Team Facts
  • Plays in Liiga
  • Full name Lahden Pelicans
  • Team colours Teal + Black + White
  • Town Lahti, FIN
  • Founded 1996

2016-2017 Skater Stats
# Player GP G A TP PIM +/-   GP G A TP PIM +/-
Liiga
1. Vili Sopanen (RW)   41 20 26 46 8 16 | 5 1 2 3 0 -3
2. Juhani Tyrväinen (C/LW)   60 14 29 43 46 14 | 1 0 0 0 0 0
3. Antti Erkinjuntti (LW/RW)   46 9 32 41 22 8 | 4 0 3 3 0 -3
4. Iikka Kangasniemi (LW/RW)   47 10 29 39 47 15 | 5 0 2 2 4 2
5. Marko Pöyhönen (D/F)   56 4 21 25 26 13 | 4 0 0 0 2 -4
6. Hannes Björninen (C/W)   60 8 16 24 20 3 | 5 0 0 0 0 -2
7. Justin Hodgman (C)   26 10 10 20 80 1 | 4 1 1 2 4 -2
8. Aleksi Rekonen (W/D)   57 9 10 19 8 4 | 4 0 0 0 2 -3
9. Juha Leimu (D)   31 11 6 17 4 -2 | 5 0 2 2 2 -2
10. Miska Siikonen (C/RW)   30 6 10 16 31 11 | 5 0 2 2 0 1
                             
11. Morten Poulsen (LW/RW)   49 8 7 15 2 3 | 5 0 0 0 2 -1
12. Henri Heino (C)   59 6 7 13 20 -6 | 4 0 0 0 0 -2
13. Mikko Kousa (D)   20 5 7 12 8 7 | 5 0 1 1 2 -3
14. Roope Elimäki (C)   49 7 4 11 12 -8 | 2 0 0 0 2 -1
15. Antti Tyrväinen (LW/RW)   35 5 6 11 88 -2 | 4 0 0 0 6 -2
16. Kimi Koivisto (LW/RW)   34 4 7 11 12 4 | 5 3 0 3 12 2
17. Stefan Lassen (D)   43 2 8 10 32 7 | 5 0 0 0 12 0
18. Ben Blood (D)   55 2 8 10 146 11 | 5 0 0 0 4 -2
19. Pasi Puistola (D)   57 1 7 8 42 -2 | 1 0 0 0 0 0
20. Roni Rukajärvi (D)   38 2 5 7 12 -2 | 1 0 0 0 0 -1
                             
21. Arttu Heikkinen (LW/RW)   43 3 2 5 12 -6 | 5 0 0 0 2 -1
22. Taavi Vartiainen (LW/RW)   29 2 2 4 36 -4 | 2 0 0 0 2 -1
23. Nico Manelius (D)   47 2 2 4 6 8 | 5 0 1 1 0 1
24. Miro Hovinen (D)   19 1 2 3 4 -3 |
25. Sebastian Repo (RW)   8 0 3 3 2 1 |
26. Niko Kivelä (LW/RW)   11 2 0 2 12 0 |
27. Joonas Alanne (LW/RW)   30 2 0 2 6 -9 | 4 2 0 2 2 1
28. Valtteri Parikka (D)   19 0 2 2 12 -2 |
29. Severi Lahtinen (RW/LW)   5 0 1 1 0 -2 |
30. Ville-Matti Koponen (C/RW)   10 0 1 1 0 -1 |
                             
