Team Facts
Plays in U20 SM-sarja Team colours Blue + Orange + White Town Tampere, FIN Founded 1955

2015-2016 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#30 Dominik Hrachovina (G) 28 1994 Brno, CZE 5'11" 190 L
#30 Joonas Ketko (G) 26 1996 Tampere, FIN 5'9" 187 L
#1 Leevi Nikkinen (G) 23 1999 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 165 L
#92 Maximilian Pajpach (G) 26 1996 Poprad, SVK 6'1" 207 L
#73 Kimmo Rautiainen (G) 24 1998 Savonlinna, FIN 5'10" 159 L
DEFENSEMEN
#14 Martin Bodak (D) 23 1998 Spisska Nova Ves, SVK 6'0" 190 R
#6 Oskari Halme (D) 24 1997 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 174 L
#28 Henri Jokiharju (D) Buffalo Sabres 23 1999 Oulu, FIN 6'0" 201 R
#27 Arttu Karukka (D) 25 1996 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 190 L
#38 Aleksi Laine (D) 27 1995 Pori, FIN 6'2" 176 L
#5 Erik Linnemäki (D)   “C” 27 1995 Säkylä, FIN 5'11" 168 L
#25 Atte Mäkinen (D) 27 1995 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 201 R
#3 Olli Nieminen (D) 25 1997 Mänttä, FIN 5'9" 183 L
#4 Jami Pentinlehto (D) 25 1996 Tampere, FIN 5'9" 150 L
#10 Roope Repo (D) 27 1995 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 183 L
#2 Jere Rouhiainen (D) 26 1996 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 172 L
#33 Joona Vainio (D) 24 1997 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'0" 194 L
FORWARDS
#21 Saku Aavajoki (F) 25 1997 Tampere, FIN 5'9" 176 L
#19 Jere-Matias Alanen (LW/RW) 26 1996 Tampere, FIN 6'6" 196 L
#18 Teppo Antila (RW) 26 1996 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 176 L
#22 Elias Elomaa (LW/C) 25 1997 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 187 L
#31 Manu Honkanen (C/LW) 26 1996 Turku, FIN 6'0" 198 R
#9 Lauri Huhdanpää (LW/RW) 27 1995 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 176 L
#23 Antti Kauppinen (LW)   “A” 26 1996 Espoo, FIN 5'10" 179 L
#20 Tuomas Laine (F) 26 1996 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 174 L
#13 Anton Levtchi (LW) Florida Panthers 26 1995 Varkaus, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#34 Joona Luoto (LW/RW) Columbus Blue Jackets 25 1997 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 201 L
#15 Otto Mäkinen (C) 24 1998 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 179 L
#12 Pete Niemi (F) 24 1998 Hämeenkyrö, FIN 6'1" 185 L
#8 Oskari Ojanen (C) 26 1995 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 185 L
#16 Alex Olkinuora (LW/RW) 26 1996 Tampere, FIN 5'8" 165 R
#17 Aapeli Räsänen (C)   “A” Edmonton Oilers 24 1998 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 207 R
#36 Ville Saloranta (C/RW) 26 1996 Ylivieska, FIN 5'10" 176 R
#32 Matus Sukel (C) 26 1996 Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK 5'9" 172 L
#26 Waltteri Viitanen (F) 26 1996 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 209 L
Position: G: 3, D: 10, F: 15 | Av Age: 19.36 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 183 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Team Facts
Nationalities 31 players
3 players
1 player
Experience Tappara U20: 2 813 GP
NHL: 229 GP
WC: 24 GP
OG: 1 GP
Liiga: 1 297 GP
KHL: 87 GP
Czechia: 247 GP
AHL: 59 GP
Affiliated Team(s) KOOVEE (Mestis)
LeKi (Suomi-sarja)
Pyry (Suomi-sarja)
Tappara (Liiga)
Tappara U17 (Not Active (Finland))
Tappara U18 (U18 SM-sarja)
Tappara U20 II (Not Active (Finland))
