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Team Facts
Plays in Mestis Team colours Blue + Red + Yellow + White Town Vantaa, FIN Founded 1994

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
Jaakko Helminen (G) 19 2004 Hyvinkää, FIN - - L Junior
#37 Juuso Helomaa (G) 20 2003 Turku, FIN 6'1" 190 L 23/24
#31 Aleksi Seppälä (G) 21 2002 Tampere, FIN 6'9" 243 L 23/24
DEFENSEMEN
#76 Leevi Karjalainen (D) 23 2000 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 179 L 23/24
#50 Nikke Kettukangas (D)   “A” 31 1992 Kerava, FIN 5'10" 181 L 23/24
#11 Robin Laukkanen (D) 22 2001 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 170 L 23/24
#5 Matias Lentämäki (D) 23 2000 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 181 L 23/24
#42 Ville Rautiala (D) 24 2000 Espoo, FIN 6'2" 187 L 23/24
#28 Adam Srdinko (D) 20 2003 Praha, CZE 6'1" 179 L 23/24
#17 Oliver Tuhkanen (D) 22 2001 Vantaa, FIN 6'0" 179 R 23/24
#45 Joona Vainio (D)   “A” 26 1997 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'0" 194 L 23/24
FORWARDS
#29 Santeri Hartikainen (C/RW)   “A” 25 1999 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 190 R
#62 Perttu Iso-Kuortti (F) 22 2001 Kirkkonummi, FIN 6'2" 201 L 23/24
#26 Okko Kangasniemi (F) 23 2000 Vantaa, FIN 5'10" 165 L 23/24
#9 Leevi Kannisto (RW) 25 1998 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'0" 187 L 23/24
#98 Markku Kitunen (F) 25 1999 Vantaa, FIN 5'9" 183 L 23/24
#47 Veeti Kuhta (F) 21 2002 Helsinki, FIN 5'10" 161 R 23/24
#40 Rasmus Lahnaviik (LW) 22 2001 Vantaa, FIN 6'0" 196 R 23/24
#20 Olli Maansaari (C)   “C” 25 1999 Valkeakoski, FIN 5'11" 183 L 23/24
#18 Jasper Matilainen (LW) 22 2001 Helsinki, FIN 6'3" 176 L 23/24
#81 Mikael Menna (C) 23 2001 Heinola, FIN 6'3" 176 L 23/24
#19 Totte Moberg (C/LW) 26 1997 Hyvinkää, FIN 5'11" 194 L 23/24
#94 Niklas Nordgren (RW) 23 2000 Helsinki, FIN 5'9" 183 R 23/24
#21 Miko Rautama (F) 22 2001 Mäntsälä, FIN 5'9" 165 L 23/24
#34 Ville Sivonen (F) 24 1999 Joensuu, FIN 6'0" 168 R 23/24
#8 Niko Somppi (C) 24 2000 Tuusula, FIN 5'10" 183 L 23/24
#27 Antti Virtanen (C/W) 19 2004 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 181 L 23/24
Position: G: 3, D: 8, F: 16 | Av Age: 23.04 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 184 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 26 players
1 player
Experience Kiekko-Vantaa: 1 361 GP
Liiga: 118 GP
KHL: 4 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Haukat (Suomi-sarja)
HIFK (Liiga)
HIFK U20 (U20 SM-sarja)
Hunters (Suomi-sarja)
Kiekko-Vantaa U16 (U16 Mestis)
Kiekko-Vantaa U18 (U18 SM-sarja)
Kiekko-Vantaa U20 (U20 Mestis)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Trio Areena Location Vantaa, FIN Capacity 3 700 Construction Year 2001
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2024-02-29T18:30:00+0200 Kiekko-Vantaa JoKP - Mestis
2024-02-24T17:00:00+0200 Hermes Kiekko-Vantaa 1 - 3 Mestis
2024-02-23T18:30:00+0200 IPK Kiekko-Vantaa 4 - 0 Mestis
2024-02-21T18:30:00+0200 Kiekko-Vantaa FPS 6 - 1 Mestis
2024-02-17T17:00:00+0200 RoKi Kiekko-Vantaa 6 - 2 Mestis
2024-02-16T18:30:00+0200 RoKi Kiekko-Vantaa 1 - 5 Mestis
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
02/15/2024
02/15/2024 Confirmed Leaving Santeri Hartikainen (F) Leaving for HIFK
02/08/2024
02/08/2024 Loan Joining Thomas Grönlund (D) Joining from Lukko U20
02/02/2024
02/02/2024 Confirmed Joining Antti Virtanen (F) Joining from SaiPa U20
01/31/2024
01/31/2024 Loan Leaving Markku Kitunen (F) Leaving for Hunters
01/23/2024
01/23/2024 Confirmed Joining Veeti Kuhta (F) Joining from Pelicans U20
