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2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#30 Aleksanteri Heiskanen (G) 23 1998 Helsinki, FIN 5'9" 168 L
#1 Petri Iisakka (G) 21 2000 5'11" 174 L
#1 Riku Ruotsalainen (G) 22 1999 6'0" 170 L
#35 Olli Turunen (G) 21 2000 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'1" 183 L
DEFENSEMEN
#6 Jaakko Haarti (D) 22 1999 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 174 R
#15 Justus Haavanlammi (D) 22 1999 Pori, FIN 6'1" 198 L
#17 Miika Heiskari (D) 21 2000 Espoo, FIN 5'9" 165 L
#12 Juhani Merikanto (D)   “A” 23 1998 Espoo, FIN 6'0" 185 R
#11 Ville Rautiala (D) 21 2000 Espoo, FIN 6'2" 187 L
#14 Jesper Savolainen (D) 21 2000 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 185 R
#3 Lauri Sertti (D) 22 1999 Espoo, FIN 6'1" 190 L
#7 Daniel Takkunen (D) 21 2000 Espoo, FIN 5'10" 179 L
#4 Joona Tamminen (D) 21 2000 Lohja, FIN 5'10" 174 L
FORWARDS
#21 Alexander Forslund (C) 20 2001 Kirkkonummi, FIN 5'11" 159 L
#22 Roni Hirvonen (C) 19 2002 Espoo, FIN 5'9" 172 L
#19 Anton Holm (LW) 21 2000 Espoo, FIN 5'11" 168 L
#36 Miki Jurmu (C) 24 1997 Espoo, FIN 5'8" 176 L
#28 Olli Kohonen (F) 21 2000 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 183 L
#23 Eelis Laaksonen (F) 21 2000 Oulu, FIN 5'10" 154 L
#20 Markus Lahtinen (F)   “A” 23 1998 Espoo, FIN 5'10" 185 L
#8 Leevi Lemberg (RW) 22 1999 Vantaa, FIN 6'1" 196 R
#5 Oskari Lemetyinen (C)   “C” 23 1998 Espoo, FIN 5'9" 176 L
#26
Jere Manninen (RW) 22 1998 Göteborg, SWE 5'11" 159 L
#24 Veeti Miettinen (RW) 20 2001 Espoo, FIN 5'9" 159 L
#18 Jesse Pesonen (LW/RW) 21 2000 Savonlinna, FIN 5'10" 181 L
#9
Rastin Rostami (F) 23 1998 5'9" 172 L
#25 Patrik Siikanen (LW/C) 21 2000 Espoo, FIN 6'1" 198 L
#13 Niko Somppi (C) 21 2000 Tuusula, FIN 5'10" 183 L
#27 Miro Uunimäki (LW) 21 2000 5'10" 159 L
#16 Petteri Villanen (LW) 22 1999 Espoo, FIN 5'7" 157 L
Position: G: 4, D: 9, F: 16 | Av Age: 19.59 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 176 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Espoo Metro Areena
  • Location Espoo, FIN
  • Capacity 6 820
  • Construction Year 1999
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/14/2021
11/14/2021 Confirmed Leaving Oskari Vuorio (F) Leaving for Jokerit U20
10/07/2021
10/07/2021 Confirmed Leaving Klaus Kaspar Jõgi (F) Leaving for KooKoo U20
10/07/2021 Confirmed Joining Tuomas Eklund (D) Joining from JYP U20
09/03/2021
09/03/2021 Confirmed Joining Eemeli Tykkyläinen (D) Joining from Kiekko-Vantaa U18
08/21/2021
08/21/2021 Confirmed Joining Maks Percic (D) Joining from HD Jesenice Mladi
08/16/2021
08/16/2021 Confirmed Joining Jani Lampinen (G) Joining from HIFK U20
08/10/2021
08/10/2021 Confirmed Leaving Petri Iisakka (G) Leaving for Jäähonka
08/09/2021
08/09/2021 Confirmed Leaving Jesper Savolainen (D) Leaving for Jäähonka
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Blues U20
1998-1999 U20 SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
1999-2000 U20 SM-liiga 22 9 4 9 - - 78 75 22 1.00 4 -
U20 SM-liiga 40 20 5 15 - - 128 120 45 1.13 3 Quarterfinal loss
