2009–10 SM-liiga season

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2009–10 SM-liiga
League SM-liiga
Sport Ice hockey
Duration September 10, 2009 – April 2010
Number of teams 14
TV partner(s) URHOtv, Nelonen Sport Pro
Regular season
Best record JYP
Runners-up KalPa
Season MVP Jori Lehterä (Tappara)
Top scorer Jori Lehterä (Tappara)
Playoffs
Playoffs MVP Ilari Filppula (TPS)
Kanada-malja
Champions TPS

The 2009–10 SM-liiga season the 35th season of the SM-liiga, the top level of ice hockey in Finland, since the league's formation in 1975. TPS won the Kanada-malja and Ilari Filppula from TPS won the Jari Kurri trophy. In the regular season, JYP finished atop the league, Jori Lehterä led the league in points and assists, and three players – Jukka Hentunen, Jonas Enlund, and Juhamatti Aaltonen – tied for the league lead in goals.

Teams[edit]

Team City Head coach Arena[1] Capacity[1] Captain[1]
Assat Ässät Pori Pekka Rautakallio Porin jäähalli 6,481 Matti Kuparinen
Blues Espoo Petri Matikainen Barona Areena 6,798 Toni Kähkönen
HIFK Helsinki Kari Jalonen Helsingin jäähalli 8,200 Kim Hirschovits
HPK Hämeenlinna Jukka Rautakorpi Patria-areena 5,360 Jukka Laamanen
Ilves Tampere Juha Pajuoja* Tampereen jäähalli 7,600 Pasi Määttänen
Jokerit Helsinki Hannu Jortikka* Hartwall Areena 13,506 Antti-Jussi Niemi
JYP Jyvaskyla Jyväskylä Risto Dufva Jyväskylän jäähalli 4,618 Juha-Pekka Hytönen
KalPa Kuopio Pekka Virta Niiralan monttu 5,224 Sami Kapanen
Kärpät Oulu Mikko Haapakoski* Oulun Energia Areena 6,614 Ilkka Mikkola
Lukko Rauma Rauli Urama Äijänsuo Arena 5,400 Antti Laaksonen
Pelicans Lahti Mika Toivola Isku Areena 4,910 Erik Kakko
SaiPa Lappeenranta Ari-Pekka Selin Kisapuisto 4,847 Ville Koho
Tappara Tampere Mikko Saarinen Tampereen jäähalli 7,600 Janne Ojanen[2]
TPS Turku Kai Suikkanen Turkuhalli 11,800 Aki Berg[3]
  • Head coaches with asterisk replaced original coaches mid-season.

Regular season[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA +/− P
JYP 58 31 6 6 15 173 132 +41 111
KalPa 58 31 5 6 16 164 135 +29 109
Lukko 58 30 5 7 16 178 136 +42 107
HIFK 58 30 6 2 20 185 152 +33 104
HPK 58 26 3 7 22 153 154 −1 91
TPS 58 25 6 2 25 169 169 0 89
Tappara 58 24 4 6 24 181 181 0 86
Blues 58 19 9 7 23 145 155 −10 82
Kärpät 58 21 7 4 26 150 163 −13 81
Jokerit 58 22 4 4 28 144 157 −13 78
SaiPa 58 20 6 5 27 154 176 −22 77
Pelicans 58 18 6 7 27 166 197 −31 73
Ässät 58 18 7 4 29 151 170 −19 72
Ilves 58 17 0 7 34 155 191 −36 58

Playoffs[edit]

Wild card -round (best-of-three)[edit]

Tappara-Jokerit 2-1

Tappara-Jokerit 5-3
Jokerit-Tappara 5-4
Tappara-Jokerit 4-2

Blues-Kärpät 1-2

Blues-Kärpät 2-3
Kärpät-Blues 2-3 (3OT)
Blues-Kärpät 1-2

Quarterfinals (best-of-seven)[edit]

JYP-Kärpät 4-3

JYP-Kärpät 2-1
Kärpät-JYP 3-0
JYP-Kärpät 2-0
Kärpät-JYP 1-2 (OT)
JYP-Kärpät 3-4 (3OT)
Kärpät-JYP 3-2 (OT)
JYP-Kärpät 2-0

KalPa-Tappara 4-2

KalPa-Tappara 4-1
Tappara-KalPa 4-2
KalPa-Tappara 3-2 (OT)
Tappara-KalPa 3-2
KalPa-Tappara 4-3 (OT)
Tappara-KalPa 1-2 (OT)

Lukko-TPS 0-4

Lukko-TPS 2-4
TPS-Lukko 5-0
Lukko-TPS 0-1
TPS-Lukko 4-2

HIFK-HPK 2-4

HIFK-HPK 3-4 (OT)
HPK-HIFK 1-3
HIFK-HPK 7-0
HPK-HIFK 4-3 (OT)
HIFK-HPK 2-3
HPK-HIFK 3-1

Semi-finals (best-of-seven)[edit]

JYP-TPS 2-4

JYP-TPS 4-2
TPS-JYP 2-1
JYP-TPS 4-0
TPS-JYP 4-3 (OT)
JYP-TPS 1-2
TPS-JYP 6-1

KalPa-HPK 2-4

KalPa-HPK 2-3
HPK-KalPa 0-4
KalPa-HPK 4-1
HPK-KalPa 3-2 (OT)
KalPa-HPK 2-3 (OT)
HPK-KalPa 4-3

Bronze medal game[edit]

JYP-KalPa 4-0

Finals (best-of-seven)[edit]

HPK-TPS 1-4

HPK-TPS 2-4
TPS-HPK 3-1
HPK-TPS 1-2 (OT)
TPS-HPK 1-2
HPK-TPS 2-6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mestarilla monta haastajaa (7 ed.). Egmont Kustannus Oy. 2009-09-04. pp. 44–122. ISSN 1238-0903. 
  2. ^ "Ilves kaatoi apparan kauden ensikohtaamisessa". radio957.fi. Tampere: Radio 957. 2009-09-11. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  3. ^ "Otteluraportti: Jokerit - TPS 8.10.2009". hc.tps.fi. HC TPS Turku Oy. 2009-10-08. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 

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