Tappara

Tappara

Tamhockey Oy

Kissanmaankatu 9
33520 Tampere

Tel. 020 745 7500
tappara@tappara.fi

Home game tickets:
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Home arena on map

Founded 1955 Tappara
1999 Tamhockey Oy

In Liiga 1975-
75. season on the Finnish elite level (edelt. TBK -1955)

Home arena Tampereen jäähalli, Hakametsä (1965)
Capacity: 7300 (seats. 5941, stand. 1359)
Home rink size: 60 x 28

Home page www.tappara.fi

Chairman Heikki Penttilä

CEO Mikko Leinonen

Head coach Jukka Rautakorpi

Captains 2017–18:
C Jukka Peltola
A Kristian Kuusela
A Veli-Matti Vittasmäki

Championships 17
(1953/TBK, 1954/TBK, 1955/TBK, 1959, 1961, 1964, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 2003, 2016, 2017)

Finals(1976-) 19
(1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Silver medals 13
(1958, 1960, 1963, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1981, 2001, 2002, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018)

Bronze medals 11
(1946/TBK, 1947/TBK, 1948/TBK, 1950/TBK, 1951/TBK, 1956, 1957, 1962, 1973, 1990, 2008)

Regular series wins 7
(1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 1986, 2002, 2017)

Goalies

# Name Pos Date of birth Height Weight Shoots
30 Heljanko, Christian MV 2.4.1997 182 76 L
32 Bäckström, Niklas MV 13.2.1978 186 90 L
73 Rautiainen, Kimmo * MV 9.3.1998 178 72 L

Defensemen

# Name Pos Date of birth Height Weight Shoots
4 Suhonen, Teemu OP 1.2.1989 175 80 L
13 Kemiläinen, Valtteri OP 16.12.1991 184 87 R
15 Utunen, Toni * VP 27.4.2000 180 78 L
18 Mäntylä, Tuukka VP 25.5.1981 171 85 L
23 Elorinne, Aleksi VP 3.2.1990 196 99 L
24 Blood, Ben VP 15.3.1989 193 103 L
33 Vittasmäki, Veli-Matti VP 3.7.1990 186 93 L
37 Fälth, Elias OP 30.3.1981 176 77 R
52 Rantakari, Otso + OP 19.11.1993 182 84 R
56 Rautanen, Juho VP 25.5.1997 181 82 L
62 Wehmas, Jeremi * VP 1.12.1998 180 84 L

Forwards

# Name Pos Date of birth Height Weight Shoots
11 Järvinen, Matti KH 14.10.1989 195 96 L
14 Vanhatalo, Lassi * VL 8.1.1998 200 97 L
20 Ojamäki, Niko OL 17.6.1995 180 83 R
21 Puistola, Patrik * VL 11.1.2001 183 75 L
26 Karjalainen, Jere OL 23.5.1992 175 80 R
28 Malinen, Jarkko KH 17.3.1988 188 84 L
35 Simontaival, Kasper * OL 11.1.2002 175 78 R
42 Rauhala, Otto KH 12.4.1995 180 90 L
43 Ollikainen, Anton OL 11.3.1993 180 82 L
44 Järvinen, Jan-Mikael KH 26.2.1988 174 78 L
61 Jasu, Juhani KH 19.1.1988 185 89 R
67 Záborský, Tomas VL 14.11.1987 183 89 L
68 Luoto, Joona VL 26.9.1997 190 87 L
70 Lehtonen, Matias * VL 4.8.1995 183 79 L
71 Kuusela, Kristian OL 19.2.1983 175 84 R
74 Erkinjuntti, Antti VL 30.5.1986 181 86 L
76 Levtchi, Anton OL 28.11.1995 181 80 L
96 Moilanen, Sami * VL 22.1.1999 175 85 L

Abbreviations

#
Jersey
Pos
Player position