Team Facts
  • Plays in Liiga
  • Full name Tampereen Ilves
  • Team colours Green + Yellow + White
  • Town Tampere, FIN
  • Founded 1931

1996-1997 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#31 Markus Korhonen (G) 44 1975 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 187 L
#35 Vesa Toskala (G) 42 1977 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 187 L
DEFENSEMEN
#18 Chris Felix (D) 54 1964 Bramalea, ON, CAN 5'11" 187 R
#5 Mikko Haapakoski (D) 52 1967 Oulu, FIN 5'10" 176 R
#9 Hannu Henriksson (D)   “C” 56 1963 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 187 L
#6 Veli-Pekka Hård (D) 48 1970 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'6" 216 R
#21 Martti Järventie (D) 43 1976 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 192 L
#8 Pekka Kangasalusta (D) 41 1977 Jurva, FIN 5'9" 203 L
#61 Allan Measures (D)   “A” 54 1965 Barrhead, AB, CAN 5'11" 176 L
#33 Tomi Pettinen (D) 41 1977 Ylöjärvi, FIN 6'3" 212 L
#3 Pasi Saarinen (D) 42 1977 Hyvinkää, FIN 5'11" 198 R
#7 Timo Willman (D) 46 1972 Forssa, FIN 6'0" 198 L
FORWARDS
#36 Sami Ahlberg (LW) 46 1972 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#11 Mika Arvaja (LW) 48 1970 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'11" 209 L
#10 Juha Hautamaa (C) 45 1973 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'10" 190 L
#41 Raimo Helminen (C)   “A” 55 1964 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 194 L
#32 Tomi Hirvonen (C) 42 1977 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 187 L
#15 Juha Järvenpää (F) 53 1965 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#17 Matti Kaipainen (RW) 47 1972 Tampere, FIN 5'9" 170 R
#27 Jouni Lahtinen (F) 44 1975 Kangasala, FIN 6'1" 203 L
#26 Hannu Mattila (C)   “A” 52 1966 Janakkala, FIN 6'3" 183 L
#22 Jarno Mäkelä (C) 46 1973 Pori, FIN 6'1" 198 L
#96 Riku Niemelä (C) 41 1977 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 190 L
#20 Semi Pekki (RW) 45 1973 Mänttä, FIN 5'10" 187 L
#16 Jarno Peltonen (C) 48 1970 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 176 L
Matti Raunio (LW) 46 1973 Forssa, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#40
Jari Suorsa (RW) 43 1976 Kuusankoski, FIN 6'1" 196 L
#12 Igor Vyazmikin (RW) 1966 Moskva, RUS 6'1" 209 L
Position: G:2 D:10 F:16 | Av Age: 25.04 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 192 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Tampereen jäähalli
  • Location Tampere, FIN
  • Capacity 7 300
  • Construction Year 1965
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/14/2019
05/14/2019 Confirmed Leaving Julius Valtonen (F) Leaving for Kiekko-Vantaa
05/10/2019
05/10/2019 Confirmed Leaving Lukas Dostal (G) Leaving for Anaheim Ducks
05/09/2019
05/09/2019 Confirmed Joining Robert Leino (F) Joining from HPK
05/08/2019
05/08/2019 Confirmed Leaving Arttu Ruotsalainen (F) Leaving for Buffalo Sabres
05/02/2019
05/02/2019 Confirmed Joining Lassi Thomson (D) Joining from Kelowna Rockets
05/02/2019 Confirmed Joining Eetu Päkkilä (F) Joining from Kärpät U20
05/02/2019 Confirmed Joining Aleksi Elorinne (D) Joining from Tappara
05/02/2019 Confirmed Joining Matias Maccelli (F) Joining from Dubuque Fighting Saints
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1990-1991 Liiga 44 16 6 22 - - 158 185 38 10 Did not make playoffs
