Jokipojat

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Jokipojat
Jokipojat logo.svg
City Joensuu, Finland
League Mestis
Founded 1953 (1953)
Home arena Mehtimäki Ice Hall (capacity 4800)
Colours               
Owner(s) Finland Jussi Jormakka, Finland Henry Rösch
General manager Finland Jarkko Immonen
Head coach Finland Jouni Varis
Captain Finland Juuso Akkanen
Website http://www.jokipojat.fi/

Jokipojat is a Finnish semi-professional ice hockey team that plays in the Mestis. The full name of the club is Joensuun Kiekko ry. It has spent three seasons in the top flight of Finnish hockey, season 1971-72 in SM-sarja and seasons 1989-90 and 1991-92 in SM-liiga. The club was known as Joensuun Kiekko-Pojat (JoKP) during most of its existence, the current name being in official use since 2001.

Current Team[edit]

Updated February 20, 2017[1]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
4 Finland Akkanen, JuusoJuuso Akkanen (C) D L 33 2015 Rauma, Finland
20 Finland Arousva, SanteriSanteri Arousva D L 24 2015 Pori, Finland
65 Finland Friman, NicoNico Friman RW R 23 2016 Vantaa, Finland
11 Finland Halonen, VilleVille Halonen (A) C L 27 2007 Tampere, Finland
3 Finland Helanto, AnttiAntti Helanto D L 27 2016 Turku, Finland
50 Finland Holttinen, TeemuTeemu Holttinen F L 22 2009 Imatra, Finland
92 Finland Huhdanpää, LauriLauri Huhdanpää F L 22 2016 Tampere, Finland
33 Finland Hukkanen, LauriLauri Hukkanen F L 26 2016 Joensuu, Finland
28 Finland Hämäläinen, RoopeRoope Hämäläinen C L 24 2015 Lappeenranta, Finland
31 Finland Jukuri, SamuelSamuel Jukuri G L 21 2015 Kiiminki, Finland
33 Finland Iilahti, JonathanJonathan Iilahti G L 25 2017 Vaasa, Finland
47 Finland Koistinen, MattiMatti Koistinen (A) D L 31 2012 Outokumpu, Finland
26 Finland Lahtinen, TeemuTeemu Lahtinen F L 19 2012 Helsinki, Finland
91 Finland Larinmaa, JoonasJoonas Larinmaa F L 24 2014 Turku, Finland
88 Finland Lehtinen, OskariOskari Lehtinen LW R 23 2016 Turku, Finland
89 Finland Manninen, JoonaJoona Manninen LW L 25 2016 Joensuu, Finland
6 Finland Muranen, JoniJoni Muranen D L 22 2009 Vantaa, Finland
10 Finland Niemelä, JereJere Niemelä D L 27 2014 Joensuu, Finland
17 Finland Nissinen, TeemuTeemu Nissinen F R 23 2008 Joensuu, Finland
2 Finland Olkkonen, JoelJoel Olkkonen (L) D R 25 2014 Hyvinkää, Finland
16 Finland Paukku, JesseJesse Paukku F L 23 2008 Joensuu, Finland
27 Finland Pellinen, OssiOssi Pellinen (AInjured Reserve C L 34 2015 Nokia, Finland
71 Finland Puruskainen, KasimirKasimir Puruskainen F R 23 2015 Joensuu, Finland
14 Finland Puustinen, HeikkiHeikki Puustinen LW R 30 2006 Joensuu, Finland
30 Finland Ratilainen, JuhoJuho Ratilainen G L 19 2012 Liperi, Finland
33 Finland Ruotsalainen, ArttuArttu Ruotsalainen G L 16 2014 Joensuu, Finland
21 Finland Räsänen, VilleVille Räsänen D L 18 2013 Joensuu, Finland
90 Finland Silvast, VilleVille Silvast G L 31 2015 Pieksämäki, Finland
12 Finland Uski, OulaOula Uski C L 25 2015 Järvenpää, Finland

Team Officials[edit]

Updated February 20, 2017[2]

Title Staff Member
General Manager Jarkko Immonen
Head Coach Jouni Varis[3]
Assistant Coach Eemeli Parikka
Goaltending Coach Arto Pyykkö

Retired numbers[edit]

Former players[edit]

All Time Statistics Leaders[edit]

Goals
Player Goals
Markku Kyllönen 206
Jari Hämäläinen 195
Jyrki Manninen 145
Jani Keränen 108
Sami Puruskainen 106
Assists
Player Assists
Markku Kyllönen 232
Sami Puruskainen 217
Jyrki Manninen 213
Jari Hämäläinen 182
Pasi Nissinen 156
Points
Player Points
Markku Kyllönen 438
Jari Hämäläinen 377
Jyrki Manninen 358
Sami Puruskainen 323
Pasi Nissinen 255

Season by season record[edit]

Since rejoining the Mestis in 2004–05[4]

Season League GP W T L OTW OTL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2004–05 Mestis 44 11 6 27 1 29 117 178 11th Saved from relegation
2005–06 Mestis 45 17 8 20 45 131 160 8th Quarterfinal loss
2006–07 Mestis 45 22 5 18 50 151 137 6th Quarterfinal loss
2007–08 Mestis 45 20 19 3 3 69 133 125 7th Quarterfinal loss
2008–09 Mesits 45 27 11 2 5 90 156 101 1st Final loss
2009–10 Mestis 45 23 12 5 5 84 173 128 2nd Champion
2010–11 Mestis 49 16 22 3 3 62 146 173 10th Did not make playoffs
2011–12 Mestis 46 18 16 8 4 74 142 134 4th Final loss
2012–13 Mestis 48 20 18 4 6 74 155 144 6th Bronze game loss

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eliteprospects". Eliteprospects. Retrieved -4-10-2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "Jokipojat". Eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 4-10-2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ https://jokipojat.fi/uutiset/2017/02/jouni-varis-jokipoikien-paavalmentajaksi
  4. ^ "Jokipojat - Team History and Stats". eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 

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