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Suomen Cup
Full name Iisalmen Peli-Karhut Team colours Black + White + Yellow Town Iisalmi, FIN Founded 1966

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#35 Eetu Pasanen (G) 19 2003 Kuopio, FIN 5'11" 150 L 22/23
#1 Eetu Randelin (G) 20 2001 Espoo, FIN 5'11" 176 L 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#28 Alex Cotton (D) 21 2001 Langley, BC, CAN 6'2" 190 R 22/23+1
#5 Otto Huttunen (D)   “C” 31 1991 Iisalmi, FIN 6'2" 216 R 22/23
#23 Roberts Kalkis (D) 23 1998 Riga, LAT 6'2" 207 L
#6 Mikko Lahtinen (D)   “A” 26 1996 Rauma, FIN 6'0" 198 R 22/23
#68 Oskari Lammi (D/F) 22 1999 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 181 L 22/23
#12 Oskari Mikkonen (D) 21 2001 Kuopio, FIN 6'0" 187 L 22/23
#10 Noel Pietilä (D) 22 2000 Hyvinkää, FIN 5'9" 159 L 22/23
#3 Leevi Viljanen (D) 21 2001 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'9" 165 L
FORWARDS
#54 Jules Gallet (LW/RW) 22 2000 Amiens, FRA 6'2" 187 R 22/23+1
#10 Veikka Halonen (RW) 22 2000 Kuopio, FIN 5'9" 154 R 23/24
#4 Atte Karppinen (LW) 24 1998 Kempele, FIN 6'2" 187 L 22/23
#11 Henri Kivioja (RW) 36 1986 Iisalmi, FIN 5'8" 183 R 22/23
#29 Henri Knuutinen (LW/RW) 24 1997 Kiuruvesi, FIN 6'3" 194 L 22/23
#19 Jaakko Lantta (C)   “A” 26 1996 Valkeala, FIN 5'11" 176 R 22/23
#20 Kalle Matikainen (LW) 22 2000 Oulu, FIN 5'10" 176 L 22/23
#50 Valtteri Pihlajamäki (RW)   “A” 26 1996 Kiikoinen, FIN 5'10" 207 R 22/23
#8 Ville Sippala (LW/RW) 26 1996 Raahe, FIN 5'8" 172 L 22/23
#19 Aleksi Soijärvi (C) 22 2000 Iisalmi, FIN 5'11" 168 L 23/24
#7 Pekka Suhonen (RW) 22 2000 Kuopio, FIN 6'0" 179 L 22/23
#21 Santeri Suomalainen (F) 25 1997 Varkaus, FIN 5'8" 168 R 22/23
#14
Samuel Timonen (F) 23 1999 Haddonfield, NJ, USA 5'11" 185 L 22/23
Position: G: 2, D: 8, F: 13 | Av Age: 23.8 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 182 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Team Facts
Nationalities 20 players
1 player
1 player
1 player
Experience IPK: 974 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 19 GP
Liiga: 374 GP
KHL: 1 GP
Affiliated Team(s) IPK U16 (U16 Mestis)
IPK U17 (U17 Ylempi)
IPK U20 (U20 Mestis)
KalPa (Liiga)
KalPa U18 (U18 SM-sarja)
KalPa U20 (U20 SM-sarja)
SuKiKa (II-divisioona)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Iisalmen jäähalli Location Iisalmi, FIN Capacity 1 300 Construction Year
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-09-27T18:30:00+0300 IPK JoKP - Mestis
2022-09-23T18:30:00+0300 Hokki IPK 4 - 5 (SO) Mestis
2022-04-09T17:00:00+0300 Ketterä IPK 5 - 3 Mestis
2022-04-08T18:30:00+0300 IPK Ketterä 4 - 2 Mestis
2022-04-06T18:30:00+0300 Ketterä IPK 6 - 2 Mestis
2022-04-04T18:30:00+0300 IPK Ketterä 2 - 4 Mestis
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/23/2022
09/23/2022 Confirmed Leaving Samu Pakarinen (G) Leaving for KOOVEE
09/22/2022
09/22/2022 Extension Henri Kivioja (F)
08/29/2022
08/29/2022 Confirmed Joining Alex Cotton (D) Joining from Vancouver Giants
08/16/2022
08/16/2022 Confirmed Joining Atte Karppinen (F) Joining from EHC Winterthur
07/14/2022
07/14/2022 Confirmed Leaving Kasper Tarvainen (F) Leaving for Peliitat
07/12/2022
07/12/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jakub Prchal (D) Leaving for LHK Jestřábi Prostějov
