2009–10 Finland women's national ice hockey team

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2009–10 Finnish Ice Hockey Association women's ice hockey season
Olympic Bronze Medal
Canada Cup Bronze Medal
Conference IIHF
Record
Overall 5-7-0
Coaches and Captains
Head Coach Pekka Hämäläinen
Captain(s) Emma Laaksonen
Alternate captain(s) Jenni Hiirikoski, Saara Tuominen

The 2009-10 Finland's Women's National Hockey team represented Finland at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Prior to the games, the National team participated in various tournaments during the 2009-10 season. The team won the Bronze Medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics. The head coach is Pekka Hämäläinen.

Schedule[edit]

2009 Canada Cup[edit]

Date Opponent Time Score
August 31, 2009 USA 15:00 PM Win, 3-2
Sep 1, 2009 Canada 19:30 PM Loss, 10-2
Sep 3, 2009 Sweden 15:00 PM Loss, 3-1
Sep 5, 2009 USA (Semi-Final) 15:00 PM Loss, 4-0
Sep 6, 2009 Sweden (Bronze) 15:00 PM Win, 2-1

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Four Nations Cup[edit]

  • All games were held in Finland.
Date Opponent Location Time Score
Nov 3, 2009 USA Mikkeli 18:30 PM Loss, 0-4
Nov 4, 2009 Canada Kerava 18:30 PM Loss, 2-4
Nov 5, 2009 Sweden Helsinki 18:30 PM Loss, 1-2 (OT)
Nov 7, 2009 Sweden (Bronze Medal game) Tikkurila 12:00 PM Loss, 1-2 (SO)

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USA Hockey Qwest Tour[edit]

Date Opponent Location Time Score
Feb. 4, 2010 USA Colorado Springs, CO (World Arena)[3] Loss, 1-5[4]

Roster[edit]

Position
Name
Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2009–10 team
G Kuisma, MiraMira Kuisma 168 65 6 May 1987 Kuopio Finland Oulun Kärpät
G Raty, NooraNoora Räty 164 68 29 May 1989 Espoo United States 2009–10 Minnesota Golden Gophers women's ice hockey team
G Vanhatalo, AnnaAnna Vanhatalo 178 65 29 February 1984 Helsinki Finland Espoo Blues
D Hiirikoski, JenniJenni Hiirikoski 161 60 30 March 1987 Lempäälä Finland Ilves Tampere
D Laaksonen, EmmaEmma Laaksonen 159 59 17 December 1981 Washington, D.C., United States Finland Espoo Blues
D Lindstedt, RosaRosa Lindstedt 186 78 24 January 1988 Ylöjärvi Finland Ilves Tampere
D Mertanen, TerhiTerhi Mertanen 166 68 4 April 1981 Joensuu Finland Espoo Blues
D Pelttari, HeidiHeidi Pelttari 166 69 2 August 1985 Tampere Finland Ilves Tampere
D Posa, MariiaMariia Posa 164 58 21 February 1988 Hyvinkää United States 2009–10 Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey season
D Sirvio, SaijaSaija Sirviö 172 62 29 December 1982 Oulu Finland Oulun Kärpät
F Helin, AnneAnne Helin 170 68 28 January 1987 Helsinki Finland Oulun Kärpät
F Hovi, VenlaVenla Hovi 169 62 28 October 1987 Tampere Finland Ilves Tampere
F Karvinen, MichelleMichelle Karvinen 166 70 27 March 1990 Rødovre, Denmark Denmark Rødovre
F Rajahuhta, AnniinaAnniina Rajahuhta 164 62 8 March 1989 Helsinki Finland Ilves Tampere
F Rantamaki, KaroliinaKaroliina Rantamäki 163 65 23 February 1978 Espoo Russia SKIF
F Saarinen, MariMari Saarinen 172 67 30 July 1981 Kangasala Finland Ilves Tampere
F Tikkinen, NinaNina Tikkinen 170 67 6 February 1987 Salo United States Minnesota State University, Mankato
F Tuominen, MinnamariMinnamari Tuominen 165 67 26 June 1990 Helsinki United States 2009–10 Ohio State Buckeyes women's ice hockey season
F Tuominen, SaaraSaara Tuominen 169 65 1 January 1986 Ylöjärvi United States 2009–10 Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey season
F Voutilainen, MarjoMarjo Voutilainen 168 70 22 March 1981 Kuopio Finland Espoo Blues
F Valimaki, LindaLinda Välimäki 165 62 31 May 1990 Ylöjärvi Finland Ilves Tampere

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2010 Olympics[edit]

Date Opponent Location Time Score
Feb. 14 Russia UBC Thunderbird Arena 16:30 PM Win, 5-1[6]
Feb. 16 China UBC Thunderbird Arena 19:00 PM Win, 2-1[6]
Feb. 18 USA UBC Thunderbird Arena 14:30 PM Loss, 0-6[7]
Feb. 22 Canada UBC Thunderbird Arena 17:00 PM Loss, 0-5[8]
Feb. 25 Sweden Canada Hockey Place 17:00 PM Win, 3-2 (OT)[9]

In the Bronze Medal game, Karoliina Rantamäki scored in overtime as Finland beat Sweden 3-2. Heidi Pelttari and Michelle Karvinen also scored for Finland. Noora Rätyä made 16 saves for Finland who led 2-1 after the second period. Rantamäki scored the winner just 2:33 into the overtime.[10]

Player stats[edit]

Skaters[edit]

Player Goals Assists Points Shots PIM +/-
Anne Helin 0 0 0 2 4 -4
Jenni Hiirikoski 0 1 1 9 5 -3
Venla Hovi 2 0 2 2 6 1
Michelle Karvinen 1 0 1 6 6 -1
Emma Laaksonen 0 0 0 5 4 -2
Rosa Lindstedt 0 1 1 0 5 -3
Terhi Mertanen 0 0 0 3 1 0
Heidi Pelttari 1 2 3 2 13 -4
Mariia Posa 0 0 0 0 3 -3
Annina Rajahuhta 0 0 0 0 0 -2
Karolina Rantamaki 2 0 2 6 3 -2
Mari Saarinen 0 0 0 2 6 2
Saija Sirviö 1 0 1 2 7 2
Nina Tikkinen 2 0 2 2 11 -3
Minnamari Tuominen 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saara Tuominen 0 1 1 1 12 -3
Linda Välimäki 0 1 1 9 12 -2
Marjo Voutilainen 1 0 1 0 10 -3

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Goaltenders[edit]

Player Games Played Minutes Goals Against Wins Losses Shutouts Save % Goals Against Average
Mira Kuisma 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Noora Räty 5 302:33 15 3 2 0 88.5 3.00
Anna Vanhatalo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

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