Team Facts
Plays in Liiga Full name JYP Jyväskylä Team colours Black + White + Red Town Jyväskylä, FIN Founded 1977

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#41 Eetu Laurikainen (G) 29 1993 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'0" 185 L 22/23
#34 Topias Leinonen (G) Buffalo Sabres 18 2004 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'5" 234 L 22/23
#35 Niko Parkkinen (G) 23 1999 Mikkeli, FIN 6'3" 185 L 22/23
#35 Veini Vehviläinen (G) 25 1997 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'0" 181 L 24/25
DEFENSEMEN
#2 Valtteri Kakkonen (D) 22 2000 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'11" 176 R 22/23
#45 Aleksi Malinen (D) New York Islanders 19 2003 Tuusula, FIN 6'0" 176 L 22/23+1
#8 Sami Niku (D)   “A” 26 1996 Haapavesi, FIN 6'1" 194 L 22/23
#6 Ville Ottavainen (D) Seattle Kraken 20 2002 Oulu, FIN 6'5" 216 R 23/24
#31 Eetu Peltola (D) 23 1999 Helsinki, FIN 6'4" 207 L 23/24
#78 Niko Seppälä (D) 24 1998 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 218 L 22/23
#40 Teemu Suhonen (D) 33 1989 Kuopio, FIN 5'9" 176 L 22/23
#51 Josh Teves (D) 27 1995 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'0" 170 L 22/23
#29 Tobias Winberg (D) 24 1998 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 196 L 23/24
FORWARDS
#63 Braden Christoffer (C) 28 1994 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 5'10" 187 L 23/24
#91 Reid Gardiner (RW) 26 1996 Prince Albert, SK, CAN 5'11" 190 R 23/24
#77 Joakim Kemell (RW) Nashville Predators 18 2004 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'11" 183 R
#95 Severi Lahtinen (RW/LW) 23 1998 Vantaa, FIN 6'1" 207 L 22/23+2
#28 Jere Lassila (C) 18 2004 Jyväskylän mlk, FIN 5'10" 174 L 24/25
#9 Mikko Petman (RW) 21 2001 Lappeenranta, FIN 6'0" 194 R 24/25
#16
Geoff Platt (W/C) 37 1985 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'9" 181 L 22/23
#18 Kyle Platzer (C) 27 1995 Waterloo, ON, CAN 5'11" 176 R 22/23
#71 Juuso Puustinen (RW/LW)   “A” 34 1988 Kuopio, FIN 6'2" 205 R 24/25
#88 Robert Rooba (LW/RW)   “C” 29 1993 Tallinn, EST 6'3" 209 L 23/24
#27 Samuel Salonen (LW) 22 2000 Vantaa, FIN 6'4" 198 L 23/24
#25 Patrik Siikanen (LW/C) 22 2000 Espoo, FIN 6'1" 214 L 23/24
#21 Anton Stråka (C) 24 1998 Uusikaarlepyy, FIN 6'3" 209 L 22/23
#32 Jerry Turkulainen (RW)   “A” 24 1998 Mikkeli, FIN 5'7" 159 R 25/26
#92 Aaro Vidgren (RW) 25 1997 Lohja, FIN 6'2" 192 L 24/25
Position: G: 4, D: 9, F: 15 | Av Age: 24.68 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 193 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 22 players
4 players
1 player
1 player
Experience JYP: 2 282 GP
NHL: 115 GP
WC: 30 GP
SHL: 100 GP
Liiga: 4 063 GP
KHL: 826 GP
AHL: 1 045 GP
DEL: 52 GP
Affiliated Team(s) JYP U16 (U16 SM-sarja)
JYP U17 (Not Active (Finland))
JYP U18 (U18 SM-sarja)
JYP U20 (U20 SM-sarja)
KeuPa HT (Mestis)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name LähiTapiola Areena Location Jyväskylä, FIN Capacity 4 618 Construction Year 1982
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-11-30T16:30:00+0000 TPS JYP - Liiga
2022-11-26T15:00:00+0000 Jukurit JYP 1 - 3 Liiga
2022-11-25T16:30:00+0000 JYP Jukurit 6 - 2 Liiga
2022-11-19T15:00:00+0000 JYP HPK 4 - 0 Liiga
2022-11-18T16:30:00+0000 KalPa JYP 1 - 4 Liiga
2022-11-16T16:30:00+0000 JYP Ässät 1 - 3 Liiga
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/25/2022
11/25/2022 Extension Braden Christoffer (F)
11/25/2022 Extension Reid Gardiner (F)
11/09/2022
11/09/2022 Confirmed Joining Veini Vehviläinen (G) Joining from Brynäs IF
11/04/2022
11/04/2022 Extension Jerry Turkulainen (F)
