Team Facts
  • Plays in Liiga
  • Full name Vaasan Sport
  • Team colours Black + Red + Black
  • Town Vaasa, FIN
  • Founded 1939

2011-2012 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#92 Jonathan Iilahti (G) 27 1992 Vaasa, FIN 6'1" 176 L
#92 Jarno Laitinen (G) 31 1988 Pirkkala, FIN 6'0" 176 L
#31 Wille Mattila (G) 27 1992 Tampere, FIN 6'4" 207 L
#34 Joni Puurula (G) 36 1982 Kokkola, FIN 5'11" 196 L
#30 Erno Suomalainen (G) 28 1991 Espoo, FIN 6'0" 172 L
DEFENSEMEN
#3 Jouni Aalto (D) 30 1988 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 194 L
#81 Ari Gröndahl (D) 29 1989 Helsinki, FIN 6'5" 223 R
#5 Eetu Heikkinen (D)   “A” 31 1988 Suomussalmi, FIN 6'1" 194 L
#10 Tomi Kankaanpää (D) 28 1991 Vaasa, FIN 5'10" 176 L
#55 Miika Koivisto (D) 28 1990 Vaasa, FIN 6'0" 194 L
#44 Kai Lehtinen (D) 28 1991 Viiala, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#52 Toni Mäkinen (D/F) 33 1986 Vaasa, FIN 5'11" 198 L
#32 Matti-Pekka Pelkonen (D) 33 1985 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'2" 190 L
#10 Antti Uitto (D)   “C” 36 1983 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'9" 194 L
FORWARDS
#24 Sami Blomqvist (RW/LW) 29 1990 Örnsköldsvik, SWE 5'10" 185 L
#58 Viktor Fagerhed (F) 29 1990 Turku, FIN 5'8" 187 L
#37 Anton Fogström (F) 33 1986 Vaasa, FIN 5'7" 165 L
#51 Oskari Hakomäki (C) 32 1987 Vaasa, FIN 5'10" 165 L
#91 Mika Halava (LW) 32 1987 Pori, FIN 5'11" 176 R
#33 Joonas Huovinen (C/RW) 25 1994 Oulu, FIN 5'11" 176 R
#28 Aki Kangasmäki (LW/RW) 30 1989 Rauma, FIN 6'3" 216 L
#16 Jani Kiviniemi (RW) 31 1987 Vaasa, FIN 6'0" 192 L
#36 Lassi Kokkala (C) 30 1989 Turku, FIN 6'2" 209 L
#15 Mika Kujanpää (F) 29 1989 Vaasa, FIN 5'9" 176 L
#11 Juuso Mörsky (C/RW) 30 1989 Lapua, FIN 5'10" 172 L
#26 Mika Mörsky (LW) 28 1991 Kirkkonummi, FIN 5'9" 163 L
#23 Markus Nässlin (RW) 28 1991 Vaasa, FIN 5'11" 187 L
#24 Olli Palola (RW) 31 1988 Oulu, FIN 5'10" 176 R
#21 Matias Perkkiö (RW) 32 1987 Oulu, FIN 6'0" 179 L
#18 Markus Piispanen (RW/LW) 30 1989 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'10" 181 R
#8 Janne Pitkäjärvi (F) 28 1991 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'9" 176 R
#13 Erik Riska (C/LW)   “A” 30 1989 Pietarsaari, FIN 6'2" 203 L
#8 Pete Suonpää (C) 39 1980 Espoo, FIN 5'10" 181 L
#17 Jussi Tapio (RW) 33 1986 Turku, FIN 5'11" 185 R
#7 Samuli Virkkunen (F) 28 1990 Pori, FIN 5'11" 176 R
#22 Jens Östman (F) 27 1991 Pedersöre, FIN 6'0" 179 L
Position: G:3 D:8 F:17 | Av Age: 23.86 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 187 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Vaasan Sähkö Areena
  • Location Vaasa, FIN
  • Capacity 4 448
  • Construction Year 1971
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/19/2019
06/19/2019 Confirmed Leaving William Rapuzzi (F) Leaving for Dornbirner EC
06/18/2019
06/18/2019 Confirmed Joining Antti Erkinjuntti (F) Joining from Tappara
05/31/2019
05/31/2019 Confirmed Leaving Joel Kiviranta (F) Leaving for Dallas Stars
05/20/2019
05/20/2019 Confirmed Leaving Olavi Vauhkonen (F) Leaving for Tappara
05/10/2019
05/10/2019 Confirmed Leaving Sami Aittokallio (G) Leaving for Ässät
05/10/2019 Confirmed Leaving Tommi Tikka (F) Leaving for HPK
05/09/2019
05/09/2019 Confirmed Leaving Gustav Willman Borvik (F) Leaving for Kristianstads IK
