Team Facts

1992-1993 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#1 Jari Halme (G) 54 1965 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 187 L
#30 Jaromir Sindel (G) 59 1959 Ostrava, CZE 6'1" 190 L
DEFENSEMEN
#19 Jari Grönstrand (D) 56 1962 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 203 L
#18 Janne Grönvall (D) 46 1973 Rauma, FIN 6'3" 198 L
#29 Tommi Haapsaari (D) 50 1969 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 203 L
#7 Timo Jutila (D)   “C” 55 1963 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 187 L
#5 Petri Kalteva (D) 48 1971 Hyvinkää, FIN 6'3" 209 L
#33 Veli-Pekka Kautonen (D)   “A” 49 1970 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 205 R
#25 Pekka Laksola (D) 55 1964 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#4 Jukka Marttila (D) 51 1968 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 187 L
FORWARDS
#13 Marko Ek (RW) 53 1966 Loviisa, FIN - - R
#16 Pasi Forsberg (F) 48 1971 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 181 R
#11 Kari Heikkinen (RW) 57 1962 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 165 L
#24 Jussi-Pekka Järvinen (RW) 51 1968 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 190 L
#15 Pauli Järvinen (LW) 54 1965 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 179 L
#21 Jarmo Kekäläinen (LW)   “A” 53 1966 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 176 L
#14 Jiri Kucera (C) 53 1966 Plzen, CZE 6'0" 181 L
#20 Marko Lapinkoski (F) 50 1969 Oulu, FIN 5'9" 187 R
#12 Teemu Numminen (C) 45 1973 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 207 L
#28 Markus Oijennus (LW) 49 1970 Tampere, FIN - - L
#9 Mikko Peltola (C) 49 1969 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 196 L
#23 Tommi Pohja (LW) 55 1964 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 187 L
#26 Vesa Viitakoski (LW) 48 1971 Lappeenranta, FIN 6'2" 212 L
Position: G:2 D:8 F:13 | Av Age: 25.65 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 191 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
10/02/2019
10/02/2019 Loan Leaving Patrik Puistola (F) Leaving for KOOVEE
10/01/2019
10/01/2019 Confirmed Leaving Anton Ollikainen (F) Leaving for KOOVEE
09/19/2019
09/19/2019 Extension Anton Levtchi (F)
09/17/2019
09/17/2019 Confirmed Leaving Anton Ollikainen (F) Leaving for KOOVEE
09/07/2019
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
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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 14 13 - 1 3 1 54 23 37 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 6 4 - 2 0 0 21 11 12 2 -

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Jori Lehterä (F) 2019-2020 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 22 10 6 16 22
2. John Hughes (F) 2019-2020 EC Salzburg EBEL 11 3 13 16 4
3. Rasmus Kulmala (F) 2019-2020 Ferencvárosi TC Erste Liga 13 8 6 14 -
4. Kim Strömberg (F) 2019-2020 KooKoo Liiga 14 6 7 13 33
5. Tomas Plihal (F) 2019-2020 HC Kobra Praha Czech3 8 7 5 12 8
6. Mikko Lehtonen (D) 2019-2020 Jokerit KHL 18 5 7 12 14
7. Patrik Laine (F) 2019-2020 Winnipeg Jets NHL 11 3 9 12 0
8. Tomas Zaborsky (F) 2019-2020 SaiPa Liiga 15 3 9 12 4
9. Mika Niemi (F) 2019-2020 KOOVEE II II-divisioona 5 5 6 11 2
10. Otto Mäkinen (F) 2019-2020 KOOVEE Mestis 9 2 9 11 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" 187 lbs 25.03
2018-2019 6'0" 189 lbs 27.81
2017-2018 6'0" 190 lbs 25.91
2016-2017 6'0" 191 lbs 27.15
2015-2016 6'0" 191 lbs 27.17
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Tappara is Finnish for battleaxe.