Team Facts
  • Plays in Liiga
  • Full name Porin Ässät
  • Team colours Red + Black + White
  • Town Pori, FIN
  • Founded 1967

2021-2022 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#30 Linus Söderström (G) 25 1996 Stockholm, SWE 6'4" 196 L 21/22
#90 Konstantin Volkov (G) Nashville Predators 24 1997 Murmansk, RUS 6'4" 212 L 21/22
DEFENSEMEN
#24 Jacob Andersson (D) 26 1995 Umeå, SWE 6'0" 168 L 22/23
#34 Aleksi Heimosalmi (D) Carolina Hurricanes 18 2003 Pori, FIN 5'11" 170 R
#44 Shawn Lalonde (D) 31 1990 Orleans, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 R 21/22
#3 Santeri Lukka (D) 30 1991 Pori, FIN 5'11" 190 R 21/22+2
#33 Nikolas Matinpalo (D) 23 1998 Espoo, FIN 6'3" 207 R 21/22
#37 Rami Määttä (D) 19 2002 Oulu, FIN 5'11" 176 L 23/24
#57 Roni Sevänen (D)   “A” 26 1995 Eura, FIN 6'0" 187 L 21/22
#6 Olli Vainio (D) 27 1994 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 179 R 21/22
FORWARDS
#21 Niklas Appelgren (C/LW)   “A” 31 1990 Kouvola, FIN 6'2" 207 L 21/22
#26 Derek Barach (C) 26 1995 Glenmont, NY, USA 5'8" 165 R 22/23
#73 Eemil Erholtz (RW/LW) 21 2000 Mikkeli, FIN 5'11" 170 R 22/23
#9 Albin Eriksson (RW/LW) Dallas Stars 21 2000 Bollnäs, SWE 6'5" 209 R 22/23
#15 Valtteri Karnaranta (LW) 19 2002 Oulu, FIN 5'9" 165 L Junior
#20 Lenni Killinen (RW) Carolina Hurricanes 21 2000 Espoo, FIN 6'2" 205 L 21/22
#7 Jarno Kärki (C/LW)   “C” 27 1994 Pori, FIN 6'4" 216 L 21/22
#75 Teemu Lepaus (LW) 28 1993 Tampere, FIN 6'0" 174 L 21/22
#67 Jasper Lindsten (LW/RW) 27 1994 Salo, FIN 6'0" 185 L 21/22
#74 Nick Moutrey (C/W) 26 1995 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'3" 207 L 21/22
#50 Valtteri Pihlajamäki (RW) 25 1996 Kiikoinen, FIN 5'10" 207 R 21/22
#82
Alexander Ruuttu (C/W)   “A” 29 1992 Chicago, IL, USA 6'2" 192 R 21/22+1
#23 Sakari Salminen (RW/LW) 33 1988 Pori, FIN 5'10" 165 R 21/22
#61 Leevi Viitala (RW) 20 2001 Pomarkku, FIN 5'11" 203 R 21/22+1
Position: G: 2, D: 8, F: 14 | Av Age: 25.13 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 190 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Team Facts
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
  • Arena Name Isomäki Areena
  • Location Pori, FIN
  • Capacity 6 443
  • Construction Year 1964
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-01-26T15:00:00+0200 TPS Ässät - Liiga
2022-01-22T15:00:00+0200 Ässät Lukko 2 - 5 Liiga
2022-01-15T15:00:00+0200 Sport Ässät 2 - 1 (SO) Liiga
2022-01-14T15:30:00+0200 Ässät Kärpät 1 - 4 Liiga
2022-01-12T17:00:00+0200 Jukurit Ässät 4 - 1 Liiga
2022-01-08T15:30:00+0200 Ässät Ilves 3 - 4 (OT) Liiga
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/18/2022
01/18/2022 Confirmed Leaving Juuso Walli (D) Leaving for Esbjerg Energy
01/18/2022 Loan Leaving Aleksi Matinmikko (D) Leaving for Hermes
01/17/2022
01/17/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jouka Juhola (F) Leaving for Nybro Vikings IF
01/14/2022
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Rasmus Korhonen (G) Leaving for Hermes
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Kalle Myllymaa (F) Leaving for Hermes
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Samuli Aaltonen (F) Leaving for Hermes
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Patrik Juhola (F) Leaving for Hermes
01/14/2022 Loan Leaving Jami Virtanen (F) Leaving for Hermes
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1967-1968 SM-sarja 20 12 1 7 - - 96 64 25 1.25 4 -
1968-1969 SM-sarja 22 9 6 7 - - 82 73 24 1.09 4 -
1969-1970 SM-sarja 22 9 5 8 - - 86 59 23 1.05 6 -
1970-1971 SM-sarja 32 22 4 6 - - 140 88 48 1.50 -
1971-1972 SM-sarja 32 14 3 15 - - 122 105 31 0.97 9 -
1972-1973 SM-sarja 36 10 10 16 - - 136 160 30 0.83 7 -
1973-1974 SM-sarja 36 17 6 13 - - 154 145 40 1.11 6 -
1974-1975 SM-sarja 36 11 7 18 - - 132 151 29 0.81 8 -
1975-1976 SM-liiga 36 20 3 13 - - 187 140 43 1.19 3 Bronze game win
1976-1977 SM-liiga 36 19 2 15 - - 167 144 40 1.11 5 Did not make playoffs
1977-1978 SM-liiga 36 24 2 10 - - 194 121 50 1.39 2 Champion
1978-1979 SM-liiga 36 21 8 7 - - 207 140 50 1.39 1 Final loss
1979-1980 SM-liiga 36 18 5 13 - - 189 167 41 1.14 4 Final loss
1980-1981 SM-liiga 36 20 2 14 - - 178 158 42 1.17 4 Quarterfinal loss
