Team Facts

1975-1976 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#18 Antti Leppänen (G) 1947 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 214 L
#1 Seppo Mäkinen (G) 66 1952 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 179 L
DEFENSEMEN
#25 Antti Anero (D) 64 1955 6'2" 192 L
#4 Hannu Haapalainen (D) 1951 Nokia, FIN - - R
#6 Lasse Litma (D) 65 1954 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'0" 183 L
#3 Pekka Marjamäki (D) 1947 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 207 L
#7 Pekka Mäkinen (D) 70 1949 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 176 R
#24 Reijo Rossi (D) 65 1954 Tampere, FIN 6'4" 212
#5 Pertti Valkeapää (D) 68 1951 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 183 L
#2 Jorma Vilen (D) 73 1946 Tampere, FIN - - -
FORWARDS
#9 Jukka Alkula (F) 72 1947 Seinäjoki, FIN - - L
#10 Pertti Ansakorpi (F) 74 1945 Tampere, FIN - - L
#21 Martti Jarkko (C) 65 1953 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 205 R
#16 Pertti Koivulahti (C)   “C” 1951 Tampere, FIN - - -
#13 Antero Lehtonen (LW) 65 1954 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#22 Vesa Lehtoranta (F) 70 1949 Tampere, FIN - - L
#14 Mikko Leinonen (C) 64 1955 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 176 L
#12 Tuomas Leinonen (F) 65 1954 Tampere, FIN - - -
#17 Keijo Männistö (F) 70 1949 Tampere, FIN - - -
#8 Oiva Oijennus (F) 66 1953 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 172 -
#11 Jukka Porvari (RW) 65 1954 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 174 L
#15 Juha Silvennoinen (F) 67 1952 Joensuu, FIN 6'3" 181 -
Position: G:2 D:7 F:12 | Av Age: 25 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
09/19/2019
09/19/2019 Extension Anton Levtchi (F)
09/17/2019
09/17/2019 Confirmed Leaving Anton Ollikainen (F) Leaving for KOOVEE
09/15/2019
09/15/2019 Confirmed Leaving Wouter Peeters (G) Leaving for Unknown
09/07/2019
09/07/2019 Confirmed Leaving Otso Rantakari (D) Leaving for Davos
09/05/2019
09/05/2019 Extension Ben Blood (D)
08/23/2019
08/23/2019 Loan Leaving Lassi Vanhatalo (F) Leaving for TUTO Hockey
07/12/2019
07/12/2019 Confirmed Leaving Niklas Bäckström (G) Leaving for Retired
06/19/2019
06/19/2019 Confirmed Joining Patrik Virta (F) Joining from Örebro HK
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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 4 4 - 0 1 0 18 8 11 1 -
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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 4 2 - 2 0 0 11 7 6 3 -

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Kristian Tanus (F) 2019-2020 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 6 0 9 9 0
2. Mikko Lehtonen (D) 2019-2020 Jokerit KHL 6 3 4 7 0
3. Petri Kontiola (F) 2019-2020 Jokerit KHL 6 3 4 7 4
4. Jori Lehterä (F) 2019-2020 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 8 5 1 6 4
5. Henrik Haapala (F) 2019-2020 Jokerit KHL 6 1 4 5 2
6. Markus Nenonen (F) 2019-2020 HPK Champions HL 4 3 1 4 2
7. Charles Linglet (F) 2019-2020 Cardiff Devils EIHL Cup 2 2 2 4 0
8. Arttu Ilomäki (F) 2019-2020 Luleå HF Champions HL 3 2 2 4 4
9. Tomas Zaborsky (F) 2019-2020 SaiPa Liiga 4 2 2 4 2
10. Nestori Lähde (F) 2019-2020 KH GKS Katowice Poland 3 1 3 4 2
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Timo Susi (F) 91 38 50 88
2. Erkki Lehtonen (F) 81 37 42 79
3. Janne Ojanen (F) 113 28 50 78
4. Kristian Kuusela (F) 102 28 47 75
5. Pertti Koivulahti (F) 64 20 32 52
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Timo Susi (F) 91 38 50 88
2. Erkki Lehtonen (F) 81 37 42 79
3. Janne Ojanen (F) 113 28 50 78
4. Kristian Kuusela (F) 102 28 47 75
5. Jukka Peltola (F) 115 23 25 48
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Timo Susi (F) 91 38 50 88
2. Janne Ojanen (F) 113 28 50 78
3. Kristian Kuusela (F) 102 28 47 75
4. Erkki Lehtonen (F) 81 37 42 79
5. Jan-Mikael Järvinen (F) 115 6 42 48
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Timo Jutila (D) 81 17 50 120
2. Tuukka Mäntylä (D) 101 9 31 119
3. Janne Ojanen (F) 113 28 78 105
4. Ville Nieminen (F) 52 12 25 89
5. Josh Green (F) 40 11 21 87
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Pekka Saravo (D) 143 2 11 13
2. Jukka Peltola (F) 115 23 25 48
3. Jan-Mikael Järvinen (F) 115 6 42 48
4. Janne Ojanen (F) 113 28 50 78
5. Kristian Kuusela (F) 102 28 47 75
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Derek Mayer (D) 4 3 7 1.750
2. Juha Nurmi (F) 27 22 40 1.481
3. Martti Jarkko (F) 28 16 37 1.321
4. Mikko Leinonen (F) 10 8 13 1.300
5. Antero Lehtonen (F) 22 15 25 1.136
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Erkki Lehtonen (F) 1987-1988 Liiga 10 7 12 19 1.90 4
2. Pekka Jormakka (F) 2014-2015 Liiga 20 8 10 18 0.90 4
3. Kristian Kuusela (F) 2014-2015 Liiga 20 6 12 18 0.90 0
4. Olli Palola (F) 2014-2015 Liiga 20 11 5 16 0.80 12
5. Juha Nurmi (F) 1981-1982 Liiga 11 10 6 16 1.45 8
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Olli Palola (F) 2014-2015 Liiga 20 11 5 16 0.80 12
2. Juha Nurmi (F) 1981-1982 Liiga 11 10 6 16 1.45 8
3. Patrik Laine (F) 2015-2016 Liiga 18 10 5 15 0.83 6
4. Jukka Porvari (F) 1978-1979 Liiga 10 9 4 13 1.30 0
5. Jarno Koskiranta (F) 2012-2013 Liiga 14 9 1 10 0.71 4
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Erkki Lehtonen (F) 1987-1988 Liiga 10 7 12 19 1.90 4
2. Kristian Kuusela (F) 2014-2015 Liiga 20 6 12 18 0.90 0
3. Pertti Koivulahti (F) 1978-1979 Liiga 10 3 12 15 1.50 4
4. Pekka Jormakka (F) 2014-2015 Liiga 20 8 10 18 0.90 4
5. Jukka Alkula (F) 1976-1977 Liiga 6 6 10 16 2.67 0
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Josh Green (F) 2014-2015 Liiga 20 6 4 10 0.50 53
2. Stephen Dixon (F) 2015-2016 Liiga 15 2 0 2 0.13 52
3. Nick Bailen (D) 2013-2014 Liiga 17 4 8 12 0.71 49
4. Sebastian Repo (F) 2017-2018 Liiga 15 4 3 7 0.47 41
5. Ville Nieminen (F) 2012-2013 Liiga 15 3 3 6 0.40 41
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'0" 188 lbs 25.31
2018-2019 6'0" 189 lbs 27.73
2017-2018 6'0" 190 lbs 25.77
2016-2017 6'0" 191 lbs 27.13
2015-2016 6'0" 191 lbs 27.17
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Tappara is Finnish for battleaxe.