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Team Facts
Plays in Naisten Liiga Team colours White + Blue Town Kuortane, FIN Founded 2010

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#36 Lilia Huovinen (G) 17 2006 Helsinki, FIN 5'4" 123 L Junior
#32 Kerttu Kuja-Halkola (G) 16 2007 Janakkala, FIN 5'9" 154 L Junior
#30 Emilia Kyrkkö (G) 20 2004 Nokia, FIN 5'7" - L
#1 Venla Varis (G) 17 2006 Ii, FIN 5'7" 143 L Junior
DEFENSEMEN
#3 Alva Eloluoma (D) 16 2007 - - - Junior
#4 Sara Holopainen (D) 16 2007 Vantaa, FIN 5'6" 143 L Junior
#9 Aino Krook (D) 18 2005 Karstula, FIN 5'8" 148 L 23/24
#17 Jenniina Kuoppala (D/C)   “C” 19 2004 Vaasa, FIN 5'7" 150 L 23/24
#27 Jennika Ojala (D) 17 2006 Soini, FIN 5'4" 128 L Junior
#6 Tuuli Tallinen (D) 17 2006 Kouvola, FIN 5'10" 154 L Junior
#10 Hannele Tarkiainen (D) 19 2004 Pieksämäki, FIN 5'7" 123 L 23/24
#2 Sarah Tissarinen (D) 17 2007 - - L Junior
#5 Sinna Varjonen (D) 18 2005 Paimio, FIN 5'2" 141 L 23/24
#8 Mikaela Wulff (D) 17 2007 - - - Junior
FORWARDS
#25 Abigail Byskata (F) 16 2007 Cebu, PHL 5'0" 137 R Junior
#18 Leni Granroth (F) 15 2008 - - L Junior
#15 Erika Kankkunen (F) 17 2006 Järvenpää, FIN 5'3" 126 L Junior
#7 Sofia Kari (F/D) 19 2005 Alajärvi, FIN 5'7" 152 R 23/24
#22 Heidi Kokora (F) 18 2005 Kiuruvesi, FIN 6'0" 172 L 23/24
#14 Nella Korpela (F) 19 2004 Soini, FIN 5'3" 134 L 23/24
#19 Olivia Laitamäki (F) 19 2004 - - L 23/24
#21 Kerttu Lehmus (F)   “A” 18 2005 Orivesi, FIN 5'3" 137 L Junior
#12 Raili Mustonen (F/D)   “A” 19 2004 Kalajoki, FIN 5'6" 154 L 23/24
#26 Joanna Ojala (F) 15 2008 - - - Junior
#23 Neea Pelkonen (F) 18 2005 Panelia, FIN 5'3" 139 L 23/24
#13 Eerika Siekkinen (F) 17 2006 Pihtipudas, FIN 5'5" 112 L Junior
#29 Senja Siivonen (F) 15 2008 Turku, FIN 5'6" 128 L Junior
#20 Peppi Virtanen (F) 19 2004 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'5" 150 L 23/24
Position: G: 4, D: 10, F: 14 | Av Age: 17.43 years | Av Ht: 5'6" | Av Wt: 140 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 28 players Experience Team Kuortane: 1 699 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Kuortaneen jäähalli Location Kuortane, FIN Capacity 400 Construction Year
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/29/2023
09/29/2023 Confirmed Leaving Laura Kivelä (F) Leaving for Kärpät
08/14/2023
08/14/2023 Confirmed Joining Erika Kankkunen (F) Joining from KJT Haukat
08/14/2023 Extension Nella Korpela (F)
08/14/2023 Confirmed Joining Senja Siivonen (F) Joining from Lukko
08/14/2023 Confirmed Joining Vilma Järvinen () Joining from S-Kiekko
08/14/2023 Confirmed Joining Joanna Ojala (F) Joining from S-Kiekko
08/14/2023 Extension Abigail Byskata (F)
08/14/2023 Extension Neea Pelkonen (F)
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Team Oriflame
2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 16 1 - 13 0 2 22 77 5 0.31 9 Relegation Play
SM-sarja (W) 15 11 1 3 0 1 75 30 34 2.27 1 Saved in relegation
2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 16 6 - 9 1 0 54 45 20 1.25 7 Relegation Play
SM-sarja (W) 15 15 0 0 0 0 126 12 45 3.00 1 Saved in relegation
2012-2013 SM-sarja (W) 28 11 - 15 2 0 67 92 37 1.32 5 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 SM-sarja (W) 28 8 - 15 2 3 69 100 31 1.11 7 Relegation Play
SM-sarja (W) 10 9 - 1 0 0 74 12 27 2.70 2 Saved in relegation
Team Kuortane
2014-2015 SM-sarja (W) 28 3 - 21 2 2 37 99 15 0.54 8 Saved in relegation
2015-2016 SM-sarja (W) 28 9 - 15 1 3 60 81 32 1.14 5 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 SM-sarja (W) 28 15 - 9 2 2 88 63 51 1.82 4 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 17 - 12 0 1 102 73 52 1.73 5 Bronze game win
2018-2019 Naisten Liiga (W) 18 11 - 6 1 0 96 61 35 1.94 5 Final group
Naisten Liiga (W) 30 11 - 18 1 0 111 136 35 1.17 5 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 Naisten Liiga (W) 20 11 - 5 3 1 86 67 40 2.00 4 Final group
Naisten Liiga (W) 30 14 - 10 4 2 106 100 52 1.73 5 Semifinal loss
2020-2021 Naisten Liiga (W) 17 7 - 9 0 1 50 52 22 1.29 7 Final group
Naisten Liiga (W) 10 7 - 2 1 0 33 17 23 2.30 2 Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 Naisten Liiga (W) 20 9 - 8 1 2 65 72 31 1.55 5 Final group
Naisten Liiga (W) 27 9 - 15 1 2 72 104 31 1.15 6 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 Naisten Liiga (W) 36 15 - 14 3 4 91 89 55 1.53 6 Quarterfinal loss
2023-2024 Naisten Liiga (W) 32 9 - 18 2 3 65 99 34 1.06 6 Clinched Play-Off Spot
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Lisette Täks (F) 2023-2024 Kiekko-Espoo Naisten Liiga (W) 32 39 15 54 34
2. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2023-2024 Luleå HF SDHL (W) 36 23 29 52 0
3. Petra Nieminen (F) 2023-2024 Luleå HF SDHL (W) 33 24 21 45 16
4. Jenniina Nylund (F) 2023-2024 Brynäs IF SDHL (W) 36 15 23 38 20
5. Sanni Rantala (D) 2023-2024 KalPa Naisten Liiga (W) 30 13 21 34 4
6. Emilia Varpula (F) 2023-2024 Ilves Naisten Liiga (W) 31 6 27 33 6
7. Jenna Suokko (F) 2023-2024 SC Bern Frauen SWHL A (W) 26 16 16 32 37
8. Anna-Lotta Räsänen (F) 2023-2024 APV Mestis (W) 14 16 14 30 6
9. Jenna Kaila (F) 2023-2024 HC Ambrì-Piotta Girls SWHL A (W) 24 20 9 29 12
10. Reetta Valkjärvi (D) 2023-2024 Kiekko-Espoo Naisten Liiga (W) 28 7 20 27 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Viivi Vainikka (F) 112 68 61 129
2. Sofianna Sundelin (F) 110 57 60 117
3. Nea Tervonen (F) 135 31 69 100
4. Jenna Kaila (F) 122 48 44 92
5. Kiira Yrjänen (F) 93 54 37 91
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Viivi Vainikka (F) 112 68 61 129
2. Sofianna Sundelin (F) 110 57 60 117
3. Kiira Yrjänen (F) 93 54 37 91
4. Jenna Kaila (F) 122 48 44 92
5. Saana Valkama (F) 74 45 34 79
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nea Tervonen (F) 135 31 69 100
2. Emilia Vesa (F) 113 26 62 88
3. Viivi Vainikka (F) 112 68 61 129
4. Sofianna Sundelin (F) 110 57 60 117
5. Jenna Kaila (F) 122 48 44 92
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Sofia Kari (F) 111 26 42 85
2. Jenniina Kuoppala (D) 113 15 33 82
3. Sara Säkkinen (F) 88 20 59 77
4. Jenna Suokko (F) 58 22 34 74
5. Lisette Täks (F) 95 20 38 72
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nea Tervonen (F) 135 31 69 100
2. Jenna Kaila (F) 122 48 44 92
3. Sinna Varjonen (D) 120 7 32 39
4. Kerttu Lehmus (F) 120 6 9 15
5. Aino Krook (D) 118 11 22 33
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Viivi Vainikka (F) 112 68 129 1.15
2. Petra Nieminen (F) 69 42 79 1.14
3. Saana Valkama (F) 74 45 79 1.07
4. Sofianna Sundelin (F) 110 57 117 1.06
5. Kiira Yrjänen (F) 93 54 91 0.98
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2019-2020 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 28 24 52 1.73 6
2. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2018-2019 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 26 15 41 1.37 6
3. Jenniina Nylund (F) 2017-2018 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 23 16 39 1.30 14
4. Kiira Yrjänen (F) 2019-2020 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 22 17 39 1.30 14
5. Nea Tervonen (F) 2022-2023 Naisten Liiga (W) 34 13 20 33 0.97 4
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2019-2020 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 28 24 52 1.73 6
2. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2018-2019 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 26 15 41 1.37 6
3. Jenniina Nylund (F) 2017-2018 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 23 16 39 1.30 14
4. Kiira Yrjänen (F) 2019-2020 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 22 17 39 1.30 14
5. Saana Valkama (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 16 17 7 24 1.50 12
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 2018-2019 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 8 25 33 1.10 14
2. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2019-2020 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 28 24 52 1.73 6
3. Emilia Vesa (F) 2019-2020 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 9 23 32 1.07 6
4. Sanni Rantala (D) 2019-2020 Naisten Liiga (W) 30 6 23 29 0.97 16
5. Nea Tervonen (F) 2022-2023 Naisten Liiga (W) 34 13 20 33 0.97 4
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sofia Kari (F) 2023-2024 Naisten Liiga (W) 31 9 5 14 0.45 49
2. Ella Viitasuo (D) 2012-2013 SM-sarja (W) 27 1 1 2 0.07 40
3. Jenna Suokko (F) 2013-2014 SM-sarja (W) 28 11 4 15 0.54 38
4. Sara Säkkinen (F) 2015-2016 SM-sarja (W) 24 5 14 19 0.79 35
5. Jenna Suokko (F) 2012-2013 SM-sarja (W) 28 11 8 19 0.68 32
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 5'6" 140 lbs 17.43
2022-2023 5'6" 141 lbs 17.35
2021-2022 5'6" 143 lbs 17.26
2020-2021 5'5" 143 lbs 17.33
2019-2020 5'5" 137 lbs 17.40
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Nationalities Throughout History

Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Team Kuortane was founded in 2010 as a part of a development project by the Finnish Ice Hockey Association. The team operates at the Kuortane Sport Resort and serves to develop women's hockey in Finland. It was previously known as Team Oriflame from 2010 to 2014.