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Team Facts
Plays in Mestis Full name Helsingin Jokerit Team colours Blue + Red + Yellow Town Helsinki, FIN Founded 1967

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#30 Ville Kolppanen (G) 31 1992 Vaasa, FIN 6'1" 192 L 23/24+1
#35 Henri Risikko (G) 21 2002 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 176 L 24/25
DEFENSEMEN
#47 Saku Forsblom (D)   “C” 26 1997 Mikkeli, FIN 5'10" 165 L 24/25
#77 Santeri Haakana (D) 20 2003 Helsinki, FIN 5'10" 172 L 24/25+1
#19 Hannes Häkkilä (D) 21 2002 Kalajoki, FIN 5'9" 176 L
#11 Valtteri Jeskanen (D/F) 23 2000 Hyvinkää, FIN 5'11" 179 L 24/25
#3 Kalle Kangas (D) Pittsburgh Penguins 19 2005 Vantaa, FIN 6'4" 198 L 23/24
#50 Atso Lehtinen (D) 23 2001 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'0" 192 L 23/24
#62 Jere Vertanen (D) 25 1999 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'3" 194 L 23/24
#43 Jerkko Virtala (D) 21 2002 Pori, FIN 6'0" 165 L 23/24
#2 Jeremi Wehmas (D) 25 1998 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 185 L 23/24
FORWARDS
#22 Alexander Forslund (C) 22 2001 Kirkkonummi, FIN 6'0" 168 L 23/24
#45 Santtu Hakanen (C) 23 2001 Tampere, FIN 5'7" 172 L 23/24
#16 Teemu Henritius (RW/C) 30 1993 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 176 L 25/26
#9 Mathias Hänninen (F) 23 2001 Hamina, FIN 5'8" 161 L 23/24
#19 Oskari Kalajanniska (F) 24 1999 Haapajärvi, FIN 6'0" 185 L 24/25+1
#21 Otto Karvinen (LW/RW)   “A” 33 1990 Vantaa, FIN 6'2" 187 L 25/26
#67 Joona Korhonen (LW/RW) 21 2003 Nokia, FIN 6'1" 185 L 23/24
#25 Emil Kuusla (LW) 19 2005 Helsinki, FIN 5'9" 168 L 24/25+1
#10 Niko Lahtinen (LW/RW) 27 1996 Riihimäki, FIN 5'10" 176 L 23/24
#51 Leevi Lemberg (RW) 24 1999 Vantaa, FIN 6'1" 196 R 24/25
#27 Onni Lind (RW)   “A” 19 2005 Helsinki, FIN 5'10" 172 L 24/25+1
#14 Jesse Liuksiala (C) 24 1999 Järvenpää, FIN 5'11" 181 L 24/25
#81 Erkka Seppälä (C)   “A” 24 1999 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'9" 172 L 23/24
#94 Väinö Sirkiä (RW) 23 2001 Turku, FIN 6'0" 181 L 23/24
#13 Niclas Tenhovuori (RW) 21 2002 Helsinki, FIN 6'3" 212 R 23/24
#42 Olavi Vauhkonen (RW/LW) 35 1989 Helsinki, FIN 6'4" 240 R 23/24
#2 Aatu Wulff (C) 20 2004 Helsinki, FIN 5'10" 168 L 24/25
Position: G: 2, D: 9, F: 17 | Av Age: 23.82 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt: 182 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 28 players Experience Jokerit: 934 GP
SHL: 30 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 1 GP
Liiga: 1 788 GP
KHL: 66 GP
Czechia: 12 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Jokerit U16 (U16 SM-sarja)
Jokerit U18 (U18 SM-sarja)
Jokerit U20 (U20 SM-sarja)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Keravan Energiahalli Location Kerava, FIN Capacity 1 500 Construction Year 1987 Secondary Arena Helsingin jäähalli
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2024-03-01T18:30:00+0200 Jokerit JoKP - Mestis
2024-02-24T17:00:00+0200 Jokerit Kiekko-Espoo 4 - 3 Mestis
2024-02-23T18:30:00+0200 Ketterä Jokerit 5 - 4 (OT) Mestis
2024-02-21T18:30:00+0200 JoKP Jokerit 1 - 9 Mestis
2024-02-17T17:00:00+0200 Jokerit TUTO Hockey 2 - 1 (OT) Mestis
2024-02-16T18:30:00+0200 KeuPa HT Jokerit 0 - 6 Mestis
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
02/27/2024
02/27/2024 Extension Teemu Henritius (F)
02/27/2024 Extension Oskari Kalajanniska (F)
02/27/2024 Extension Jesse Liuksiala (F)
02/27/2024 Extension Leevi Lemberg (F)
02/27/2024 Extension Valtteri Jeskanen (D)
02/27/2024 Extension Saku Forsblom (D)
02/22/2024
