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Team Facts
  • Plays in Liiga
  • Full name Mikkelin Jukurit
  • Team colours Blue + Yellow + Red
  • Town Mikkeli, FIN
  • Founded 1970

2021-2022 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
Waltteri Ignatjew (G) 21 1999 Helsinki, FIN 6'3" 198 L 21/22+1
#1 Eetu Randelin (G) 19 2001 Espoo, FIN 5'11" 176 L 21/22
Oskari Salminen (G) 21 1999 Kotka, FIN 6'4" 201 L 21/22+1
DEFENSEMEN
Saku Forsblom (D) 23 1997 Mikkeli, FIN 5'10" 165 L 22/23
#96 Tom Grönblom (D) 21 2000 Espoo, FIN 5'10" 176 L 21/22
#6 Jaakko Haarti (D) 22 1999 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 174 R 22/23
Hannes Häkkilä (D) 18 2002 Kalajoki, FIN 5'9" 165 L 22/23+1
Joni Jurmo (D) 19 2002 Espoo, FIN 6'4" 198 L 22/23
#61 Axel Rindell (D) 21 2000 Espoo, FIN 6'0" 176 R 21/22
Libor Zabransky (D) 21 2000 Brno, CZE 6'1" 190 R 22/23
FORWARDS
#9
Kristian Afanasyev (C/RW) 22 1998 Mexico City, MEX 6'3" 192 R 21/22
#16 Teemu Henritius (RW/C) 28 1993 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 176 L 21/22
#26 Jarkko Immonen (C) 39 1982 Rantasalmi, FIN 5'11" 201 R 21/22
#62 Perttu Kiesilä (C) 23 1998 Mikkeli, FIN 5'11" 159 R 21/22+1
#14 Anssi Löfman (C/W) 34 1987 Lappeenranta, FIN 5'10" 176 L 21/22
#17 Otto Mäkinen (C) 23 1998 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 179 L 21/22+1
Petrus Palmu (RW/LW) 24 1997 Joensuu, FIN 5'6" 172 L 22/23
#54 Jesper Piitulainen (RW) 29 1991 Savonlinna, FIN 5'8" 168 R 21/22
#64 Teemu Pulkkinen (RW) 26 1995 Kirkkonummi, FIN 5'9" 185 L 21/22
#59 Mikael Saha (C/W) 26 1995 Loimaa, FIN 6'2" 185 L 21/22+1
#83 Simon Stransky (LW/C) 23 1997 Ostrava, CZE 5'11" 183 L 21/22
#12 Jani Tuppurainen (LW/RW) 41 1980 Oulu, FIN 5'11" 176 L 21/22
Position: G: 3, D: 7, F: 12 | Av Age: 24.73 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 181 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
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Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
  • Arena Name Ikioma Areena
  • Location Mikkeli
  • Capacity 4 487
  • Construction Year 1982
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/21/2021
06/21/2021 Confirmed Leaving Heikki Huttunen (F) Leaving for RoKi
06/16/2021
06/16/2021 Confirmed Leaving Sami Rajaniemi (G) Leaving for Timrå IK
06/12/2021
06/12/2021 Confirmed Leaving Mika Järvinen (G) Leaving for Karlskrona HK
05/28/2021
05/28/2021 Confirmed Leaving Pontus Netterberg (F) Leaving for HV71
05/28/2021 Confirmed Leaving Julius Vähätalo (F) Leaving for IF Troja-Ljungby
05/26/2021
05/26/2021 Confirmed Leaving Alexander Yakovenko (D) Leaving for EHC Biel-Bienne
05/21/2021
05/21/2021 Confirmed Leaving Santeri Salmela (D) Leaving for Ketterä
05/13/2021
05/13/2021 Confirmed Leaving Kalle Matikainen (F) Leaving for SaPKo
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1992-1993 II-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
1993-1994 II-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
1994-1995 II-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
1995-1996 II-divisioona 32 26 3 3 - - 268 104 55 1.72 1 -
