Team Facts

2015-2016 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#36 Anni Keisala (G) 21 1997 Lohja, FIN 5'9" 165 L
#32 Inka Kuusinen (G) 21 1998 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'8" 168 L
#30 Oona Mäki (G) 19 1999 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'6" 157 L
#1 Tiia Pajarinen (G) 20 1998 Polvijärvi, FIN 5'5" 143 L
DEFENSEMEN
#12 Janina Aro (D) 19 1999 Vantaa, FIN 5'5" 150 L
#19 Anni Hietaharju (D) 21 1998 Mustasaari, FIN 5'7" 134 R
#2 Sini Karjalainen (D) 19 1999 Posio, FIN 5'8" 148 L
#4 Minni Lehtopelto (D) 20 1998 Inkoo, FIN 5'8" 152 L
#5 Eveliina Nurmi (D) 21 1997 Alavus, FIN 5'8" 159 L
#3 Emma Salpakari (D) 19 1999 Suonenjoki, FIN 5'3" 112 R
#7 Eve Savander (D)   “A” 20 1998 Joensuu, FIN 5'6" 141 R
#8 Mari Tervala (D) 19 1999 Joensuu, FIN 5'6" 141 L
FORWARDS
#11 Sanni Grönroos (F) 19 1999 Laitila, FIN 5'10" 159 L
#9 Noora Hautamaa (F/D) 18 2000 Nurmo, FIN 5'3" 132 L
#23 Emma Katajamäki (RW) 20 1998 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'5" 146 L
#25 Petra Keromaa (LW)   “A” 20 1998 Joensuu, FIN 5'9" 154 L
#15 Niina Koukkula (LW) 21 1997 Riihimäki, FIN 5'7" 143 L
#20 Linnea Melotindos (RW) 18 2000 Tampere, FIN 5'4" 154 L
#16 Petra Nieminen (C) 19 1999 Tampere, FIN 5'7" 141 L
#18 Jenniina Nylund (C) 19 1999 Pietarsaari, FIN 5'7" 137 L
#21 Camilla Reinikainen (C) 20 1998 Liminka, FIN 5'3" 143 L
#14 Jenna Suokko (LW/RW) 23 1995 Tampere, FIN 5'2" 121 L
#17 Sara Säkkinen (F)   “C” 20 1998 Tampere, FIN 5'4" 134 L
#22 Piitu-Liina Tervo (C) 18 2000 Porvoo, FIN 5'6" 148 L
#10 Emilia Varpula (F) 19 1999 Kuortane, FIN 5'2" 137 L
Position: G:2 D:7 F:12 | Av Age: 16.48 years | Av Ht: 5'6" | Av Wt 145 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Kuortaneen jäähalli
  • Location Kuortane, FIN
  • Capacity 400
  • Construction Year
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/03/2018
09/03/2018 Confirmed Joining Sanni Vartiainen (F) Joining from HPK N team
08/30/2018
08/30/2018 Confirmed Leaving Kiia Simola (F) Leaving for HPK
08/17/2018
08/17/2018 Extension Anni Timonen (D)
08/17/2018 Extension Sanni Rantala (D)
08/17/2018 Extension Petra Hautaniemi (D)
08/17/2018 Extension Iina Tohila (D)
08/17/2018 Extension Elli Mäkelä (D)
08/17/2018 Confirmed Joining Oona Koukkula (D) Joining from KJT
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Team Oriflame
2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 16 1 - 13 0 2 22 77 5 9 Saved in relegation
2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 16 6 - 9 1 0 54 45 20 7 Relegation Play
SM-sarja (W) 15 15 0 0 0 0 126 12 45 1 Saved in relegation
2012-2013 SM-sarja (W) 28 11 - 15 2 0 67 92 37 5 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 SM-sarja (W) 28 8 - 15 2 3 69 100 31 7 Relegation Play
SM-sarja (W) 10 9 - 1 0 0 74 12 27 2 Saved in relegation
Team Kuortane
2014-2015 SM-sarja (W) 28 3 - 21 2 2 37 99 15 8 Saved in relegation
2015-2016 SM-sarja (W) 28 9 - 15 1 3 60 81 32 5 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 SM-sarja (W) 28 15 - 9 2 2 88 63 51 4 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Liiga (W) 30 17 - 12 0 1 102 73 52 5 Bronze game win
2018-2019 Liiga (W) 18 11 - 6 1 0 96 61 35 5 -
Liiga (W) 24 11 - 12 1 0 102 99 35 5 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Henrika Huuskonen (F) 2018-2019 JYP Mestis Q (W) 15 21 15 36 18
2. Jenna Suokko (F) 2018-2019 Ilves Liiga (W) 22 15 15 30 14
3. Reetta Valkjärvi (F) 2018-2019 Blues Liiga (W) 21 10 17 27 4
4. Niina Mäkinen (F) 2018-2019 Kärpät Liiga (W) 20 10 14 24 16
5. Nea Ruuskanen (F) 2018-2019 Blues Liiga (W) 26 7 16 23 12
