Team Facts
Plays in U20 SM-sarja Full name Tampereen Ilves Team colours Green + Yellow + White Town Tampere, FIN Founded 1931

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#35 Ondrej Bizon (G) 18 2004 Brno, CZE 6'0" 174 L Junior
#1 Topi Hänninen (G) 20 2002 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 196 L Junior
#55 Santtu Saari (G) 18 2004 Uusikaupunki, FIN 6'4" 196 L Junior
DEFENSEMEN
#8 Otto Heinonen (D)   “C” 18 2004 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 187 L 23/24
#9 Veeti Hietaniemi (D) 19 2003 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 176 R 23/24+1
#6 Henri Kivistö (D) 18 2004 6'2" 183 R Junior
#3 Sebastian Martti (D) 19 2003 5'10" 154 R Junior
#26 Arttu Niskanen (D/F) 18 2004 6'1" 165 L Junior
#11 Aaro Pieniniemi (D) 19 2003 6'0" 176 L Junior
#4 Sebastian Soini (D) 16 2006 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 172 R Junior
#44 David Svozil (D) 16 2006 Prerov, CZE 6'1" 168 L Junior
#5 Topi Tikkanen (D) 17 2005 Lempäälä, FIN 6'3" 198 L Junior
FORWARDS
#31 Samu Bau (F) 18 2004 Helsinki, FIN 6'5" 214 L 23/24+1
#23 Nikolai Hakala (C)   “A” 19 2003 Hong Kong, HKG 6'6" 220 L 22/23+1
#10 Perttu Harjula (F) 20 2002 Nivala, FIN 5'7" 154 R Junior
#28 Miro Hölli (C) 18 2004 6'1" 192 R Junior
#32 Julius Ikonen (RW) 19 2003 5'10" 165 R Junior
#20 Viljami Jokirinne (RW)   “A” 19 2003 6'2" 174 L Junior
#18 Emil Järventie (F) 17 2005 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 168 L 23/24+1
#21 Paavo Karjalainen (LW) 18 2004 5'8" 141 L Junior
#39 Oskari Koponen (C) 17 2004 5'10" 157 L Junior
#38 Joona Korhonen (LW/RW) 19 2003 Nokia, FIN 6'1" 185 L 22/23+1
#25 Jakub Kos (LW/C) Florida Panthers 19 2003 Kurim, CZE 6'3" 187 L 22/23+1
#15 Ondrej Kos (F) 16 2006 6'2" 157 L Junior
#19 Niko Lahtinen (C) 18 2004 6'2" 161 L Junior
#27 Eemil Laurell (F) 17 2004 6'0" 165 R Junior
#33 Jani Nyman (RW) Seattle Kraken 18 2004 Valkeakoski, FIN 6'3" 216 L 23/24
#17 Topi Puikkonen (F) 19 2003 6'2" 209 L Junior
#36 Eemil Rautio (C) 19 2003 Valkeakoski, FIN 6'3" 216 L Junior
#42 Joonatan Rouhiainen (LW) 19 2003 Tampere, FIN 5'9" 174 L Junior
#22 Jonne Toivonen (C)   “A” 20 2002 Ikaalinen, FIN 6'0" 209 L Junior
#43 Joona Veikkola (LW) 20 2002 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 196 L Junior
Position: G: 3, D: 9, F: 20 | Av Age: 18.28 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 182 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 27 players
4 players
1 player
Experience Ilves U20: 1 264 GP
Liiga: 56 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Ilves (Liiga)
Ilves U16 (U16 SM-sarja)
Ilves U17 (U17 Ylempi)
Ilves U18 (U18 SM-sarja)
KOOVEE (Mestis)
KOOVEE U18 (U18 Mestis)
KOOVEE U20 (U20 SM-sarja)
LeKi (Suomi-sarja)
Pyry (Suomi-sarja)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Tampereen jäähalli Location Tampere, FIN Capacity 7 300 Construction Year 1965
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/03/2022
09/03/2022 Confirmed Leaving Janne Koivisto (D) Leaving for Pyry
08/23/2022
08/23/2022 Confirmed Leaving Oliver Talvikunnas (F) Leaving for KuRy
08/15/2022
08/15/2022 Confirmed Leaving Marko Huhtanen (D) Leaving for Pyry
07/29/2022
07/29/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jesse Kalliosalo (F) Leaving for Pyry
