Team Facts
Plays in U20 Mestis Full name KOOVEE U20 Team colours Yellow + Black + Red Town Tampere, FIN Founded 1929

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#35 Niilo Ekola (G) 18 2005 6'0" 168 L Junior
#31 Konsta Hiltunen (G) 17 2005 Pirkkala, FIN 6'4" 181 L Junior
#1 Franz Jokinen (G) 17 2005 Jämsä, FIN 6'4" 185 L Junior
#30 Joel Nieminen (G) 18 2005 5'10" 154 L Junior
DEFENSEMEN
#18 Ilari Jokipakka (D) 19 2004 5'11" 176 L Junior
#33 Teemu Kangaspusu (D) 18 2004 Ruovesi, FIN 5'10" 165 L Junior
#15 Aaro Lahikainen (D) 18 2005 - - L Junior
#4 Kalle Markuksela (D) 18 2005 Haukipudas, FIN 5'11" 176 L Junior
#32 Kevin Reinsalu (D/F) 20 2003 Tallinn, EST 5'9" 163 L Junior
#9 Niklas Salminen (D) 18 2005 - - L Junior
#14 Eino Saukkonen (D) 18 2005 - - R Junior
#7 Niko Siiki (D) 17 2005 - - L Junior
#3 Jaro Ylärakkola (D) 19 2004 - - R Junior
FORWARDS
Aleksi Ahola (F) 19 2003 Tampere, FIN 5'9" 159 L Junior
#23 Roni Ahonen (C/D)   “A” 21 2002 - - L Junior
#29 Samuli Alku (F) 18 2005 - - L Junior
#12 Joel Kilponen (F) 18 2005 - - L Junior
#25 Kirill Kolesnikov (F) 17 2005 Blagoveshchensk, RUS 5'8" 152 L Junior
#2 Nooa Lamberg (F) 20 2003 5'8" 152 L Junior
#20 Markus Laurila (F) 20 2003 5'11" 161 L Junior
#16 Jaakko Merikoski (F) 17 2005 5'10" 154 L Junior
#22 Emerik Petäjistö (F) 17 2006 - - - Junior
#17 Topi Pinola (F) 17 2005 Pori, FIN - - L Junior
#13 Miro Pirhonen (LW) 19 2004 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'9" 161 L Junior
#28 Joona Pohjola (F) 17 2005 - - L Junior
#24 Mikko Riihelä (F) 18 2004 - - - Junior
#11 Petteri Salmi (F) 20 2003 Espoo, FIN 6'1" 165 L Junior
#26 Kalle Savonjousi (RW) 19 2004 - - L Junior
#19 Kalle Siekkinen (F)   “C” 19 2004 - - R Junior
#21 Topias Timonen (F) 18 2005 - - L Junior
Position: G: 4, D: 9, F: 17 | Av Age: 18.3 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 165 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 28 players
1 player
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Experience KOOVEE U20: 333 GP Affiliated Team(s) Ilves (Liiga)
Ilves U20 (U20 SM-sarja)
KOOVEE (Mestis)
KOOVEE II (II-divisioona)
KOOVEE U16 (U16 Mestis)
KOOVEE U17 (U17 Ylempi)
KOOVEE U18 (U18 Mestis)
LeKi (Suomi-sarja)
Pyry (Suomi-sarja)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Hakametsä 2 Location Tampere, FIN Capacity 1 000 Construction Year 1974
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/23/2023
09/23/2023 Confirmed Leaving Nooa Innanmaa (D) Leaving for HC Stadion Cheb
09/22/2023
09/22/2023 Loan Leaving Kevin Reinsalu (F) Leaving for JHT
09/07/2023
09/07/2023 Confirmed Leaving Miro Keltikangas (F) Leaving for Islanders Hockey Club
07/27/2023
07/27/2023 Confirmed Leaving Matthieu Herpin (G) Leaving for Ketterä U20