6. Emilia Varpula (F) 2018-2019 Lukko Liiga (W) 23 15 7 22 12
7. Petra Nieminen (F) 2018-2019 Luleå HF SDHL (W) 28 10 10 20 6
8. Vaula Mikkonen (F) 2018-2019 Hermes Mestis Q (W) 14 13 6 19 16
9. Mari Tervala (D) 2018-2019 SC Langenthal Damen SWHL B (W) 15 9 9 18 22
10. Jenniina Nylund (F) 2018-2019 St. Cloud State Univ. NCAA (W) 24 6 12 18 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Saana Valkama (F) 74 45 34 79
2. Jenniina Nylund (F) 83 43 36 79
3. Petra Nieminen (F) 69 42 37 79
4. Linnea Melotindos (F) 94 36 37 73
5. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 81 32 40 72
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Saana Valkama (F) 74 45 34 79
2. Jenniina Nylund (F) 83 43 36 79
3. Petra Nieminen (F) 69 42 37 79
4. Linnea Melotindos (F) 94 36 37 73
5. Viivi Vainikka (F) 76 34 37 71
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 81 32 40 72
2. Sara Säkkinen (F) 88 20 39 59
3. Petra Nieminen (F) 69 42 37 79
4. Linnea Melotindos (F) 94 36 37 73
5. Viivi Vainikka (F) 76 34 37 71
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Sara Säkkinen (F) 88 20 59 77
2. Jenna Suokko (F) 58 22 34 74
3. Ella Viitasuo (D) 83 4 14 62
4. Venla Kotkaslahti (F) 64 16 40 60
5. Eve Savander (D) 90 11 43 58
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Linnea Melotindos (F) 94 36 37 73
2. Emilia Varpula (F) 91 19 21 40
3. Eve Savander (D) 90 11 32 43
4. Sara Säkkinen (F) 88 20 39 59
5. Sini Karjalainen (D) 86 9 27 36
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Petra Nieminen (F) 69 42 79 1.145
2. Saana Valkama (F) 74 45 79 1.068
3. Anna-Lotta Räsänen (F) 43 18 41 0.953
4. Jenniina Nylund (F) 83 43 79 0.952
5. Viivi Vainikka (F) 76 34 71 0.934
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jenniina Nylund (F) 2017-2018 Liiga (W) 30 23 16 39 1.30 14
2. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2018-2019 Liiga (W) 24 20 15 35 1.46 2
3. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 2018-2019 Liiga (W) 24 8 24 32 1.33 10
4. Petra Nieminen (F) 2016-2017 SM-sarja (W) 23 15 13 28 1.22 16
5. Petra Nieminen (F) 2017-2018 Liiga (W) 21 12 16 28 1.33 10
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jenniina Nylund (F) 2017-2018 Liiga (W) 30 23 16 39 1.30 14
2. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2018-2019 Liiga (W) 24 20 15 35 1.46 2
3. Saana Valkama (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 16 17 7 24 1.50 12
4. Petra Nieminen (F) 2016-2017 SM-sarja (W) 23 15 13 28 1.22 16
5. Petra Nieminen (F) 2015-2016 SM-sarja (W) 25 15 8 23 0.92 14
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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 Liiga (W) 24 8 24 32 1.33 10
2. Eve Savander (D) 2017-2018 Liiga (W) 28 5 19 24 0.86 14
3. Jenniina Nylund (F) 2017-2018 Liiga (W) 30 23 16 39 1.30 14
4. Petra Nieminen (F) 2017-2018 Liiga (W) 21 12 16 28 1.33 10
5. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2018-2019 Liiga (W) 24 20 15 35 1.46 2
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ella Viitasuo (D) 2012-2013 SM-sarja (W) 27 1 1 2 0.07 40
2. Jenna Suokko (F) 2013-2014 SM-sarja (W) 28 11 4 15 0.54 38
3. Sara Säkkinen (F) 2015-2016 SM-sarja (W) 24 5 14 19 0.79 35
4. Jenna Suokko (F) 2012-2013 SM-sarja (W) 28 11 8 19 0.68 32
5. Suvi Ollikainen (F) 2013-2014 SM-sarja (W) 26 4 5 9 0.35 30
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 5'5" 131 lbs 16.44
2017-2018 5'6" 140 lbs 16.88
2016-2017 5'6" 145 lbs 16.92
2015-2016 5'6" 145 lbs 16.48
2014-2015 5'6" 146 lbs 16.90
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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.