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

1999-2000 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
Jarkko Ahola (G) 40 1979 Kemijärvi, FIN 5'9" 161 L
Pasi Keinänen (G) 40 1979 Kuopio, FIN 5'8" 172 L
Mikko Reijonen (G) 42 1977 Varkaus, FIN 6'2" 203 L
DEFENSEMEN
Markku Erholtz (D) 43 1976 Kiuruvesi, FIN 5'9" 183 L
Esa Hämäläinen (D) 39 1979 Juva, FIN 6'0" 205 L
Janne Lappalainen (D) 44 1975 Kuopio, FIN 5'10" 187 L
Petteri Muotka (D) 38 1981 Mikkeli, FIN 6'3" 198 L
Sami Nummi (D) 42 1976 Kokemäki, FIN 5'9" 176 L
Jani Ollanketo (D) 38 1980 Mikkeli, FIN 5'9" 196 R
Harri Pöyry (D) 43 1975 Mikkeli, FIN 5'9" 176 L
FORWARDS
Perttu Ahvenainen (LW) 37 1981 Savonlinna, FIN 6'1" 209 L
Mikko Hakkarainen (C) 42 1976 Iisalmi, FIN 5'9" 176 L
Pekka Heinonen (F) 42 1977 Sysmä, FIN 5'7" 154 L
Jani Juselius (F) 41 1977 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'9" 157 R
Lasse Kanerva (F) 45 1974 Mikkeli, FIN 6'1" 203 L
Niko Kantelinen (F) 42 1976 Kuopio, FIN 5'7" 168 L
Toni Karjala (RW) 40 1979 Oulu, FIN 6'0" 170 R
Antti Laakso (F) 43 1976 Forssa, FIN 5'8" 174 L
Jukka Makkonen (F) 40 1978 Mikkeli, FIN 5'11" 194 L
Mikko Nevanoja (F) 42 1977 Mikkeli, FIN 5'10" 176 L
Jyri Paavola (F) 41 1978 Kouvola, FIN 5'9" 179 L
Jyrki Pitkänen (F) 44 1975 Suolahti, FIN 6'0" 198 L
Herkko Suvanto (RW) 42 1976 Espoo, FIN 5'11" 187 R
Marko Tauriainen (F) 41 1978 Oulu, FIN 6'0" 192 L
Tero Tourunen (F) 41 1978 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'9" 176 L
Riku Vattukumpu (F) 41 1978 Göteborg, SWE 6'0" 183 L
Sami Virolainen (F) 38 1981 Mikkeli, FIN 5'10" 170 R
Position: G:3 D:7 F:15 | Av Age: 22.44 years | Av Ht: 5'10" | Av Wt 182 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
09/16/2019
09/16/2019 Confirmed Joining Martins Dzierkals (F) Joining from Dinamo Riga
08/02/2019
08/02/2019 Confirmed Leaving Markku Flinck (F) Leaving for Pyry
06/24/2019
06/24/2019 Confirmed Leaving Nestori Lähde (F) Leaving for GKS Katowice
06/04/2019
06/04/2019 Confirmed Leaving Joona Jääskeläinen (F) Leaving for HC Banska Bystrica
05/15/2019
05/15/2019 Confirmed Joining Alexander Yakovenko (D) Joining from Muskegon Lumberjacks
05/15/2019 Confirmed Joining Jakub Galvas (D) Joining from HC Olomouc
04/25/2019
04/25/2019 Confirmed Joining Charlie Sarault (F) Joining from Rungsted Seier Capital
04/12/2019
04/12/2019 Confirmed Joining Axel Rindell (D) Joining from HIFK U20
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1991-1992 II-divisioona 36 11 6 19 - - 151 177 28 6 Did not make playoffs
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 3 0 - 3 0 2 6 9 2 14 -
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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. Timo Hiltunen (F) 2019-2020 Neman Grodno Belarus Cup 7 7 2 9 0
2. Anttoni Honka (D) 2019-2020 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 7 3 4 7 0
3. Tero Koskiranta (F) 2019-2020 Ravensburg Towerstars DEL2 2 3 3 6 2
4. Tatu Vihavainen (F) 2019-2020 SaPKo Suomen Cup 2 2 3 5 2
5. Janne Väyrynen (F) 2019-2020 KeuPa HT Suomen Cup 2 2 2 4 0
6. Janne Kumpulainen (F) 2019-2020 KeuPa HT Suomen Cup 2 2 2 4 0
7. Nestori Lähde (F) 2019-2020 KH GKS Katowice Poland 2 1 3 4 2
8. Joona Jääskeläinen (F) 2019-2020 HC Banska Bystrica Slovakia 2 3 0 3 0
9. Sakari Salminen (F) 2019-2020 Örebro HK SHL 3 1 2 3 4
10. Joona Jääskeläinen (F) 2019-2020 HC Banska Bystrica Champions HL 4 1 2 3 0
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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. Ilkka Vaarasuo (D) 339 20 73 285
2. Esa Hämäläinen (D) 292 17 40 269
3. Joonas Kalliola (F) 291 51 95 262
4. Mikko Hakkarainen (F) 336 69 229 256
5. Antti Laakso (F) 353 114 315 254
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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
2019-2020 6'0" 183 lbs 24.14
2018-2019 6'0" 188 lbs 26.30
2017-2018 6'0" 191 lbs 26.48
2016-2017 6'0" 190 lbs 27.74
2015-2016 5'11" 181 lbs 24.03
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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.