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

2016-2017 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#35 Antti Lehtonen (G) 24 1993 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'0" 176 L
#32 Jere Myllyniemi (G) 35 1983 Kangasala, FIN 6'1" 194 L
#33 Hannu Toivonen (G) 34 1984 Kalvola, FIN 6'3" 209 L
DEFENSEMEN
#38 Teemu Aalto (D)   “A” 40 1978 Kokkola, FIN 5'11" 190 R
#77 Marcus Fagerudd (D) 25 1992 Pietarsaari, FIN 5'10" 179 R
#31 Valtteri Ilomäki (D) 21 1997 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 168 R
#3 Ville Järvinen (D) 21 1997 Tampere, FIN 6'4" 203 L
#37 Joona Kunnas (D) 25 1993 Vantaa, FIN 6'4" 205 L
#47 Arto Laatikainen (D)   “A” 38 1980 Espoo, FIN 5'11" 183 L
#50 Henry Mäntylä (D) 20 1997 Vantaa, FIN 5'11" 203 L
#8 Jyri Niemi (D) 28 1990 Hämeenkyrö, FIN 6'2" 207 L
#57 Jarkko Parikka (D) 20 1997 Imatra, FIN 6'0" 187 L
#9 Olli Vainio (D) 24 1994 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 190 R
#6 Veli-Matti Vittasmäki (D)   “A” 28 1990 Turku, FIN 6'1" 205 L
FORWARDS
#27 Niko Ahoniemi (RW/LW) 22 1996 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 168 L
#92 Brett Bulmer (RW/LW) 26 1992 Prince George, BC, CAN 6'4" 212 R
#91 Jerry D'Amigo (RW/LW) 27 1991 Binghamton, NY, USA 5'11" 201 L
#25 Markku Flinck (C) 33 1985 Espoo, FIN 6'1" 205 L
#15 Topias Haapanen (LW) 20 1998 Pirkkala, FIN 6'0" 168 L
#20 Jere Helenius (RW/LW) 22 1995 Nokia, FIN 6'0" 181 R
#15 Miiko Hintz (RW/LW) 25 1992 Nokia, FIN 6'1" 157 L
#22 Joona Ikonen (RW) 20 1998 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 163 R
#17 Markus Jokinen (LW/RW) 29 1988 Kuorevesi, FIN 6'0" 192 L
#11 Michael Keränen (W/C) 28 1990 Stockholm, SWE 6'1" 192 L
#12 Otto Koivula (LW/RW) 19 1998 Nokia, FIN 6'4" 220 L
#71 Tapio Laakso (C)   “C” 33 1985 Rymättylä, FIN 6'0" 198 L
#23 Juho Liuksiala (RW) 22 1995 Vammala, FIN 5'7" 170 R
#18 Ville Meskanen (RW) 22 1995 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 181 R
#21 Aleksi Mustonen (C/LW) 23 1995 Helsinki, FIN 5'9" 165 L
#19 Teemu Rautiainen (LW/RW) 26 1992 Nurmijärvi, FIN 5'7" 165 L
#42 Sami Sandell (LW/C)   “A” 31 1987 Nokia, FIN 6'2" 207 L
#29 Matias Sointu (LW/RW) 28 1990 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 165 L
#10 Eemeli Suomi (C/LW) 22 1995 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 183 L
#40 Joonas Vihko (RW) 37 1981 Helsinki, FIN 5'9" 185 R
#28 Santeri Vuoti (LW/RW) 23 1995 Hyvinkää, FIN 5'9" 187 L
#79 Mitch Wahl (C/RW) 28 1990 Seal Beach, CA, USA 6'0" 205 R
Position: G:3 D:11 F:21 | Av Age: 25.54 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 189 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
07/13/2018
07/13/2018 Confirmed Leaving Sami Sandell (F) Leaving for Davos
06/08/2018
06/08/2018 Confirmed Leaving Niko Ahoniemi (F) Leaving for TUTO Hockey
05/25/2018
05/25/2018 Confirmed Joining Elias Laitamäki (D) Joining from Sport U20
05/25/2018 Confirmed Joining Matt Generous (D) Joining from EC Salzburg
05/22/2018
05/22/2018 Confirmed Leaving Markus Ruusu (G) Leaving for HIFK
05/18/2018
05/18/2018 Confirmed Joining Joose Antonen (F) Joining from Lukko
05/11/2018
05/11/2018 Confirmed Leaving Henry Mäntylä (D) Leaving for TUTO Hockey
05/03/2018
05/03/2018 Confirmed Leaving Ville Meskanen (F) Leaving for New York Rangers
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1989-1990 Liiga 44 25 7 12 - - 208 141 57 2 Final loss
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 - - - - - - - - - - -
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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 -