07/11/2022
07/11/2022 Confirmed Leaving Ville Saukko (D) Leaving for Brest
07/09/2022
07/09/2022 Confirmed Leaving Artyom Volkov (D) Leaving for Zauralie Kurgan
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 II-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - - -
1994-1995 II-divisioona 16 4 2 10 - - 66 78 10 0.63 8 -
1995-1996 II-divisioona 32 19 0 13 - - 174 118 38 1.19 4 -
1997-1998 II-divisioona 18 16 1 1 - - 139 57 33 1.83 1 -
II-divisioona 10 4 3 3 - - 55 37 11 1.10 3 Qualification loss
1998-1999 II-divisioona 14 5 0 9 - - 45 64 10 0.71 7 -
1999-2000 Suomi-sarja 34 22 1 11 - - 173 133 45 1.32 3 Quarterfinal loss
2000-2001 Suomi-sarja 34 20 2 12 - - 163 134 42 1.24 3 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 Suomi-sarja 34 11 3 19 0 1 138 186 26 0.76 6 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 II-divisioona 24 16 2 5 0 1 160 95 35 1.46 2 Qualification loss
2007-2008 II-divisioona 14 6 - 5 2 1 61 58 23 1.64 5 -
II-divisioona 12 5 - 4 1 2 55 58 19 1.58 4 No playoffs held
2008-2009 II-divisioona 15 11 - 4 0 0 78 45 33 2.20 2 -
Suomi-sarja 15 2 - 12 1 0 57 80 8 0.53 6 Qualification loss
2010-2011 Suomi-sarja 21 12 - 5 2 2 159 76 42 2.00 3 Promoted
2011-2012 Suomi-sarja 14 3 - 11 0 0 39 66 9 0.64 8 -
Suomi-sarja 20 12 - 5 2 1 87 86 41 2.05 1 Saved in relegation
2012-2013 Suomi-sarja 20 10 - 8 0 2 79 74 32 1.60 5 -
Suomi-sarja 21 13 - 7 0 1 135 94 40 1.90 3 -
2013-2014 II-divisioona 32 26 - 4 2 0 291 104 82 2.56 1 Champion | Promoted
2014-2015 Suomi-sarja 36 13 - 17 4 2 138 156 49 1.36 11 Saved in play-out
2015-2016 Suomi-sarja 36 20 - 8 3 5 178 116 71 1.97 4 Champion | Promoted
2016-2017 Mestis 50 16 - 28 2 4 114 162 56 1.12 13 Qualification
Mestis 8 5 - 1 1 1 26 16 18 2.25 2 Saved in relegation
2017-2018 Mestis 50 19 - 21 5 5 141 161 72 1.44 7 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Mestis 50 20 - 25 3 2 160 180 68 1.36 9 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 Mestis 50 32 - 18 10 4 197 166 90 1.80 2 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 Mestis 30 14 - 10 5 1 108 94 53 1.77 5 Bronze game win
2021-2022 Mestis 52 18 - 20 8 6 143 151 76 1.46 8 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 Mestis 1 1 - 0 1 0 5 4 2 2.00 9 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2017-2018 Suomen Cup 4 3 - 1 - - 17 12 - - 3 Semifinal loss
2018-2019 Suomen Cup 5 2 - 1 1 1 20 9 - - - Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 Suomen Cup 4 2 1 1 - - 17 11 7 1.75 - Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 Suomen Cup 2 2 - 0 0 0 9 3 6 3.00 1 Semifinal loss
2022-2023 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Waltteri Salo (F) 2022-2023 IPK U20 U20 Mestis 6 4 4 8 8
2. Erkka Seppälä (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Vantaa Suomen Cup 4 2 6 8 4
3. Konsta Kapanen (F) 2022-2023 KalPa U20 U20 SM-sarja 8 1 7 8 6
4. Jarkko Harjula (F) 2022-2023 Ketterä Suomen Cup 5 3 4 7 2
5. Niki Koskinen (F) 2022-2023 KH Torun Poland 6 3 3 6 4
6. Janne Hämäläinen (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Espoo Suomen Cup 6 2 4 6 6
7. Kalle Sippala (F) 2022-2023 Raahe-Kiekko Suomen Cup 2 2 2 4 0
8. Otto Jaatinen (F) 2022-2023 KalPa U20 U20 SM-sarja 6 2 2 4 2
9. Erkka Seppälä (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 2 1 3 4 2