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Tampereen jäähalli Location Tampere, FIN Capacity 7 300 Construction Year 1965 Secondary Arena Hakametsä 2
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/23/2022
09/23/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jere Kivimäki (F) Leaving for KOOVEE
08/26/2022
08/26/2022 Confirmed Leaving Joni Kivinen (F) Leaving for Haukat
07/22/2022
07/22/2022 Confirmed Joining Niklas Hübner (D) Joining from ERC Ingolstadt U20
07/22/2022 Confirmed Joining Atte Lehikoinen (D) Joining from KalPa U20
07/08/2022
07/08/2022 Confirmed Leaving Santeri Peltola (F) Leaving for RoKi
06/23/2022
06/23/2022 Confirmed Leaving Matias Hautala (D) Leaving for KOOVEE
05/25/2022
05/25/2022 Extension Leaving Oskari Luoto (F) Leaving for Tappara
05/25/2022 Extension Leaving Arttu Kärki (D) Leaving for Tappara
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2000-2001 U20 SM-liiga 44 26 6 12 - - 168 108 58 1.32 2 Champion
2001-2002 U20 SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - - -
2002-2003 U20 SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - - -
2003-2004 U20 SM-liiga 41 23 8 10 4 4 145 101 58 1.41 1 Champion
2004-2005 U20 SM-liiga 39 15 12 12 3 9 101 93 45 1.15 8 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 U20 SM-liiga 39 16 3 17 1 2 113 116 39 1.00 10 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 U20 SM-liiga 42 17 3 17 3 2 146 126 45 1.07 7 Semifinal loss
2007-2008 U20 SM-liiga 42 17 - 16 3 6 144 132 63 1.50 7 Semifinal loss
2008-2009 U20 SM-liiga 42 7 - 31 0 4 94 186 25 0.60 14 Qualification
U20 SM-liiga 10 6 - 3 1 0 41 30 20 2.00 3 Saved in relegation
2009-2010 U20 SM-liiga 42 13 - 21 5 3 113 179 52 1.24 12 Qualification
U20 SM-liiga 10 7 - 3 0 0 51 32 21 2.10 2 Saved in relegation
2010-2011 U20 SM-liiga 42 18 - 18 3 3 130 123 63 1.50 9 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 U20 SM-liiga 48 18 - 25 1 4 164 193 60 1.25 12 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 U20 SM-liiga 48 21 - 18 1 8 140 123 73 1.52 7 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 U20 SM-liiga 48 24 - 20 2 2 156 135 78 1.63 7 First round loss
2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 48 17 - 23 6 2 146 152 65 1.35 12 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 50 21 - 18 4 7 173 165 78 1.56 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2016-2017 U20 SM-liiga 48 20 - 19 5 4 146 142 74 1.54 11 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2017-2018 U20 SM-liiga 35 16 - 11 4 4 113 105 60 1.71 5 -
U20 SM-liiga 53 22 - 17 7 7 169 160 87 1.64 6 Bronze game loss
2018-2019 U20 SM-liiga 34 15 - 16 2 1 113 116 50 1.47 10 -
U20 SM-liiga 52 21 - 23 4 4 177 181 75 1.44 9 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2019-2020 U20 SM-liiga 34 17 - 17 1 4 125 117 54 1.59 8 -
U20 SM-liiga 52 25 - 18 2 7 193 168 86 1.65 7 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 U20 SM-sarja 25 17 - 8 3 2 106 68 50 2.00 3 Final group
U20 SM-sarja 25 17 - 8 3 2 106 68 50 2.00 3 Semifinal loss
2021-2022 U20 SM-sarja 19 9 - 6 2 2 60 47 33 1.74 9 -
U20 SM-sarja 45 21 - 12 4 8 148 123 79 1.76 4 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 U20 SM-sarja 8 7 - 1 1 0 35 11 20 2.50 4 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Vili Kukkola (F) 2022-2023 KooKoo U20 U20 SM-sarja 4 1 9 10 2
2. Luka Tiihonen (D) 2022-2023 Lukko U20 U20 SM-sarja 8 1 7 8 4
3. Paul Joubert (F) 2022-2023 Gap Ligue Magnus 5 3 4 7 2
4. Niko Ahoniemi (F) 2022-2023 STS Sanok Poland 5 3 4 7 12
