Team Facts

2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#98 Janis Kalnins (G) 27 1991 Limbazi, LAT 6'0" 192 L 18/19
#30 Ryan Zapolski (G) 32 1986 Erie, PA, USA 6'0" 185 L 19/20
DEFENSEMEN
#51 Alex Grant (D) 29 1989 Antigonish, NS, CAN 6'3" 209 R 18/19
#44 Jesper Jensen Aabo (D) 27 1991 Rødovre, DEN 6'0" 181 L 18/19
#4 Tommi Kivistö (D) 27 1991 Vantaa, FIN 6'2" 201 L 19/20
#7 Oliver Lauridsen (D) 29 1989 Gentofte, DEN 6'6" 238 L 19/20
#18 Sami Lepistö (D)   “A” 34 1984 Espoo, FIN 6'1" 190 L 18/19
#50 Viktor Lööv (D) 26 1992 Södertälje, SWE 6'3" 216 L 19/20+1
#77 Eemeli Räsänen (D) 19 1999 Joensuu, FIN 6'7" 209 R 19/20
#3 Karl Stollery (D) 31 1987 Camrose, AB, CAN 5'11" 181 L 18/19
FORWARDS
#12 Marko Anttila (RW) 33 1985 Lempäälä, FIN 6'8" 229 R 20/21
#48 Henri Ikonen (LW/C) 24 1994 Savonlinna, FIN 6'0" 192 L 20/21
#71
Nicklas Jensen (RW/LW) 25 1993 Herning, DEN 6'3" 216 L 18/19
#6 Jesse Joensuu (LW)   “A” 31 1987 Pori, FIN 6'4" 214 L 19/20
#25 Pekka Jormakka (RW) 28 1990 Jyväskylän mlk, FIN 5'9" 181 R 18/19
#65 Sakari Manninen (C/LW) 26 1992 Oulu, FIN 5'7" 157 L 18/19
#11 Steve Moses (RW) 29 1989 Leominster, MA, USA 5'9" 174 R 19/20
#14 Tomi Mäki (C/W) 35 1983 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 192 L 18/19
#22 Mika Niemi (C) 30 1988 Pori, FIN 6'1" 192 L 18/19
#37 John Norman (C/W) 27 1991 Stockholm, SWE 5'11" 183 L 19/20
#21 Brian O'Neill (RW/LW) 30 1988 Yardley, PA, USA 5'9" 172 R 20/21
#41 Antti Pihlström (LW/RW) 34 1984 Vantaa, FIN 5'11" 181 L 20/21
#16
Geoff Platt (LW) 33 1985 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'9" 181 L 18/19
#93 Peter Regin (C)   “C” 32 1986 Herning, DEN 6'2" 198 L 19/20
#76 Kristian Vesalainen (LW/RW) 19 1999 Helsinki, FIN 6'4" 207 L
#84 Max Wärn (W/C) 30 1988 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 207 L 18/19
Position: G:2 D:8 F:16 | Av Age: 28.73 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 195 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Hartwall Arena
  • Location Helsinki
  • Capacity 13 349
  • Construction Year 1997
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/14/2018
12/14/2018 Loan Leaving Juho Ratilainen (G) Leaving for IPK
12/13/2018
12/13/2018 Extension Viktor Lööv (D)
12/13/2018 Extension Tommi Kivistö (D)
12/12/2018
12/12/2018 Extension Marko Anttila (F)
11/23/2018
11/23/2018 Loan Joining Kristian Vesalainen (F) Joining from Winnipeg Jets
11/15/2018
11/15/2018 Confirmed Joining Kristian Vesalainen (F) Joining from SKA St. Petersburg
10/19/2018
10/19/2018 Confirmed Joining Max Wärn (F) Joining from HV71
09/18/2018
09/18/2018 Confirmed Leaving Mike Lundin (D) Leaving for Unknown
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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 15 3 26 - - 165 183 33 10 Did not make playoffs
1990-1991 Liiga 44 17 6 21 - - 150 162 40 9 Did not make playoffs
1991-1992 Liiga 44 28 3 13 - - 195 132 59 2 Champion
1992-1993 Liiga 48 28 7 13 - - 185 133 63 2 Quarterfinal loss
1993-1994 Liiga 48 26 4 18 - - 181 131 56 3 Champion
1994-1995 Liiga 50 34 6 10 - - 202 122 74 1 Final loss
1995-1996 Liiga 50 31 11 8 - - 190 91 73 1 Champion
1996-1997 Liiga 50 35 4 11 - - 192 116 74 1 Champion
1997-1998 Liiga 48 24 5 19 - - 139 137 53 4 Bronze game win
1998-1999 Liiga 54 31 3 20 - - 171 140 65 3 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 Liiga 54 27 9 18 - - 147 131 63 5 Final loss
2000-2001 Liiga 56 35 7 14 - - 184 128 77 1 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 Liiga 56 29 11 16 - - 160 102 71 3 Champion
