123
2. Olli Jokinen (F) 92 21 46 112
3. Tuomo Ruutu (F) 43 14 20 89
4. Juha Rantasila (D) 46 11 20 76
5. Matti Keinonen (F) 70 20 32 75
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ville Peltonen (F) 107 34 47 81
2. Petteri Nummelin (D) 104 15 49 64
3. Lasse Oksanen (F) 101 26 23 49
4. Raimo Helminen (F) 93 12 48 60
5. Olli Jokinen (F) 92 21 25 46
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Teuvo Teräväinen (F) 8 5 14 1.75
2. Sebastian Aho (F) 28 14 36 1.29
3. Patrik Laine (F) 10 7 12 1.20
4. Jari Kurri (F) 32 19 38 1.19
5. Markus Nutivaara (D) 8 3 9 1.13
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sebastian Aho (F) 2017-2018 WC 8 9 9 18 2.25 2
2. Petri Kontiola (F) 2012-2013 WC 10 8 8 16 1.60 8
3. Saku Koivu (F) 1998-1999 WC 10 4 12 16 1.60 4
4. Lauri Mononen (F) 1971-1972 WC 10 9 6 15 1.50 10
5. Teuvo Teräväinen (F) 2017-2018 WC 8 5 9 14 1.75 8
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sebastian Aho (F) 2017-2018 WC 8 9 9 18 2.25 2
2. Lauri Mononen (F) 1971-1972 WC 10 9 6 15 1.50 10
3. Jarkko Immonen (F) 2010-2011 WC 9 9 3 12 1.33 2
4. Hannu Järvenpää (F) 1984-1985 WC 10 9 2 11 1.10 10
5. Jarkko Varvio (F) 1991-1992 WC 8 9 1 10 1.25 4
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Saku Koivu (F) 1998-1999 WC 10 4 12 16 1.60 4
2. Petteri Nummelin (D) 2000-2001 WC 9 1 12 13 1.44 0
3. Petteri Nummelin (D) 2005-2006 WC 9 3 11 14 1.56 2
4. Mikko Lehtonen (D) 2021-2022 WC 10 2 10 12 1.20 2
5. Saku Koivu (F) 2002-2003 WC 7 1 10 11 1.57 4
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Tuomo Ruutu (F) 2005-2006 WC 9 0 0 0 0.00 49
2. Anssi Salmela (D) 2007-2008 WC 8 0 0 0 0.00 37
3. Jarkko Ruutu (F) 2005-2006 WC 9 0 3 3 0.33 34
4. Tomi Kallio (F) 2006-2007 WC 9 1 2 3 0.33 33
5. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 1969-1970 WC 10 4 3 7 0.70 32
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'2" 200 lbs 29.12
2021-2022 6'1" 197 lbs 30.04
2020-2021 6'1" 195 lbs 27.22
2018-2019 6'1" 195 lbs 26.12
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
1995 World Championship Gold Medal Lineup
Ville Peltonen - Saku Koivu - Jere Lehtinen
Marko Palo - Esa Keskinen - Mika Nieminen
Juha Ylönen - Raimo Helminen - Sami Kapanen
Raimo Summanen - Janne Ojanen - Antti Törmänen/Tero Lehterä

Janne Niinimaa - Timo Jutila
Marko Kiprusoff - Hannu Virta
Erik Hämäläinen - Mika Strömberg
Petteri Nummelin

Jarmo Myllys
(Jukka Tammi)

2011 World Championship Gold Medal Lineup
Mika Pyörälä - Mikko Koivu - Tuomo Ruutu
Anssi Salmela - Sami Lepistö

Leo Komarov - Niko Kapanen - Juha-Matti Aaltonen
Janne Niskala - Jyrki Välivaara

Janne Pesonen - Jarkko Immonen - Mikael Granlund
Pasi Puistola - Ossi Väänänen

Antti Pihlström - Petteri Nokelainen - Jani Lajunen
Lasse Kukkonen - Topi Jaakola

Petri Vehanen
(Teemu Lassila)

2019 World Championship Gold Medal Lineup
Toni Rajala - Juhani Tyrväinen - Niko Ojamäki
Mikko Lehtonen - Atte Ohtamaa

Harri Pesonen - Sakari Manninen - Kaapo Kakko
Petteri Lindbohm - Henri Jokiharju

Veli-Matti Savinainen - Jere Sallinen - Kristian Kuusela
Niko Mikkola - Oliwer Kaski

Joel Kiviranta - Juho Lammikko - Marko Anttila
Miika Koivisto - Jani Hakanpää

Kevin Lankinen
(Jussi Olkinuora)


2022 World Championship Gold Medal Lineup
Mikael Granlund – Sakari Manninen – Teemu Hartikainen
Mikko Lehtonen – Juuso Hietanen

Toni Rajala – Valtteri Filppula – Jere Sallinen
Miro Heiskanen – Ville Pokka

Harri Pesonen – Juho Lammikko – Joel Armia
Niklas Friman – Sami Vatanen

Saku Mäenalanen – Hannes Björninen – Marko Anttila
Esa Lindell – Atte Ohtamaa

Jussi Olkinuora
(Harri Säteri)


2008 World Championship Silver Medal Lineup
Ville Peltonen - Saku Koivu - Teemu Selänne
Jussi Jokinen - Mikko Koivu - Tuomo Ruutu
Antti Pihlström - Niko Kapanen - Hannes Hyvönen
Esa Pirnes - Riku Hahl - Mika Pyörälä

Janne Niskala - Mikko Jokela
Ossi Väänänen - Ville Koistinen
Mikko Luoma - Antti-Jussi Niemi
Sami Lepistö