Team Facts

1979-1980 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#14 Hannu Nykvist (G) 57 1962 Helsinki, FIN - - -
#1 Rauli Sohlman (G) 60 1959 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 172 L
#27 Ilmo Uotila (G) 58 1961 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 172 -
DEFENSEMEN
#3 Timo Blomqvist (D) 58 1961 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 201 R
#4 Aarre-Kari Kourula (D) 63 1955 Lauritsala, FIN 5'11" 174 -
#6 Arto Laine (D) 60 1959 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 185 -
#8 Henry Lehvonen (D) 69 1950 Sarnia, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#7 Jussi Lepistö (D) 59 1960 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 181 -
#24 Ari Mäkinen (D) 62 1957 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 174 -
#5 Timo Saari (D) 70 1949 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 181 L
FORWARDS
#13 Tony Arima (RW) 1961 Helsinki, FIN 5'9" 170 L
#22 Ari Blomqvist (F) 60 1959 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 196 -
#12 Matti Heikkilä (F) 63 1956 Helsinki, FIN 5'8" 172 -
#18 Jari Kapanen (F)   “C” 65 1954 Joensuu, FIN 5'10" 170 -
#10 Veli-Pekka Kinnunen (F) 58 1961 Lahti, FIN 6'0" 207 -
#26 Erkki Korhonen (F) 61 1958 Kinnula, FIN 5'9" 161 -
#11 Jari Kurri (RW) 59 1960 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 198 R
#25 Ismo Lehkonen (F) 57 1962 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 168 -
#15 Henry Leppä (F) 72 1947 Turku, FIN 5'11" 163 L
#9 Anssi Melametsä (C) 58 1961 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'0" 194 L
#19 Ari Mikkola (F) 65 1954 Lauritsala, FIN 6'0" 174 -
#21 Vesa Rajaniemi (F) 64 1955 Pirkkala, FIN 5'10" 163 -
#23 Pekka Räsänen (F) 60 1958 Joensuu, FIN 6'2" 196 -
#28 Juha Saarenoja (F) 58 1961 Espoo, FIN 5'8" 161 -
Position: G:3 D:7 F:13 | Av Age: 22.61 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 180 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
10/23/2019
10/23/2019 Confirmed Leaving Matias Myttynen (F) Leaving for Malmö Redhawks
10/07/2019
10/07/2019 Confirmed Leaving Max Wärn (F) Leaving for Lausanne
09/25/2019
09/25/2019 Confirmed Joining Saku Mäenalanen (F) Joining from Carolina Hurricanes
08/21/2019
08/21/2019 Confirmed Leaving Juho Ratilainen (G) Leaving for Kopla
08/19/2019
08/19/2019 Confirmed Joining Matias Myttynen (F) Joining from Dinamo Riga
08/13/2019
08/13/2019 Confirmed Leaving Erik Embrich (F) Leaving for TUTO Hockey
07/25/2019
07/25/2019 Confirmed Leaving Tomi Mäki (F) Leaving for Retired
07/09/2019
07/09/2019 Confirmed Leaving Ryan Zapolski (G) Leaving for Vienna Capitals
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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 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 62 32 - 19 5 6 197 164 80 9 Conference QF loss
2019-2020 KHL 27 14 - 13 4 4 73 73 32 4 -
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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. Ilmari Pitkänen (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Suomi-sarja 14 12 15 27 0
2. Linus Omark (F) 2019-2020 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 29 7 20 27 26
3. Juhamatti Aaltonen (F) 2019-2020 Pelicans Liiga 21 9 10 19 10
4. Jere Karjalainen (F) 2019-2020 Tappara Liiga 21 8 11 19 6
5. Teuvo Teräväinen (F) 2019-2020 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 21 5 14 19 4
6. Teemu Pulkkinen (F) 2019-2020 Dinamo Minsk KHL 20 11 7 18 22
7. Jori Lehterä (F) 2019-2020 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 27 10 8 18 22
8. Chay Genoway (D) 2019-2020 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 31 4 14 18 16
9. Kim Strömberg (F) 2019-2020 KooKoo Liiga 22 8 9 17 37
10. Philip Larsen (D) 2019-2020 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 30 5 12 17 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Teemu Selänne (F) 5 7 3 10
2. Timo Turunen (F) 5 6 2 8
3. Mika Strömberg (D) 5 1 4 5
4. Pekka Karasjoki (F) 5 3 0 3
5. Juha Salo (F) 5 2 1 3
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Teemu Selänne (F) 5 7 3 10
2. Timo Turunen (F) 5 6 2 8
3. Pekka Karasjoki (F) 5 3 0 3
4. Juha Salo (F) 5 2 1 3
5. Mika Strömberg (D) 5 1 4 5
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mika Strömberg (D) 5 1 4 5
2. Teemu Selänne (F) 5 7 3 10
3. Timo Turunen (F) 5 6 2 8
4. Arto Taipola (D) 5 1 2 3
5. Jarmo Sinisalo (D) 5 0 2 2
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Mika Strömberg (D) 5 1 5 16
2. Pekka Karasjoki (F) 5 3 3 6
3. Markku Tiinus (F) 4 1 2 6
4. Teemu Selänne (F) 5 7 10 4
5. Arto Taipola (D) 5 1 3 4
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Teemu Selänne (F) 5 7 3 10
2. Timo Turunen (F) 5 6 2 8
3. Mika Strömberg (D) 5 1 4 5
4. Pekka Karasjoki (F) 5 3 0 3
5. Juha Salo (F) 5 2 1 3
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Teemu Selänne (F) 5 7 10 2.000
2. Timo Turunen (F) 5 6 8 1.600
3. Mika Strömberg (D) 5 1 5 1.000
4. Pekka Karasjoki (F) 5 3 3 0.600
5. Juha Salo (F) 5 2 3 0.600
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Teemu Selänne (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 7 3 10 2.00 4
2. Timo Turunen (F) 1968-1969 Suomen sarja 5 6 2 8 1.60 0
3. Mika Strömberg (D) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 1 4 5 1.00 16
4. Pekka Karasjoki (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 3 0 3 0.60 6
5. Juha Salo (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 2 1 3 0.60 2
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Teemu Selänne (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 7 3 10 2.00 4
2. Timo Turunen (F) 1968-1969 Suomen sarja 5 6 2 8 1.60 0
3. Pekka Karasjoki (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 3 0 3 0.60 6
4. Juha Salo (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 2 1 3 0.60 2
5. Mika Strömberg (D) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 1 4 5 1.00 16
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mika Strömberg (D) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 1 4 5 1.00 16
2. Teemu Selänne (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 7 3 10 2.00 4
3. Timo Turunen (F) 1968-1969 Suomen sarja 5 6 2 8 1.60 0
4. Arto Taipola (D) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 1 2 3 0.60 4
5. Jarmo Sinisalo (D) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 0 2 2 0.40 0
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mika Strömberg (D) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 1 4 5 1.00 16
2. Pekka Karasjoki (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 3 0 3 0.60 6
3. Markku Tiinus (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 4 1 1 2 0.50 6
4. Teemu Selänne (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 7 3 10 2.00 4
5. Arto Taipola (D) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 5 1 2 3 0.60 4
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'1" 197 lbs 28.67
2018-2019 6'1" 194 lbs 29.07
2017-2018 6'1" 194 lbs 29.03
2016-2017 6'1" 192 lbs 28.28
2015-2016 6'1" 196 lbs 29.70
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