Team Facts
Plays in Mestis
Suomen Cup
Full name Forssan Palloseura Team colours Green + White Town Forssa, FIN Founded 1931

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#35 Petrus Lintonen (G) 31 1991 Forssa, FIN 6'1" 181 L 22/23
#39 Eetu Nieminen (G) 22 2000 Hyvinkää, FIN 6'0" 194 L 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#27 Niko Ervasti (D) 25 1996 Raahe, FIN 5'11" 192 L 22/23
#44 Joni Kuoppala (D) 23 1999 Vaasa, FIN 5'11" 179 L 22/23
#95 Kasperi Lehtonen (D) 21 2001 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'9" 152 R 22/23
#9
Zack Malik (D) 22 2000 Raleigh, NC, USA 6'2" 181 L 22/23
#54 Konsta Nurmi (D) 18 2004 Huittinen, FIN 5'9" 174 L Junior
#5 Severi Savijoki (D) 20 2001 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'1" 174 L 22/23
#28 Joona Tala (D) 26 1996 Laitila, FIN 5'9" 157 L 22/23
#55 Mikael Tapio (D) 20 2002 Järvenpää, FIN 6'4" 209 R
#45 Joona Vainio (D)   “A” 25 1997 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'0" 194 L 22/23
#86 Samuli Virtanen (D) 26 1996 Tammela, FIN 6'0" 174 L 22/23
FORWARDS
#88 Samuli Aaltonen (F) 22 2000 Uusikaupunki, FIN 6'3" 194 L
#91 Aapo Alapuranen (F) 24 1998 Keminmaa, FIN 5'11" 176 L 22/23
#24 Juska Helenius (LW) 20 2002 Forssa, FIN 5'9" 163 L Junior
#17 Mika Huhtasalo (RW) 26 1996 Pori, FIN 6'1" 174 R 22/23
#18 Topi Hägg (LW)   “A” 23 1999 Helsinki, FIN 6'1" 205 L 22/23
#22 Konsta Keteli (F) 24 1998 Ähtäri, FIN 6'1" 187 R 22/23
#19 Michal Kvasnica (RW/LW) 22 2000 Ostrava, CZE 6'1" 187 L 22/23
#79 Veikka Kärjä (F) 21 2001 Kalajoki, FIN 5'11" 172 L 22/23
#25 Erkki Laiho (RW/LW) 24 1998 Laitila, FIN 5'11" 179 R 22/23
#7 Eetu Moberg (C/W)   “C” 27 1995 Forssa, FIN 6'0" 185 L 22/23
#4 Totte Moberg (C/LW) 25 1997 Hyvinkää, FIN 5'11" 194 L 22/23
#96 Eemeli Mäki (F) 21 2001 Loimaa, FIN 5'11" 205 L 22/23
#12 Jere Ohtonen (F) 21 2001 Kuusamo, FIN 6'3" 187 L 22/23
Jure Povse (F) 20 2002 Ljubljana, SLO 5'9" 168 L
#94 Miku Ronkainen (LW/RW) 25 1997 Uusikaupunki, FIN 5'10" 179 L 22/23
#29 Miska Ronkainen (LW) 23 1999 Forssa, FIN 5'10" 179 L 22/23
#10 Jakub Ruzek (LW) 18 2004 Jablonec, SVK 6'0" 170 L 22/23
#77 Niclas Tenhovuori (RW) 20 2002 Helsinki, FIN 6'3" 212 R
#20 Eppu Varjamo (F)   “A” 22 2000 Loimaa, FIN 5'9" 187 L 22/23
Position: G: 2, D: 10, F: 19 | Av Age: 22.81 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 183 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 27 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
Experience FPS: 1 933 GP
Liiga: 72 GP
Czechia: 1 GP
Affiliated Team(s) FoPS U16 (U16 Mestis)
FoPS U17 (U17 Ylempi)
FoPS U19 (U19 Ylempi)
FoPS U20 (U20 Mestis)
FoPS U22 (U22 Ylempi)
HPK (Liiga)
HPK U20 (U20 SM-sarja)
HPK U20 Akatemia (U20 Aluesarja)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Forssan jäähalli Location Forssa, FIN Capacity 3 000 Construction Year 1971
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-11-30T18:30:00+0200 FPS Hermes - Mestis
2022-11-26T17:00:00+0200 FPS Kiekko-Espoo 3 - 2 (SO) Mestis
2022-11-23T18:30:00+0200 Ketterä FPS 2 - 0 Mestis
2022-11-19T17:00:00+0200 FPS Peliitat 3 - 2 Mestis
2022-11-16T18:30:00+0200 KeuPa HT FPS 4 - 2 Mestis
2022-11-04T18:30:00+0200 FPS Kiekko-Espoo 1 - 3 Mestis
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/29/2022
11/29/2022 Loan Joining Riku Tuomola (D) Joining from KooKoo
11/18/2022
11/18/2022 Loan Joining Jure Povse (F) Joining from Sport U20
11/01/2022
11/01/2022 Loan Joining Niclas Tenhovuori (F) Joining from HPK
10/28/2022
