Team Facts

2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#32 Niklas Bäckström (G) 41 1978 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 192 L 18/19
#30 Christian Heljanko (G) 22 1997 Porvoo, FIN 6'0" 168 L 20/21
DEFENSEMEN
#24 Ben Blood (D) 30 1989 Plymouth, MN, USA 6'4" 227 L 19/20
#23 Aleksi Elorinne (D) 29 1990 Joensuu, FIN 6'5" 218 L 20/21+1
#37 Elias Fälth (D) 38 1981 Nacka, SWE 5'9" 170 R 18/19
#13 Valtteri Kemiläinen (D) 27 1991 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'0" 192 R 19/20
#18 Tuukka Mäntylä (D)   “A” 38 1981 Tampere, FIN 5'7" 183 L 19/20
#52 Otso Rantakari (D) 25 1993 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 185 R 18/19
#56 Juho Rautanen (D) 22 1997 Mäntsälä, FIN 6'0" 183 L 20/21
#4 Teemu Suhonen (D/F) 30 1989 Kuopio, FIN 5'9" 172 L
#15 Toni Utunen (D) 19 2000 Kokkola, FIN 5'11" 176 L 20/21
#33 Veli-Matti Vittasmäki (D)   “A” 28 1990 Turku, FIN 6'1" 212 L 19/20
FORWARDS
#74 Antti Erkinjuntti (LW/RW) 32 1986 Rovaniemi, FIN 5'11" 187 L 18/19
#61 Juhani Jasu (C) 31 1988 Eurajoki, FIN 6'0" 194 R 19/20
#44 Jan-Mikael Järvinen (C/LW)   “A” 31 1988 Pirkkala, FIN 5'9" 176 L 19/20
#11 Matti Järvinen (C) 29 1989 London, GBR 6'5" 214 L 18/19
#26 Jere Karjalainen (RW) 27 1992 Helsinki, FIN 5'9" 176 R 19/20
#71 Kristian Kuusela (RW/LW)   “C” 36 1983 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'9" 185 R 19/20
#70 Matias Lehtonen (RW) 23 1995 Turku, FIN 6'0" 174 L 20/21
#76 Anton Levtchi (LW) 23 1995 Varkaus, FIN 6'0" 185 L 19/20
#68 Joona Luoto (LW/RW) 21 1997 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 192 L 19/20
#28 Jarkko Malinen (C) 31 1988 Kuopio, FIN 6'2" 185 L 20/21
#96 Sami Moilanen (LW/RW) 20 1999 Sipoo, FIN 5'9" 190 L 19/20+1
#20 Niko Ojamäki (RW) 23 1995 Pori, FIN 5'11" 183 R 19/20
#43 Anton Ollikainen (LW/RW) 26 1993 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'11" 181 L 19/20
#21 Patrik Puistola (LW) 18 2001 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 174 L 19/20
#42 Otto Rauhala (C/W) 24 1995 Ylöjärvi, FIN 5'11" 198 L 20/21
#67 Tomas Zaborsky (LW) 31 1987 Trencin, SVK 6'0" 196 L 20/21
Position: G:2 D:10 F:16 | Av Age: 27.68 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 188 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Tampereen jäähalli
  • Location Tampere, FIN
  • Capacity 7 300
  • Construction Year 1965
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/20/2019
05/20/2019 Extension Joining Kasper Simontaival (F) Joining from Tappara U20
05/20/2019 Confirmed Joining Charles Bertrand (F) Joining from Gottéron
05/20/2019 Confirmed Joining Tyler Morley (F) Joining from SaiPa
05/20/2019 Confirmed Joining Olavi Vauhkonen (F) Joining from Sport
05/20/2019 Confirmed Joining Emil Larmi (G) Joining from HPK
05/20/2019 Confirmed Joining Alexander Ytterell (D) Joining from HV71
05/03/2019
05/03/2019 Confirmed Leaving Jan-Mikael Järvinen (F) Leaving for Adler Mannheim
05/03/2019 Extension Joining Martin Hugo Has (D) Joining from Tappara U20
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1990-1991 Liiga 44 21 3 20 - - 187 188 45 6 Quarterfinal loss
1991-1992 Liiga 44 12 6 26 - - 154 187 30 10 Saved in relegation
1992-1993 Liiga 48 19 8 21 - - 172 155 46 9 Did not make playoffs
1993-1994 Liiga 48 23 5 20 - - 175 175 51 7 Bronze game loss
1994-1995 Liiga 50 16 4 30 - - 154 221 36 10 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 Liiga 50 24 7 19 - - 172 161 55 4 Quarterfinal loss