5. Verneri Ahonen (F) 2022-2023 KooKoo U20 U20 SM-sarja 6 3 4 7 0
6. Petri Kontiola (F) 2022-2023 Ilves Liiga 6 2 5 7 0
7. Jesse Seppälä (F) 2022-2023 HIFK U20 U20 SM-sarja 6 2 4 6 0
8. Elias Elomaa (F) 2022-2023 KH Torun Poland 6 2 3 5 33
9. Mikko Perttu (F) 2022-2023 KeuPa HT Suomen Cup 4 1 4 5 4
10. Patrik Puistola (F) 2022-2023 Jukurit Liiga 6 1 4 5 0
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matti Penttilä (F) 81 75 76 151
2. Markus Oijennus (F) 113 68 81 149
3. Mikko Peltola (F) 103 72 74 146
4. Anton Levtchi (F) 135 43 79 122
5. Arttu Ilomäki (F) 117 47 73 120
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Esa Välioja (D) 71 79 40 119
2. Matti Penttilä (F) 81 75 76 151
3. Mikko Peltola (F) 103 72 74 146
4. Markus Oijennus (F) 113 68 81 149
5. Jukka Piirinen (F) 63 64 28 92
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Markus Oijennus (F) 113 68 81 149
2. Anton Levtchi (F) 135 43 79 122
3. Matti Penttilä (F) 81 75 76 151
4. Tero Toivola (F) 75 42 75 117
5. Mikko Peltola (F) 103 72 74 146
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Mikko Niinikoski (F) 82 30 64 273
2. Nestori Lähde (F) 127 41 75 260
3. Mikko Mäenpää (D) 74 23 43 231
4. Jarno Niinimäki (F) 73 23 46 221
5. Joonas Liimatainen (D) 112 10 49 191
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Santeri Aalto (F) 202 42 64 106
2. Samuel Parkkari (F) 188 30 48 78
3. Santeri Peltola (F) 180 44 67 111
4. Jere Kivimäki (F) 160 32 48 80
5. Pete Niemi (F) 159 37 43 80
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Ville Nieminen (F) 18 19 46 2.56
2. Toni Raisto (F) 7 7 17 2.43
3. Pekka Sartjärvi (F) 6 11 13 2.17
4. Asko Ahonen (F) 16 22 31 1.94
5. Matti Penttilä (F) 81 75 151 1.86
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mikko Peltola (F) 1989-1990 Jr. A SM-sarja 30 31 43 74 2.47 42
2. Kari Heikkinen (F) 1981-1982 Jr. A SM-sarja 32 40 22 62 1.94 31
3. Matti Penttilä (F) 1980-1981 Jr. A SM-sarja 32 34 28 62 1.94 14
4. Markus Oijennus (F) 1989-1990 Jr. A SM-sarja 34 29 33 62 1.82 18
5. Mikko Perttu (F) 2020-2021 U20 SM-sarja 39 20 40 60 1.54 48
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kari Heikkinen (F) 1981-1982 Jr. A SM-sarja 32 40 22 62 1.94 31
2. Raimo Saarinen (F) 1975-1976 Jr. A SM-sarja 36 35 23 58 1.61 2
3. Matti Penttilä (F) 1980-1981 Jr. A SM-sarja 32 34 28 62 1.94 14
4. Jouko Myrrä (F) 1988-1989 Jr. A SM-sarja 35 34 23 57 1.63 20
5. Jukka Piirinen (F) 1981-1982 Jr. A SM-sarja 20 34 12 46 2.30 24
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mikko Peltola (F) 1989-1990 Jr. A SM-sarja 30 31 43 74 2.47 42
2. Mikko Perttu (F) 2020-2021 U20 SM-sarja 39 20 40 60 1.54 48
3. Arttu Ilomäki (F) 2011-2012 U20 SM-liiga 41 21 34 55 1.34 36
4. Markus Oijennus (F) 1989-1990 Jr. A SM-sarja 34 29 33 62 1.82 18
5. Mikko Perttu (F) 2019-2020 U20 SM-liiga 52 16 33 49 0.94 38
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mikko Mäenpää (D) 2001-2002 U20 SM-liiga 39 13 12 25 0.64 201
2. Jarno Niinimäki (F) 2000-2001 U20 SM-liiga 34 12 12 24 0.71 167
3. Antti Rahkonen (D) 1997-1998 U20 SM-liiga 31 6 10 16 0.52 127
4. Mikko Niinikoski (F) 1997-1998 U20 SM-liiga 33 12 8 20 0.61 116
5. Aki Siren 1975-1976 Jr. A SM-sarja 35 34 12 46 1.31 112
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 174 lbs 18.11
2021-2022 5'11" 173 lbs 19.17
2020-2021 6'0" 174 lbs 19.00
2019-2020 6'0" 179 lbs 19.45
2018-2019 6'0" 181 lbs 19.12
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