Team Facts
Plays in U20 SM-sarja Full name Lahden Pelicans U20 Team colours Teal + Black + White Town Lahti, FIN Founded 1996

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#37 Iiro Eronen (G) 19 2003 Joensuu, FIN 6'2" 190 L Junior
Jasper Lattu (G) 17 2005 - - L Junior
#70 Niklas Nikkilä (G) 17 2005 Lahti, FIN 5'11" 152 L Junior
#70 Oskari Parviainen (G) 21 2001 Lahti, FIN 6'1" 183 L 22/23+1
#1 Taavi Volanen (G) 18 2004 Lahti, FIN 5'10" 159 L Junior
DEFENSEMEN
#8 Jimi Junkkari (D) 17 2005 Lahti, FIN 6'2" 174 L Junior
#44 Onni Käyhkö (D) 20 2002 Vääksy, FIN 6'4" 183 L Junior
#6 Onni Lauri (D) 19 2003 Kempele, FIN 6'4" 185 L Junior
#4 Eeli Lehtinen (D) 19 2003 Lahti, FIN 6'2" 174 L Junior
#56 Ekku Leino (D) 19 2003 Hollola, FIN 5'7" 181 L Junior
#75 Mika Mönkkönen (D) 18 2004 Vantaa, FIN 6'1" 174 L Junior
#28 Robert Ossipov (D) 19 2003 Tallinn, EST 5'9" 179 L Junior
#15 Onni Rekola (D) 19 2003 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 168 R Junior
#61 Kasper Sallinen (D) 18 2004 Lahti, FIN 5'8" 163 L Junior
#7 Niklas Savolainen (D) 16 2006 Lahti, FIN 6'1" 187 L Junior
Joonas Viitala (D) 18 2004 Järvenpää, FIN 5'11" 176 R Junior
FORWARDS
#87 Ernesto Alessio (LW) 19 2003 Pieve di Cadore, ITA 5'9" 154 L Junior
#20 Adam Bares (RW/LW) 18 2004 Slany, CZE 5'10" 168 R Junior
#89 Thomas Galimberti (F) 19 2003 Bolzano, ITA 6'1" 176 L Junior
#14 Vertti Haikala (F) 16 2006 Hollola, FIN 5'9" 159 L Junior
#23 Joona Ikonen (RW) 18 2004 Kouvola, FIN 5'8" 150 R Junior
#74 Jesse Kiiskinen (F) 17 2005 Hollola, FIN 6'0" 187 R Junior
#47 Veeti Kuhta (F) 20 2002 Helsinki, FIN 5'10" 161 R Junior
#16 Rasmus Kumpulainen (F) 17 2005 Lahti, FIN 6'2" 192 L Junior
#94 Tim Lindfors (RW) 20 2002 Kalmar, SWE 6'1" 185 R
#76 Niklas Lähteenmäki (F) 17 2005 - - L Junior
#29 Atte Peltonen (LW) 20 2002 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'9" 159 R Junior
#91 Aatu Pohjalainen (F) 17 2005 Mäntsälä, FIN 5'10" 179 L Junior
#24 Lauri Raiman (C/W) 18 2004 Vantaa, FIN 5'11" 163 L Junior
#19 Jesse Rantanen (C) 19 2003 Lahti, FIN 6'1" 165 L Junior
#9 Jose Savolainen (F) 17 2005 Lahti, FIN 5'11" 165 L Junior
#10 Axel Skinnari (F) 18 2004 Lahti, FIN 5'5" 108 R Junior
#81 Riku Uusikartano (F) 20 2002 Rauma, FIN 6'2" 168 L Junior
Position: G: 5, D: 11, F: 17 | Av Age: 18.3 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 170 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 29 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Pelicans U20: 1 147 GP
WC: 4 GP
SHL: 1 GP
Liiga: 17 GP
Affiliated Team(s) HC Giants (Not Active (Finland))
Pelicans (Liiga)
Pelicans U16 (U16 SM-sarja)
Pelicans U17 (U17 Ylempi)
Pelicans U18 (U18 SM-sarja)
Pelicans U20 Team (U20 Aluesarja)
Peliitat (Mestis)
Vierumäki United U20 (Not Active (Finland))
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Isku Areena Location Lahti, FIN Capacity 5 534 Construction Year 1973
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/22/2022
06/22/2022 Confirmed Joining Veeti Kuhta (F) Joining from HIFK U20
05/12/2022
05/12/2022 Confirmed Leaving Miko Rautama (F) Leaving for Peliitat
05/06/2022
05/06/2022 Confirmed Leaving Kim Nieminen (F) Leaving for Lukko
05/06/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jasper Matilainen (F) Leaving for Kiekko-Vantaa