01/01/2024
01/01/2024 Confirmed Leaving Paavo Hölsä (G) Leaving for HC Slavia Praha
12/20/2023
12/20/2023 Loan Leaving Matias Lentämäki (D) Leaving for HIFK
12/19/2023
12/19/2023 Loan Leaving Paavo Hölsä (G) Leaving for HIFK
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1994-1995 III-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - - Promoted
1995-1996 II-divisioona 32 19 3 10 - - 182 144 41 1.28 3 Qualification loss
1996-1997 II-divisioona - - - - - - - - - - - -
1997-1998 II-divisioona 20 15 1 4 - - 150 71 31 1.55 2 Qualification loss
1998-1999 II-divisioona 18 17 0 1 - - 148 40 34 1.89 1 -
1999-2000 Suomi-sarja 34 21 3 10 - - 175 107 45 1.32 2 Promoted
2000-2001 Mestis 44 22 5 17 - - 160 143 49 1.11 4 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 Mestis 44 25 5 14 - - 156 122 56 1.27 3 Quarterfinal loss
2002-2003 Mestis 44 27 4 11 - 2 175 131 60 1.36 3 Final loss
2003-2004 Mestis 45 15 6 19 3 2 128 136 44 0.98 8 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 Mestis 44 14 11 19 4 - 116 122 43 0.98 8 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 Mestis 45 21 6 18 - - 130 128 50 1.11 6 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 Mestis 45 16 3 26 - - 142 188 37 0.82 8 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 Mestis 45 14 - 25 4 2 128 169 52 1.16 9 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 Mestis 45 20 - 16 6 3 130 120 75 1.67 6 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 Mestis 45 21 - 17 2 5 141 141 72 1.60 7 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 Mestis 49 18 - 22 6 6 143 150 69 1.41 8 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 Mestis 46 13 - 21 6 6 118 143 57 1.24 8 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 Mestis 48 13 - 21 6 8 123 144 59 1.23 11 Saved in play-out
2013-2014 Mestis 56 18 - 25 9 4 148 157 76 1.36 8 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 Mestis 56 14 - 35 2 5 139 207 51 0.91 10 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 Mestis 50 17 - 23 7 3 141 148 70 1.40 8 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 Mestis 50 22 - 15 4 9 148 139 83 1.66 3 Final loss
2017-2018 Mestis 50 21 - 18 6 5 150 151 80 1.60 4 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Mestis 50 17 - 23 4 6 138 158 65 1.30 10 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 Mestis 50 22 - 28 4 6 169 169 68 1.36 9 Did not make playoffs
2020-2021 Mestis 29 11 - 11 2 5 89 85 42 1.45 7 Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 Mestis 52 17 - 21 6 8 146 172 71 1.37 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2022-2023 Mestis 52 23 - 25 2 2 168 189 75 1.44 8 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2023-2024 Mestis 45 19 - 18 2 6 157 148 67 1.49 7 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2017-2018 Suomen Cup 2 1 - 1 - - 2 3 - - - 16th final loss
2018-2019 Suomen Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 10 3 - - - Relegated
2019-2020 Suomen Cup 5 3 - 2 - - 24 11 9 1.80 - Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 Suomen Cup 2 1 - 1 0 0 8 9 3 1.50 2 Qualification loss
2022-2023 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Niklas Andersson (F) 2023-2024 Karhu-Kissat III-divisioona 21 36 35 71 4
2. Jaakko Kuusisto (F) 2023-2024 Jää-Ahmat II-divisioona 25 23 48 71 8
3. Eemeli Jeskanen (F) 2023-2024 Jää-Ahmat II-divisioona 27 37 29 66 26
4. Samu Poutanen (F) 2023-2024 Amsterdam Tigers Netherlands2 22 32 28 60 4
5. Erik Embrich (F) 2023-2024 EC Bregenzerwald AlpsHL 40 19 38 57 6
