Team Facts

2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#30 Oona Mäki (G) 19 1999 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'6" 157 L
#1 Tiia Pajarinen (G) 21 1998 Polvijärvi, FIN 5'5" 143 L
#32 Neea Pohjamo (G) 17 2001 Ruokolahti, FIN 5'4" 117 L
DEFENSEMEN
#12 Janina Aro (D) 20 1999 Vantaa, FIN 5'5" 150 L
#27 Petra Hautaniemi (D/F) 17 2001 Kuortane, FIN 5'7" 174 L
#2 Sini Karjalainen (D)   “C” 20 1999 Posio, FIN 5'8" 148 L
#4 Neea Lehtimäki (D) 18 2001 Kiukainen, FIN 5'7" 154 L
#5 Elli Mäkelä (D/F) 18 2001 Kotka, FIN 5'4" 121 L
#9 Sanni Rantala (D) 17 2002 Riihimäki, FIN 5'8" 128 R
#7 Eve Savander (D) 20 1998 Joensuu, FIN 5'6" 141 R
#8 Mari Tervala (D) 20 1999 Joensuu, FIN 5'6" 141 L
#19 Anni Timonen (D/F) 16 2002 Tarvasjoki, FIN 5'6" 123 L
#6 Iina Tohila (D) 18 2000 Kalajoki, FIN 6'0" 165 L
FORWARDS
#11 Sanni Grönroos (F) 20 1999 Laitila, FIN 5'10" 159 L
#23 Sanni Huuskonen (F) 17 2002 5'2" 112 L
#15 Jenna Kaila (LW) 17 2001 Kokkola, FIN 5'7" 117 R
#20 Linnea Melotindos (RW)   “A” 18 2000 Tampere, FIN 5'4" 154 L
#16 Petra Nieminen (C) 20 1999 Tampere, FIN 5'7" 141 L
#26 Kiia Nousiainen (F/D)   “A” 18 2000 Raahe, FIN 5'5" 143 L
#18 Jenniina Nylund (C) 20 1999 Pietarsaari, FIN 5'7" 137 L
#13 Anna-Lotta Räsänen (C) 18 2000 Suomussalmi, FIN 5'3" 146 L
#21 Kiia Simola (RW) 17 2002 5'6" 134 L
#17 Sara Säkkinen (F) 21 1998 Tampere, FIN 5'4" 134 L
#22 Piitu-Liina Tervo (C) 18 2000 Porvoo, FIN 5'6" 148 L
#24 Viivi Vainikka (C/W) 17 2001 Espoo, FIN 5'5" 141 L
#14 Emilia Vesa (RW) 18 2001 Helsinki, FIN 5'10" 159 R
#25 Kiira Yrjänen (C/W) 17 2002 Riihimäki, FIN 5'3" 130 L
Position: G:3 D:8 F:13 | Av Age: 17.21 years | Av Ht: 5'6" | Av Wt 140 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
06/06/2019
06/06/2019 Confirmed Leaving Anni Timonen (D) Leaving for TPS
05/16/2019
05/16/2019 Confirmed Leaving Iina Tohila (D) Leaving for Kärpät
05/16/2019 Confirmed Leaving Kiia Nousiainen (F) Leaving for Kärpät
04/25/2019
04/25/2019 Confirmed Leaving Linnea Melotindos (F) Leaving for Kiekko-Espoo
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)
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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 Relegation Play
SM-sarja (W) 15 11 1 3 0 1 75 30 34 1 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 Final group
Liiga (W) 30 11 - 18 1 0 111 136 35 5 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 Liiga (W) - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Linnea Melotindos (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga (W) - - - - -
2. Reetta Valkjärvi (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga (W) - - - - -
3. Minni Lehtopelto (D) 2019-2020 TPS Liiga (W) - - - - -
4. Susanne Uppgård (D) 2019-2020 Sport Liiga (W) - - - - -
5. Janina Aro (D) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga (W) - - - - -
6. Reetta Lindholm (D) 2019-2020 Kärpät Liiga (W) - - - - -
7. Saana Valkama (F) 2019-2020 Linköping HC SDHL (W) - - - - -
8. Niina Mäkinen (F) 2019-2020 Kärpät Liiga (W) - - - - -
9. Jonna Yli-Mäenpää (F) 2019-2020 Kärpät Liiga (W) - - - - -
10. Piitu-Liina Tervo (F) 2019-2020 TPS Liiga (W) - - - - -
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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. Viivi Vainikka (F) 82 40 37 77
5. Linnea Melotindos (F) 100 36 38 74
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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. Viivi Vainikka (F) 82 40 37 77
5. Linnea Melotindos (F) 100 36 38 74
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 87 32 41 73
2. Sara Säkkinen (F) 88 20 39 59
3. Emilia Vesa (F) 83 17 39 56
4. Linnea Melotindos (F) 100 36 38 74
5. Petra Nieminen (F) 69 42 37 79
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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) 100 36 38 74
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. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 87 32 41 73
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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) 82 40 77 0.939
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2018-2019 Liiga (W) 30 26 15 41 1.37 6
2. Jenniina Nylund (F) 2017-2018 Liiga (W) 30 23 16 39 1.30 14
3. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 2018-2019 Liiga (W) 30 8 25 33 1.10 14
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. Viivi Vainikka (F) 2018-2019 Liiga (W) 30 26 15 41 1.37 6
2. Jenniina Nylund (F) 2017-2018 Liiga (W) 30 23 16 39 1.30 14
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) 30 8 25 33 1.10 14
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) 30 26 15 41 1.37 6
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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 16.80
2017-2018 5'6" 140 lbs 17.21
2016-2017 5'6" 145 lbs 17.50
2015-2016 5'6" 145 lbs 17.19
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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.