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Old 10-29-2012, 09:41 AM
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Todau we got a very interesting piece of roster news from a certain team in Mestis. But first, let's take a look at what has happened in SM-liiga.

HPK
loaned out forward Borna Rendulic (CRO) to Peliitat (Mestis)

Ilves
signed goaltender Anders Lindbäck (SWE) to a 2 month NHL lockout-contract, last season split with Nashville Predators (NHL) and Milwaukee Admirals (AHL)

JYP
signed forward Lars Eller (DEN) to NHL-lockout contract for the remainder of the 2012-2013 season, last season with Montreal Canadiens (NHL)

KalPa
forward Craig Smith (USA) released from his contract due to personal reasons

And now to Mestis:

KooKoo
legendary defender Marko Kiprusoff released from his contract due to personal reasons

TUTO Hockey
forward David Lundbohm (USA) returns to Västerås IK (Allsvenskan) because his loan has ended
and now, here comes the big news:
signed power forward Matt Bradley (CAN) to a month-by-month contract, last season with Florida Panthers (NHL)
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:03 AM
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SM-liiga:

HPK
signed forward Antti Miettinen to NHL lockout-contract for the remainder of the season, last season split with Ak Bars Kazan (KHL) and Winnipeg Jets (NHL)

Ilves
signed forward Maxime Talbot (CAN) to NHL lockout-contract, last season with Philadelphia Flyers (NHL).

Kärpät
forward Jussi Jokinen signed to another NHL lockout contract, this time for 6 games.
forward Mika Halava released after unsuccesful tryout

Pelicans
signed defender Jamie McBain (USA) to NHL lockout-contract, last season with Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)
power forward Lee Goren (CAN) fired for some reason after 12 points (4+8) in 13 games.

SaiPa
signed defender Simo-Pekka Riikola' to an extension after being loaned from KalPa
defender Richard Demén-Willaume (SWE) released after unsuccesful tryout

Tappara
signed forward Jannik Hansen (DEN) to NHL lockout-contract, last season with Vancouver Canucks (NHL)

Mestis:

Jokipojat
signed power forward Tuomas Huhtanen to a contract for the end of the year, last season split with Lukko and HIFK in SM-liiga.

TUTO Hockey
power forward Matt Bradley (CAN) released from his contract due to a groin injury. He played only 1 game for the team.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:50 PM
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SM-liiga:

Blues
the loan of Jens Westin (SWE) extended to the end of the season

KalPa
signed forward Derek Stepan (USA) to NHL lockout-contract for the remainder of the season, last season with New York Rangers (NHL)
signed forward Petri Lammassaari to a 2 year contract, last season with Blues

TPS
loaned defender Petteri Nummelin from Lugano (NLA) once again. This time the loan expires at the christmas break

Mestis:

HCK
signed defender Tero Konttinen to a contract that lasts indefinitely, last season split with IK Oskarshamn (Allsvenskan) and Herning IK (Denmark)

Hokki
loaned tough defender Anssi Rantanen from Lukko (SM-liiga) for the remainder of the season

Sport
signed forward Mika Halava to a contract for the remainder of the season, played earlier this season with Kärpät (SM-liiga) on tryout

TUTO Hockey
signed forward Jesse Winchester (CAN) to a contract
loaned forward David Stach (CZE) from Lukko U20 (jr.A SM-liiga) for the end of the year

2-divisioona:

PaKa
legendary defender, ex-NHLer and World Champion Marko Kiprusoff returns to PaKa, the team he played and coached for last season.
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:24 AM
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Not officially announced by the team but it is reported that Mestis team TUTO Hockey has signed forward Jared Boll (USA) to NHL lockout contract!!!
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Old 11-19-2012, 10:17 AM
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Now it's official: TUTO Hockey has signed Jared Boll to NHL lockout-contract!!!!!!
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Blues
signed forward Mika Hannula (SWE) to a 6 game contract, last season split with MODO Hockey (Elitserien) and Blues

HIFK
released forward Tyler Redenbach (CAN) from his contract
signed forward Mathieu Perreault (CAN) to NHL lockout-contract, last season with Washington Capitals (NHL)

Ilves
signed forward Janne Laakkonen to a contract for the rest of the year, last season with HPK, this season started with LeKi (Mestis)
loaned defender Jarkko Näppilä from LeKi (Mestis), last season with Jokipojat (Mestis).He is the most penalized player in Mestis so far this season with 83 PIM in 20 games.

