Team Facts

2011-2012 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#60 Mika Järvinen (G) 30 1988 Hattula, FIN 5'10" 187 L
#1 Kimmo Meriläinen (G) 26 1993 Kajaani, FIN 6'2" 181 L
#1 Anssi Pesonen (G) 29 1990 Janakkala, FIN 6'0" 165 L
#33 Mikko Tolvanen (G) 31 1988 Vantaa, FIN 6'3" 185 L
DEFENSEMEN
#25 Santeri Alatalo (D) 29 1990 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 176 L
#15 Ossi-Petteri Grönholm (D) 38 1981 Kotka, FIN 5'11" 207 L
#43 Lauri Kärmeniemi (D) 28 1991 Hämeenlinna, FIN 5'11" 179 R
#22 Aleksi Laakso (D) 29 1990 Seinäjoki, FIN 5'11" 185 L
#21 Jukka Laamanen (D)   “A” 43 1976 Savonlinna, FIN 5'10" 181 L
#4 Esa Lehikoinen (D) 33 1986 Joensuu, FIN 5'11" 198 L
#42 Josh MacNevin (D) 42 1977 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'2" 201 R
#73 Tuukka Mäkelä (D) 37 1982 Helsinki, FIN 6'3" 225 L
#8 Mathias Porseland (D) 33 1986 Göteborg, SWE 6'2" 194 R
#36 Marko Tuulola (D)   “C” 48 1971 Hämeenlinna, FIN 6'0" 205 L
FORWARDS
#54 Nico Aaltonen (LW) 31 1988 Lappeenranta, FIN 5'10" 181 L
#44 Scott Barney (C/RW) 40 1979 Oshawa, ON, CAN 6'4" 225 R
#37 Juuso Honka (LW) 29 1990 Turku, FIN 6'3" 187 L
#91 Ville Hämäläinen (C) 38 1981 Lappeenranta, FIN 5'11" 176 L
#31 Jan-Mikael Juutilainen (C) 31 1988 Helsinki, FIN 5'11" 183 L
#55 Janne Kolehmainen (LW/RW)   “A” 33 1986 Lappeenranta, FIN 6'3" 218 L
#19 Milan Kytnár (C) 30 1989 Topolcany, SVK 6'0" 183 L
#26 Janne Laakkonen (LW) 37 1982 Kuopio, FIN 5'9" 181 L
#12 Alex Leavitt (C) 35 1984 Edmonton, AB, CAN 5'10" 190 R
#71 Marko Luomala (RW/LW) 39 1980 Vaasa, FIN 6'2" 201 L
#85 Niko Nieminen (RW) 37 1982 Espoo, FIN 6'0" 187 R
#7 Otto Paajanen (C) 27 1992 Loppi, FIN 5'11" 190 L
#72 Arsi Piispanen (C) 34 1985 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'4" 192 R
#80 Tuukka Pulliainen (C) 35 1984 Turku, FIN 6'0" 194 L
#28 Teemu Rautiainen (LW/RW) 27 1992 Nurmijärvi, FIN 5'7" 165 L
#10 Antti Roppo (RW) 1989 Tampere, FIN 5'11" 179 R
#23 Jere Sallinen (LW/C) 28 1990 Espoo, FIN 6'2" 198 L
#46 Kari Sihvonen (LW) 36 1983 Haukipudas, FIN 5'11" 203 L
#23 Henri Tuominen (C) 28 1991 Masku, FIN 6'4" 198 L
#29 Jaakko Turtiainen (RW/LW) 28 1991 Helsinki, FIN 6'0" 190 L
#61 Marek Zagrapan (C) 32 1986 Presov, SVK 6'0" 205 L
Position: G:3 D:9 F:20 | Av Age: 26.19 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 192 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Ritari-areena
  • Location Hämeenlinna
  • Capacity 5 360
  • Construction Year 1979
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/26/2019
09/26/2019 Confirmed Leaving Paavo Tyni (D) Leaving for Peliitat
09/25/2019
09/25/2019 Extension Mikko Lahtela (F)
09/25/2019 Extension Joona Monto (F)
08/30/2019
08/30/2019 Confirmed Leaving Niko Lahtinen (F) Leaving for RoKi
08/15/2019
08/15/2019 Confirmed Leaving Jan Brejcak (D) Leaving for HC Banska Bystrica
07/05/2019
07/05/2019 Confirmed Leaving Jaakko Kuusisto (F) Leaving for Jokipojat
07/02/2019
07/02/2019 Extension Janne Tavi (F)
06/13/2019
06/13/2019 Confirmed Leaving Eetu Tuulola (F) Leaving for Calgary Flames
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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 5 18 - - 173 181 47 4 Bronze game win