2002-2003 Liiga 56 35 6 15 - - 154 108 76 2 Bronze game loss
2003-2004 Liiga 56 23 14 19 - - 131 120 64 7 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 Liiga 56 34 - 15 4 3 163 96 113 2 Final loss
2005-2006 Liiga 56 19 - 29 4 4 149 190 69 11 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 Liiga 56 32 - 15 6 3 194 144 111 2 Final loss
2007-2008 Liiga 56 29 - 14 5 8 179 152 105 3 Bronze game loss
2008-2009 Liiga 58 28 - 20 4 6 134 132 98 4 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 Liiga 58 22 - 28 4 4 144 157 78 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2010-2011 Liiga 60 25 - 20 6 9 165 150 96 6 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 Liiga 60 24 - 15 8 13 183 155 101 6 Bronze game win
2012-2013 Liiga 60 28 - 15 10 7 168 136 111 1 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 Liiga 60 25 - 22 5 8 156 145 93 7 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2014-2015 KHL 60 35 - 16 5 4 171 136 119 5 Conference SF loss
2015-2016 KHL 60 31 - 19 5 5 167 140 108 3 Conference QF loss
2016-2017 KHL 60 23 - 19 6 12 149 165 93 12 Conference QF loss
2017-2018 KHL 56 29 - 15 4 8 151 108 103 3 Conference SF loss
2018-2019 KHL 36 22 - 8 2 4 121 84 52 2 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1969-1970 Suomen Cup 3 3 - 0 - - 20 3 - -
1970-1971 Toronto Cup 5 3 0 2 - - 35 31 6 3 -
Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
1971-1972 SovSport Cup 4 0 0 4 - - 5 27 0 5 Did not make playoffs
Sir William Cup 6 2 0 4 - - 19 23 4 6 -
Toronto Cup 4 1 1 2 - - 16 26 3 4 -
1973-1974 Spengler Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 22 22 4 3 No playoffs held
Pohjola Cup 6 3 1 2 - - 22 18 7 2 -
European Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 14 13 - 8 Eight final loss
1983-1984 Spengler Cup 4 0 1 3 - - 17 34 1 5 No playoffs held
1992-1993 European Cup 2 2 0 0 - - 12 3 4 1 Promoted
European Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 10 11 2 3 Promoted
European Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 7 8 4 2 Bronze game win
1993-1994 Spengler Cup 4 1 - 3 - - 14 17 2 5 Did not make playoffs
1994-1995 European Cup 3 3 0 0 - - 18 6 6 1 Champion
1996-1997 Euro HL 6 6 0 0 - - 28 9 12 1 Quarterfinal loss
Spengler Cup 4 2 - 2 - - 14 14 4 4 Did not make playoffs
1997-1998 Euro HL 6 2 - 2 2 0 17 13 10 2 Did not make playoffs
Spengler Cup 4 2 - 2 - - 13 12 4 3 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 Euro HL 6 4 - 1 0 1 20 17 13 2 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2000-2001 Spengler Cup 4 1 - 3 0 0 5 11 2 5 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 Continental Cup 3 2 0 0 1 0 12 5 6 - Champion
2003-2004 Spengler Cup 4 1 - 3 0 0 8 13 2 4 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 ET 8 4 - 3 1 0 20 15 14 3 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 ET 8 6 - 2 0 0 29 18 18 1 Final loss
2012-2013 ET 8 4 - 2 1 1 24 18 15 3 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 ET 8 4 - 3 1 0 17 12 14 3 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Spengler Cup 2 0 - 2 0 0 4 7 0 3 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2015-2016 Spengler Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 9 9 3 2 Playoffs Qualifier loss

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Ladislav Nagy (F) 2018-2019 HC Kosice Slovakia 32 26 18 44 2
2. Linus Omark (F) 2018-2019 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 36 3 29 32 24
3. Ilari Filppula (F) 2018-2019 TPS Liiga 30 10 19 29 24