1981-1982 SM-liiga 36 15 8 13 - - 176 165 38 1.06 4 Bronze game loss
1982-1983 SM-liiga 36 11 8 17 - - 160 149 30 0.83 7 Did not make playoffs
1983-1984 SM-liiga 37 23 3 11 - - 171 135 49 1.32 2 Final loss
1984-1985 SM-liiga 36 22 0 14 - - 166 129 44 1.22 4 Bronze game loss
1985-1986 SM-liiga 36 17 3 16 - - 186 168 37 1.03 7 Did not make playoffs
1986-1987 SM-liiga 44 19 5 20 - - 167 191 43 0.98 6 Did not make playoffs
1987-1988 SM-liiga 44 19 4 21 - - 183 195 42 0.95 7 Did not make playoffs
1988-1989 SM-liiga 44 13 3 28 - - 165 227 29 0.66 12 Relegated
1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 37 3 4 - - 355 144 77 1.75 1 Promoted
1990-1991 SM-liiga 44 20 3 21 - - 182 191 43 0.98 8 Did not make playoffs
1991-1992 SM-liiga 44 23 3 18 - - 170 171 49 1.11 5 Bronze game loss
1992-1993 SM-liiga 48 22 8 18 - - 180 152 52 1.08 7 Bronze game loss
1993-1994 SM-liiga 48 25 7 16 - - 185 148 57 1.19 2 Quarterfinal loss
1994-1995 SM-liiga 50 20 11 19 - - 164 166 51 1.02 6 Bronze game win
1995-1996 SM-liiga 50 22 5 23 - - 140 160 49 0.98 7 Quarterfinal loss
1996-1997 SM-liiga 50 19 10 21 - - 171 182 48 0.96 7 Quarterfinal loss
1997-1998 SM-liiga 48 20 8 20 - - 163 156 48 1.00 7 Quarterfinal loss
1998-1999 SM-liiga 54 20 6 28 - - 152 178 46 0.85 10 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 SM-liiga 54 14 9 31 - - 171 217 37 0.69 11 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 SM-liiga 56 11 8 37 - - 141 228 30 0.54 13 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 SM-liiga 56 13 10 33 - - 133 191 40 0.71 11 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 SM-liiga 56 19 8 29 - - 125 154 50 0.89 10 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 SM-liiga 56 17 12 27 - - 140 186 50 0.89 11 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 SM-liiga 56 15 - 27 8 6 140 178 67 1.20 10 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2005-2006 SM-liiga 56 27 - 19 6 4 145 123 97 1.73 5 Final loss
2006-2007 SM-liiga 56 15 - 35 3 3 133 199 54 0.96 13 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 SM-liiga 56 10 - 38 2 6 111 208 40 0.71 14 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 SM-liiga 58 21 - 29 4 4 131 188 75 1.29 12 Saved in relegation
2009-2010 SM-liiga 58 18 - 29 7 4 151 170 72 1.24 13 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 SM-liiga 60 30 - 12 11 7 176 132 119 1.98 2 Quarterfinal loss
2011-2012 SM-liiga 60 31 - 20 4 5 189 150 106 1.77 5 Quarterfinal loss
2012-2013 SM-liiga 60 27 - 20 8 5 160 130 102 1.70 4 Champion
2013-2014 Liiga 60 16 - 32 7 5 134 177 67 1.12 12 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 Liiga 60 23 - 22 6 9 151 143 90 1.50 9 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2015-2016 Liiga 60 20 - 28 5 7 143 162 77 1.28 12 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 Liiga 60 24 - 25 7 4 128 142 90 1.50 8 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2017-2018 Liiga 60 23 - 25 7 5 163 177 88 1.47 8 Quarterfinal loss
2018-2019 Liiga 60 9 - 38 7 6 117 199 47 0.78 15 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 Liiga 59 24 - 35 4 8 141 170 76 1.29 9 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 Liiga 58 15 - 28 6 9 150 193 66 1.14 12 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 Liiga 38 8 - 21 4 5 81 116 37 0.97 13 -
Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1965-1966 European Cup 4 1 1 2 - - 10 15 - 0.00 5 Quarterfinal loss
1966-1967 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - -
1967-1968 European Cup 6 5 0 1 - - 33 18 - 0.00 5 Quarterfinal loss
1969-1970 Suomen Cup 3 3 - 0 - - 24 6 - 0.00 - Semifinal loss
1970-1971 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - -
1971-1972 SovSport Cup 4 0 0 4 - - 5 30 0 0.00 5 Did not make playoffs
European Cup 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 - 10 Eighth Final Loss
Expolaris Cup 5 0 0 5 - - 14 27 0 0.00 7 -
1978-1979 European Cup 1 1 0 0 - - 7 2 - 0.00 3 Promoted
European Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 9 22 2 0.67 Final group
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Niko Ojamäki (F) 2021-2022 Vityaz Podolsk KHL 48 29 14 43 6
2. Sebastian Aho (F) 2021-2022 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 35 17 25 42 14
