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

2020-2021 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#30 Sami Rajaniemi (G) 27 1992 Oulainen, FIN 6'0" 183 L 20/21
#1 Eetu Randelin (G) 18 2001 Espoo, FIN 5'11" 176 L 21/22
DEFENSEMEN
#79 Jakub Galvas (D) 21 1999 Ostrava, CZE 5'11" 165 L 20/21
#6 Jaakko Haarti (D) 21 1999 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 174 R 20/21+1
#5 Ville Hyvärinen (D)   “A” 29 1991 Kuopio, FIN 6'3" 209 L 20/21
#52 Samuel Kemppainen (D) 20 2000 Oulunsalo, FIN 5'11" 176 L 20/21+1
#8 Mikko Kokkonen (D) 19 2001 Mikkeli, FIN 5'11" 198 L 20/21
Atte Mäkinen (D) 25 1995 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 201 R 20/21+1
#61 Axel Rindell (D) 20 2000 Espoo, FIN 6'0" 176 R 20/21+1
Santeri Salmela (D) 20 2000 Lappeenranta, FIN 6'1" 192 L 20/21+2
#75
Alexander Yakovenko (D) 22 1998 Karaganda, KAZ 5'10" 170 L 20/21
FORWARDS
Kristian Afanasyev (C/RW) 21 1998 Mexico City, MEX 6'3" 192 R 20/21+1
#16 Teemu Henritius (RW/C) 27 1993 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 176 L 21/22
#18 Heikki Huttunen (F) 21 1998 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 183 R 20/21
#15 Ville Leskinen (LW/RW) 24 1995 Pieksämäki, FIN 5'11" 170 L 20/21
Anssi Löfman (C/W) 33 1987 Lappeenranta, FIN 5'10" 176 L 21/22
#26 Kalle Matikainen (LW) 20 2000 Oulu, FIN 5'10" 176 L 20/21
Otto Mäkinen (C) 22 1998 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 179 L 21/22+1
#28 Henri Nikkanen (C) 19 2001 Mikkeli, FIN 6'4" 203 L 20/21
#54 Jesper Piitulainen (RW)   “A” 28 1991 Savonlinna, FIN 5'8" 168 R 21/22
Teemu Pulkkinen (RW) 25 1995 Kirkkonummi, FIN 5'9" 185 L 21/22
Mikael Saha (C/W) 25 1995 Loimaa, FIN 6'2" 185 L 21/22+1
Simon Stransky (LW/C) 22 1997 Ostrava, CZE 5'11" 183 L 21/22
#88 Julius Vähätalo (LW/C) 25 1995 Vahto, FIN 6'5" 192 L 20/21
Position: G: 2, D: 9, F: 13 | Av Age: 23.08 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 183 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Ikioma Areena
  • Location Mikkeli
  • Capacity 4 487
  • Construction Year 1982
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
07/03/2020
07/03/2020 Confirmed Leaving Aku Alho (D) Leaving for Kiekko-Espoo
06/03/2020
06/03/2020 Confirmed Leaving Valtteri Hotakainen (F) Leaving for MEC Halle 04
06/01/2020
06/01/2020 Confirmed Joining Santeri Salmela (D) Joining from KooKoo
05/05/2020
05/05/2020 Confirmed Joining Simon Stransky (F) Joining from HC Vitkovice
04/21/2020
04/21/2020 Confirmed Leaving Miika Roine (F) Leaving for Pelicans
03/23/2020
03/23/2020 Confirmed Joining Anssi Löfman (F) Joining from SaiPa
03/23/2020 Confirmed Joining Teemu Pulkkinen (F) Joining from Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha
03/23/2020 Confirmed Joining Otto Mäkinen (F) Joining from KOOVEE
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP 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 -
1996-1997 II-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - -
1997-1998 II-divisioona 18 9 0 9 - - 100 100 18 5 -
II-divisioona 12 6 0 6 - - 69 65 18 3 No playoffs held
1998-1999 II-divisioona 16 13 1 2 - - 99 37 27 1 -
1999-2000 Suomi-sarja 34 27 3 4 - - 156 66 57 1 Champion | Promoted
2000-2001 Mestis 44 30 1 13 - - 183 100 61 2 Champion
