Team Facts

1996-1997 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Jani Pekkarinen (G) 40 1978 - - -
Tommi Suikki (G) 42 1976 Lappeenranta, FIN 5'9" 163 L
DEFENSEMEN
Mikko Huokonen (D) 39 1979 Lahti, FIN 5'11" 174 L
Jussi Joensuu (D) 43 1976 Vantaa, FIN 6'4" 205 L
Jari Kandén (D) - - - - -
Pasi Lähteenmäki (D) 41 1978 Lahti, FIN 6'2" 203 R
Jussi Salminen (D) 42 1977 Valtimo, FIN 6'0" 198 R
FORWARDS
Jari Blomberg (F) - - - - -
Lauri Heinonen (F) 39 1979 Lahti, FIN 5'10" 187 L
Aki Kaskinen (RW) 43 1976 Lahti, FIN 5'10" 196 L
Juha Kemppainen (F) 43 1976 Tampere, FIN 5'9" 181 L
Ville Kiiskinen (C) 41 1977 Mikkeli, FIN 6'5" 220 L
Jarkko Kulmalahti (F) 41 1978 Lahti, FIN 5'11" 225 L
Teemu Lukkari (F) - - - - -
Tomi Lämsä (F) 39 1979 Lahti, FIN 5'9" 172 L
Petri Pesonen (F) 42 1977 Lahti, FIN 6'2" 203 L
Topi Riutta (C/LW) 39 1980 Heinola, FIN 5'11" 190 L
Janne Sinkkonen (RW) 40 1978 Oulu, FIN 5'10" 181 L
Santtu Venäläinen (F) - - - - -
Riku Willman (F) 41 1978 Lahti, FIN 5'7" 157 L
Position: G:2 D:3 F:12 | Av Age: 19.15 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 191 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Isku Areena
  • Location Lahti, FIN
  • Capacity 5 534
  • Construction Year 1973
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
08/08/2019
08/08/2019 Confirmed Joining Juuso Heikkilä (F) Joining from Kärpät U20
08/08/2019 Confirmed Joining Joel Kerkkänen (F) Joining from HIFK U20
08/08/2019 Confirmed Joining Niklas Virtanen (F) Joining from Lukko U20
08/08/2019 Confirmed Joining Mikael Petro (G) Joining from Karhu-Kissat U20
08/08/2019 Confirmed Leaving Paavo Kilponen (F) Leaving for Riemu
05/22/2019
05/22/2019 Confirmed Leaving Brad Lambert (F) Leaving for HIFK
05/16/2019
05/16/2019 Confirmed Leaving Jens Jøsok Holstad (D) Leaving for Grüner
05/14/2019
05/14/2019 Confirmed Leaving Joona Lankinen (F) Leaving for Peliitat
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Reipas Lahti U20
1994-1995 Jr. A I-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
1995-1996 Jr. A I-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
Pelicans U20
1996-1997 Jr. A I-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
1997-1998 Jr. A I-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
1998-1999 Jr. A I-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
1999-2000 Jr. A I-divisioona 14 7 5 2 - - 74 37 19 2 Promoted
2000-2001 Jr. A SM-liiga 44 17 3 24 - - 131 148 37 7 Saved in relegation
2001-2002 Jr. A SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
2002-2003 Jr. A SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
2003-2004 Jr. A SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
2004-2005 Jr. A SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
2005-2006 Jr. A SM-liiga 39 14 3 20 2 0 119 130 35 11 Qualification
Jr. A SM-liiga 6 5 0 1 0 0 33 13 10 1 Saved in relegation
2006-2007 Jr. A SM-liiga 42 19 3 14 3 3 147 140 50 5 Champion
2007-2008 Jr. A SM-liiga 42 16 - 19 4 3 136 141 59 10 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 Jr. A SM-liiga 42 17 - 16 3 6 127 129 63 8 Semifinal loss
2009-2010 Jr. A SM-liiga 42 10 - 28 1 3 103 161 35 15 Qualification
Jr. A SM-liiga 10 6 - 2 0 2 60 38 20 3 Saved in relegation
2010-2011 Jr. A SM-liiga 42 12 - 24 4 2 127 151 46 13 -
Jr. A SM-liiga 10 5 - 3 1 1 47 30 18 2 Saved in relegation
2011-2012 Jr. A SM-liiga 48 18 - 21 5 4 150 156 68 10 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 Jr. A SM-liiga 48 15 - 25 4 4 120 145 57 15 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 Jr. A SM-liiga 48 19 - 18 5 6 178 168 73 9 Bronze game loss
