Team Facts
Plays in Liiga Full name Hämeenlinnan Pallokerho Team colours Orange + Black + White Town Hämeenlinna, FIN Founded 1929

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#60 Daniel Lebedeff (G) 23 1999 Helsinki, FIN 6'2" 194 L 22/23
#30 Sami Rajaniemi (G) 30 1992 Oulainen, FIN 6'0" 183 L 23/24
DEFENSEMEN
#14 Rony Ahonen (D) 35 1987 Porvoo, FIN 5'11" 198 L 23/24
#17 Juuso Hietanen (D)   “C” 37 1985 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'10" 179 R 23/24+1
#37 Ossi Ikonen (D) 32 1990 Toivakka, FIN 5'10" 176 L 22/23
#38 Miro Karjalainen (D) 26 1996 Vihti, FIN 6'7" 234 R 23/24
#46 Jaakko Niskala (D) 23 1999 Rovaniemi, FIN 6'1" 181 R
#40 Petteri Nurmi (D) Montréal Canadiens 20 2002 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 187 L 23/24
#3 Arttu Pelli (D) 26 1996 Kouvola, FIN 5'9" 170 R 22/23
#54 Jiri Pärssinen (D) 20 2002 Turku, FIN 6'2" 187 R 23/24
#44 Julius Reini (D) 22 2000 Genk, BEL 6'2" 203 L Try-out
#29 Mikael Tapio (D) 20 2002 Järvenpää, FIN 6'4" 209 R 23/24
FORWARDS
#53 Joel Janatuinen (LW) 27 1995 Espoo, FIN 6'0" 190 L 22/23
#16 Jere Jokinen (RW) 22 2000 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'2" 185 R 22/23
#88 Michael Joly (RW) 27 1995 Gatineau, QC, CAN 5'11" 174 L 22/23
#71 Matti Järvinen (C) 32 1989 London, GBR 6'5" 214 L 22/23
#70 Oliver Kiljunen (F) 24 1998 Tuusula, FIN 6'0" 216 L 22/23
#72 Eetu Liukas (LW) New York Islanders 20 2002 Turku, FIN 6'2" 198 L 23/24
#12 Steve Moses (RW) 33 1989 Leominster, MA, USA 5'9" 174 R 22/23
#91 Aleksi Mustonen (C/LW) 27 1995 Helsinki, FIN 5'9" 165 L 23/24
#28 Markus Nenonen (LW/RW)   “A” 29 1992 Jämsänkoski, FIN 6'2" 207 L 23/24
#41 Antti Pihlström (LW/RW)   “A” 37 1984 Vantaa, FIN 5'10" 176 L 22/23
Jimi Rönkkönen (C) 20 2001 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'10" 154 L 22/23
#18 Valtteri Savolainen (F) 19 2003 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'1" 150 L Junior
#61 Niclas Tenhovuori (RW) 20 2002 Helsinki, FIN 6'3" 212 R 22/23
#95 Artturi Toivola (C) 24 1998 Jyväskylä, FIN 5'11" 170 L 22/23
#8 Mathias Trettenes (C/LW) 28 1993 Stavanger, NOR 5'11" 181 L 22/23
#10 Roope Vesterinen (LW/RW) 16 2006 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'9" 163 L 24/25
#34 Eskil Wold (F) 20 2002 Asker, NOR 5'11" 174 L 23/24
Position: G: 2, D: 10, F: 17 | Av Age: 25.48 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 186 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Team Facts
Nationalities 25 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
Experience HPK: 1 263 GP
NHL: 54 GP
WC: 193 GP
OG: 26 GP
SHL: 291 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 45 GP
Liiga: 4 497 GP
KHL: 1 176 GP
AHL: 285 GP
DEL: 129 GP
Affiliated Team(s) FPS (Mestis)
HPK U16 (U16 SM-sarja)
HPK U17 (Not Active (Finland))
HPK U18 (U18 SM-sarja)
HPK U18 Akatemia (U18 Mestis)
HPK U20 (U20 SM-sarja)
HPK U20 Akatemia (U20 Aluesarja)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Pohjantähti areena Location Hämeenlinna, FIN Capacity 5 360 Construction Year 1979
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-09-30T15:30:00+0000 HPK HIFK - Liiga
2022-09-27T15:30:00+0000 HPK Jukurit 2 - 3 Liiga
2022-09-24T14:00:00+0000 Kärpät HPK 4 - 1 Liiga
2022-09-22T15:30:00+0000 HPK JYP 3 - 2 (SO) Liiga
2022-09-22T15:30:00+0000 HPK JYP 3 - 2 (SO) Liiga
2022-09-21T15:30:00+0000 Tappara HPK 3 - 4 (OT) Liiga
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/21/2022
09/21/2022 Extension Niclas Tenhovuori (F)
09/05/2022
09/05/2022 Loan Joining Jaakko Niskala (D) Joining from Kärpät
08/08/2022
08/08/2022 Confirmed Joining Julius Reini (D) Joining from Hermes
08/02/2022
08/02/2022 Confirmed Leaving Santtu Hakanen (F) Leaving for KOOVEE