1996-1997 Liiga 50 18 8 24 - - 139 171 44 8 Quarterfinal loss
1997-1998 Liiga 48 22 7 19 - - 157 147 53 5 Quarterfinal loss
1998-1999 Liiga 54 21 6 27 - - 148 196 48 9 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 Liiga 54 31 8 15 - - 187 148 70 3 Quarterfinal loss
2000-2001 Liiga 56 32 5 19 - - 166 134 69 3 Final loss
2001-2002 Liiga 56 34 9 13 - - 173 109 79 1 Final loss
2002-2003 Liiga 56 29 5 22 - - 156 119 65 5 Champion
2003-2004 Liiga 56 24 9 23 - - 158 145 59 8 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2004-2005 Liiga 56 17 - 25 8 6 151 172 73 9 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 Liiga 56 28 - 15 5 8 157 129 102 4 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 Liiga 56 28 - 17 3 8 159 130 98 4 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 Liiga 56 28 - 16 8 4 185 136 104 4 Bronze game win
2008-2009 Liiga 58 21 - 28 2 7 141 152 74 13 Saved in play-out
2009-2010 Liiga 58 24 - 24 4 6 181 181 86 7 Quarterfinal loss
2010-2011 Liiga 60 17 - 30 7 6 142 181 71 11 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 Liiga 60 20 - 31 4 5 132 188 73 12 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 Liiga 60 29 - 17 7 7 178 145 108 2 Final loss
2013-2014 Liiga 60 31 - 14 8 7 168 125 116 2 Final loss
2014-2015 Liiga 60 28 - 17 7 8 155 123 106 2 Final loss
2015-2016 Liiga 60 26 - 14 12 8 177 136 110 3 Champion
2016-2017 Liiga 60 34 - 11 10 5 185 129 127 1 Champion
2017-2018 Liiga 60 25 - 14 14 7 165 130 110 3 Final loss
2018-2019 Liiga 60 32 - 19 3 6 177 150 108 2 Bronze game win
2019-2020 Liiga - - - - - - - - - - -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1956-1957 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1963-1964 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1965-1966 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1970-1971 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
1971-1972 Sir William Cup 6 3 0 3 - - 26 20 6 3 -
1975-1976 European Cup 4 3 0 0 0 1 12 9 - Semifinal loss
1977-1978 European Cup 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 - 9 16th final loss
1979-1980 European Cup 2 2 0 0 - - 16 11 - 2 Promoted
European Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 23 13 4 Final group
1982-1983 European Cup 2 2 0 0 - - 16 5 - 3 Promoted
European Cup 3 0 2 1 - - 6 12 2 Final group
1984-1985 European Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 36 19 - 8 Semifinal loss
1986-1987 European Cup 4 2 0 2 - - 30 15 - 8 Semifinal loss
1987-1988 European Cup 3 3 0 0 - - 21 4 6 1 Promoted
European Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 16 17 2 Final group
2010-2011 ET 8 1 - 5 0 2 16 30 5 8 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 ET 8 1 - 5 0 2 21 28 10 6 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 ET 8 4 - 1 2 1 26 16 17 1 Semifinal loss
2013-2014 ET 8 3 - 3 1 1 24 22 12 4 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Champions HL 6 3 - 1 0 2 21 16 11 1 16th final loss
2015-2016 Champions HL 4 3 - 0 0 1 16 6 10 1 Eight final loss
2016-2017 Champions HL 4 2 - 2 0 0 7 9 6 2 16th final loss
2017-2018 Champions HL 6 5 - 1 0 0 26 11 15 1 Eight final loss
2018-2019 Champions HL 6 4 - 0 1 1 29 12 15 1 Eight final loss
2019-2020 Champions HL - - - - - - - - - - -

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Aleksander Barkov (F) 2018-2019 Florida Panthers NHL 82 35 61 96 8
2. Charles Linglet (F) 2018-2019 Cardiff Devils EIHL 59 21 54 75 26
3. John Hughes (F) 2018-2019 EC Salzburg EBEL 53 20 42 62 36