4. Eetu Koski (F) 2018-2019 Podhale Nowy Targ Poland 27 7 19 26 10
5. Sakari Salminen (F) 2018-2019 Ässät Liiga 28 8 17 25 18
6. Arsi Piispanen (F) 2018-2019 IK Oskarshamn Allsvenskan 29 7 18 25 10
7. Teuvo Teräväinen (F) 2018-2019 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 31 6 18 24 4
8. Brandon Kozun (F) 2018-2019 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 30 9 12 21 22
9. Olavi Vauhkonen (F) 2018-2019 Sport Liiga 26 7 14 21 12
10. Teemu Eronen (D) 2018-2019 HIFK Liiga 30 6 15 21 4
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Petri Varis (F) 501 200 220 420
2. Otakar Janecky (F) 355 99 279 378
3. Timo Turunen (F) 290 218 135 353
4. Henry Leppä (F) 363 179 168 347
5. Keijo Säilynoja (F) 368 149 134 283
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Timo Turunen (F) 290 218 135 353
2. Petri Varis (F) 501 200 220 420
3. Henry Leppä (F) 363 179 168 347
4. Keijo Säilynoja (F) 368 149 134 283
5. Antti Törmänen (F) 410 137 113 250
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Otakar Janecky (F) 355 99 279 378
2. Petri Varis (F) 501 200 220 420
3. Mika Strömberg (D) 510 94 189 283
4. Jari Lindroos (F) 298 94 169 263
5. Henry Leppä (F) 363 179 168 347
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Tomek Valtonen (F) 402 67 132 724
2. Antti-Jussi Niemi (D) 453 28 99 612
3. Markus Kankaanperä (D) 260 21 46 584
4. Mika Strömberg (D) 510 94 283 556
5. Ossi Väänänen (D) 389 13 70 442
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tomi Mäki (F) 620 54 67 121
2. Jani Rita (F) 617 131 112 243
3. Waltteri Immonen (D) 511 36 147 183
4. Mika Strömberg (D) 510 94 189 283
5. Petri Varis (F) 501 200 220 420
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 22 25 37 1.682
2. Teemu Selänne (F) 157 120 222 1.414
3. Ville Leino (F) 55 28 77 1.400
4. Gary Yaremchuk (F) 20 7 28 1.400
5. Timo Sutinen (F) 179 106 250 1.397
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ville Leino (F) 2007-2008 Liiga 55 28 49 77 1.40 18
2. Timo Sutinen (F) 1973-1974 SM-sarja 36 21 51 72 2.00 12
3. Petri Varis (F) 2000-2001 Liiga 56 27 43 70 1.25 38
4. Teemu Selänne (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 35 36 33 69 1.97 14
5. Timo Turunen (F) 1972-1973 SM-sarja 36 41 26 67 1.86 6
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Timo Turunen (F) 1972-1973 SM-sarja 36 41 26 67 1.86 6
2. Teemu Selänne (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 44 39 23 62 1.41 20
3. Pasi Saarela (F) 1998-1999 Liiga 54 38 20 58 1.07 36
4. Janne Lahti (F) 2010-2011 Liiga 59 37 22 59 1.00 30
5. Teemu Selänne (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 35 36 33 69 1.97 14
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Timo Sutinen (F) 1973-1974 SM-sarja 36 21 51 72 2.00 12
2. Ville Leino (F) 2007-2008 Liiga 55 28 49 77 1.40 18
3. Petri Varis (F) 2000-2001 Liiga 56 27 43 70 1.25 38
4. Otakar Janecky (F) 1992-1993 Liiga 46 10 43 53 1.15 56
5. Otakar Janecky (F) 1993-1994 Liiga 48 10 42 52 1.08 24
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sami Helenius (D) 2007-2008 Liiga 49 1 6 7 0.14 198
2. Jarkko Ruutu (F) 2011-2012 Liiga 59 14 21 35 0.59 192
3. Sean Gagnon (D) 1999-2000 Liiga 42 3 5 8 0.19 183
4. Markus Kankaanperä (D) 2005-2006 Liiga 53 5 5 10 0.19 182
5. Antti Tyrväinen (F) 2013-2014 Liiga 41 5 9 14 0.34 142
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'1" 195 lbs 28.73
2017-2018 6'1" 194 lbs 29.07
2016-2017 6'1" 193 lbs 28.31
2015-2016 6'1" 196 lbs 29.83
2014-2015 6'1" 198 lbs 30.28
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