31. Artturi Toivola (C)   13 0 1 1 2 0 |
32. Juha-Pekka Pietilä (D)   0 0 0 0 0 |
33. Christian Silfver (D)   1 0 0 0 0 0 |
34. Roope Mäkitalo (C)   1 0 0 0 0 0 |
35. Jesse Ahonen (D)   2 0 0 0 0 0 |
2016-2017 Goaltending Stats
# Player GP GAA SVS%   GP GAA SVS%
  Liiga              
1. Karri Rämö   7 2.34 .919 | 4 2.95 .898
2. Joona Voutilainen   8 2.23 .918 |
3. Janne Juvonen   46 2.36 .911 | 2 2.67 .905
4. Jere Myllyniemi   2 2.50 .902 |
5. Joonas Harald   1 3.08 .813 |
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/27/2019
06/27/2019 Confirmed Leaving Miro Keskitalo (D) Leaving for Rødovre Mighty Bulls
06/10/2019
06/10/2019 Confirmed Leaving Henrik Nilsson (D) Leaving for IK Oskarshamn
06/04/2019
06/04/2019 Confirmed Joining Matteo Pietroniro (D) Joining from Chicago Steel
06/04/2019 Confirmed Joining Topi Jaakola (D) Joining from No team
06/01/2019
06/01/2019 Confirmed Leaving Toni Hannukkala (D) Leaving for Peliitat
05/28/2019
05/28/2019 Confirmed Leaving Oliwer Kaski (D) Leaving for Detroit Red Wings
05/15/2019
05/15/2019 Confirmed Leaving Juho Olkinuora (G) Leaving for Admiral Vladivostok
05/10/2019
05/10/2019 Extension Joining Jasper Patrikainen (G) Joining from Pelicans U20
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Hockey Reipas
1990-1991 Liiga 44 21 2 21 - - 169 170 44 7 Did not make playoffs
1991-1992 Liiga 44 12 6 26 - - 142 202 30 11 Did not make playoffs
Reipas Lahti
1992-1993 Liiga 48 6 3 39 - - 125 260 15 12 Saved in relegation
1993-1994 Liiga 48 6 2 40 - - 119 280 14 12 Relegated
1994-1995 I-divisioona 46 18 6 22 - - 155 201 42 8 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 I-divisioona 44 24 2 18 - - 175 136 50 6 Quarterfinal loss
Pelicans
1996-1997 I-divisioona 44 26 3 15 - - 168 119 55 3 Qualification loss
1997-1998 I-divisioona 44 23 4 17 - - 155 147 50 4 Qualification loss
1998-1999 I-divisioona 48 30 7 11 - - 178 109 67 2 Promoted
1999-2000 Liiga 54 8 8 38 - - 108 197 24 12 Saved in relegation
2000-2001 Liiga 56 22 11 23 - - 170 164 55 7 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 Liiga 56 27 10 19 - - 157 152 68 5 Quarterfinal loss
2002-2003 Liiga 56 15 2 39 - - 120 182 36 12 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 Liiga 56 7 12 37 - - 110 227 27 13 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 Liiga 56 7 - 36 3 10 100 230 37 13 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 Liiga 56 18 - 29 4 5 125 171 67 12 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 Liiga 56 19 - 24 7 6 147 151 77 10 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 Liiga 56 28 - 19 5 4 176 142 98 6 Quarterfinal loss
2008-2009 Liiga 58 22 - 27 5 4 149 145 80 9 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 Liiga 58 18 - 27 6 7 166 197 73 12 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 Liiga 60 17 - 37 2 4 133 180 59 14 Saved in relegation
2011-2012 Liiga 60 30 - 18 9 3 213 155 111 2 Final loss
2012-2013 Liiga 60 22 - 28 7 3 163 180 83 11 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 Liiga 60 25 - 24 6 5 156 155 92 8 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 Liiga 60 16 - 30 6 8 125 166 68 12 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 Liiga 60 24 - 25 4 7 145 171 87 9 Quarterfinal loss
2016-2017 Liiga 60 23 - 21 8 8 157 150 93 6 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Liiga 60 20 - 24 7 9 165 175 83 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2018-2019 Liiga 60 30 - 19 3 8 199 154 104 3 Quarterfinal loss
2019-2020 Liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Lahden Reipas
1965-1966 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1970-1971 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
Pelicans
2019-2020 Champions HL - - - - - - - - - - -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Niko Kivelä (F) 2019-2020 Ässät Liiga - - - - -
2. Miro Keskitalo (D) 2019-2020 Rødovre Mighty Bulls Denmark - - - - -
3. Marcus Paulsson (F) 2019-2020 Mörrums GoIS Division 1 - - - - -
4. Jesse Saarinen (F) 2019-2020 HIFK Liiga - - - - -
5. Tero Koskiranta (F) 2019-2020 Ravensburg Towerstars DEL2 - - - - -
6. Jordan Smotherman (F) 2019-2020 Belfast Giants EIHL - - - - -