05/08/2019
05/08/2019 Confirmed Leaving Brody Sutter (F) Leaving for Iserlohn Roosters
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 19 5 20 - - 213 236 43 6 -
1990-1991 I-divisioona 44 12 4 28 - - 149 249 28 11 Saved in relegation
1991-1992 I-divisioona 44 4 2 38 - - 125 308 10 12 Relegated
1992-1993 II-divisioona 32 24 0 8 - - 197 106 48 - -
1993-1994 II-divisioona 36 21 0 15 - - 187 135 42 - -
1994-1995 II-divisioona 14 10 1 3 - - 71 45 21 2 -
1995-1996 II-divisioona 36 32 1 3 - - 292 80 65 1 Qualification loss
1997-1998 I-divisioona 44 17 6 21 - - 119 148 40 8 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 I-divisioona 48 30 4 14 - - 153 119 64 3 Qualification loss
1999-2000 I-divisioona 48 31 5 12 - - 190 118 67 2 Qualification loss
2000-2001 Mestis 44 21 5 18 - - 153 129 47 5 Bronze game loss
2001-2002 Mestis 44 23 8 13 - - 154 106 55 4 Bronze game loss
2002-2003 Mestis 44 21 3 17 - 3 150 129 48 5 Bronze game loss
2003-2004 Mestis 45 23 3 15 2 2 151 124 55 4 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 Mestis 44 23 7 14 1 - 153 108 54 4 Final loss
2005-2006 Mestis 45 26 4 15 - - 172 106 58 2 Final loss
2006-2007 Mestis 45 30 6 9 - - 195 105 68 1 Bronze game win
2007-2008 Mestis 45 23 - 17 2 3 193 139 76 6 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 Mestis 45 25 - 13 5 2 145 104 87 2 Champion
2009-2010 Mestis 45 22 - 16 3 4 152 120 76 4 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 Mestis 49 22 - 19 5 5 139 133 79 3 Champion
2011-2012 Mestis 46 24 - 10 4 8 154 104 88 3 Champion
2012-2013 Mestis 48 23 - 18 5 2 147 127 81 3 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 Mestis 56 27 - 12 11 6 195 161 109 2 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 Liiga 60 15 - 35 5 5 121 185 60 14 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 Liiga 60 20 - 24 7 9 153 156 83 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2016-2017 Liiga 60 16 - 28 5 11 128 169 69 14 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 Liiga 60 12 - 33 7 8 153 206 58 15 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 Liiga 60 17 - 24 11 8 182 205 81 11 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 Liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1969-1970 Suomen Cup 1 1 - 0 - - 10 0 - - Qualification
Suomen Cup 2 1 - 1 - - 6 3 - - -
1970-1971 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
1975-1976 Expolaris Cup 4 1 0 3 - - 12 21 2 4 -
2012-2013 Continental Cup 3 1 - 1 1 0 19 9 5 2 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Matti Järvinen (F) 2019-2020 KalPa Liiga - - - - -
2. Teemu Tallberg (F) 2019-2020 HIFK Liiga - - - - -
3. T.J. Foster (F) 2019-2020 Guildford Flames EIHL - - - - -
4. Teddy Da Costa (F) 2019-2020 GKS Katowice Poland - - - - -
5. Michal Kristof (F) 2019-2020 Kärpät Liiga - - - - -
6. Joel Kiviranta (F) 2019-2020 Texas Stars AHL - - - - -
7. Jesse Koskenkorva (F) 2019-2020 Kärpät Liiga - - - - -
8. Markus Kankaanperä (D) 2019-2020 HIFK Liiga - - - - -
9. Mika Halava (F) 2019-2020 KoMu HT II-divisioona - - - - -
10. Sami Blomqvist (F) 2019-2020 ESV Kaufbeuren DEL2 - - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 378 345 297 642
2. Jari Kiviniemi (F) 509 179 226 405
