Team Facts

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#36 Markus Ruusu (G) 24 1997 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'2" 176 L 23/24
#35 Frans Tuohimaa (G) 30 1991 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 192 L 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#47 Saku Forsblom (D) 24 1997 Mikkeli, FIN 5'10" 165 L 22/23
#19 Hannes Häkkilä (D) 19 2002 Kalajoki, FIN 5'9" 176 L 22/23+1
#7 Joni Jurmo (D) Vancouver Canucks 20 2002 Espoo, FIN 6'4" 198 L 22/23
#98 Oliver Joakim Larsen (D) 23 1998 Aalborg, DEN 6'1" 207 R 22/23
#60 Niclas Lundgren (D) 32 1989 Västerås, SWE 6'0" 198 L 22/23
#23 Linus Nässén (D) 24 1998 Norrtälje, SWE 6'0" 183 L 22/23
#28 Niklas Peltomäki (D) 24 1998 Espoo, FIN 6'3" 181 L 23/24
#71 Niilo Romppanen (D) 20 2002 Joensuu, FIN 6'2" 170 L 22/23
#8 Libor Zábranský (D) 22 2000 Brno, CZE 6'1" 190 R 22/23
FORWARDS
#50 Juhamatti Aaltonen (RW) 37 1985 Ii, FIN 6'0" 196 R 22/23
#95 Oskars Batna (C) 27 1995 Riga, LAT 6'5" 234 L 22/23
#88 Niko Huuhtanen (RW) Tampa Bay Lightning 19 2003 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 209 R 23/24
#26 Jarkko Immonen (C) 40 1982 Rantasalmi, FIN 5'11" 201 R 22/23
#25 Pekka Jormakka (RW) 31 1990 Jyväskylän mlk, FIN 5'9" 181 R 22/23
#19 Juho Järvelä (C) 19 2003 Mikkeli, FIN 6'4" 198 L 22/23
#87 Michal Kovarcik (C/RW) 25 1996 Novy Jicin, CZE 6'0" 176 L 23/24
#34 Ondrej Kovarcik (LW) 27 1995 Novy Jicin, CZE 5'10" 165 L 23/24
#29
Nikita Krivokrasov (RW) 21 2000 Westminster, CO, USA 5'10" 192 L 22/23
#77 Daniel Mäkiaho (RW) 21 2001 Kauniainen, FIN 6'2" 168 L 22/23+1
#17 Otto Mäkinen (C) 24 1998 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 179 L 22/23
#27
Markus Oden (F) 21 2001 Washington, DC, USA 5'10" 154 R 22/23
#54 Jesper Piitulainen (RW) 31 1991 Savonlinna, FIN 5'8" 168 R 22/23
#61 Miikka Pitkänen (C/LW) 26 1996 Kuopio, FIN 5'10" 159 L 23/24
#20 Patrik Puistola (RW/LW) Carolina Hurricanes 21 2001 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 174 L 22/23
#56 Samu Tuomaala (RW) Philadelphia Flyers 19 2003 Oulu, FIN 5'10" 176 R
Position: G: 2, D: 9, F: 16 | Av Age: 24.85 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 184 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Ikioma Areena
  • Location Mikkeli, FIN
  • Capacity 4 487
  • Construction Year 1982
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-04-06T18:30:00+0300 Jukurit KooKoo 0 - 1 Liiga
2022-04-05T18:30:00+0300 KooKoo Jukurit 1 - 2 Liiga
2022-04-03T17:00:00+0300 Jukurit KooKoo 1 - 5 Liiga
2022-04-02T17:00:00+0300 KooKoo Jukurit 2 - 3 (OT) Liiga
2022-03-31T18:30:00+0300 Jukurit KooKoo 1 - 0 Liiga
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
08/05/2022
08/05/2022 Confirmed Leaving Karolus Kaarlehto (G) Leaving for Anglet
08/04/2022
08/04/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jaakko Haarti (D) Leaving for Kiekko-Vantaa
08/02/2022
08/02/2022 Extension Niclas Lundgren (D)
08/02/2022 Extension Linus Nässén (D)
08/01/2022
08/01/2022 Confirmed Leaving Joachim Rohdin (F) Leaving for Ässät
07/07/2022
07/07/2022 Confirmed Leaving Petrus Palmu (F) Leaving for Örebro HK
06/23/2022
06/23/2022 Confirmed Joining Niko Huuhtanen (F) Joining from Everett Silvertips
06/17/2022
06/17/2022 Confirmed Leaving Teemu Henritius (F) Leaving for Lausitzer Füchse
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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 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
2021-2022 Liiga 60 31 - 17 8 4 166 138 113 1.88 2 Quarterfinal loss
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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 -
2022-2023 Champions HL - - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Ville Leskinen (F) 2022-2023 HC Kosice Slovakia - - - - -
2. Jakub Galvas (D) 2022-2023 Rockford IceHogs AHL - - - - -
3. Simon Stransky (F) 2022-2023 HC Litvínov Czechia - - - - -
4. Veli-Matti Tiuraniemi (D) 2022-2023 KeuPa HT Mestis - - - - -
5. Aku Alho (D) 2022-2023 Amiens Ligue Magnus - - - - -
6. Jani Nurkkala (F) 2022-2023 JHT Suomi-sarja - - - - -
7. Tatu Vihavainen (F) 2022-2023 Saale Bulls Halle Germany3 - - - - -
8. Joona Jääskeläinen (F) 2022-2023 HC Kosice Slovakia - - - - -
9. Tuomas Vartiainen (F) 2022-2023 KalPa Liiga - - - - -
10. Martins Dzierkals (F) 2022-2023 HC Motor České Budějovice Czechia - - - - -
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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. Teemu Henritius (F) 358 53 87 140
5. Petri Lehtonen (F) 353 121 229 350
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Roope Talaja (F) 1 2 3 3.00
2. Chuck Marshall (F) 14 21 32 2.29
3. Jari Rautio (F) 38 43 85 2.24
4. Lauri Kukkasniemi (F) 75 73 150 2.00
5. Petr Pohl (F) 1 0 2 2.00
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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 1.25 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
2022-2023 6'0" 184 lbs 24.85
2021-2022 6'0" 187 lbs 25.52
2020-2021 6'0" 187 lbs 25.55
2019-2020 6'0" 188 lbs 25.39
2018-2019 6'0" 189 lbs 25.72
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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.