10/28/2022 Confirmed Leaving Lassi Peltola (D) Leaving for Mont-Blanc
10/20/2022
10/20/2022 Loan Joining Tony Mollberg (F) Joining from Hunters
10/20/2022 Loan Joining Miska Varjosaari (F) Joining from Hunters
10/13/2022
10/13/2022 Confirmed Leaving Eelis Räihä (F) Leaving for JHT
10/11/2022
10/11/2022 Loan Joining Mikael Tapio (D) Joining from HPK
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2001-2002 Mestis 44 20 5 19 - - 152 172 45 1.02 7 Quarterfinal loss
2002-2003 Mestis 44 15 4 22 - 3 143 174 37 0.84 10 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 Mestis 45 14 4 22 2 3 121 137 39 0.87 10 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 Mestis 44 4 8 32 2 - 81 166 18 0.41 12 Saved in relegation
2005-2006 Mestis 45 17 4 24 - - 127 140 39 0.87 9 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 Mestis 45 9 2 34 - - 102 183 20 0.44 12 Relegated
2007-2008 Suomi-sarja 20 8 - 8 2 2 84 74 30 1.50 3 -
Suomi-sarja 15 10 - 3 2 0 79 56 34 2.27 1 Saved in relegation
2008-2009 Suomi-sarja 20 10 - 9 0 1 91 78 31 1.55 3 -
Suomi-sarja 15 10 - 3 2 0 91 41 34 2.27 1 Saved in relegation
2009-2010 Suomi-sarja 20 5 - 12 3 0 68 90 21 1.05 5 -
Suomi-sarja 16 6 - 7 2 1 70 62 23 1.44 4 Saved in relegation
2010-2011 Suomi-sarja 21 16 - 4 1 0 134 72 50 2.38 1 Saved in relegation
Suomi-sarja 12 4 - 7 1 0 46 59 14 1.17 5 -
2011-2012 Suomi-sarja 14 7 - 5 0 2 73 50 23 1.64 4 -
Suomi-sarja 22 9 - 9 1 3 86 102 32 1.45 7 No playoffs held
2012-2013 Suomi-sarja 20 12 - 6 1 1 83 69 39 1.95 4 -
Suomi-sarja 21 20 - 0 1 0 165 56 62 2.95 1 -
2013-2014 Suomi-sarja 38 18 - 13 4 3 165 140 65 1.71 6 Final loss
2014-2015 Suomi-sarja 36 23 - 8 3 2 162 120 77 2.14 1 Quarterfinal loss
2015-2016 Suomi-sarja 36 9 - 19 4 4 121 153 39 1.08 12 Saved in relegation
2016-2017 Suomi-sarja 36 20 - 12 2 2 152 134 66 1.83 4 Semifinal loss
2017-2018 Suomi-sarja 30 19 - 8 2 1 116 91 62 2.07 4 Final group
Suomi-sarja 40 24 - 12 2 2 150 121 78 1.95 3 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Suomi-sarja 32 19 - 8 1 4 128 90 63 1.97 5 Final group
Suomi-sarja 39 22 - 10 2 5 157 114 75 1.92 5 Semifinal loss
2019-2020 Suomi-sarja 30 24 - 6 2 0 134 75 70 2.33 2 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 Mestis 30 10 - 19 1 0 77 103 32 1.07 11 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 Mestis 52 24 - 17 5 6 170 152 88 1.69 4 Bronze game loss
2022-2023 Mestis 18 4 - 12 1 1 46 65 15 0.83 13 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
FoPS
1967-1968 Suomen Cup 1 0 - 1 - - 2 9 - - - Qualification loss
1969-1970 Suomen Cup 1 0 - 1 - - 1 4 - - - Qualification loss
1970-1971 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - - -
FPS
2017-2018 Suomen Cup 2 1 - 1 - - 7 3 - - - -
2018-2019 Suomen Cup 4 3 - 1 0 0 16 12 - - - Relegated
2019-2020 Suomen Cup 4 2 - 1 1 0 23 16 8 2.00 - Relegated
2021-2022 Suomen Cup 2 1 - 0 1 0 8 2 6 3.00 1 Quarterfinal loss
2022-2023 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Otto Nieminen (F) 2022-2023 Odense Bulldogs Denmark 23 13 13 26 2
2. Konsta Härkönen (F) 2022-2023 YJK II-divisioona 10 13 11 24 8
3. Christoffer Sedoff (D) 2022-2023 Red Deer Rebels WHL 23 1 23 24 12
4. Niklas Murto (D) 2022-2023 CE Timmendorfer Strand Germany4 8 3 15 18 37
5. Kristian Pylvänäinen (F) 2022-2023 Riemu Suomi-sarja 15 9 5 14 4
6. Jimi Rönkkönen (F) 2022-2023 HPK U20 U20 SM-sarja 15 5 9 14 20
7. Ville Lehtonen (F) 2022-2023 KaVo III-divisioona 4 2 12 14 0
8. Miska Niemi (F) 2022-2023 Rockets IV-divisioona 7 8 5 13 10