05/06/2022 Confirmed Leaving Mikael Menna (F) Leaving for Kiekko-Vantaa
05/03/2022
05/03/2022 Confirmed Leaving Julius Vesaaja (F) Leaving for JoKP
12/05/2021
12/05/2021 Confirmed Leaving Olli Österman (F) Leaving for Augsburger EV U20
12/05/2021 Confirmed Leaving Veeti Koivunen (F) Leaving for Augsburger EV U20
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2001-2002 U20 SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - - -
2002-2003 U20 SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - - -
2003-2004 U20 SM-liiga 41 13 4 24 2 2 108 136 32 0.78 13 Saved in play-out
2004-2005 U20 SM-liiga 39 16 10 13 3 7 114 90 45 1.15 7 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 U20 SM-liiga 39 14 3 20 2 0 119 130 35 0.90 11 Qualification
U20 SM-liiga 6 5 0 1 0 0 33 13 10 1.67 1 Saved in relegation
2006-2007 U20 SM-liiga 42 19 3 14 3 3 147 140 50 1.19 5 Champion
2007-2008 U20 SM-liiga 42 16 - 19 4 3 136 141 59 1.40 10 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 U20 SM-liiga 42 17 - 16 3 6 127 129 63 1.50 8 Semifinal loss
2009-2010 U20 SM-liiga 42 10 - 28 1 3 103 161 35 0.83 15 Qualification
U20 SM-liiga 10 6 - 2 0 2 60 38 20 2.00 3 Saved in relegation
2010-2011 U20 SM-liiga 42 12 - 24 4 2 127 151 46 1.10 13 -
U20 SM-liiga 10 5 - 3 1 1 47 30 18 1.80 2 Saved in relegation
2011-2012 U20 SM-liiga 48 18 - 21 5 4 150 156 68 1.42 10 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 U20 SM-liiga 48 15 - 25 4 4 120 145 57 1.19 15 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 U20 SM-liiga 48 19 - 18 5 6 178 168 73 1.52 9 Bronze game loss
2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 48 17 - 19 6 6 167 163 69 1.44 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 50 19 - 20 6 5 171 167 74 1.48 11 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2016-2017 U20 SM-liiga 48 21 - 19 4 4 156 152 75 1.56 10 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 U20 SM-liiga 35 14 - 15 3 3 103 100 51 1.46 9 -
U20 SM-liiga 53 21 - 23 4 5 151 153 76 1.43 8 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 U20 SM-liiga 34 22 - 9 3 0 145 98 72 2.12 1 -
U20 SM-liiga 52 26 - 21 4 1 194 175 87 1.67 6 Bronze game loss
2019-2020 U20 SM-liiga 34 21 - 13 0 2 119 77 65 1.91 4 -
U20 SM-liiga 52 26 - 16 2 8 165 122 90 1.73 4 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 U20 SM-sarja 25 17 - 8 5 1 113 71 47 1.88 7 Final group
U20 SM-sarja 25 17 - 8 5 1 113 71 47 1.88 7 Postseason Cancelled
2021-2022 U20 SM-sarja 19 11 - 6 2 0 75 58 37 1.95 4 -
U20 SM-sarja 45 25 - 14 3 3 155 122 84 1.87 3 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 U20 SM-sarja 23 15 - 6 0 2 99 66 47 2.04 7 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Eetu Elo (F) 2022-2023 Budapest Jégkorong Akadémia HC Erste Liga 19 15 13 28 8
2. Jesperi Viikilä (F) 2022-2023 Budapest Jégkorong Akadémia HC Erste Liga 19 5 18 23 10
3. Joni Häppölä (F) 2022-2023 KHT II-divisioona 9 14 8 22 0
4. Roope Mäkitalo (F) 2022-2023 Lausitzer Füchse DEL2 19 10 11 21 8
5. Joel Kerkkänen (F) 2022-2023 JoKP Mestis 16 7 14 21 4
6. Mikko Tauriainen (F) 2022-2023 Laser HT II-divisioona 10 10 9 19 8
7. Veeti Koivunen (F) 2022-2023 EV Landshut U20 DNL U20 17 8 10 18 12
8. Tomi Purmola (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 21 10 7 17 6