07/26/2023
07/26/2023 Confirmed Leaving Valtteri Vuosjoki (D) Leaving for IFK Munkfors
06/16/2023
06/16/2023 Confirmed Leaving Tuukka Hietamäki (F) Leaving for LeKi
06/15/2023
06/15/2023 Confirmed Leaving Jesse Nyppeli (F) Leaving for Pyry
05/07/2023
05/07/2023 Confirmed Leaving Jami Kurjanen (D) Leaving for IFK Munkfors
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2007-2008 U20 I-divisioona 14 6 1 7 - - 53 57 13 0.93 4 Final group
U20 I-divisioona 22 8 1 13 - - 93 124 17 0.77 8 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 U20 I-divisioona 14 8 1 5 - - 62 48 17 1.21 4 Final group
U20 I-divisioona 22 18 3 1 - - 139 66 39 1.77 1 Champion
U20 SM-liiga 10 1 - 8 0 1 32 50 4 0.40 5 Relegated
2010-2011 U20 I-divisioona 7 5 1 1 - - 38 24 11 1.57 3 -
U20 I-divisioona 28 5 3 20 - - 84 147 13 0.46 7 -
2011-2012 U20 I-divisioona 28 7 - 18 1 2 92 145 25 0.89 8 -
U20 I-divisioona 7 6 - 1 0 0 54 29 18 2.57 2 Promoted
2013-2014 U20 Mestis 30 14 - 9 2 5 111 109 51 1.70 7 -
U20 Mestis 44 14 - 20 5 5 140 179 57 1.30 8 -
U20 Mestis 50 14 - 25 6 5 153 199 59 1.18 7 Saved in relegation
2014-2015 U20 Mestis 24 9 - 10 2 3 84 78 34 1.42 9 Relegated
U20 Suomi-sarja 14 10 2 2 - - 81 41 22 1.57 2 Promoted
2015-2016 U20 Mestis 40 16 - 18 3 3 154 155 57 1.43 8 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 U20 Mestis 40 17 - 15 2 6 167 165 61 1.53 9 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 U20 Mestis 26 8 - 13 3 2 95 108 32 1.23 13 Relegated
U20 Suomi-sarja 14 13 0 1 - - 98 41 26 1.86 1 Promoted
2018-2019 U20 Mestis 28 17 - 9 0 2 128 83 53 1.89 3 Final group
U20 Mestis 46 27 - 16 1 2 214 145 85 1.85 1 Champion
2019-2020 U20 Mestis 30 24 - 4 2 0 159 71 76 2.53 1 Promoted
U20 SM-liiga 18 4 - 12 2 0 61 81 16 0.89 8 Relegated
2020-2021 U20 Mestis 22 13 - 5 4 0 91 54 47 2.14 2 Promoted
U20 SM-sarja 14 2 - 7 2 3 42 62 13 0.93 5 Season Cancelled
2021-2022 U20 SM-sarja 19 2 - 13 2 2 31 95 12 0.63 19 Final group
U20 SM-sarja 25 12 - 10 1 2 91 98 40 1.60 7 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 U20 SM-sarja 23 3 - 19 1 0 31 104 11 0.48 21 Final group
U20 SM-sarja 22 9 - 9 2 2 66 63 33 1.50 8 Relegation Play
U20 SM-sarja 7 4 - 3 0 0 25 27 12 1.71 5 Relegated
2023-2024 U20 Mestis - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Oskari Jäättelä (F) 151 63 115 178
2. Valtteri Mäkiviinikka (F) 113 101 67 168
3. Jesse Kylmäniemi (F) 161 58 98 156
4. Valtteri Peltonen (F) 92 66 73 139
5. Valtteri Välimäki (F) 142 46 68 114
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Valtteri Mäkiviinikka (F) 113 101 67 168
2. Valtteri Peltonen (F) 92 66 73 139
3. Oskari Jäättelä (F) 151 63 115 178
4. Oskari Harhala (F) 95 59 34 93
