Team Facts
Plays in World Championship 2023 WC - 2022 WC Gold 2021 WC Silver 2020 WC Tournament Cancelled

2015-2016 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S League
GOALTENDERS
#32 Niklas Bäckström (G) 44 1978 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 192 L NHL
#19 Mikko Koskinen (G) 34 1988 Vantaa, FIN 6'7" 203 L KHL
#1 Juuse Saros (G) Nashville Predators 27 1995 Forssa, FIN 5'10" 179 L AHL
DEFENSEMEN
#38 Juuso Hietanen (D) 37 1985 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'10" 179 R KHL
#6 Topi Jaakola (D) 39 1983 Oulu, FIN 6'1" 196 L KHL
#4 Tommi Kivistö (D) 31 1991 Vantaa, FIN 6'1" 209 L KHL
#5 Lasse Kukkonen (D)   “A” 41 1981 Oulu, FIN 6'0" 187 L Liiga
#7 Esa Lindell (D) Dallas Stars 28 1994 Helsinki, FIN 6'3" 220 L AHL
#55 Atte Ohtamaa (D) 35 1987 Nivala, FIN 6'2" 203 L KHL
#2 Ville Pokka (D) 28 1994 Tornio, FIN 6'0" 198 R AHL
#28 Anssi Salmela (D) 38 1984 Nokia, FIN 6'0" 190 L SHL
FORWARDS
#20 Sebastian Aho (C/LW) Carolina Hurricanes 25 1997 Rauma, FIN 6'0" 176 L Liiga
#61
Aleksander Barkov (C) Florida Panthers 27 1995 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 214 L NHL
#64 Mikael Granlund (C) Nashville Predators 30 1992 Oulu, FIN 5'10" 185 L NHL
#36 Jussi Jokinen (W/C)   “A” 39 1983 Kalajoki, FIN 6'0" 192 L NHL
#9 Mikko Koivu (C)   “C” 39 1983 Turku, FIN 6'2" 214 L NHL
#71
Leo Komarov (W/C) 35 1987 Narva, EST 5'11" 209 L NHL
#40 Jarno Koskiranta (C) 35 1986 Paimio, FIN 6'3" 198 L KHL
#29 Patrik Laine (LW/RW) Columbus Blue Jackets 24 1998 Tampere, FIN 6'5" 216 R Liiga
#24 Jani Lajunen (C) 32 1990 Espoo, FIN 6'2" 203 L Liiga
#41 Antti Pihlström (LW/RW) 38 1984 Vantaa, FIN 5'10" 176 L KHL
#56 Teemu Pulkkinen (RW) 30 1992 Vantaa, FIN 5'11" 187 R NHL
#37 Mika Pyörälä (LW/C) 41 1981 Oulu, FIN 6'0" 179 L Liiga
#96 Mikko Rantanen (W/C) Colorado Avalanche 26 1996 Nousiainen, FIN 6'4" 216 L AHL
#51 Tomi Sallinen (C) 33 1989 Espoo, FIN 6'0" 176 L SHL
Position: G: 3, D: 8, F: 14 | Av Age: 27.44 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 196 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 25 players Experience Finland: 933 GP
NHL: 6 833 GP
WC: 933 GP
OG: 131 GP
SHL: 1 445 GP
Liiga: 6 264 GP
KHL: 3 374 GP
Czechia: 16 GP
AHL: 1 285 GP
Affiliated Team(s) 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 (EHT)
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
2022-05-29T20:20:00+0300 Finland Canada 4 - 3 (OT) WC
2022-05-28T14:20:00+0300 Finland USA 4 - 3 WC
2022-05-26T20:20:00+0300 Finland Slovakia 4 - 2 WC
2022-05-24T20:20:00+0300 Finland Czechia 3 - 0 WC
2022-05-21T16:20:00+0300 Austria Finland 0 - 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
1993-1994 WC 5 4 1 0 - - 29 9 9 1.80 Final loss
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 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 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 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Mikko Rantanen (F) 2022-2023 Colorado Avalanche NHL 23 15 17 32 16
2. Antti Suomela (F) 2022-2023 IK Oskarshamn SHL 22 13 17 30 31
3. Valtteri Filppula (F) 2022-2023 Genève-Servette HC NL 27 12 18 30 29
4. Sebastian Aho (F) 2022-2023 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 25 10 16 26 18
5. Tommi Huhtala (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Espoo Mestis 20 10 15 25 12
6. Jori Lehterä (F) 2022-2023 Tappara Liiga 25 4 21 25 6
7. Teemu Hartikainen (F) 2022-2023 Genève-Servette HC NL 27 15 9 24 16
8. Harri Pesonen (F) 2022-2023 SCL Tigers NL 27 11 10 21 18
9. Miro Aaltonen (F) 2022-2023 EHC Kloten NL 27 6 14 20 8
10. Mikko Lehtonen (D) 2022-2023 ZSC Lions NL 24 5 15 20 6
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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
2021-2022 6'1" 197 lbs 30.40
2020-2021 6'1" 195 lbs 27.93
2018-2019 6'1" 195 lbs 26.60
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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