Team Facts

2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#30 Oona Mäki (G) 20 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" - L
#4 Neea Lehtimäki (D) 18 2001 Kiukainen, FIN 5'7" 154 L
#9 Sanni Rantala (D) 17 2002 Riihimäki, FIN 5'8" 128 R
#7 Eve Savander (D) 21 1998 Joensuu, FIN 5'6" - R
#19 Anni Timonen (D/F) 17 2002 Tarvasjoki, FIN 5'8" 148 L
#6 Iina Tohila (D) 19 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) 18 2001 Kokkola, FIN 5'7" 117 R
#20 Linnea Melotindos (RW)   “A” 19 2000 Tampere, FIN 5'4" 154 L
#5 Elli Mäkelä (F/D) 18 2001 Kotka, FIN 5'4" 121 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" - 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 Pirkkala, FIN 5'4" - L
#8 Mari Tervala (F/D) 20 1999 Joensuu, FIN 5'6" 141 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" - R
#25 Kiira Yrjänen (C/W) 17 2002 Riihimäki, FIN 5'3" 130 L
Position: G:3 D:7 F:14 | Av Age: 17.46 years | Av Ht: 5'6" | Av Wt 141 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
08/15/2019
08/15/2019 Extension Kiira Yrjänen (F)
08/15/2019 Extension Kiia Kangas (D)
08/15/2019 Extension Sanni Rantala (D)
08/15/2019 Extension Oona Koukkula (D)
08/15/2019 Extension Petra Hautaniemi (D)
08/15/2019 Extension Aliisa Yli-Kauppila (D)
08/15/2019 Extension Neea Pohjamo (G)
08/15/2019 Extension Tea Koljonen (G)
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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) 12 8 - 4 2 0 49 41 22 4 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Jenna Suokko (F) 2019-2020 Ilves Liiga (W) 11 9 11 20 8
2. Petra Nieminen (F) 2019-2020 Luleå HF SDHL (W) 9 8 6 14 2
3. Henrika Huuskonen (F) 2019-2020 JYP Mestis Q (W) 7 10 3 13 6
4. Linnea Melotindos (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga (W) 12 4 8 12 2
5. Nea Ruuskanen (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga (W) 12 3 9 12 6
6. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 2019-2020 Kärpät Liiga (W) 12 7 4 11 4
7. Ella Viitasuo (D) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga (W) 12 2 7 9 6
8. Jonna Yli-Mäenpää (F) 2019-2020 Kärpät Liiga (W) 12 5 3 8 10
9. Saana Valkama (F) 2019-2020 Linköping HC SDHL (W) 11 2 5 7 4
10. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 2019-2020 Finland U23 (all) International (W) 3 1 6 7 2
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Saana Valkama (F) 38 47 67 114
2. Anna Kilponen (D) 24 21 27 48
3. Suvi Ollikainen (F) 25 23 18 41
4. Venla Kotkaslahti (F) 14 21 19 40
5. Reetta Aralinna (F) 28 18 16 34
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Saana Valkama (F) 38 47 67 114
2. Suvi Ollikainen (F) 25 23 18 41
3. Anna Kilponen (D) 24 21 27 48
4. Venla Kotkaslahti (F) 14 21 19 40
5. Reetta Aralinna (F) 28 18 16 34
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Saana Valkama (F) 38 47 67 114
2. Anna Kilponen (D) 24 21 27 48
3. Susanne Uppgård (D) 40 9 23 32
4. Venla Kotkaslahti (F) 14 21 19 40
5. Suvi Ollikainen (F) 25 23 18 41
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Laura Vainionpää (F) 30 13 24 39
2. Saana Valkama (F) 38 47 114 18
3. Janita Juvakka (F) 30 6 15 18
4. Jenna Tuovinen (F) 30 3 11 16
5. Susanne Uppgård (D) 40 9 32 14
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Susanne Uppgård (D) 40 9 23 32
2. Saana Valkama (F) 38 47 67 114
3. Laura Vainionpää (F) 30 13 11 24
4. Janita Juvakka (F) 30 6 9 15
5. Jenna Tuovinen (F) 30 3 8 11
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Saana Valkama (F) 38 47 114 3.000
2. Venla Kotkaslahti (F) 14 21 40 2.857
3. Jenna Suokko (F) 10 16 25 2.500
4. Niina Mäkinen (F) 14 17 30 2.143
5. Anna Kilponen (D) 24 21 48 2.000
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Saana Valkama (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 14 24 35 59 4.21 6
2. Venla Kotkaslahti (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 14 21 19 40 2.86 2
3. Saana Valkama (F) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 14 18 18 36 2.57 10
4. Niina Mäkinen (F) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 14 17 13 30 2.14 12
5. Suvi Ollikainen (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 15 15 14 29 1.93 0
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Saana Valkama (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 14 24 35 59 4.21 6
2. Venla Kotkaslahti (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 14 21 19 40 2.86 2
3. Saana Valkama (F) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 14 18 18 36 2.57 10
4. Niina Mäkinen (F) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 14 17 13 30 2.14 12
5. Jenna Suokko (F) 2013-2014 SM-sarja (W) 10 16 9 25 2.50 8
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Saana Valkama (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 14 24 35 59 4.21 6
2. Venla Kotkaslahti (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 14 21 19 40 2.86 2
3. Saana Valkama (F) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 14 18 18 36 2.57 10
4. Anna Kilponen (D) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 14 12 15 27 1.93 2
5. Suvi Ollikainen (F) 2011-2012 SM-sarja (W) 15 15 14 29 1.93 0
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Laura Vainionpää (F) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 15 4 7 11 0.73 29
2. Jenna Tuovinen (F) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 15 0 5 5 0.33 14
3. Henrika Huuskonen (F) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 13 3 0 3 0.23 14
4. Niina Mäkinen (F) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 14 17 13 30 2.14 12
5. Karoliina Vuorenmaa (D) 2010-2011 SM-sarja (W) 15 0 8 8 0.53 12
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 5'5" 128 lbs 16.76
2018-2019 5'6" 132 lbs 17.00
2017-2018 5'6" 141 lbs 17.46
2016-2017 5'6" 146 lbs 17.67
2015-2016 5'6" 146 lbs 17.38
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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.