10/18/2022
10/18/2022 Loan Joining Samuel Jukuri (G) Joining from Lukko
10/02/2022
10/02/2022 Extension Teemu Suhonen (D)
10/02/2022 Loan Leaving Valtteri Kakkonen (D) Leaving for JoKP
09/15/2022
09/15/2022 Confirmed Leaving Samuel Valkeejärvi (F) Leaving for KooKoo
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
JyP HT
1993-1994 SM-liiga 48 26 4 18 - - 157 135 56 1.17 5 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 SM-liiga 50 22 8 20 - - 164 181 52 1.04 5 Quarterfinal loss
1995-1996 SM-liiga 50 13 11 26 - - 132 155 37 0.74 10 Did not make playoffs
1996-1997 SM-liiga 50 25 6 19 - - 163 136 56 1.12 5 Quarterfinal loss
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1997-1998 SM-liiga 48 17 3 28 - - 135 167 37 0.77 11 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 SM-liiga 54 22 4 28 - - 137 157 48 0.89 8 Quarterfinal loss
1999-2000 SM-liiga 54 13 13 28 - - 158 211 39 0.72 10 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 SM-liiga 56 15 9 32 - - 136 185 39 0.70 12 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 SM-liiga 56 19 15 22 - - 145 158 57 1.02 9 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 SM-liiga 56 28 7 21 - - 152 146 65 1.16 6 Quarterfinal loss
2003-2004 SM-liiga 56 18 14 24 - - 138 166 52 0.93 10 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 SM-liiga 56 23 - 24 2 7 147 148 80 1.43 8 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2005-2006 SM-liiga 56 20 - 21 8 7 134 125 83 1.48 9 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2006-2007 SM-liiga 56 15 - 26 7 8 138 165 67 1.20 12 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 SM-liiga 56 27 - 16 7 6 174 129 101 1.80 5 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 SM-liiga 58 31 - 18 4 5 168 112 106 1.83 1 Champion
2009-2010 SM-liiga 58 31 - 15 6 6 173 132 111 1.91 1 Bronze game win
2010-2011 SM-liiga 60 39 - 13 4 4 186 97 129 2.15 1 Bronze game loss
2011-2012 SM-liiga 60 30 - 19 7 4 168 122 108 1.80 4 Champion
2012-2013 SM-liiga 60 28 - 18 5 9 161 142 103 1.72 3 Bronze game win
2013-2014 Liiga 60 26 - 21 7 6 154 149 98 1.63 5 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 Liiga 60 28 - 19 5 8 174 151 102 1.70 4 Bronze game win
2015-2016 Liiga 60 29 - 19 7 5 156 139 106 1.77 4 Bronze game loss
2016-2017 Liiga 60 28 - 14 9 9 160 123 111 1.85 4 Bronze game win
2017-2018 Liiga 60 32 - 20 4 4 187 145 108 1.80 4 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Liiga 60 17 - 24 12 7 145 155 82 1.37 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2019-2020 Liiga 59 31 - 28 6 4 177 159 91 1.54 8 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 Liiga 59 13 - 34 4 8 139 211 55 0.93 15 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 Liiga 60 14 - 34 8 4 139 221 62 1.03 13 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 Liiga 25 8 - 12 3 2 63 73 32 1.28 10 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2012-2013 ET 8 2 - 4 0 2 23 32 8 1.00 7 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 ET 8 6 - 1 0 1 30 19 19 2.38 1 Champion
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 3 - 1 2 0 15 11 13 2.17 2 16th final loss
2015-2016 Champions HL 4 2 - 2 0 0 10 9 6 1.50 2 16th final loss
2016-2017 Champions HL 4 2 - 2 0 0 12 9 6 1.50 2 Eighth Final Loss
2017-2018 Champions HL 6 3 - 2 1 0 16 15 11 1.83 2 Champion
2018-2019 Champions HL 6 2 - 4 0 0 16 14 6 1.00 3 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Antti Suomela (F) 2022-2023 IK Oskarshamn SHL 20 11 16 27 31
2. Michel Miklik (F) 2022-2023 HK Gladiators Trnava Slovakia2 17 13 13 26 8