6. Roope Niskanen (F) 2023-2024 HYC Herentals BeNeLiga 28 26 30 56 4
7. Joona Kumpula (F) 2023-2024 Pelicans U20 U20 SM-sarja 43 23 33 56 24
8. Joona Puhakka (F) 2023-2024 Salamat III-divisioona 19 16 39 55 6
9. Joonas Niemelä (F) 2023-2024 Kitzbüheler EC AlpsHL 36 22 29 51 26
10. Kasper Halttunen (F) 2023-2024 London Knights OHL 46 27 23 50 47
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jarmo Kokko (F) 137 91 111 202
2. Jukka Hakkarainen (D) 267 53 90 143
3. Petri Pitkäjärvi (F) 304 46 83 129
4. Artem Iossafov (F) 155 56 67 123
5. Jani Pasanen (F) 64 34 87 121
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jarmo Kokko (F) 137 91 111 202
2. Karri Saarelainen (F) 98 62 58 120
3. Artem Iossafov (F) 155 56 67 123
4. Petteri Linnonmaa (F) 235 56 45 101
5. Miikka Riikonen (F) 101 55 39 94
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jarmo Kokko (F) 137 91 111 202
2. Jukka Hakkarainen (D) 267 53 90 143
3. Jani Pasanen (F) 64 34 87 121
4. Petri Pitkäjärvi (F) 304 46 83 129
5. Mikko Kainulainen (F) 152 35 73 108
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Jukka Hakkarainen (D) 267 53 143 387
2. Patrik Lostedt (F) 106 7 17 345
3. Marko From (D) 179 9 40 330
4. Micke-Max Åsten (F) 82 15 38 219
5. Niko Mäntylä (D) 146 9 21 196
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Petri Pitkäjärvi (F) 304 46 83 129
2. Jukka Hakkarainen (D) 267 53 90 143
3. Petteri Linnonmaa (F) 235 56 45 101
4. Joel Lehtinen (F) 202 33 48 81
5. Marko From (D) 179 9 31 40
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Pekka Peltola (F) 11 11 22 2.00
2. Jani Pasanen (F) 64 34 121 1.89
3. Juha Nurminen (F) 23 18 42 1.83
4. Tuomas Kalliomäki (F) 45 27 78 1.73
5. Tero Laukala (F) 29 16 50 1.72
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jani Pasanen (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 36 19 60 79 2.19 10
2. Jarmo Kokko (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 36 36 38 74 2.06 16
3. Miro-Pekka Saarelainen (F) 2018-2019 Mestis 50 36 30 66 1.32 10
4. Markku Takala (F) 2000-2001 Mestis 44 26 32 58 1.32 59
5. Harri Kainulainen (F) 2019-2020 Mestis 50 24 31 55 1.10 14
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jarmo Kokko (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 36 36 38 74 2.06 16
2. Miro-Pekka Saarelainen (F) 2018-2019 Mestis 50 36 30 66 1.32 10
3. Miikka Riikonen (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 35 33 18 51 1.46 20
4. Jarmo Kokko (F) 1995-1996 II-divisioona 32 28 26 54 1.69 6
5. Emil Oksanen (F) 2022-2023 Mestis 42 28 21 49 1.17 36
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jani Pasanen (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 36 19 60 79 2.19 10
2. Joona Monto (F) 2018-2019 Mestis 49 13 42 55 1.12 40
3. Jarmo Kokko (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 36 36 38 74 2.06 16
4. Jarkko Oikarinen (F) 2006-2007 Mestis 45 9 37 46 1.02 28
5. Okko Kangasniemi (F) 2023-2024 Mestis 45 19 35 54 1.20 26
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Patrik Lostedt (F) 2004-2005 Mestis 40 1 3 4 0.10 159
2. Patrik Lostedt (F) 2003-2004 Mestis 41 3 1 4 0.10 123
3. Jarmo Jokila (F) 2007-2008 Mestis 42 21 20 41 0.98 116
4. Kalle Moisio (F) 2013-2014 Mestis 44 3 9 12 0.27 104
5. Marko From (D) 2006-2007 Mestis 43 2 9 11 0.26 99
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 6'0" 184 lbs 23.04
2022-2023 6'0" 179 lbs 23.45
2021-2022 6'0" 186 lbs 22.77
2020-2021 6'0" 185 lbs 23.10
2019-2020 6'0" 187 lbs 22.16
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