02/22/2024 Extension Joining Lauri Saastamoinen (F) Joining from Jokerit U20
02/22/2024 Extension Joining Juho Keinänen (F) Joining from Jokerit U20
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 SM-liiga 48 26 4 18 - - 181 131 56 1.17 3 Champion
1994-1995 SM-liiga 50 34 6 10 - - 202 122 74 1.48 1 Final loss
1995-1996 SM-liiga 50 31 11 8 - - 190 91 73 1.46 1 Champion
1996-1997 SM-liiga 50 35 4 11 - - 192 116 74 1.48 1 Champion
1997-1998 SM-liiga 48 24 5 19 - - 139 137 53 1.10 4 Bronze game win
1998-1999 SM-liiga 54 31 3 20 - - 171 140 65 1.20 3 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 SM-liiga 54 27 9 18 - - 147 131 63 1.17 5 Final loss
2000-2001 SM-liiga 56 35 7 14 - - 184 128 77 1.38 1 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 SM-liiga 56 29 11 16 - - 160 102 71 1.27 3 Champion
2002-2003 SM-liiga 56 35 6 15 - - 154 108 76 1.36 2 Bronze game loss
2003-2004 SM-liiga 56 23 14 19 - - 131 120 64 1.14 7 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 SM-liiga 56 34 - 15 4 3 163 96 113 2.02 2 Final loss
2005-2006 SM-liiga 56 19 - 29 4 4 149 190 69 1.23 11 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 SM-liiga 56 32 - 15 6 3 194 144 111 1.98 2 Final loss
2007-2008 SM-liiga 56 29 - 14 5 8 179 152 105 1.88 3 Bronze game loss
2008-2009 SM-liiga 58 28 - 20 4 6 134 132 98 1.69 4 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 SM-liiga 58 22 - 28 4 4 144 157 78 1.34 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2010-2011 SM-liiga 60 25 - 20 6 9 165 150 96 1.60 6 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 SM-liiga 60 24 - 15 8 13 183 155 101 1.68 6 Bronze game win
2012-2013 SM-liiga 60 28 - 15 10 7 168 136 111 1.85 1 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 Liiga 60 25 - 22 5 8 156 145 93 1.55 7 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2014-2015 KHL 60 35 - 16 5 4 171 136 119 1.98 5 Conference SF loss
2015-2016 KHL 60 31 - 19 5 5 167 140 108 1.80 3 Conference QF loss
2016-2017 KHL 60 23 - 19 6 12 149 165 93 1.55 12 Conference QF loss
2017-2018 KHL 56 29 - 15 4 8 151 108 103 1.84 3 Conference SF loss
2018-2019 KHL 62 32 - 19 5 6 197 164 80 1.29 9 Conference QF loss
2019-2020 KHL 62 28 - 16 10 8 184 164 84 1.35 5 Playoffs Interrupted
2020-2021 KHL 60 26 - 19 6 9 174 153 73 1.22 10 Conference QF loss
2021-2022 KHL 47 22 - 12 7 6 143 113 64 1.36 6 Withdrawn
2023-2024 Mestis 45 21 - 9 10 5 168 115 88 1.96 3 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1969-1970 Suomen Cup 3 3 - 0 - - 20 3 - - -
1970-1971 Toronto Cup 5 3 0 2 - - 35 31 6 1.20 3 -
Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - - -
1971-1972 SovSport Cup 4 0 0 4 - - 5 27 0 0.00 5 Did not make playoffs
Sir William Cup 6 2 0 4 - - 19 23 4 0.67 6 -
Toronto Cup 4 1 1 2 - - 16 26 3 0.75 4 -
1973-1974 Spengler Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 22 22 4 1.00 3 No playoffs held
Pohjola Cup 6 3 1 2 - - 22 18 7 1.17 2 -
European Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 14 13 - - 8 Eighth Final Loss
1983-1984 Spengler Cup 4 0 1 3 - - 17 34 1 0.25 5 No playoffs held
1992-1993 European Cup 2 2 0 0 - - 12 3 4 2.00 1 Promoted
European Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 10 11 2 0.67 3 Promoted
European Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 7 8 4 1.33 2 Bronze game win
1993-1994 Spengler Cup 4 1 - 3 - - 14 17 2 0.50 5 Did not make playoffs
1994-1995 European Cup 3 3 0 0 - - 18 6 6 2.00 1 Champion
1995-1996 European Cup 2 2 0 0 - - 10 5 4 2.00 1 Champion
1996-1997 Euro HL 6 6 0 0 - - 28 9 12 2.00 1 Quarterfinal loss