3. Waltteri Lehtonen (F) 2022-2023 EC Bregenzerwald AlpsHL 17 10 12 22 10
4. Harri Pesonen (F) 2022-2023 SCL Tigers NL 25 10 10 20 18
5. Emil Kangasniemi (F) 2022-2023 JYP U20 U20 SM-sarja 23 8 12 20 4
6. Joose Antonen (F) 2022-2023 KooKoo Liiga 24 5 15 20 2
7. Carson Lambos (D) 2022-2023 Winnipeg Ice WHL 21 2 18 20 25
8. Kristian Näkyvä (D) 2022-2023 Örebro HK SHL 22 3 15 18 12
9. Joel Sund (F) 2022-2023 Virkiä Suomi-sarja 12 10 7 17 14
10. Simon Kostner (F) 2022-2023 Ritten/Renon AlpsHL 16 7 10 17 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Pertti Rastela (F) 644 291 257 548
2. Risto Kurkinen (F) 393 288 199 487
3. Jani Tuppurainen (F) 628 163 291 454
4. Jarkko Immonen (F) 511 164 262 426
5. Juha-Pekka Hytönen (F) 810 174 231 405
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Pertti Rastela (F) 644 291 257 548
2. Risto Kurkinen (F) 393 288 199 487
3. Juha-Pekka Hytönen (F) 810 174 231 405
4. Jarkko Immonen (F) 511 164 262 426
5. Jani Tuppurainen (F) 628 163 291 454
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jani Tuppurainen (F) 628 163 291 454
2. Jarkko Immonen (F) 511 164 262 426
3. Pertti Rastela (F) 644 291 257 548
4. Éric Perrin (F) 398 109 234 343
5. Juha-Pekka Hytönen (F) 810 174 231 405
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Mika Paananen (F) 491 107 286 513
2. Tuomas Pihlman (F) 504 132 272 493
3. Jyri Marttinen (D) 281 38 83 484
4. Pertti Rastela (F) 644 291 548 449
5. Miika Lahti (F) 527 57 144 446
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Juha-Pekka Hytönen (F) 810 174 231 405
2. Ossi Louhivaara (F) 729 154 168 322
3. Pertti Rastela (F) 644 291 257 548
4. Jani Tuppurainen (F) 628 163 291 454
5. Jari Jääskeläinen (F) 555 45 75 120
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Michael Nylander (F) 16 11 30 1.88
2. Jari Hirsimäki (F) 36 35 61 1.69
3. Robert Burakovsky (F) 14 14 21 1.50
4. Juha Riihijärvi (F) 79 54 118 1.49
5. Pekka Järvelä (F) 109 45 151 1.39
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Henry Saleva (F) 1984-1985 I-divisioona 44 35 69 104 2.36 10
2. Risto Kurkinen (F) 1984-1985 I-divisioona 44 45 26 71 1.61 27
3. Pekka Järvelä (F) 1986-1987 SM-liiga 41 17 54 71 1.73 32
4. Jari Lindroos (F) 1991-1992 SM-liiga 44 18 49 67 1.52 32
5. Risto Kurkinen (F) 1989-1990 SM-liiga 44 37 28 65 1.48 22
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Risto Kurkinen (F) 1984-1985 I-divisioona 44 45 26 71 1.61 27
2. Risto Kurkinen (F) 1986-1987 SM-liiga 44 41 19 60 1.36 25
3. Risto Kurkinen (F) 1989-1990 SM-liiga 44 37 28 65 1.48 22
4. Henry Saleva (F) 1984-1985 I-divisioona 44 35 69 104 2.36 10
5. Jari Hirsimäki (F) 1983-1984 I-divisioona 36 35 26 61 1.69 24
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Henry Saleva (F) 1984-1985 I-divisioona 44 35 69 104 2.36 10
2. Pekka Järvelä (F) 1986-1987 SM-liiga 41 17 54 71 1.73 32
3. Jari Lindroos (F) 1991-1992 SM-liiga 44 18 49 67 1.52 32
4. Éric Perrin (F) 2014-2015 Liiga 59 12 43 55 0.93 20
5. Éric Perrin (F) 2012-2013 SM-liiga 59 11 42 53 0.90 22
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Braden Christoffer (F) 2021-2022 Liiga 57 12 21 33 0.58 144
2. Riku Rahikainen (F) 2006-2007 SM-liiga 47 3 2 5 0.11 135
3. Jyri Marttinen (D) 2005-2006 SM-liiga 50 11 8 19 0.38 126
4. Olli Malmivaara (D) 2009-2010 SM-liiga 52 3 3 6 0.12 123
5. Olli Malmivaara (D) 2008-2009 SM-liiga 57 4 11 15 0.26 122
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'1" 193 lbs 24.68
2021-2022 6'1" 189 lbs 23.33
2020-2021 6'1" 190 lbs 24.24
2019-2020 6'0" 193 lbs 26.41
2018-2019 6'1" 194 lbs 29.28
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