9. Olli Maansaari (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 17 7 6 13 0
10. Tomi Palo (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 19 7 6 13 4
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mika Helkearo (F) 579 295 522 817
2. Jarkko Aaltonen (F) 449 260 164 424
3. Tommi Vali (F) 338 142 197 339
4. Timo Sutinen (F) 213 113 199 312
5. Mikko Laaksonen (F) 190 154 129 283
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mika Helkearo (F) 579 295 522 817
2. Jarkko Aaltonen (F) 449 260 164 424
3. Mikko Laaksonen (F) 190 154 129 283
4. Tommi Vali (F) 338 142 197 339
5. Matti Raunio (F) 284 138 121 259
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mika Helkearo (F) 579 295 522 817
2. Timo Sutinen (F) 213 113 199 312
3. Tommi Vali (F) 338 142 197 339
4. Jukka-Pekka Koistinen (F) 233 80 174 254
5. Jarkko Aaltonen (F) 449 260 164 424
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Asko Rantanen (D) 389 49 160 702
2. Timo Willman (D) 174 15 52 550
3. Anssi Rantanen (D) 287 20 71 531
4. Jarno Kantelus (F) 276 114 228 528
5. Veli Merta (F) 200 92 182 399
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mika Helkearo (F) 579 295 522 817
2. Jarkko Aaltonen (F) 449 260 164 424
3. Jukka Leikkilä (F) 390 89 143 232
4. Asko Rantanen (D) 389 49 111 160
5. Joni Kujala (D) 363 26 98 124
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Niklas Lehtimäki (F) 4 5 12 3.00
2. Jouni Rinne (F) 66 68 145 2.20
3. Reijo Hakanen (F) 27 37 52 1.93
4. Jari-Pekka Pajula (F) 5 1 9 1.80
5. Otto Nieminen (F) 9 5 16 1.78
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mikko Laaksonen (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 44 59 44 103 2.34 12
2. Mika Helkearo (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 44 28 70 98 2.23 4
3. Mika Helkearo (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 41 30 67 97 2.37 8
4. Ilkka Kares (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 44 42 49 91 2.07 -
5. Ilkka Kares (F) 1986-1987 I-divisioona 42 33 47 80 1.91 56
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mikko Laaksonen (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 44 59 44 103 2.34 12
2. Ilkka Kares (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 44 42 49 91 2.07 -
3. Mikko Laaksonen (F) 1984-1985 I-divisioona 42 41 27 68 1.62 16
4. Jouni Rinne (F) 1982-1983 I-divisioona 34 40 35 75 2.21 45
5. Jarkko Aaltonen (F) 1995-1996 I-divisioona 40 38 25 63 1.58 40
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mika Helkearo (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 44 28 70 98 2.23 4
2. Mika Helkearo (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 41 30 67 97 2.37 8
3. Ilkka Kares (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 44 42 49 91 2.07 -
4. Timo Sutinen (F) 1977-1978 I-divisioona 36 25 48 73 2.03 59
5. Juhani Tamminen (F) 2012-2013 Suomi-sarja 41 25 48 73 1.78 48
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Veli Merta (F) 1979-1980 I-divisioona 31 11 14 25 0.81 261
2. Timo Willman (D) 2003-2004 Mestis 40 3 9 12 0.30 203
3. Timo Willman (D) 1995-1996 I-divisioona 38 3 11 14 0.37 156
4. Asko Rantanen (D) 2002-2003 Mestis 42 5 15 20 0.48 140
5. Antti Uitto (D) 2005-2006 Mestis 44 4 12 16 0.36 130
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 183 lbs 22.81
2021-2022 6'0" 186 lbs 24.65
2020-2021 6'0" 187 lbs 24.81
2019-2020 6'0" 185 lbs 24.30
2018-2019 6'0" 184 lbs 24.47
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