2000-2001 U20 SM-liiga 44 19 6 19 - - 132 128 44 1.00 6 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 U20 SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
2002-2003 U20 SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - Bronze game win
2003-2004 U20 SM-liiga 41 20 5 16 1 4 166 136 46 1.12 7 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 U20 SM-liiga 39 19 9 11 3 6 121 96 50 1.28 4 Bronze game loss
2005-2006 U20 SM-liiga 39 19 4 16 0 0 104 105 42 1.08 7 Bronze game win
2006-2007 U20 SM-liiga 42 28 5 6 1 2 147 79 65 1.55 1 Final loss
2007-2008 U20 SM-liiga 42 20 - 10 8 4 150 108 80 1.90 3 Semifinal loss
2008-2009 U20 SM-liiga 42 28 - 7 5 2 172 90 96 2.29 1 Champion
2009-2010 U20 SM-liiga 42 17 - 14 3 8 131 119 65 1.55 9 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 U20 SM-liiga 42 23 - 10 5 4 159 124 83 1.98 2 Final loss
2011-2012 U20 SM-liiga 48 28 - 7 7 6 224 153 104 2.17 2 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 U20 SM-liiga 48 27 - 15 3 3 188 129 90 1.88 2 Final loss
2013-2014 U20 SM-liiga 48 34 - 7 4 3 237 116 113 2.35 1 Champion
2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 48 28 - 7 3 10 206 145 100 2.08 2 Bronze game win
2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 50 25 - 16 3 6 205 154 87 1.74 6 Final loss
2016-2017 U20 SM-liiga 48 26 - 10 6 6 193 123 96 2.00 3 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 U20 SM-liiga 35 15 - 9 8 3 129 98 64 1.83 4 -
U20 SM-liiga 53 27 - 12 10 4 211 156 105 1.98 3 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 U20 SM-liiga 34 18 - 9 5 2 124 83 66 1.94 3 -
U20 SM-liiga 52 26 - 14 9 3 190 138 99 1.90 2 Final loss
Kiekko-Espoo U20
2019-2020 U20 SM-liiga 34 15 - 19 2 2 98 124 45 1.32 11 -
U20 SM-liiga 18 10 - 6 0 2 74 61 32 1.78 4 Did not make playoffs
2020-2021 U20 SM-sarja 21 4 - 17 0 5 52 98 17 0.81 15 Final group
U20 SM-sarja 21 4 - 17 0 5 52 98 17 0.81 15 Season Cancelled
2021-2022 U20 SM-sarja 19 10 - 8 1 0 66 68 32 1.68 10 -
U20 SM-sarja 25 13 - 11 1 0 78 83 41 1.64 10 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2014-2015 JCWC 4 0 - 3 0 1 9 18 1 0.25 5 Placement game loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Joonas Niemelä (F) 2021-2022 Saale Bulls Halle Germany3 21 23 23 46 12
2. Miro Aaltonen (F) 2021-2022 Vityaz Podolsk KHL 33 7 21 28 8
3. Markus Piispanen (F) 2021-2022 Virkiä II-divisioona 12 11 14 25 0
4. Iikka Kangasniemi (F) 2021-2022 Pelicans Liiga 24 11 13 24 8
5. Mikko Lehtonen (F) 2021-2022 Kiekko-Espoo Mestis 20 9 14 23 8
6. Ahti Oksanen (F) 2021-2022 HK Hradec Kralove Czech 28 12 9 21 4
7. Eetu Koivistoinen (F) 2021-2022 HIFK Liiga 23 8 12 20 2
8. Olli Iisakka (F) 2021-2022 Kiekko-Espoo Mestis 20 11 8 19 8
9. Sami Blomqvist (F) 2021-2022 ESV Kaufbeuren DEL2 18 7 12 19 8
10. Robert Arrak (F) 2021-2022 KH Torun Poland 24 11 7 18 4
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Veeti Miettinen (F) 138 80 78 158
2. Karo Koivunen (F) 128 44 85 129
3. Riku Kuusisto (F) 93 64 58 122
4. Jarkko Immonen (F) 107 50 71 121
5. Teemu Pulkkinen (F) 92 55 64 119
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Veeti Miettinen (F) 138 80 78 158
