Hämeenlinnan Pallokerho (HPK) is an ice hockey team in the Liiga, the top men's ice hockey league in Finland. Their home ice is the Ritari-areena in Hämeenlinna. HPK was established in 1929. The parent club of the team is HPK Edustusjääkiekko ry[1] and the team is sometimes promoted as the "Hockey Playing Knights," with a logo representing a knight's helmet. HPK won their first SM-liiga championship in 2006 and the second in 2019.[2]

HPK
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CityHämeenlinna
LeagueLiiga
Founded1929 (1929)
Home arenaRitarihalli
ColoursOrange, black, white
              
Owner(s)HPK Liiga Oy
General managerAntti Toivanen
Head coachAntti Pennanen
CaptainNiklas Friman
Parent club(s)HPK Edustusjääkiekko ry
Championships2006, 2019
Websitewww.hpk.fi
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HonoursEdit

ChampionsEdit

Runners-upEdit

Other awards for the club:

PlayersEdit

2019-2020Edit

GoalkeepersEdit

DefendersEdit

ForwardsEdit


Honored membersEdit

 
Karri Rämö shared the netminding duties with Miika Wiikman during the 2005-06 season. Image from the match vs. HIFK, January 2006.

NHL alumniEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HPK:n liigatoiminta yhtiöityy" [HPK Liiga Operations have been Incorporated]. Hämeenlinnan Pallokerho (in Finnish). 2015-04-09. Retrieved 2019-07-26.
  2. ^ https://liiga.fi/fi/uutiset/2019/05/04/hpk-on-suomen-mestari-2019

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