1991-1992 Liiga 44 16 3 25 - - 134 155 35 9 Did not make playoffs
1992-1993 Liiga 48 20 8 20 - - 150 155 48 8 Quarterfinal loss
1993-1994 Liiga 48 21 9 18 - - 153 144 51 6 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 Liiga 50 12 5 33 - - 152 196 29 12 Saved in relegation
1995-1996 Liiga 50 18 7 25 - - 153 183 43 8 Did not make playoffs
1996-1997 Liiga 50 26 7 17 - - 183 147 59 4 Bronze game loss
1997-1998 Liiga 48 27 6 15 - - 184 138 60 3 Final loss
1998-1999 Liiga 54 30 0 24 - - 180 143 60 5 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 Liiga 54 19 9 26 - - 151 190 47 8 Quarterfinal loss
2000-2001 Liiga 56 24 11 21 - - 147 146 59 5 Bronze game win
2001-2002 Liiga 56 22 12 22 - - 155 161 58 7 Quarterfinal loss
2002-2003 Liiga 56 10 4 42 - - 111 211 29 13 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 Liiga 56 24 12 20 - - 159 148 65 6 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 Liiga 56 22 - 20 6 8 164 179 86 7 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 Liiga 56 23 - 19 9 5 144 139 92 6 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 Liiga 56 21 - 24 6 5 139 147 80 9 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 Liiga 56 24 - 22 8 2 161 164 90 8 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 Liiga 58 22 - 27 7 2 150 166 82 8 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2009-2010 Liiga 58 17 - 34 0 7 155 191 58 14 Saved in relegation
2010-2011 Liiga 60 21 - 28 7 4 161 192 81 10 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 Liiga 60 10 - 32 8 10 140 199 56 14 Saved in relegation
2012-2013 Liiga 60 13 - 35 6 6 113 187 57 14 Saved in relegation
2013-2014 Liiga 60 24 - 27 3 6 144 146 84 11 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Liiga 60 24 - 25 5 6 150 161 88 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2015-2016 Liiga 60 16 - 34 5 5 124 163 63 14 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 Liiga 60 21 - 26 6 7 143 146 82 10 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Liiga 60 21 - 26 5 8 162 190 81 11 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 Liiga 60 23 - 23 8 6 169 170 91 8 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 Liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1954-1955 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1957-1958 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1966-1967 European Cup 14 10 1 3 - - 85 49 - Final loss
1968-1969 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1969-1970 Stjärncupen 5 1 1 3 - - 18 21 3 5 -
Suomen Cup 2 1 - 0 0 1 12 12 - - -
1970-1971 Stjärncupen 5 1 1 3 - - 15 25 3 5 -
Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1971-1972 Sir William Cup 6 3 0 3 - - 19 28 6 5 -
1972-1973 Spengler Cup 4 2 1 1 - - 20 11 5 3 No playoffs held
SovSport Cup 4 0 0 4 - - 10 39 0 5 -
European Cup 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 - 10 Eight final loss
1974-1975 Pohjola Cup 6 3 0 3 - - 19 33 6 3 -
1985-1986 European Cup 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 - 11 Semifinal loss
1997-1998 Continental Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 14 13 2 3 -
1998-1999 Euro HL 6 4 - 2 0 0 26 16 12 1 Bronze game loss
2006-2007 Continental Cup 3 1 - 2 0 0 8 8 3 3 Final group
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Matias Maccelli (F) 2018-2019 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 62 31 41 72 42
