Team Facts

2016-2017 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#32 Inka Kuusinen (G) 21 1998 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'8" 168 L
#30 Oona Mäki (G) 20 1999 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'6" 157 L
#1 Tiia Pajarinen (G) 21 1998 Polvijärvi, FIN 5'5" 143 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
#19 Anni Hietaharju (D) 21 1998 Mustasaari, FIN 5'7" 134 R
#2 Sini Karjalainen (D)   “A” 20 1999 Posio, FIN 5'8" 148 L
#4 Neea Lehtimäki (D) 18 2001 Kiukainen, FIN 5'7" 154 L
#7 Eve Savander (D) 21 1998 Joensuu, FIN 5'6" 141 R
#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
#9 Noora Hautamaa (F/D) 19 2000 Nurmo, FIN 5'3" 132 L
#23 Emma Katajamäki (RW) 21 1998 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'5" 146 L
#25 Petra Keromaa (LW) 21 1998 Joensuu, FIN 5'9" 154 L
#15 Niina Koukkula (LW) 22 1997 Riihimäki, FIN 5'7" 143 L
#20 Linnea Melotindos (RW) 19 2000 Tampere, FIN 5'4" 154 L
#5 Vaula Mikkonen (F/D) 19 2000 Pyhäjoki, FIN 5'5" 110 L
#16 Petra Nieminen (C)   “A” 20 1999 Tampere, FIN 5'7" 141 L
#26 Kiia Nousiainen (F/D) 18 2000 Raahe, FIN 5'5" 143 L
#18 Jenniina Nylund (C) 20 1999 Pietarsaari, FIN 5'7" - L
#21 Camilla Reinikainen (C) 21 1998 Liminka, FIN 5'3" 143 L
#17 Sara Säkkinen (F)   “C” 21 1998 Tampere, FIN 5'4" 134 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
#10 Emilia Varpula (F) 19 1999 Kuortane, FIN 5'2" 137 L
#14 Emilia Vesa (RW) 18 2001 Helsinki, FIN 5'10" - R
Position: G:2 D:7 F:15 | Av Age: 17.67 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
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) 4 2 - 2 0 0 16 11 6 6 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 2019-2020 Kärpät Liiga (W) 5 4 3 7 0
2. Jenna Suokko (F) 2019-2020 Ilves Liiga (W) 4 3 4 7 0
3. Niina Koukkula (F) 2019-2020 HPK Liiga (W) 4 0 5 5 0
4. Linnea Melotindos (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga (W) 5 2 2 4 0
5. Reetta Lindholm (D) 2019-2020 Kärpät Liiga (W) 4 1 2 3 0
6. Nea Ruuskanen (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Liiga (W) 5 0 3 3 6
7. Anni Timonen (D) 2019-2020 TPS Liiga (W) 4 1 1 2 31
8. Emma Katajamäki (F) 2019-2020 HPK Liiga (W) 5 1 1 2 2
9. Lotta Toivanen (D) 2019-2020 KalPa Liiga (W) 5 1 1 2 6
10. Mari Tervala (F) 2019-2020 Ilves Liiga (W) 5 1 1 2 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Viivi Vainikka (F) 87 43 43 86
2. Saana Valkama (F) 74 45 34 79
3. Jenniina Nylund (F) 83 43 36 79
4. Petra Nieminen (F) 69 42 37 79
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. Viivi Vainikka (F) 87 43 43 86
3. Jenniina Nylund (F) 83 43 36 79
4. Petra Nieminen (F) 69 42 37 79
5. Linnea Melotindos (F) 100 36 38 74
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Viivi Vainikka (F) 87 43 43 86
2. Emilia Vesa (F) 88 18 42 60
3. Kiia Nousiainen (F) 87 32 41 73
4. Sara Säkkinen (F) 88 20 39 59
5. Linnea Melotindos (F) 100 36 38 74
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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. Emilia Vesa (F) 88 18 42 60
5. Sara Säkkinen (F) 88 20 39 59
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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) 47 21 47 1.000
4. Viivi Vainikka (F) 87 43 86 0.989
5. Jenniina Nylund (F) 83 43 79 0.952
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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
2019-2020 5'5" 128 lbs 16.76
2018-2019 5'5" 132 lbs 17.00
2017-2018 5'6" 141 lbs 17.46
2016-2017 5'6" 145 lbs 17.67
2015-2016 5'6" 145 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.