1996-1997 II-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
1997-1998 II-divisioona 18 9 0 9 - - 100 100 18 1.00 5 -
II-divisioona 12 6 0 6 - - 69 65 18 1.50 3 No playoffs held
1998-1999 II-divisioona 16 13 1 2 - - 99 37 27 1.69 1 -
1999-2000 Suomi-sarja 34 27 3 4 - - 156 66 57 1.68 1 Champion | Promoted
2000-2001 Mestis 44 30 1 13 - - 183 100 61 1.39 2 Champion
2001-2002 Mestis 44 26 10 8 - - 185 114 66 1.50 1 Champion
2002-2003 Mestis 44 33 2 7 - 2 166 86 70 1.59 1 Champion
2003-2004 Mestis 45 26 6 8 1 4 148 89 64 1.42 1 Final loss
2004-2005 Mestis 44 28 8 8 3 - 140 59 67 1.52 2 Bronze game loss
2005-2006 Mestis 45 29 5 11 - - 173 102 63 1.40 1 Champion
2006-2007 Mestis 45 29 6 10 - - 198 110 65 1.44 3 Final loss
2007-2008 Mestis 45 23 - 13 6 3 134 101 84 1.87 3 Bronze game win
2008-2009 Mestis 45 19 - 18 2 6 126 119 67 1.49 9 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 Mestis 45 18 - 18 4 5 127 128 67 1.49 8 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 Mestis 49 29 - 9 8 3 187 108 106 2.16 1 Final loss
2011-2012 Mestis 46 25 - 9 7 5 164 107 94 2.04 1 Bronze game loss
2012-2013 Mestis 48 28 - 12 3 5 150 106 95 1.98 1 Champion
2013-2014 Mestis 56 17 - 18 9 12 151 151 81 1.45 7 Final loss
2014-2015 Mestis 56 33 - 15 5 3 173 111 112 2.00 1 Champion
2015-2016 Mestis 50 34 - 6 4 6 207 109 118 2.36 1 Champion
2016-2017 Liiga 60 20 - 28 4 8 128 141 76 1.27 11 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 Liiga 60 16 - 30 5 9 133 170 67 1.12 13 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 Liiga 60 13 - 27 8 12 145 179 67 1.12 14 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 Liiga 59 19 - 40 8 7 127 178 56 0.95 13 Did not make playoffs
2020-2021 Liiga 57 13 - 34 5 5 120 199 54 0.95 14 Did not make playoffs
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2001-2002 Continental Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 10 5 4 1.33 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 12 5 5 1.67 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 6 10 0 0.00 4 Bronze game loss
2002-2003 Continental Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 6 5 4 1.33 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 9 7 4 1.33 2 -
2003-2004 Continental Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 8 2 5 1.67 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 6 14 0 0.00 4 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Vadim Pereskokov (F) 2021-2022 HC Kosice Slovakia - - - - -
2. Roope Laavainen (D) 2021-2022 KalPa Liiga - - - - -
3. Aku Alho (D) 2021-2022 Vimmerby HC HockeyEttan - - - - -
4. Jani Nurkkala (F) 2021-2022 Clermont France2 - - - - -
5. Tatu Vihavainen (F) 2021-2022 MEC Halle 04 Germany3 - - - - -
6. Joona Jääskeläinen (F) 2021-2022 HC Slovan Bratislava Slovakia - - - - -
7. Tuomas Vartiainen (F) 2021-2022 KalPa Liiga - - - - -
8. Harri Kainulainen (F) 2021-2022 Lukko Liiga - - - - -
9. Saku Kinnunen (D) 2021-2022 IPK Mestis - - - - -
10. Teemu Turunen (F) 2021-2022 Jokerit KHL - - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lasse Kanerva (F) 419 240 212 452
2. Petri Lehtonen (F) 353 121 229 350
