Jokipojat

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.

Jokipojat
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CityJoensuu
LeagueMestis
Founded1953 (1953)
Home arenaMehtimäki Ice Hall
Colours     
Owner(s)Henry Rösch, Jarkko Immonen
General managerJarkko Immonen
Head coachJoni Petrell
CaptainEsa Lehikoinen
Websitewww.jokipojat.fi
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HonoursEdit

ChampionsEdit

Runners-upEdit

Current TeamEdit

Updated February 20, 2017[1]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
4   Juuso Akkanen (C) D L 37 2015 Rauma, Finland
20   Santeri Arousva D L 27 2015 Pori, Finland
65   Nico Friman RW R 27 2016 Vantaa, Finland
11   Ville Halonen (A) C L 31 2007 Tampere, Finland
3   Antti Helanto D L 30 2016 Turku, Finland
50   Teemu Holttinen F L 26 2009 Imatra, Finland
92   Lauri Huhdanpää F L 25 2016 Tampere, Finland
33   Lauri Hukkanen F L 30 2016 Joensuu, Finland
28   Roope Hämäläinen C L 28 2015 Lappeenranta, Finland
31   Samuel Jukuri G L 24 2015 Kiiminki, Finland
33   Jonathan Iilahti G L 28 2017 Vaasa, Finland
47   Matti Koistinen (A) D L 35 2012 Outokumpu, Finland
26   Teemu Lahtinen F L 23 2012 Helsinki, Finland
91   Joonas Larinmaa F L 28 2014 Turku, Finland
88   Oskari Lehtinen LW R 27 2016 Turku, Finland
89   Joona Manninen LW L 29 2016 Joensuu, Finland
6   Joni Muranen D L 26 2009 Vantaa, Finland
10   Jere Niemelä D L 30 2014 Joensuu, Finland
17   Teemu Nissinen F R 26 2008 Joensuu, Finland
2   Joel Olkkonen (L) D R 28 2014 Hyvinkää, Finland
16   Jesse Paukku F L 26 2008 Joensuu, Finland
27   Ossi Pellinen (A  C L 37 2015 Nokia, Finland
71   Kasimir Puruskainen F R 27 2015 Joensuu, Finland
14   Heikki Puustinen LW R 34 2006 Joensuu, Finland
30   Juho Ratilainen G L 23 2012 Liperi, Finland
33   Arttu Ruotsalainen G L 20 2014 Joensuu, Finland
21   Ville Räsänen D L 22 2013 Joensuu, Finland
90   Ville Silvast G L 35 2015 Pieksämäki, Finland
12   Oula Uski C L 28 2015 Järvenpää, Finland

Team OfficialsEdit

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
 
Sami Puruskainen season 2009–10

Retired numbersEdit

Former playersEdit

All Time Statistics LeadersEdit

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 recordEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eliteprospects". Eliteprospects. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
  2. ^ "Jokipojat". Eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
  3. ^ https://jokipojat.fi/uutiset/2017/02/jouni-varis-jokipoikien-paavalmentajaksi
  4. ^ "Jokipojat - Team History and Stats". eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2013-12-16.

External linksEdit