08/02/2022 Confirmed Leaving Sean Collins (F) Leaving for EHC Olten
06/30/2022
06/30/2022 Confirmed Leaving Henri Kanninen (F) Leaving for Eispiraten Crimmitschau
06/28/2022
06/28/2022 Confirmed Leaving Mário Grman (D) Leaving for HC Vítkovice
06/28/2022 Confirmed Joining Mathias Trettenes (F) Joining from HC La Chaux-de-Fonds
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 SM-liiga 48 23 3 22 - - 167 170 49 1.02 9 Did not make playoffs
1994-1995 SM-liiga 50 16 7 27 - - 170 197 39 0.78 9 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 SM-liiga 50 23 7 20 - - 160 151 53 1.06 5 Bronze game loss
1996-1997 SM-liiga 50 28 7 15 - - 191 143 63 1.26 3 Bronze game win
1997-1998 SM-liiga 48 18 5 25 - - 148 181 41 0.85 10 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 SM-liiga 54 27 6 21 - - 192 152 60 1.11 4 Bronze game win
1999-2000 SM-liiga 54 32 7 15 - - 209 161 71 1.31 2 Bronze game win
2000-2001 SM-liiga 56 22 7 27 - - 161 180 51 0.91 11 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 SM-liiga 56 33 9 14 - - 221 138 78 1.39 2 Bronze game win
2002-2003 SM-liiga 56 37 9 10 - - 209 125 87 1.55 1 Bronze game win
2003-2004 SM-liiga 56 27 12 17 - - 162 122 69 1.23 4 Bronze game loss
2004-2005 SM-liiga 56 24 - 13 17 2 196 128 108 1.93 3 Bronze game win
2005-2006 SM-liiga 56 28 - 14 4 10 174 136 102 1.82 3 Champion
2006-2007 SM-liiga 56 25 - 15 11 5 192 160 102 1.82 3 Bronze game win
2007-2008 SM-liiga 56 16 - 33 1 6 123 183 56 1.00 12 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 SM-liiga 58 27 - 19 6 6 166 151 99 1.71 3 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 SM-liiga 58 26 - 22 3 7 153 154 91 1.57 5 Final loss
2010-2011 SM-liiga 60 25 - 22 4 9 154 151 92 1.53 7 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2011-2012 SM-liiga 60 15 - 34 6 5 132 201 62 1.03 13 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 SM-liiga 60 20 - 16 12 12 157 144 96 1.60 6 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 Liiga 60 22 - 26 9 3 140 136 87 1.45 10 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 Liiga 60 15 - 26 12 7 143 165 76 1.27 11 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 Liiga 60 18 - 33 5 4 125 168 68 1.13 13 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 Liiga 60 23 - 20 12 5 153 136 98 1.63 5 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Liiga 60 20 - 29 7 4 145 157 78 1.30 12 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 Liiga 60 25 - 19 8 8 168 147 99 1.65 5 Champion
2019-2020 Liiga 59 34 - 25 7 7 157 147 102 1.73 7 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 Liiga 57 16 - 22 6 13 143 172 72 1.26 11 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 Liiga 60 24 - 22 9 5 147 135 95 1.58 7 Eighth Final Loss
2022-2023 Liiga 7 4 - 3 2 0 18 21 10 1.43 7 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1969-1970 Suomen Cup 1 0 - 1 - - 4 6 - - - First round loss
1970-1971 Suomen Cup - - - - - - - - - - - -
1995-1996 European Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 8 4 5 1.67 1 Promoted
European Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 6 7 2 1.00 3 Final group
1997-1998 Euro HL 6 4 - 1 1 0 23 21 14 2.33 1 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 ECC 2 2 - 0 0 0 10 2 6 3.00 1 Final loss
2017-2018 Spengler Cup 2 0 - 1 0 1 3 8 1 0.50 3 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2019-2020 Champions HL 6 2 - 4 1 2 13 16 7 1.17 3 Did not make playoffs
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Sean Collins (F) 2022-2023 EHC Olten SL 5 5 7 12 4
2. Kristjan Kombe (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Vantaa Suomen Cup 4 4 6 10 2