7. Morten Poulsen (F) 2019-2020 Herning Blue Fox Denmark - - - - -
8. Christian Silfver (D) 2019-2020 SønderjyskE Denmark - - - - -
9. Kimi Koivisto (F) 2019-2020 KooKoo Liiga - - - - -
10. Libor Sulak (D) 2019-2020 Severstal Cherepovets KHL - - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Erkki Laine (F) 401 260 151 411
2. Hannu Koskinen (F) 422 144 245 389
3. Harri Toivanen (F) 378 204 146 350
4. Erkki Mäkelä (F) 391 197 112 309
5. Vili Sopanen (F) 429 123 172 295
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Erkki Laine (F) 401 260 151 411
2. Harri Toivanen (F) 378 204 146 350
3. Erkki Mäkelä (F) 391 197 112 309
4. Hannu Koskinen (F) 422 144 245 389
5. Sami Wikström (F) 401 127 155 282
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Hannu Koskinen (F) 422 144 245 389
2. Jan Latvala (D) 725 72 215 287
3. Marko Jantunen (F) 367 95 174 269
4. Vili Sopanen (F) 429 123 172 295
5. Sami Wikström (F) 401 127 155 282
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Kari Sihvonen (F) 366 34 85 759
2. Sami Helenius (D) 177 4 12 495
3. Antti Tyrväinen (F) 226 51 100 443
4. Jari Parviainen (D) 346 33 86 389
5. Jussi-Antti Reimari (D) 433 43 122 383
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jan Latvala (D) 725 72 215 287
2. Toni Koivunen (F) 477 45 149 194
3. Jussi-Antti Reimari (D) 433 43 79 122
4. Marko Pöyhönen (D) 433 34 84 118
5. Erik Kakko (D) 432 35 67 102
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Craig Hamelin (F) 40 34 61 1.525
2. Pertti Arvaja (F) 55 36 83 1.509
3. Sean Avery (F) 2 3 3 1.500
4. Mika Nieminen (F) 87 66 125 1.437
5. Oldrich Valek (F) 86 77 122 1.419
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Matti Hagman (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 18 47 65 1.48 4
2. Oldrich Valek (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 28 47 16 63 2.25 58
3. Mika Nieminen (F) 1986-1987 I-divisioona 44 31 32 63 1.43 34
4. Mika Nieminen (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 43 35 27 62 1.44 67
5. Ryan Lasch (F) 2011-2012 Liiga 59 24 38 62 1.05 26
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Oldrich Valek (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 28 47 16 63 2.25 58
2. Erkki Laine (F) 1982-1983 Liiga 36 41 15 56 1.56 27
3. Erkki Laine (F) 1975-1976 I-divisioona 36 40 7 47 1.31 29
4. Mika Nieminen (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 43 35 27 62 1.44 67
5. Erkki Mäkelä (F) 1988-1989 I-divisioona 44 35 11 46 1.05 34
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Matti Hagman (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 18 47 65 1.48 4
2. Matias Loppi (F) 2007-2008 Liiga 55 18 40 58 1.05 20
3. Jari Multanen (F) 1994-1995 I-divisioona 39 16 39 55 1.41 54
4. Justin Hodgman (F) 2011-2012 Liiga 59 14 39 53 0.90 123
5. Ryan Lasch (F) 2011-2012 Liiga 59 24 38 62 1.05 26
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Antti Tyrväinen (F) 2010-2011 Liiga 52 14 9 23 0.44 186
2. Sami Helenius (D) 2009-2010 Liiga 34 0 2 2 0.06 172
3. Ben Blood (D) 2015-2016 Liiga 32 1 7 8 0.25 160
4. Tuukka Mäkelä (D) 2007-2008 Liiga 53 1 3 4 0.08 158
5. Kari Sihvonen (F) 2007-2008 Liiga 41 2 8 10 0.24 152
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'0" 185 lbs 23.24
2018-2019 6'0" 187 lbs 25.16
2017-2018 6'0" 187 lbs 24.71
2016-2017 6'1" 194 lbs 26.18
2015-2016 6'1" 194 lbs 26.54
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Team names:

- Viipurin Reipas (1891 - 1964)
- Lahden Reipas (1964 - 1975)
- Kiekkoreipas (1975 - 1989)
- Hockey Reipas (1989 - 1992)
- Reipas Lahti (1992 - 1996)
- Pelicans (1996 -)

Club Reipas was originally found in year 1891 Vyborg which was part of Finland that time. First club was for gymnastics but later it had also teams in football, bandy and ice hockey. Vyborg's Reipas won the first ever Finnish Ice Hockey Championship title in 1928 After second world war the city of Vyborg was ceded to Soviet Union. Team Vyborg's Reipas relocated with finnish refugees to city of Lahti 1944. Even though the team was located in Lahti it was still called Vyborg's Reipas until it was renamed Lahti's Reipas 1964. After couple "Reipas" name changes the team was renamed to Lahti Pelicans before the 1996-97 season.