2001-2002 Mestis 44 26 10 8 - - 185 114 66 1 Champion
2002-2003 Mestis 44 33 2 7 - 2 166 86 70 1 Champion
2003-2004 Mestis 45 26 6 8 1 4 148 89 64 1 Final loss
2004-2005 Mestis 44 28 8 8 3 - 140 59 67 2 Bronze game loss
2005-2006 Mestis 45 29 5 11 - - 173 102 63 1 Champion
2006-2007 Mestis 45 29 6 10 - - 198 110 65 3 Final loss
2007-2008 Mestis 45 23 - 13 6 3 134 101 84 3 Bronze game win
2008-2009 Mestis 45 19 - 18 2 6 126 119 67 9 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 Mestis 45 18 - 18 4 5 127 128 67 8 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 Mestis 49 29 - 9 8 3 187 108 106 1 Final loss
2011-2012 Mestis 46 25 - 9 7 5 164 107 94 1 Bronze game loss
2012-2013 Mestis 48 28 - 12 3 5 150 106 95 1 Champion
2013-2014 Mestis 56 17 - 18 9 12 151 151 81 7 Final loss
2014-2015 Mestis 56 33 - 15 5 3 173 111 112 1 Champion
2015-2016 Mestis 50 34 - 6 4 6 207 109 118 1 Champion
2016-2017 Liiga 60 20 - 28 4 8 128 141 76 11 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 Liiga 60 16 - 30 5 9 133 170 67 13 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 Liiga 60 13 - 27 8 12 145 179 67 14 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 Liiga 59 19 - 40 8 7 127 178 56 13 Did not make playoffs
2020-2021 Liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
2001-2002 Continental Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 10 5 4 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 12 5 5 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 2 0 0 2 - - 6 10 0 4 Bronze game loss
2002-2003 Continental Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 6 5 4 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 9 7 4 2 -
2003-2004 Continental Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 8 2 5 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 0 0 3 - - 6 14 0 4 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Roope Ranta (F) 2019-2020 Löwen Frankfurt DEL2 52 32 31 63 12
2. Harri Kainulainen (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 50 24 31 55 14
3. Ilmari Pitkänen (F) 2019-2020 Kiekko-Espoo Suomi-sarja 31 21 31 52 4
4. Teemu Turunen (F) 2019-2020 HIFK Liiga 43 20 31 51 14
5. Markku Flinck (F) 2019-2020 Pyry Suomi-sarja 35 19 32 51 18
6. Antti Kerälä (F) 2019-2020 ESV Kaufbeuren DEL2 50 15 36 51 24
7. Otto Mäkinen (F) 2019-2020 KOOVEE Mestis 48 13 35 48 22
8. Joona Jääskeläinen (F) 2019-2020 HC Banska Bystrica Slovakia 53 23 23 46 12
9. Janne Väyrynen (F) 2019-2020 KeuPa HT Mestis 47 21 21 42 31
10. Joonas Sammalmaa (F) 2019-2020 Chamonix France 39 12 28 40 22
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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. Lauri Kukkasniemi (F) 75 73 150 2.000
4. Petr Pohl (F) 1 0 2 2.000
5. Risto Reivilä (F) 28 34 55 1.964
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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 Tapper (F) 1991-1992 II-divisioona 36 36 27 63 1.75 44
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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
2020-2021 6'0" 183 lbs 23.08
2019-2020 6'0" 187 lbs 25.56
2018-2019 6'0" 187 lbs 25.56
2017-2018 6'0" 191 lbs 26.26
2016-2017 6'0" 190 lbs 27.48
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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.