10. Andreas Okany (F) 2022-2023 KalPa U20 U20 SM-sarja 3 1 3 4 2
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Janne Svensk (F) 444 146 415 561
2. Risto Kurkinen (F) 165 123 195 318
3. Mika Kononen (F) 230 149 127 276
4. Pat Ahosilta (F) 57 77 154 231
5. Jukka Väisänen (F) 159 80 142 222
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mika Kononen (F) 230 149 127 276
2. Janne Svensk (F) 444 146 415 561
3. Risto Kurkinen (F) 165 123 195 318
4. Toni Ruotsalainen (F) 209 107 97 204
5. Sauli Tapaninaho (F) 210 102 117 219
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Janne Svensk (F) 444 146 415 561
2. Risto Kurkinen (F) 165 123 195 318
3. Pat Ahosilta (F) 57 77 154 231
4. Jukka Väisänen (F) 159 80 142 222
5. Heikki Hiltunen (D) 227 36 142 178
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Heikki Hiltunen (D) 227 36 178 509
2. Jukka Väisänen (F) 159 80 222 386
3. Raine Tuononen (D) 104 28 100 328
4. Otto Huttunen (D) 221 44 145 325
5. Henri Kivioja (F) 174 98 198 308
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Janne Svensk (F) 444 146 415 561
2. Janne Katosalmi (F) 297 73 65 138
3. Mika Kononen (F) 230 149 127 276
4. Heikki Hiltunen (D) 227 36 142 178
5. Otto Huttunen (D) 221 44 101 145
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Petri Tiainen (F) 32 72 132 4.13
2. Arto Kejonen (F) 33 39 134 4.06
3. Pat Ahosilta (F) 57 77 231 4.05
4. Marko Ahosilta (F) 1 2 4 4.00
5. Matias Pulkkinen (F) 9 16 35 3.89
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jani Lyytinen (F) 2013-2014 II-divisioona 28 36 68 104 3.71 14
2. Petri Tiainen (F) 2009-2010 II-divisioona 22 57 44 101 4.59 38
3. Pat Ahosilta (F) 2009-2010 II-divisioona 20 25 73 98 4.90 4
4. Pat Ahosilta (F) 2013-2014 II-divisioona 27 35 55 90 3.33 16
5. Arto Kejonen (F) 2009-2010 II-divisioona 23 27 61 88 3.83 47
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Petri Tiainen (F) 2009-2010 II-divisioona 22 57 44 101 4.59 38
2. Jani Lyytinen (F) 2013-2014 II-divisioona 28 36 68 104 3.71 14
3. Pat Ahosilta (F) 2013-2014 II-divisioona 27 35 55 90 3.33 16
4. Risto Kurkinen (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 36 32 55 87 2.42 34
5. Reino Soijärvi (F) 1999-2000 Suomi-sarja 31 32 37 69 2.23 46
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pat Ahosilta (F) 2009-2010 II-divisioona 20 25 73 98 4.90 4
2. Jani Lyytinen (F) 2013-2014 II-divisioona 28 36 68 104 3.71 14
3. Arto Kejonen (F) 2009-2010 II-divisioona 23 27 61 88 3.83 47
4. Pat Ahosilta (F) 2013-2014 II-divisioona 27 35 55 90 3.33 16
5. Risto Kurkinen (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 36 32 55 87 2.42 34
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Raine Tuononen (D) 1992-1993 II-divisioona 29 8 19 27 0.93 114
2. Janne Lappalainen (D) 1997-1998 II-divisioona 24 8 9 17 0.71 100
3. Heikki Hiltunen (D) 2008-2009 II-divisioona 12 2 7 9 0.75 100
4. Taneli Siikaluoma (D) 2018-2019 Mestis 46 5 11 16 0.35 97
5. Henri Knuutinen (F) 2019-2020 Mestis 36 11 7 18 0.50 94
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 5'11" 182 lbs 23.80
2021-2022 5'11" 179 lbs 23.47
2020-2021 6'0" 188 lbs 23.42
2019-2020 6'0" 187 lbs 24.43
2018-2019 6'0" 187 lbs 23.90
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