Spengler Cup 4 2 - 2 - - 14 14 4 1.00 4 Did not make playoffs
1997-1998 Euro HL 6 2 - 2 2 0 17 13 10 1.67 2 Did not make playoffs
Spengler Cup 4 2 - 2 - - 13 12 4 1.00 3 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 Euro HL 6 4 - 1 0 1 20 17 13 2.17 2 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2000-2001 Spengler Cup 4 1 - 3 0 0 5 11 2 0.50 5 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 Continental Cup 3 2 0 0 1 0 12 5 6 2.00 - Champion
2003-2004 Spengler Cup 4 1 - 3 0 0 8 13 2 0.50 4 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 ET 8 4 - 3 1 0 20 15 14 1.75 3 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 ET 8 6 - 2 0 0 29 18 18 2.25 1 Final loss
2012-2013 ET 8 4 - 2 1 1 24 18 15 1.88 3 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 ET 8 4 - 3 1 0 17 12 14 1.75 3 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Spengler Cup 2 0 - 2 0 0 4 7 0 0.00 3 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2015-2016 Spengler Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 9 9 3 1.50 2 Playoffs Qualifier loss
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Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Erik Embrich (F) 2023-2024 EC Bregenzerwald AlpsHL 40 19 38 57 6
2. Mika Partanen (F) 2023-2024 Vålerenga Norway 41 22 31 53 16
3. Jori Lehterä (F) 2023-2024 HIFK Liiga 51 6 47 53 18
4. Teemu Turunen (F) 2023-2024 Kärpät Liiga 54 28 24 52 14
5. Kristjan Kombe (F) 2023-2024 JoKP Mestis 43 15 32 47 42
6. Mathis Olimb (F) 2023-2024 Vålerenga Norway 41 13 33 46 28
7. Joona Monto (F) 2023-2024 GKS Katowice Poland 40 14 29 43 32
8. Erik Karlsson (D) 2023-2024 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 55 7 35 42 26
9. Miro Mäkinen (F) 2023-2024 TuusKi II-divisioona 14 19 21 40 0
10. Atte Mäkinen (F) 2023-2024 TuusKi II-divisioona 17 13 27 40 10
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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. Brian O'Neill (F) 311 83 185 268
5. Jari Lindroos (F) 298 94 169 263
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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. Jesse Joensuu (F) 349 78 163 463
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tomi Mäki (F) 628 55 67 122
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 1.68
2. Teemu Selänne (F) 157 120 222 1.41
3. Timo Sutinen (F) 179 106 250 1.40
4. Ville Leino (F) 55 28 77 1.40
5. Gary Yaremchuk (F) 20 7 28 1.40
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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 SM-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 SM-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 SM-liiga 44 39 23 62 1.41 20
3. Pasi Saarela (F) 1998-1999 SM-liiga 54 38 20 58 1.07 36
4. Janne Lahti (F) 2010-2011 SM-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 SM-liiga 55 28 49 77 1.40 18
3. Brian O'Neill (F) 2018-2019 KHL 62 13 45 58 0.94 30
4. Alexander Forslund (F) 2023-2024 Mestis 45 7 44 51 1.13 8
5. Petri Varis (F) 2000-2001 SM-liiga 56 27 43 70 1.25 38
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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 SM-liiga 49 1 6 7 0.14 198
2. Jarkko Ruutu (F) 2011-2012 SM-liiga 59 14 21 35 0.59 192
3. Sean Gagnon (D) 1999-2000 SM-liiga 42 3 5 8 0.19 183
4. Markus Kankaanperä (D) 2005-2006 SM-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
2023-2024 5'11" 182 lbs 23.82
2021-2022 6'1" 196 lbs 29.15
2020-2021 6'1" 195 lbs 28.77
2019-2020 6'1" 197 lbs 28.50
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