KOOVEE (ice hockey)

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KOOVEE
Koovee logo.png
CityTampere, Finland
LeagueMestis
Founded1929
Home arenaHakametsä 2 (capacity 800)
Colours              
Owner(s)KOOVEE Jääkiekko Ry
General managerVesa Leinonen
Head coachJyrki Rantala
CaptainTero Kalela
Websitehttp://www.koovee.org

KOOVEE is a Finnish ice hockey team based at Tampere. They currently play in the Mestis, the second-tier league of Finland.

KOOVEE played in the country's top-tier leagues, SM-sarja and SM-liiga in the 1950–51 season, then 1953 to 1957 and again from 1958 until 1980.

The full name of the club is KOOVEE Ry. The team were initially named Tampereen Kilpa-Veljet Ry (TK-V) until 1967.

KOOVEE play in Tampere at the Hakametsä 2 arena which holds about 800.

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