3. Erkka Seppälä (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Vantaa Suomen Cup 4 2 6 8 4
4. Petri Kontiola (F) 2022-2023 Ilves Liiga 8 2 6 8 6
5. Heikki Liedes (F) 2022-2023 KooKoo Liiga 6 3 4 7 0
6. Aleksi Rekonen (F) 2022-2023 HC Plzeň Czechia 5 3 3 6 0
7. Valtteri Jeskanen (D) 2022-2023 Ketterä Suomen Cup 6 3 3 6 0
8. Erkka Seppälä (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 3 2 4 6 4
9. Victor Backman (F) 2022-2023 GC Küsnacht Lions SL 5 1 5 6 0
10. Jaakko Kuusisto (F) 2022-2023 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 3 3 2 5 0
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Hannu Savolainen (F) 358 186 264 450
2. Teppo Kivelä (F) 248 144 241 385
3. Pekka Peltola (F) 291 185 158 343
4. Jouni Kalliokoski (F) 309 164 150 314
5. Marko Tuulola (D) 617 49 206 255
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Hannu Savolainen (F) 358 186 264 450
2. Pekka Peltola (F) 291 185 158 343
3. Jouni Kalliokoski (F) 309 164 150 314
4. Teppo Kivelä (F) 248 144 241 385
5. Vesa Karjalainen (F) 294 120 109 229
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Hannu Savolainen (F) 358 186 264 450
2. Teppo Kivelä (F) 248 144 241 385
3. Marko Tuulola (D) 617 49 206 255
4. Pekka Peltola (F) 291 185 158 343
5. Janne Laakkonen (F) 312 68 154 222
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Toni Mäkiaho (F) 314 85 182 651
2. Hannu Savolainen (F) 358 186 450 549
3. Jyrki Louhi (F) 493 76 182 483
4. Marko Tuulola (D) 617 49 255 465
5. Tuukka Mäkelä (D) 373 14 36 456
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marko Tuulola (D) 617 49 206 255
2. Marko Palo (F) 531 103 147 250
3. Jyrki Louhi (F) 493 76 106 182
4. Otto Paajanen (F) 445 77 96 173
5. Juha Hietanen (D) 424 102 131 233
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Jouni Rinne (F) 35 51 94 2.69
2. Billy Tibbetts (F) 4 4 8 2.00
3. Jesse Paukku (F) 1 2 2 2.00
4. Sakari Ahlberg (F) 36 29 68 1.89
5. Yrjö Hakala (F) 20 32 37 1.85
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jouni Rinne (F) 1980-1981 I-divisioona 35 51 43 94 2.69 88
2. Vesa Karjalainen (F) 1987-1988 I-divisioona 44 40 36 76 1.73 18
3. Teppo Kivelä (F) 1990-1991 SM-liiga 44 23 50 73 1.66 32
4. Jouni Kalliokoski (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 43 40 31 71 1.65 16
5. Teppo Kivelä (F) 1987-1988 I-divisioona 36 31 39 70 1.94 20
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jouni Rinne (F) 1980-1981 I-divisioona 35 51 43 94 2.69 88
2. Vesa Karjalainen (F) 1987-1988 I-divisioona 44 40 36 76 1.73 18
3. Jouni Kalliokoski (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 43 40 31 71 1.65 16
4. Pekka Peltola (F) 1987-1988 I-divisioona 39 37 30 67 1.72 60
5. Heimo Iivonen (F) 1979-1980 I-divisioona 36 37 28 65 1.81 16
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Igor Kuznetsov (F) 1989-1990 SM-liiga 44 18 51 69 1.57 12
2. Teppo Kivelä (F) 1990-1991 SM-liiga 44 23 50 73 1.66 32
3. Jouni Rinne (F) 1980-1981 I-divisioona 35 51 43 94 2.69 88
4. Mika Lartama (F) 1987-1988 I-divisioona 43 26 43 69 1.61 34
5. Jarmo Huhtala (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 38 19 43 62 1.63 32
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Toni Mäkiaho (F) 1997-1998 SM-liiga 40 13 9 22 0.55 185
2. Miro Karjalainen (D) 2017-2018 Liiga 36 2 3 5 0.14 135
3. Oleg Shargorodsky (D) 1997-1998 SM-liiga 47 7 14 21 0.45 134
4. Jani Honkanen (D) 2009-2010 SM-liiga 43 3 1 4 0.09 122
5. Oscar Ackeström (D) 1999-2000 SM-liiga 53 17 22 39 0.74 118
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 186 lbs 25.48
2021-2022 6'0" 185 lbs 27.00
2020-2021 6'0" 188 lbs 26.09
2019-2020 6'1" 191 lbs 26.18
2018-2019 6'0" 191 lbs 24.90
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