1991-1992 Liiga 44 18 4 22 - - 191 183 40 8 Did not make playoffs
1992-1993 Liiga 48 25 4 19 - - 178 137 54 4 Final loss
1993-1994 Liiga 48 23 3 22 - - 167 170 49 9 Did not make playoffs
1994-1995 Liiga 50 16 7 27 - - 170 197 39 9 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 Liiga 50 23 7 20 - - 160 151 53 5 Bronze game loss
1996-1997 Liiga 50 28 7 15 - - 191 143 63 3 Bronze game win
1997-1998 Liiga 48 18 5 25 - - 148 181 41 10 Did not make playoffs
1998-1999 Liiga 54 27 6 21 - - 192 152 60 4 Bronze game win
1999-2000 Liiga 54 32 7 15 - - 209 161 71 2 Bronze game win
2000-2001 Liiga 56 22 7 27 - - 161 180 51 11 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 Liiga 56 33 9 14 - - 221 138 78 2 Bronze game win
2002-2003 Liiga 56 37 9 10 - - 209 125 87 1 Bronze game win
2003-2004 Liiga 56 27 12 17 - - 162 122 69 4 Bronze game loss
2004-2005 Liiga 56 24 - 13 17 2 196 128 108 3 Bronze game win
2005-2006 Liiga 56 28 - 14 4 10 174 136 102 3 Champion
2006-2007 Liiga 56 25 - 15 11 5 192 160 102 3 Bronze game win
2007-2008 Liiga 56 16 - 33 1 6 123 183 56 12 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 Liiga 58 27 - 19 6 6 166 151 99 3 Quarterfinal loss
2009-2010 Liiga 58 26 - 22 3 7 153 154 91 5 Final loss
2010-2011 Liiga 60 25 - 22 4 9 154 151 92 7 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2011-2012 Liiga 60 15 - 34 6 5 132 201 62 13 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 Liiga 60 20 - 16 12 12 157 144 96 6 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 Liiga 60 22 - 26 9 3 140 136 87 10 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 Liiga 60 15 - 26 12 7 143 165 76 11 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 Liiga 60 18 - 33 5 4 125 168 68 13 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 Liiga 60 23 - 20 12 5 153 136 98 5 Quarterfinal loss
2017-2018 Liiga 60 20 - 29 7 4 145 157 78 12 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 Liiga 60 25 - 19 8 8 168 147 99 5 Champion
2019-2020 Liiga 12 5 - 7 0 1 32 35 16 9 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP 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 Promoted
European Cup 2 1 0 1 - - 6 7 2 3 Final group
1997-1998 Euro HL 6 4 - 1 1 0 23 21 14 1 Quarterfinal loss
2006-2007 ECC 2 2 - 0 0 0 10 2 6 1 Final loss
2017-2018 Spengler Cup 2 0 - 1 0 1 3 8 1 3 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2019-2020 Champions HL 6 2 - 4 1 2 13 16 7 3 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Victor Backman (F) 2019-2020 GC Küsnacht Lions NLB 12 7 10 17 12
2. Juuso Hietanen (D) 2019-2020 Dynamo Moskva KHL 19 6 9 15 12
3. Jere Karjalainen (F) 2019-2020 Tappara Liiga 12 5 7 12 6
4. Robert Leino (F) 2019-2020 Ilves Liiga 12 4 8 12 8
5. Eetu-Ville Arkiomaa (F) 2019-2020 SC Riessersee Germany3 7 1 11 12 6
6. Marek Zagrapan (F) 2019-2020 HK Poprad Slovakia 11 3 8 11 2
7. Peter LeBlanc (F) 2019-2020 ESC Moskitos Essen Germany3 6 4 6 10 2
8. Borna Rendulic (F) 2019-2020 Adler Mannheim DEL 10 4 6 10 4
9. Janis Sprukts (F) 2019-2020 HK Kurbads Latvia 9 3 7 10 2
10. Matias Haaranen (D) 2019-2020 Ravensburg Towerstars DEL2 11 3 7 10 4
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Heikki Heinänen 10 10 2 12