5. Jesse Kylmäniemi (F) 161 58 98 156
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Oskari Jäättelä (F) 151 63 115 178
2. Jesse Kylmäniemi (F) 161 58 98 156
3. Lauri Oksa (D) 137 29 78 107
4. Valtteri Peltonen (F) 92 66 73 139
5. Valtteri Välimäki (F) 142 46 68 114
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Janne Koivuniemi (F) 51 26 53 242
2. Tommi Lindlöf (D) 49 9 20 213
3. Antti Kovero (D) 59 9 25 176
4. Toni Lampo (F) 105 20 54 174
5. Tatu Laine (F) 62 37 71 172
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jesse Kylmäniemi (F) 161 58 98 156
2. Oskari Jäättelä (F) 151 63 115 178
3. Jimi Kaasinen (D) 148 13 45 58
4. Valtteri Välimäki (F) 142 46 68 114
5. Lauri Oksa (D) 137 29 78 107
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Kari Laitinen (F) 5 7 14 2.80
2. Markus Jokinen (F) 7 6 16 2.29
3. Esa Keskinen (F) 32 46 66 2.06
4. Matti Rautiainen (F) 14 17 28 2.00
5. Riku Sihvonen (F) 3 1 6 2.00
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Valtteri Mäkiviinikka (F) 2018-2019 U20 Mestis 44 43 32 75 1.70 59
2. Esa Keskinen (F) 1980-1981 Jr. A SM-sarja 32 46 20 66 2.06 35
3. Arto-Ilari Jokinen (F) 1975-1976 Jr. A SM-sarja 36 37 24 61 1.69 72
4. Valtteri Peltonen (F) 2019-2020 U20 Mestis 28 33 22 55 1.96 28
5. Oskari Jäättelä (F) 2018-2019 U20 Mestis 39 20 34 54 1.38 10
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Esa Keskinen (F) 1980-1981 Jr. A SM-sarja 32 46 20 66 2.06 35
2. Valtteri Mäkiviinikka (F) 2018-2019 U20 Mestis 44 43 32 75 1.70 59
3. Arto-Ilari Jokinen (F) 1975-1976 Jr. A SM-sarja 36 37 24 61 1.69 72
4. Valtteri Peltonen (F) 2019-2020 U20 Mestis 28 33 22 55 1.96 28
5. Ville Mattila (F) 2000-2001 U20 I-divisioona 26 25 7 32 1.23 49
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Oskari Jäättelä (F) 2018-2019 U20 Mestis 39 20 34 54 1.38 10
2. Oliver Lumijärvi (F) 2018-2019 U20 Mestis 43 14 33 47 1.09 80
3. Juho Saarinen (D) 2012-2013 U20 Mestis 40 7 33 40 1.00 16
4. Valtteri Mäkiviinikka (F) 2018-2019 U20 Mestis 44 43 32 75 1.70 59
5. Jesse Kylmäniemi (F) 2018-2019 U20 Mestis 40 15 32 47 1.18 6
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Janne Koivuniemi (F) 1997-1998 U20 I-divisioona 29 18 20 38 1.31 143
2. Tommi Lindlöf (D) 2006-2007 U20 I-divisioona 22 4 4 8 0.36 117
3. Antti Kovero (D) 1997-1998 U20 I-divisioona 27 4 5 9 0.33 109
4. Jussi Nurmi (F) 2003-2004 U20 I-divisioona 16 4 5 9 0.56 104
5. Janne Koivuniemi (F) 1996-1997 U20 I-divisioona 22 8 7 15 0.68 99
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 5'11" 165 lbs 18.30
2022-2023 6'0" 174 lbs 19.46
2021-2022 5'11" 177 lbs 19.60
2020-2021 6'0" 185 lbs 19.82
2019-2020 6'0" 184 lbs 19.93
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