2. Henri Sandvik (F) 2018-2019 Pyry Suomi-sarja 39 21 42 63 12
3. Stefan Espeland (D) 2018-2019 Vålerenga Norway 47 11 50 61 24
4. Eetu Päkkilä (F) 2018-2019 Kärpät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 52 38 22 60 4
5. Lubomir Korhon (F) 2018-2019 Hull Pirates NIHL 20 33 27 60 2
6. Tomi Wilenius (F) 2018-2019 Pyry Suomi-sarja 39 30 28 58 6
7. Brett Bulmer (F) 2018-2019 Fife Flyers EIHL 57 26 31 57 106
8. Santeri Vuoti (F) 2018-2019 LeKi Mestis 49 20 36 56 32
9. Tomas Kurka (F) 2018-2019 Rostock Piranhas Germany3 47 18 38 56 43
10. Dane Byers (F) 2018-2019 Manchester Storm EIHL 56 29 26 55 182
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Pasi Määttänen (F) 12 1 10 11
2. Juha Hautamaa (F) 7 6 4 10
3. Kai Kantola (F) 10 3 6 9
4. Tommi Välimaa (F) 7 4 4 8
5. Joonas Rask (F) 10 5 2 7
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Juha Hautamaa (F) 7 6 4 10
2. Joonas Rask (F) 10 5 2 7
3. Masi Marjamäki (F) 10 5 1 6
4. Tommi Välimaa (F) 7 4 4 8
5. Kai Kantola (F) 10 3 6 9
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Pasi Määttänen (F) 12 1 10 11
2. Kai Kantola (F) 10 3 6 9
3. Niko Peltola (D) 10 2 5 7
4. Juha Lampinen (D) 7 1 5 6
5. Jesse Niinimäki (F) 10 1 5 6
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Tommi Välimaa (F) 7 4 8 58
2. Teemu Kesä (D) 5 1 4 37
3. Ville Koistinen (D) 5 0 3 33
4. Juuso Akkanen (D) 2 0 0 27
5. Masi Marjamäki (F) 10 5 6 24
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ville Korhonen (F) 15 1 5 6
2. Pasi Määttänen (F) 12 1 10 11
3. Kai Kantola (F) 10 3 6 9
4. Joonas Rask (F) 10 5 2 7
5. Niko Peltola (D) 10 2 5 7
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Hannu Mattila (F) 3 2 5 1.667
2. Henri Tuominen (F) 2 3 3 1.500
3. Juha Hautamaa (F) 7 6 10 1.429
4. Tommi Välimaa (F) 7 4 8 1.143
5. Jarno Peltonen (F) 7 3 7 1.000
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Juha Hautamaa (F) 1994-1995 Liiga 7 6 4 10 1.43 2
2. Jarno Peltonen (F) 1994-1995 Liiga 7 3 4 7 1.00 6
3. Pasi Määttänen (F) 2009-2010 Liiga 5 1 6 7 1.40 2
4. Tommy Kiviaho (F) 1994-1995 Liiga 7 3 3 6 0.86 6
5. Kai Kantola (F) 2011-2012 Liiga 5 2 4 6 1.20 10
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Juha Hautamaa (F) 1994-1995 Liiga 7 6 4 10 1.43 2
2. Masi Marjamäki (F) 2011-2012 Liiga 5 4 1 5 1.00 4
3. Jarno Peltonen (F) 1994-1995 Liiga 7 3 4 7 1.00 6
4. Tommy Kiviaho (F) 1994-1995 Liiga 7 3 3 6 0.86 6
5. Samuli Kivimäki (F) 2011-2012 Liiga 5 3 2 5 1.00 2
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pasi Määttänen (F) 2009-2010 Liiga 5 1 6 7 1.40 2
2. Jesse Niinimäki (F) 2009-2010 Liiga 5 1 5 6 1.20 4
3. Juha Lampinen (D) 1994-1995 Liiga 7 1 5 6 0.86 4
4. Juha Hautamaa (F) 1994-1995 Liiga 7 6 4 10 1.43 2
5. Jarno Peltonen (F) 1994-1995 Liiga 7 3 4 7 1.00 6
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Teemu Kesä (D) 2011-2012 Liiga 5 1 3 4 0.80 37
2. Ville Koistinen (D) 2012-2013 Liiga 5 0 3 3 0.60 33
3. Tommi Välimaa (F) 2012-2013 Liiga 5 3 2 5 1.00 29
4. Tommi Välimaa (F) 2011-2012 Liiga 2 1 2 3 1.50 29
5. Juuso Akkanen (D) 2009-2010 Liiga 2 0 0 0 0.00 27
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'1" 185 lbs 25.17
2017-2018 6'0" 185 lbs 25.32
2016-2017 6'0" 190 lbs 25.18
2015-2016 6'0" 192 lbs 26.28
2014-2015 6'0" 192 lbs 25.53
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