2. Hannu Savolainen (F) 9 2 9 11
3. Pentti Pietilä 10 7 0 7
4. Mauno Koivisto (F) 6 3 3 6
5. Heimo Iivonen (F) 6 3 3 6
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Heikki Heinänen 10 10 2 12
2. Pentti Pietilä 10 7 0 7
3. Mauno Koivisto (F) 6 3 3 6
4. Heimo Iivonen (F) 6 3 3 6
5. Hannu Savolainen (F) 9 2 9 11
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Hannu Savolainen (F) 9 2 9 11
2. Mauno Koivisto (F) 6 3 3 6
3. Heimo Iivonen (F) 6 3 3 6
4. Heikki Heinänen 10 10 2 12
5. Timo Hokkanen (F) 3 1 2 3
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Hannu Savolainen (F) 9 2 11 6
2. Heikki Heinänen 10 10 12 4
3. Heimo Iivonen (F) 6 3 6 4
4. Pentti Pietilä 10 7 7 0
5. Mauno Koivisto (F) 6 3 6 0
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Heikki Heinänen 10 10 2 12
2. Pentti Pietilä 10 7 0 7
3. Hannu Savolainen (F) 9 2 9 11
4. Mauno Koivisto (F) 6 3 3 6
5. Heimo Iivonen (F) 6 3 3 6
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Hannu Savolainen (F) 9 2 11 1.222
2. Heikki Heinänen 10 10 12 1.200
3. Mauno Koivisto (F) 6 3 6 1.000
4. Heimo Iivonen (F) 6 3 6 1.000
5. Timo Hokkanen (F) 3 1 3 1.000
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Heikki Heinänen 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 10 10 2 12 1.20 4
2. Hannu Savolainen (F) 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 9 2 9 11 1.22 6
3. Pentti Pietilä 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 10 7 0 7 0.70 0
4. Mauno Koivisto (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 6 3 3 6 1.00 0
5. Heimo Iivonen (F) 1979-1980 I-divisioona 6 3 3 6 1.00 4
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Heikki Heinänen 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 10 10 2 12 1.20 4
2. Pentti Pietilä 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 10 7 0 7 0.70 0
3. Mauno Koivisto (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 6 3 3 6 1.00 0
4. Heimo Iivonen (F) 1979-1980 I-divisioona 6 3 3 6 1.00 4
5. Hannu Savolainen (F) 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 9 2 9 11 1.22 6
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Hannu Savolainen (F) 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 9 2 9 11 1.22 6
2. Mauno Koivisto (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 6 3 3 6 1.00 0
3. Heimo Iivonen (F) 1979-1980 I-divisioona 6 3 3 6 1.00 4
4. Heikki Heinänen 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 10 10 2 12 1.20 4
5. Timo Hokkanen (F) 1982-1983 I-divisioona 3 1 2 3 1.00 0
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Hannu Savolainen (F) 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 9 2 9 11 1.22 6
2. Heikki Heinänen 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 10 10 2 12 1.20 4
3. Heimo Iivonen (F) 1979-1980 I-divisioona 6 3 3 6 1.00 4
4. Pentti Pietilä 1973-1974 Suomen sarja 10 7 0 7 0.70 0
5. Mauno Koivisto (F) 1985-1986 I-divisioona 6 3 3 6 1.00 0
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'0" 188 lbs 23.90
2018-2019 6'0" 189 lbs 24.97
2017-2018 6'1" 191 lbs 25.03
2016-2017 6'0" 189 lbs 26.81
2015-2016 6'0" 191 lbs 26.29
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