3. Antti Laakso (F) 353 114 201 315
4. Mikko Hakkarainen (F) 336 69 160 229
5. Turo Asplund (F) 340 74 138 212
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lasse Kanerva (F) 419 240 212 452
2. Petri Lehtonen (F) 353 121 229 350
3. Antti Laakso (F) 353 114 201 315
4. Tuomo Jormakka (F) 397 88 108 196
5. Timo Härkönen (F) 118 86 94 180
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Petri Lehtonen (F) 353 121 229 350
2. Lasse Kanerva (F) 419 240 212 452
3. Antti Laakso (F) 353 114 201 315
4. Mikko Hakkarainen (F) 336 69 160 229
5. Turo Asplund (F) 340 74 138 212
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Toni Leinonen (D) 275 49 156 338
2. Ilkka Vaarasuo (D) 339 20 73 285
3. Joonas Kalliola (F) 339 57 102 278
4. Esa Hämäläinen (D) 292 17 40 269
5. Mikko Hakkarainen (F) 336 69 229 256
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Lasse Kanerva (F) 419 240 212 452
2. Ilkka Kallioinen (D) 402 40 111 151
3. Tuomo Jormakka (F) 397 88 108 196
4. Petri Lehtonen (F) 353 121 229 350
5. Antti Laakso (F) 353 114 201 315
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Roope Talaja (F) 1 2 3 3.000
2. Chuck Marshall (F) 14 21 32 2.286
3. Jari Rautio (F) 38 43 85 2.237
4. Lauri Kukkasniemi (F) 75 73 150 2.000
5. Petr Pohl (F) 1 0 2 2.000
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Lasse Kanerva (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 35 41 36 77 2.20 26
2. Lauri Kukkasniemi (F) 1995-1996 II-divisioona 32 43 32 75 2.34 8
3. Oula Palve (F) 2015-2016 Mestis 43 32 39 71 1.65 22
4. Juha Ikonen (F) 1989-1990 II-divisioona 35 22 43 65 1.86 44
5. Jari Rautio (F) 1984-1985 II-divisioona 28 32 32 64 2.29 16
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Lauri Kukkasniemi (F) 1995-1996 II-divisioona 32 43 32 75 2.34 8
2. Lasse Kanerva (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 35 41 36 77 2.20 26
3. Jari Tapper (F) 1991-1992 II-divisioona 36 36 27 63 1.75 44
4. Risto Reivilä (F) 1986-1987 II-divisioona 28 34 21 55 1.96 26
5. Oula Palve (F) 2015-2016 Mestis 43 32 39 71 1.65 22
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Toni Jalo (F) 2013-2014 Mestis 56 6 45 51 0.91 10
2. Juha Ikonen (F) 1989-1990 II-divisioona 35 22 43 65 1.86 44
3. Saku Tukiainen (D) 1995-1996 II-divisioona 30 16 40 56 1.87 16
4. Oula Palve (F) 2015-2016 Mestis 43 32 39 71 1.65 22
5. Roope Ranta (F) 2015-2016 Mestis 49 23 38 61 1.24 28
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Lauri Kinos (D) 2006-2007 Mestis 45 17 16 33 0.73 123
2. Simo Pulkki (D) 2009-2010 Mestis 34 1 6 7 0.21 116
3. Joonas Kalliola (F) 2015-2016 Mestis 42 11 9 20 0.48 102
4. Patrik Lostedt (F) 2013-2014 Mestis 46 3 1 4 0.09 98
5. Esa Hämäläinen (D) 2005-2006 Mestis 36 2 5 7 0.19 92
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2021-2022 6'0" 181 lbs 24.73
2020-2021 6'0" 184 lbs 25.45
2019-2020 6'0" 185 lbs 25.26
2018-2019 6'0" 188 lbs 25.56
2017-2018 6'0" 191 lbs 26.29
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Behind the name

The team name is likely derived from 'jukuripää', which is used to describe a stubborn person or an animal.