07/28/2022
07/28/2022 Confirmed Leaving Sami Jokinen (F) Leaving for Jukurit U20
06/23/2022
06/23/2022 Extension Leaving Emil Järventie (F) Leaving for Ilves
03/02/2022
03/02/2022 Confirmed Leaving Verneri Metsänen (F) Leaving for KOOVEE
03/02/2022 Confirmed Leaving Kalle Hällfors (D) Leaving for KOOVEE
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1999-2000 U20 SM-liiga 22 8 4 10 - - 69 79 20 0.91 7 -
2000-2001 U20 SM-liiga 44 18 4 22 - - 130 155 40 0.91 6 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 U20 SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - - -
2002-2003 U20 SM-liiga - - - - - - - - - - - -
2003-2004 U20 SM-liiga 41 14 9 18 1 8 120 119 38 0.93 11 Relegation Play
U20 SM-liiga 6 3 2 1 1 1 20 13 9 1.50 1 Saved in relegation
2004-2005 U20 SM-liiga 39 23 11 5 1 10 155 89 58 1.49 1 Champion
2005-2006 U20 SM-liiga 39 18 3 16 1 1 123 117 42 1.08 6 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 U20 SM-liiga 42 23 3 9 2 5 161 119 58 1.38 2 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 U20 SM-liiga 42 20 - 14 2 6 183 158 70 1.67 5 Semifinal loss
2008-2009 U20 SM-liiga 42 17 - 18 2 5 123 152 60 1.43 9 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 U20 SM-liiga 42 19 - 17 3 3 141 144 66 1.57 7 Bronze game win
2010-2011 U20 SM-liiga 42 20 - 18 3 1 138 138 67 1.60 8 Bronze game win
2011-2012 U20 SM-liiga 48 17 - 23 2 6 144 184 61 1.27 11 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 U20 SM-liiga 48 18 - 20 5 5 161 177 69 1.44 11 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 U20 SM-liiga 48 27 - 17 1 3 177 146 86 1.79 6 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 48 32 - 11 3 2 194 134 104 2.17 1 Bronze game loss
2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 50 27 - 12 8 3 213 146 100 2.00 4 Champion
2016-2017 U20 SM-liiga 48 23 - 12 5 8 169 127 87 1.81 5 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 U20 SM-liiga 35 9 - 18 5 3 82 112 40 1.14 14 -
U20 SM-liiga 18 9 - 5 3 1 62 42 34 1.89 2 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 U20 SM-liiga 34 13 - 16 1 4 105 111 45 1.32 11 -
U20 SM-liiga 18 4 - 12 1 1 42 66 15 0.83 9 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 U20 SM-liiga 34 9 - 25 0 3 84 124 30 0.88 16 -
U20 SM-liiga 18 13 - 3 1 1 68 45 42 2.33 2 Did not make playoffs
2020-2021 U20 SM-sarja 23 9 - 14 1 3 69 86 29 1.26 12 Final group
U20 SM-sarja 23 9 - 14 1 3 69 86 29 1.26 12 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 U20 SM-sarja 19 3 - 14 1 1 50 94 12 0.63 18 -
U20 SM-sarja 26 13 - 10 2 1 103 91 44 1.69 4 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 U20 SM-sarja 23 9 - 12 2 0 87 88 31 1.35 15 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Juuso Rajala (F) 2022-2023 Crocodiles Hamburg Germany3 23 11 24 35 2
2. Aleksi Luhtalampi (F) 2022-2023 KOOVEE II II-divisioona 11 13 18 31 2
3. Ville Saloranta (F) 2022-2023 HYC Herentals BeNeLiga 16 14 16 30 4
4. Eemeli Suomi (F) 2022-2023 Ilves Liiga 20 8 18 26 6
5. Joona Ikonen (F) 2022-2023 Ilves Liiga 24 15 10 25 10
6. Lassi Korpela (F) 2022-2023 Pyry Suomi-sarja 14 8 17 25 2
7. Roope Niskanen (F) 2022-2023 HYC Herentals BeNeLiga 16 10 14 24 0
8. Roope Hintz (F) 2022-2023 Dallas Stars NHL 22 8 16 24 8
9. Janne Seppänen (F) 2022-2023 EV Füssen Germany3 18 6 18 24 14