4. Antti Törmänen (F) 2018-2019 KOOVEE II III-divisioona 17 16 36 52 2
5. Patrik Laine (F) 2018-2019 Winnipeg Jets NHL 82 30 20 50 42
6. Steve Saviano (F) 2018-2019 Lausitzer Füchse DEL2 50 23 25 48 12
7. Viktor Nestrasil (F) 2018-2019 HC Kobra Praha Czech3 37 18 28 46 8
8. Stephen Dixon (F) 2018-2019 Cardiff Devils EIHL 60 21 24 45 28
9. Arttu Ilomäki (F) 2018-2019 Lukko Liiga 60 13 32 45 28
10. Olavi Vauhkonen (F) 2018-2019 Sport Liiga 56 17 27 44 20
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Janne Ojanen (F) 876 283 516 799
2. Timo Susi (F) 545 293 241 534
3. Erkki Lehtonen (F) 477 206 302 508
4. Timo Jutila (D) 553 122 306 428
5. Alexander Barkov (F) 518 135 281 416
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Timo Susi (F) 545 293 241 534
2. Janne Ojanen (F) 876 283 516 799
3. Jukka Alkula (F) 336 212 155 367
4. Erkki Lehtonen (F) 477 206 302 508
5. Pertti Koivulahti (F) 463 199 204 403
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Janne Ojanen (F) 876 283 516 799
2. Timo Jutila (D) 553 122 306 428
3. Erkki Lehtonen (F) 477 206 302 508
4. Alexander Barkov (F) 518 135 281 416
5. Pekka Laksola (D) 621 119 266 385
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Janne Grönvall (D) 654 57 181 798
2. Tuukka Mäntylä (D) 574 48 214 702
3. Janne Ojanen (F) 876 283 799 678
4. Timo Jutila (D) 553 122 428 651
5. Ville Nieminen (F) 312 90 194 631
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Janne Ojanen (F) 876 283 516 799
2. Pekka Saravo (D) 702 50 78 128
3. Janne Grönvall (D) 654 57 124 181
4. Pekka Laksola (D) 621 119 266 385
5. Tuukka Mäntylä (D) 574 48 166 214
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Theo Fleury (F) 10 8 17 1.700
2. Luciano Borsato (F) 44 31 67 1.523
3. Martti Jarkko (F) 250 192 362 1.448
4. Henry Åkervall (D) 7 7 10 1.429
5. Timo Ahlqvist (F) 120 110 156 1.300
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Martti Jarkko (F) 1976-1977 Liiga 35 36 37 73 2.09 72
2. Jori Lehterä (F) 2009-2010 Liiga 57 19 50 69 1.21 58
3. Luciano Borsato (F) 1988-1989 Liiga 44 31 36 67 1.52 69
4. Janne Ojanen (F) 1999-2000 Liiga 53 18 47 65 1.23 54
5. Martti Jarkko (F) 1975-1976 Liiga 35 26 38 64 1.83 64
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Martti Jarkko (F) 1976-1977 Liiga 35 36 37 73 2.09 72
2. Jukka Alkula (F) 1976-1977 Liiga 36 35 28 63 1.75 4
3. Antero Lehtonen (F) 1978-1979 Liiga 36 35 19 54 1.50 43
4. Timo Susi (F) 1988-1989 Liiga 44 32 30 62 1.41 16
5. Luciano Borsato (F) 1988-1989 Liiga 44 31 36 67 1.52 69
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jori Lehterä (F) 2009-2010 Liiga 57 19 50 69 1.21 58
2. Janne Ojanen (F) 1999-2000 Liiga 53 18 47 65 1.23 54
3. Henrik Haapala (F) 2016-2017 Liiga 51 15 45 60 1.18 18
4. Janne Ojanen (F) 1995-1996 Liiga 45 20 44 64 1.42 34
5. Janne Ojanen (F) 2001-2002 Liiga 54 20 41 61 1.13 30
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Markus Kankaanperä (D) 2012-2013 Liiga 58 4 12 16 0.28 166
2. Josef Boumedienne (D) 1999-2000 Liiga 50 8 24 32 0.64 160
3. Burke Henry (D) 2006-2007 Liiga 52 1 3 4 0.08 151
4. Tuukka Mäntylä (D) 2009-2010 Liiga 47 5 17 22 0.47 145
5. Ville Nieminen (F) 2009-2010 Liiga 50 15 14 29 0.58 142
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'0" 188 lbs 27.68
2017-2018 6'0" 189 lbs 25.21
2016-2017 6'0" 190 lbs 27.00
2015-2016 6'0" 190 lbs 26.61
2014-2015 6'0" 190 lbs 27.93
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Tappara is Finnish for battleaxe.