2. Sami Blomqvist (F) 101 66 47 113
3. Riku Kuusisto (F) 93 64 58 122
4. Tatu Kanerva (F) 153 60 43 103
5. Petro Koivunen (F) 69 59 58 117
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Karo Koivunen (F) 128 44 85 129
2. Veeti Miettinen (F) 138 80 78 158
3. Jarkko Immonen (F) 107 50 71 121
4. Joonas Niemelä (F) 106 40 70 110
5. Antti Suomela (F) 107 45 69 114
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Janne Jalasvaara (D) 103 20 63 171
2. Joonas Niemelä (F) 106 40 110 161
3. Eemeli Mäkinen (D) 68 9 20 160
4. Karo Koivunen (F) 128 44 129 154
5. Juhani Kaisjoki (D) 124 20 68 139
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tatu Kanerva (F) 153 60 43 103
2. Mikko Lepola (F) 145 17 41 58
3. Oskari Lemetyinen (F) 141 31 54 85
4. Veeti Miettinen (F) 138 80 78 158
5. Juhani Merikanto (D) 137 10 29 39
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jan Långbacka (F) 5 5 11 2.200
2. Jani Elgbacka (D) 1 0 2 2.000
3. Marco Poulsen (F) 34 26 64 1.882
4. Petro Koivunen (F) 69 59 117 1.696
5. Jukka Seilo (F) 27 26 42 1.556
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Teemu Pulkkinen (F) 2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 47 35 39 74 1.57 20
2. Veeti Miettinen (F) 2019-2020 U20 SM-liiga 52 42 31 73 1.40 6
3. Kasper Björkqvist (F) 2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 45 28 38 66 1.47 32
4. Antti Suomela (F) 2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 44 27 38 65 1.48 12
5. Marco Poulsen (F) 1989-1990 Jr. A SM-sarja 34 26 38 64 1.88 24
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Veeti Miettinen (F) 2019-2020 U20 SM-liiga 52 42 31 73 1.40 6
2. Sami Blomqvist (F) 2008-2009 U20 SM-liiga 41 40 21 61 1.49 28
3. Teemu Pulkkinen (F) 2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 47 35 39 74 1.57 20
4. Aarne Talvitie (F) 2017-2018 U20 SM-liiga 41 34 24 58 1.41 34
5. Tatu Kanerva (F) 2016-2017 U20 SM-liiga 46 31 21 52 1.13 36
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Teemu Pulkkinen (F) 2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 47 35 39 74 1.57 20
2. Kasper Björkqvist (F) 2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 45 28 38 66 1.47 32
3. Antti Suomela (F) 2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 44 27 38 65 1.48 12
4. Marco Poulsen (F) 1989-1990 Jr. A SM-sarja 34 26 38 64 1.88 24
5. Iikka Kangasniemi (F) 2013-2014 U20 SM-liiga 42 22 38 60 1.43 28
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Joonas Niemelä (F) 2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 31 11 30 41 1.32 99
2. Eemeli Mäkinen (D) 2000-2001 U20 SM-liiga 29 5 6 11 0.38 98
3. Peter Ahola (D) 1986-1987 Jr. A SM-sarja 33 6 12 18 0.55 97
4. Jere Sallinen (F) 2007-2008 U20 SM-liiga 36 11 19 30 0.83 94
5. Immo Suutarinen (F) 1999-2000 U20 SM-liiga 33 10 5 15 0.45 89
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2021-2022 5'11" 172 lbs 18.77
2020-2021 5'11" 174 lbs 19.55
2019-2020 6'0" 176 lbs 19.26
2018-2019 5'11" 176 lbs 19.59
2017-2018 5'11" 182 lbs 19.19
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