3. John Lammers (F) 2021-2022 ESV Kaufbeuren DEL2 35 17 24 41 6
4. Ziga Jeglic (F) 2021-2022 Fischtown Pinguins DEL 38 14 25 39 26
5. Ville Korhonen (F) 2021-2022 Gherdëina AlpsHL 28 16 22 38 8
6. Nicolai Meyer (F) 2021-2022 Vienna Capitals ICEHL 34 15 23 38 8
7. Ty Rattie (F) 2021-2022 Timrå IK SHL 33 15 17 32 24
8. Kristian Kuusela (F) 2021-2022 Tappara Liiga 37 9 21 30 4
9. Aleksi Rekonen (F) 2021-2022 BIK Karlskoga HockeyAllsvenskan 32 5 23 28 6
10. Toni Henttonen (F) 2021-2022 STS Sanok Poland 31 14 13 27 14
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 321 760
2. Kari Makkonen (F) 609 317 342 659
3. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 258 490
4. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 318 211 245 456
5. Jari Korpisalo (F) 575 213 231 444
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 321 760
2. Kari Makkonen (F) 609 317 342 659
3. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 258 490
4. Jari Korpisalo (F) 575 213 231 444
5. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 318 211 245 456
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Kari Makkonen (F) 609 317 342 659
2. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 321 760
3. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 258 490
4. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 318 211 245 456
5. Marko Kivenmäki (F) 451 108 232 340
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Pasi Peltonen (D) 827 69 234 1402
2. Jari Korpisalo (F) 575 213 444 891
3. Jari Levonen (F) 502 138 253 775
4. Tapio Sammalkangas (D) 492 26 80 679
5. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 490 591
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Pasi Peltonen (D) 827 69 165 234
2. Tapio Levo (D) 620 232 258 490
3. Harry Nikander (D) 616 57 105 162
4. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 321 760
5. Kari Makkonen (F) 609 317 342 659
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Mark Jooris (F) 69 41 99 1.435
2. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 318 211 456 1.434
3. Christian Ruuttu (F) 105 47 139 1.324
4. Arto Javanainen (F) 610 439 760 1.246
5. Vladimir Vujtek (F) 50 27 58 1.160
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Arto Heiskanen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 58 52 110 2.50 12
2. Arto Javanainen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 36 59 39 98 2.72 30
3. Kari Makkonen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 31 52 83 1.89 18
4. Aleksejs Frolikovs (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 43 28 53 81 1.88 12
5. Tapio Levo (D) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 32 47 79 1.80 33
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Arto Javanainen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 36 59 39 98 2.72 30
2. Arto Heiskanen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 58 52 110 2.50 12
3. Arto Javanainen (F) 1985-1986 SM-liiga 36 44 27 71 1.97 26
4. Arto Javanainen (F) 1980-1981 SM-liiga 36 37 27 64 1.78 40
5. Jari Levonen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 43 37 26 63 1.47 86
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Aleksejs Frolikovs (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 43 28 53 81 1.88 12
2. Arto Heiskanen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 58 52 110 2.50 12
3. Kari Makkonen (F) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 31 52 83 1.89 18
4. Veli-Pekka Ketola (F) 1978-1979 SM-liiga 36 23 49 72 2.00 66
5. Tapio Levo (D) 1989-1990 I-divisioona 44 32 47 79 1.80 33
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Matt Nickerson (D) 2005-2006 SM-liiga 36 5 8 13 0.36 236
2. Ben Blood (D) 2017-2018 Liiga 57 3 7 10 0.18 207
3. Pauli Levokari (D) 2004-2005 SM-liiga 49 2 2 4 0.08 181
4. Pasi Peltonen (D) 2006-2007 SM-liiga 54 7 19 26 0.48 179
5. Jyri Marttinen (D) 2013-2014 Liiga 56 4 7 11 0.20 160
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2021-2022 6'1" 190 lbs 25.13
2020-2021 6'1" 192 lbs 24.51
2019-2020 6'0" 188 lbs 24.47
2018-2019 6'0" 191 lbs 25.28
2017-2018 6'1" 196 lbs 25.73
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