2014-2015 Jr. A SM-liiga 48 17 - 19 6 6 167 163 69 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2015-2016 Jr. A SM-liiga 50 19 - 20 6 5 171 167 74 11 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2016-2017 Jr. A SM-liiga 48 21 - 19 4 4 156 152 75 10 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Jr. A SM-liiga 35 14 - 15 3 3 103 100 51 9 -
Jr. A SM-liiga 53 21 - 23 4 5 151 153 76 8 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Jr. A SM-liiga 34 22 - 9 3 0 145 98 72 1 -
Jr. A SM-liiga 52 26 - 21 4 1 194 175 87 6 Bronze game loss
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Samuel Salonen (F) 2019-2020 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 6 3 2 5 2
2. Brad Lambert (F) 2019-2020 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 3 3 0 3 0
3. Aleks Haatanen (F) 2019-2020 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 6 2 1 3 4
4. Antti Tyrväinen (F) 2019-2020 Pelicans Liiga - - - - -
5. Roland Hofer (D) 2019-2020 Pustertal/Val Pusteria AlpsHL - - - - -
6. Markus Nutivaara (D) 2019-2020 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL - - - - -
7. Taavi Vartiainen (F) 2019-2020 Pelicans Liiga - - - - -
8. Miska Siikonen (F) 2019-2020 JYP Liiga - - - - -
9. Juho Veneskari (F) 2019-2020 HC Giants Suomi-sarja - - - - -
10. Jere Manninen (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Suomi-sarja - - - - -
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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. Jaakko Lantta (F) 82 19 63 82
3. Roope Elimäki (F) 164 50 61 111
4. Teemu Rinkinen (F) 117 57 59 116
5. Jesse Rohtla (F) 98 22 58 80
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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. Aatu Viljanen (F) 149 42 44 86
5. Mikko Aronen (D) 139 6 14 20
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Sami Blomqvist (F) 2 2 6 3.000
2. Harri Toivanen (F) 33 39 61 1.848
3. Jarkko Ollikainen (F) 15 10 27 1.800
4. Mika Asikainen (F) 14 16 24 1.714
5. Waltteri Merelä (F) 32 22 54 1.688
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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 Jr. A I-divisioona 30 23 33 56 1.87 78
2. Waltteri Merelä (F) 2018-2019 Jr. A SM-liiga 32 22 32 54 1.69 67
3. Janne Sinkkonen (F) 1996-1997 Jr. A I-divisioona 33 25 28 53 1.61 95
4. Toni Kovanen (F) 1998-1999 Jr. A I-divisioona 34 23 30 53 1.56 38
5. Sakke Hämäläinen (F) 2018-2019 Jr. A SM-liiga 37 23 30 53 1.43 40
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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 Jr. A SM-liiga 39 28 17 45 1.15 20
2. Eetu Elo (F) 2014-2015 Jr. A SM-liiga 41 28 16 44 1.07 34
3. Miika Tiihonen (F) 2016-2017 Jr. A SM-liiga 46 28 12 40 0.87 30
4. Mikko Juutilainen (F) 1998-1999 Jr. A I-divisioona 27 26 22 48 1.78 18
5. Niko Kivelä (F) 2015-2016 Jr. A 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. Hannes Björninen (F) 2013-2014 Jr. A SM-liiga 48 16 35 51 1.06 30
2. Severi Lahtinen (F) 2016-2017 Jr. A SM-liiga 40 7 34 41 1.03 14
3. Juha Kemppainen (F) 1996-1997 Jr. A I-divisioona 30 23 33 56 1.87 78
4. Waltteri Merelä (F) 2018-2019 Jr. A SM-liiga 32 22 32 54 1.69 67
5. Jesperi Viikilä (F) 2015-2016 Jr. A SM-liiga 47 10 32 42 0.89 30
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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 Jr. A I-divisioona 29 12 27 39 1.34 110
2. Mikko Kousa (D) 2006-2007 Jr. A SM-liiga 35 2 14 16 0.46 106
3. Antti Tyrväinen (F) 2008-2009 Jr. A SM-liiga 27 9 9 18 0.67 104
4. Ville-Veikko Väkeväinen (D) 2005-2006 Jr. A SM-liiga 37 9 15 24 0.65 98
5. Aki Kaskinen (F) 1996-1997 Jr. A I-divisioona 23 8 9 17 0.74 97
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 5'10" 164 lbs 18.13
2018-2019 5'11" 175 lbs 19.16
2017-2018 6'0" 176 lbs 19.22
2016-2017 5'11" 180 lbs 19.74
2015-2016 6'0" 180 lbs 19.39
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