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. Ryan Glenn (D) 2018-2019 Fehérvár AV19 EBEL - - - - -
2. Niko Ahoniemi (F) 2018-2019 TUTO Hockey Mestis - - - - -
3. Toni Koivisto (F) 2018-2019 Lukko Liiga - - - - -
4. Colby Genoway (F) 2018-2019 Kölner Haie DEL - - - - -
5. Mikke Levo (D) 2018-2019 TUTO Hockey Mestis - - - - -
6. Antti Tyrväinen (F) 2018-2019 Pelicans Liiga - - - - -
7. Aleksi Mustonen (F) 2018-2019 Pelicans Liiga - - - - -
8. Mitch Wahl (F) 2018-2019 Klagenfurter AC EBEL - - - - -
9. Aivaras Bendzius (F) 2018-2019 Chambéry France2 - - - - -
10. Tapio Laakso (F) 2018-2019 Lukko Liiga - - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Raimo Helminen (F) 750 161 419 580
2. Jorma Peltonen (F) 313 235 281 516
3. Lasse Oksanen (F) 477 268 230 498
4. Risto Jalo (F) 414 178 305 483
5. Juha Järvenpää (F) 503 197 190 387
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lasse Oksanen (F) 477 268 230 498
2. Jorma Peltonen (F) 313 235 281 516
3. Pekka Leimu (F) 260 204 83 287
4. Reijo Hakanen (F) 274 200 93 293
5. Juha Järvenpää (F) 503 197 190 387
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Raimo Helminen (F) 750 161 419 580
2. Risto Jalo (F) 414 178 305 483
3. Jorma Peltonen (F) 313 235 281 516
4. Lasse Oksanen (F) 477 268 230 498
5. Juha Järvenpää (F) 503 197 190 387
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Timo Peltomaa (F) 490 89 217 677
2. Raimo Helminen (F) 750 161 580 628
3. Hannu Henriksson (D) 455 53 127 503
4. Juha Hautamaa (F) 312 81 179 435
5. Martti Järventie (D) 407 31 109 395
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Raimo Helminen (F) 750 161 419 580
2. Vesa Viitakoski (F) 513 185 145 330
3. Juha Järvenpää (F) 503 197 190 387
4. Timo Peltomaa (F) 490 89 128 217
5. Pasi Määttänen (F) 478 114 138 252
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Aarne Honkavaara (F) 64 144 204 3.188
2. Harry Honkanen (F) 1 0 3 3.000
3. Jorma Salmi (F) 62 76 132 2.129
4. Teppo Rastio (F) 21 24 43 2.048
5. Kalle Havulinna (F) 62 80 119 1.919
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Raimo Summanen (F) 1988-1989 Liiga 44 35 46 81 1.84 22
2. Raimo Summanen (F) 1989-1990 Liiga 40 39 31 70 1.75 42
3. Dale Derkatch (F) 1988-1989 Liiga 44 36 30 66 1.50 49
4. Jorma Peltonen (F) 1971-1972 SM-sarja 31 28 35 63 2.03 12
5. Pekka Järvelä (F) 1988-1989 Liiga 40 17 46 63 1.58 34
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Raimo Summanen (F) 1982-1983 Liiga 36 45 15 60 1.67 36
2. Raimo Summanen (F) 1989-1990 Liiga 40 39 31 70 1.75 42
3. Dale Derkatch (F) 1988-1989 Liiga 44 36 30 66 1.50 49
4. Jordy Douglas (F) 1985-1986 Liiga 36 36 13 49 1.36 51
5. Pekka Leimu (F) 1968-1969 SM-sarja 22 36 6 42 1.91 28
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Raimo Summanen (F) 1988-1989 Liiga 44 35 46 81 1.84 22
2. Pekka Järvelä (F) 1988-1989 Liiga 40 17 46 63 1.58 34
3. Mika Nieminen (F) 1990-1991 Liiga 44 20 42 62 1.41 20
4. Jorma Peltonen (F) 1969-1970 SM-sarja 21 18 41 59 2.81 13
5. Risto Jalo (F) 1989-1990 Liiga 43 18 41 59 1.37 36
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kristian Kudroc (D) 2006-2007 Liiga 37 7 7 14 0.38 174
2. Sami Helenius (D) 2004-2005 Liiga 53 0 0 0 0.00 162
3. Matt Nickerson (D) 2008-2009 Liiga 40 1 1 2 0.05 156
4. Timo Willman (D) 1998-1999 Liiga 49 2 1 3 0.06 155
5. Matt Smith (D) 2000-2001 Liiga 55 4 5 9 0.16 154
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'0" 186 lbs 24.26
2017-2018 6'0" 185 lbs 25.52
2016-2017 6'0" 189 lbs 25.54
2015-2016 6'0" 191 lbs 26.41
2014-2015 6'0" 192 lbs 25.72
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