Ässät (Finnish for aces) is an ice hockey club based in the town of Pori, Finland. They play in the Finnish elite league, Liiga. They play in at the Porin jäähalli in Isomäki. This arena is known for its intense atmosphere and for being hard place for visiting teams to achieve desired results.
The full name of the company operating the team is at present HC Ässät Pori Oy. They have won three Finnish Championships in ice hockey (1971, 1978, 2013), and several other medals — most recently silver in 2006. In addition both Karhut and RU-38 were one-time champions each.
The club was established in 1967 when two local clubs, Karhut and RU-38 merged. Ässät has also played football from 1967 to 1981. For a few seasons they played in the Mestaruussarja (‘championship series’), after they were given RU-38’s place in this competition.