9. Niki Koskinen (F) 2022-2023 KH Torun Poland 22 10 7 17 28
10. Juuso Heikkilä (F) 2022-2023 KeuPa HT Mestis 15 9 8 17 33
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tuomas Santavuori (F) 135 76 44 120
2. Teemu Rinkinen (F) 117 57 59 116
3. Roope Elimäki (F) 164 50 61 111
4. Janne Sinkkonen (F) 78 55 54 109
5. Jesperi Viikilä (F) 136 25 71 96
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tuomas Santavuori (F) 135 76 44 120
2. Teemu Rinkinen (F) 117 57 59 116
3. Janne Sinkkonen (F) 78 55 54 109
4. Eetu Elo (F) 98 53 34 87
5. Roope Elimäki (F) 164 50 61 111
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jesperi Viikilä (F) 136 25 71 96
2. Alexander Forslund (F) 56 25 63 88
3. Jaakko Lantta (F) 82 19 63 82
4. Roope Elimäki (F) 164 50 61 111
5. Teemu Rinkinen (F) 117 57 59 116
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Antti Louhelainen (D) 161 5 15 247
2. Antti Tyrväinen (F) 91 17 45 219
3. Mikko Kousa (D) 103 20 63 208
4. Ville-Veikko Väkeväinen (D) 119 19 46 202
5. Janne Sinkkonen (F) 78 55 109 188
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Roope Elimäki (F) 164 50 61 111
2. Jonne Jantunen (F) 161 34 40 74
3. Antti Louhelainen (D) 161 5 10 15
4. Juuso Arola (D) 152 24 37 61
5. Aatu Viljanen (F) 149 42 44 86
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Sami Blomqvist (F) 2 2 6 3.00
2. Harri Toivanen (F) 33 39 61 1.85
3. Jarkko Ollikainen (F) 15 10 27 1.80
4. Mika Asikainen (F) 14 16 24 1.71
5. Waltteri Merelä (F) 34 23 57 1.68
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Juha Kemppainen (F) 1996-1997 U20 I-divisioona 30 23 33 56 1.87 78
2. Aatu Jämsen (F) 2020-2021 U20 SM-sarja 36 18 38 56 1.56 40
3. Juuso Jämsen (F) 2019-2020 U20 SM-liiga 44 25 30 55 1.25 10
4. Waltteri Merelä (F) 2018-2019 U20 SM-liiga 32 22 32 54 1.69 67
5. Janne Sinkkonen (F) 1996-1997 U20 I-divisioona 33 25 28 53 1.61 95
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Teemu Rinkinen (F) 2006-2007 U20 SM-liiga 39 28 17 45 1.15 20
2. Eetu Elo (F) 2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 41 28 16 44 1.07 34
3. Miika Tiihonen (F) 2016-2017 U20 SM-liiga 46 28 12 40 0.87 30
4. Mikko Juutilainen (F) 1998-1999 U20 I-divisioona 27 26 22 48 1.78 18
5. Niko Kivelä (F) 2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 37 26 7 33 0.89 62
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Aatu Jämsen (F) 2020-2021 U20 SM-sarja 36 18 38 56 1.56 40
2. Hannes Björninen (F) 2013-2014 U20 SM-liiga 48 16 35 51 1.06 30
3. Severi Lahtinen (F) 2016-2017 U20 SM-liiga 40 7 34 41 1.03 14
4. Juha Kemppainen (F) 1996-1997 U20 I-divisioona 30 23 33 56 1.87 78
5. Jesse Liuksiala (F) 2019-2020 U20 SM-liiga 42 12 33 45 1.07 16
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Janne Saarinen (F) 1998-1999 U20 I-divisioona 29 12 27 39 1.35 110
2. Mikko Kousa (D) 2006-2007 U20 SM-liiga 35 2 14 16 0.46 106
3. Antti Tyrväinen (F) 2008-2009 U20 SM-liiga 27 9 9 18 0.67 104
4. Ville-Veikko Väkeväinen (D) 2005-2006 U20 SM-liiga 37 9 15 24 0.65 98
5. Aki Kaskinen (F) 1996-1997 U20 I-divisioona 23 8 9 17 0.74 97
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 5'11" 170 lbs 18.30
2021-2022 6'0" 172 lbs 19.39
2020-2021 6'0" 177 lbs 19.82
2019-2020 5'11" 179 lbs 19.26
2018-2019 6'0" 181 lbs 19.38
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