3. Markus Jämsä (F) 445 191 207 398
4. Timo Salomaa (F) 310 187 192 379
5. Vesa Myllyaho (F) 521 147 215 370
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 378 345 297 642
2. Markus Jämsä (F) 445 191 207 398
3. Timo Salomaa (F) 310 187 192 379
4. Jari Kiviniemi (F) 509 179 226 405
5. Kaj-Ove Ahlmark (F) 355 161 144 305
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 378 345 297 642
2. Patrik Westerback (F) 291 77 254 331
3. Jari Kiviniemi (F) 509 179 226 405
4. Vesa Myllyaho (F) 521 147 215 370
5. Markus Jämsä (F) 445 191 207 398
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Jari Kiviniemi (F) 509 179 405 825
2. Markus Jämsä (F) 445 191 398 591
3. Patrik Westerback (F) 291 77 331 558
4. Heikki Autio (D) 431 38 103 477
5. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 378 345 642 390
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mikael Hallbäck (D) 529 61 126 187
2. Vesa Myllyaho (F) 521 147 215 370
3. Jari Kiviniemi (F) 509 179 226 405
4. Markus Jämsä (F) 445 191 207 398
5. Heikki Autio (D) 431 38 65 103
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Ulf Slotte (F) 18 31 43 2.389
2. Jesse Virtanen (D) 1 0 2 2.000
3. Jukka Alkula (F) 9 12 17 1.889
4. Joni Rautavuori (F) 128 81 221 1.727
5. Kari Teräväinen (F) 185 160 318 1.719
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 44 54 45 99 2.25 52
2. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1976-1977 I-divisioona 36 64 25 89 2.47 46
3. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1986-1987 I-divisioona 44 44 43 87 1.98 53
4. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1987-1988 I-divisioona 44 38 46 84 1.91 46
5. Pekka Lehmus (F) 1995-1996 II-divisioona 35 33 51 84 2.40 22
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1976-1977 I-divisioona 36 64 25 89 2.47 46
2. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1977-1978 I-divisioona 36 55 24 79 2.19 67
3. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 44 54 45 99 2.25 52
4. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1986-1987 I-divisioona 44 44 43 87 1.98 53
5. Börje Eriksson (F) 1980-1981 I-divisioona 36 42 31 73 2.03 20
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pekka Lehmus (F) 1995-1996 II-divisioona 35 33 51 84 2.40 22
2. Joni Rautavuori (F) 1995-1996 II-divisioona 36 28 51 79 2.19 30
3. Juho-Tuomas Appel (F) 2007-2008 Mestis 45 7 47 54 1.20 39
4. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1987-1988 I-divisioona 44 38 46 84 1.91 46
5. Håkan Hjerpe (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 44 54 45 99 2.25 52
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Markus Kankaanperä (D) 2016-2017 Liiga 56 1 7 8 0.14 158
2. Jari Kiviniemi (F) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 30 20 32 52 1.73 138
3. Mike Brennan (D) 2014-2015 Liiga 51 7 7 14 0.27 129
4. Teemu Viemerö (D) 1996-1997 II-divisioona 28 5 14 19 0.68 126
5. David Saunders (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 37 28 18 46 1.24 115
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 5'11" 186 lbs 26.30
2018-2019 6'0" 193 lbs 26.10
2017-2018 6'0" 194 lbs 25.94
2016-2017 6'0" 195 lbs 26.23
2015-2016 6'0" 193 lbs 26.55
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