Team Facts

1993-1994 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#1 Jari Halme (G) 54 1965 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 187 L
#35 Timo Hankela (G) 48 1971 Tampere, FIN - - L
Juha Helminen (G) 51 1968 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 185 L
#2 Jukka-Tuomas Koukkari (G) 43 1975 - - -
#2 Jani Niininen (G) 45 1974 5'9" 176 L
#30 Jaromir Sindel (G) 59 1959 Ostrava, CZE 6'1" 190 L
DEFENSEMEN
#19 Jari Grönstrand (D) 57 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) 49 1970 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 205 R
#25 Pekka Laksola (D)   “A” 55 1964 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#10 Reijo Ruotsalainen (D) 59 1960 Oulu, FIN 5'8" 165 R
#17 Marko Toivola (D/F) 43 1976 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 205 R
FORWARDS
#32 Petri Aaltonen (C/RW) 49 1970 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 185 L
#22 Ari Haanpää (LW) 53 1965 Nokia, FIN 6'1" 194 L
#11 Kari Heikkinen (RW) 57 1962 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 165 L
#15 Pauli Järvinen (LW) 54 1965 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 179 L
#4 Kari Kanervo (C) 56 1963 Turku, FIN 6'0" 185 L
#24 Tero Karjalainen (F) 46 1973 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 209 L
#6 Mikko Konttila (LW) 47 1972 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 198 L
#14 Jiri Kucera (C) 53 1966 Plzen, CZE 6'0" 181 L
#27 Arto Kulmala (LW) 51 1968 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 170 R
#12 Teemu Numminen (C) 45 1973 Tampere, FIN 6'3" 207 L
#28 Markus Oijennus (LW) 49 1970 Tampere, FIN - - L
#8 Janne Ojanen (C) 51 1968 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 203 L
#9 Mikko Peltola (C)   “A” 49 1969 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 196 L
#23 Tommi Pohja (LW) 55 1964 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 187 L
#26 Samuli Rautio (LW) 47 1972 Tampere, FIN 5'8" 165 R
#13 Mika Ritoniemi (LW) 47 1972 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 174 R
#21 Tero Toivola (RW) 51 1968 Tampere, FIN 5'10" 187 L
Position: G:5 D:8 F:15 | Av Age: 26.36 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 187 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
11/15/2019
11/15/2019 Loan Leaving Jere Rouhiainen (D) Leaving for KOOVEE
11/15/2019 Confirmed Joining Jere Rouhiainen (D) Joining from TUTO Hockey
11/13/2019
11/13/2019 Loan Leaving Patrik Puistola (F) Leaving for Jukurit
11/06/2019
11/06/2019 Loan Leaving Matias Lehtonen (F) Leaving for KOOVEE
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
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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 21 17 - 4 4 1 71 39 48 2 -
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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. Tomas Plihal (F) 2019-2020 HC Kobra Praha Czech3 12 9 17 26 10
2. John Hughes (F) 2019-2020 EC Salzburg EBEL 17 7 18 25 6
3. Aleksander Barkov (F) 2019-2020 Florida Panthers NHL 20 6 19 25 8
4. Mika Niemi (F) 2019-2020 KOOVEE II II-divisioona 8 8 13 21 2
5. Tomas Zaborsky (F) 2019-2020 SaiPa Liiga 21 6 14 20 6
6. Jori Lehterä (F) 2019-2020 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 27 10 8 18 22
7. Patrik Laine (F) 2019-2020 Winnipeg Jets NHL 19 4 14 18 2
8. Mikko Lehtonen (D) 2019-2020 Jokerit KHL 26 6 11 17 14
9. Rasmus Kulmala (F) 2019-2020 Ferencvárosi TC Erste Liga 16 9 7 16 -
10. Kim Strömberg (F) 2019-2020 KooKoo Liiga 21 8 8 16 37
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jori Lehterä (F) 3 4 5 9
2. Jiri Kucera (F) 4 4 4 8
3. Timo Susi (F) 4 5 2 7
4. Janne Ojanen (F) 4 4 3 7
5. Jussi Halme (D) 3 1 5 6
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Timo Susi (F) 4 5 2 7
2. Jori Lehterä (F) 3 4 5 9
3. Jiri Kucera (F) 4 4 4 8
4. Janne Ojanen (F) 4 4 3 7
5. Ville Nieminen (F) 3 3 2 5
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jori Lehterä (F) 3 4 5 9
2. Jussi Halme (D) 3 1 5 6
3. Bedrich Scerban (D) 4 0 5 5
4. Pekka Laksola (D) 4 0 5 5
5. Jiri Kucera (F) 4 4 4 8
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Jari Grönstrand (D) 3 1 3 27
2. Kari Heikkinen (F) 4 2 4 8
3. Henrik Petré (D) 3 0 2 8
4. Miska Kangasniemi (D) 3 0 0 8
5. Mikko Peltola (F) 4 1 4 6
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jiri Kucera (F) 4 4 4 8
2. Timo Susi (F) 4 5 2 7
3. Janne Ojanen (F) 4 4 3 7
4. Veli-Pekka Kautonen (D) 4 1 4 5
5. Bedrich Scerban (D) 4 0 5 5
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jori Lehterä (F) 3 4 9 3.000
2. Jiri Kucera (F) 4 4 8 2.000
3. Jussi Halme (D) 3 1 6 2.000
4. Timo Susi (F) 4 5 7 1.750
5. Janne Ojanen (F) 4 4 7 1.750
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jori Lehterä (F) 2008-2009 Liiga 3 4 5 9 3.00 4
2. Jiri Kucera (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 4 4 8 2.00 2
3. Timo Susi (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 5 2 7 1.75 2
4. Janne Ojanen (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 4 3 7 1.75 4
5. Jussi Halme (D) 2008-2009 Liiga 3 1 5 6 2.00 4
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Timo Susi (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 5 2 7 1.75 2
2. Jori Lehterä (F) 2008-2009 Liiga 3 4 5 9 3.00 4
3. Jiri Kucera (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 4 4 8 2.00 2
4. Janne Ojanen (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 4 3 7 1.75 4
5. Ville Nieminen (F) 2008-2009 Liiga 3 3 2 5 1.67 2
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jori Lehterä (F) 2008-2009 Liiga 3 4 5 9 3.00 4
2. Jussi Halme (D) 2008-2009 Liiga 3 1 5 6 2.00 4
3. Bedrich Scerban (D) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 0 5 5 1.25 0
4. Pekka Laksola (D) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 0 5 5 1.25 4
5. Jiri Kucera (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 4 4 8 2.00 2
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jari Grönstrand (D) 1991-1992 Liiga 3 1 2 3 1.00 27
2. Kari Heikkinen (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 2 2 4 1.00 8
3. Henrik Petré (D) 2008-2009 Liiga 3 0 2 2 0.67 8
4. Miska Kangasniemi (D) 2008-2009 Liiga 3 0 0 0 0.00 8
5. Mikko Peltola (F) 1991-1992 Liiga 4 1 3 4 1.00 6
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'0" 187 lbs 25.06
2018-2019 6'0" 188 lbs 27.64
2017-2018 6'0" 190 lbs 25.98
2016-2017 6'0" 191 lbs 27.24
2015-2016 6'0" 191 lbs 27.23
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Tappara is Finnish for battleaxe.