10. Jan Vopat (F) 2022-2023 HC Litvinov U20 Czechia U20 23 5 19 24 22
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tomi Wilenius (F) 135 64 77 141
2. Jari Multanen (F) 91 81 54 135
3. Juha Hautamaa (F) 100 55 76 131
4. Juha Pajuoja (F) 119 70 45 115
5. Semi Pekki (F) 140 59 55 114
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jari Multanen (F) 91 81 54 135
2. Juha Pajuoja (F) 119 70 45 115
3. Jukka-Pekka Vuorinen (F) 101 67 42 109
4. Juho Liuksiala (F) 130 65 47 112
5. Tomi Wilenius (F) 135 64 77 141
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tomi Wilenius (F) 135 64 77 141
2. Juha Hautamaa (F) 100 55 76 131
3. Verneri Metsänen (F) 148 36 75 111
4. Eemeli Suomi (F) 77 22 74 96
5. Juha Jokiharju (F) 63 41 72 113
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Jarkko Näppilä (D) 105 5 37 279
2. Jesper Kokkonen (F) 135 46 74 236
3. Miikka Luodes (F) 82 7 17 230
4. Patrik Moisio (F) 85 28 42 223
5. Niko Snellman (F) 60 9 25 219
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Santeri Kananen (F) 165 36 50 86
2. Pasi Tuominen (F) 158 52 61 113
3. Ville Heponiemi (F) 150 15 20 35
4. Verneri Metsänen (F) 148 36 75 111
5. Juha Vähä-Santanen (F) 143 35 66 101
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jari Helle (F) 22 28 54 2.46
2. Jari Simola (F) 28 37 62 2.21
3. Sami Sandell (F) 3 1 6 2.00
4. Mikko Virtanen (F) 1 2 2 2.00
5. Raimo Helminen (F) 30 28 59 1.97
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Eemeli Suomi (F) 2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 48 19 60 79 1.65 34
2. Jari Multanen (F) 1986-1987 Jr. A SM-sarja 35 38 29 67 1.91 60
3. Janne Seppänen (F) 2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 45 24 42 66 1.47 12
4. Juha Jokiharju (F) 1986-1987 Jr. A SM-sarja 36 21 42 63 1.75 42
5. Jari Simola (F) 1980-1981 Jr. A SM-sarja 28 37 25 62 2.21 20
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jukka-Pekka Vuorinen (F) 1975-1976 Jr. A SM-sarja 36 39 19 58 1.61 15
2. Risto Siltanen (D) 1975-1976 Jr. A SM-sarja 35 39 17 56 1.60 40
3. Jari Multanen (F) 1986-1987 Jr. A SM-sarja 35 38 29 67 1.91 60
4. Jari Simola (F) 1980-1981 Jr. A SM-sarja 28 37 25 62 2.21 20
5. Juho Liuksiala (F) 2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 46 34 27 61 1.33 16
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Eemeli Suomi (F) 2014-2015 U20 SM-liiga 48 19 60 79 1.65 34
2. Janne Seppänen (F) 2015-2016 U20 SM-liiga 45 24 42 66 1.47 12
3. Juha Jokiharju (F) 1986-1987 Jr. A SM-sarja 36 21 42 63 1.75 42
4. Topias Haapanen (F) 2016-2017 U20 SM-liiga 43 15 40 55 1.28 32
5. Jerry Laakso (D) 2013-2014 U20 SM-liiga 47 7 39 46 0.98 38
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jarkko Näppilä (D) 2006-2007 U20 SM-liiga 32 2 13 15 0.47 141
2. Niko Snellman (F) 2007-2008 U20 SM-liiga 31 5 11 16 0.52 137
3. Patrik Moisio (F) 2009-2010 U20 SM-liiga 37 10 8 18 0.49 131
4. Jesper Kokkonen (F) 2011-2012 U20 SM-liiga 40 16 8 24 0.60 110
5. Matti Kaipainen (F) 1992-1993 U20 SM-liiga 36 29 21 50 1.39 103
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'1" 182 lbs 18.28
2021-2022 6'0" 182 lbs 19.10
2020-2021 6'0" 189 lbs 18.94
2019-2020 6'1" 188 lbs 19.34
2018-2019 6'0" 183 lbs 19.52
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