Pelicans
loaned forward Miikka Männikkö from Tappara. Also played for Växjö Lakers (Elitserien) and LeKi (Mestis) this season
signed goalie Ondrej Pavelec (CZE) to NHL lockout-contract, last season with Winnipeg Jets (NHL), this season started with Bili Tygri Liberec (Extraliga)

Tappara
signed defender Justin Braun (USA) to NHL lockout-contract, last season split with San Jose Sharks (NHL) and Worcester Sharks (AHL)

TPS
signed defender Kevin Shattenkirk (USA) to NHL lockout-contract, last season with St. Louis Blues (NHL)
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SM-liiga

HIFK
defender Stephane Robidas leaves the team after his NHL lockout-contract expired. He had 5 (2+3) points and 22 PIM in 15 games.

Ilves
signed forward Daniel Paille (CAN) to NHL lockout-contract, last season with Boston Bruins (NHL)

Kärpät
forward Jussi Jokinen leaves the team to run away the taxes after his NHL lockout-contract expired, he is expected to rejoin the team in January if the lockout continues
loaned goalie Miika Wiikman from Ilves as a replacement for injured Johan Backlund (SWE)

TPS
loaned tough defender Anssi Rantanen from Lukko on a 1 month loan with an option for the remainder of the season, this season also played for LeKi and Hokki in Mestis, last season with Lukko
loaned forward Nestori Lähde from LeKi on a 3 game loan, last season with Tappara
legendary defender Petteri Nummelin returns to Switzerland from his loan spell to play for Lugano (NLA) .
forward Mikko Koivu leaves the team to run away the taxes after his NHL lockout-contract expired, he is expected to rejoin the team in January if the lockout continues
forward Lauri Korpikoski leaves the team to run away the taxes after his NHL lockout-contract expired, he is expected to rejoin the team in January if the lockout continues

Ässät
signed forward Eero Elo to a 2 year contract from Lukko, has also played for Sport (Mestis) this season
signed forward Dragan Umicevic (SWE) to a 10 game contract, last season with Malmö Redhawks (Allsvenskan(

Mestis:

TUTO Hockey
NHL enforcer Jared Boll (USA) leaves the team due to a back injury, he had 3 (2+1) points and 31 PIM in 5 games. He also fought Tommi Välimaa (LeKi) in his last game with the team.
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:16 PM
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Lots of roster moves in Finland over the last month.

SM-liiga:
Blues
loaned forward Ilmari Pitkänen from Mestis team Jokipojat. Played 5 games and returned to Jokipojat.

HIFK
announced the signing of center Corey Elkins (USA) for the remainder of the season. Last season with Pardubice (Extraliga). This signing is still unsure despite the fact that HIFK has officially announced it.
forwards Lennart Petrell and Mathieu Perreault left the team after NHL lock out ended

HPK
forward Antti Miettinen left the team after NHL lock out ended
forward Eric Fehr used his contract's NHL option and left the team to pursue spot in the big league

Ilves
released forward Danny Dries after unsuccesful tryout period. Dries collected 1 assist and 10 PIM in 13 games. His new team is Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL)
released forward Janne Laakkonen after unsuccesful tryout period. He had no points and 4 PIM in 9 games. New team unknown.
forward Daniel Paille and Maxime Talbot left the team after NHL lock out ended
signed forward Antti Hölli to a tryout from Mestis team LeKi. Last season with Herning (Denmark)

Jokerit
defender Erik Karlsson and forward Valtteri Filppula left the team after NHL lock out ended

JYP
forward Lars Eller and Rich Peverley left the team after NHL lock out ended

KalPa
forward Derek Stepan released from his NHL lock out-contract

Kärpät
forward Kyle Turris released from his NHL lock out-contract
defender Jason Demers and forward Jussi Jokinen left the team after NHL lock out ended

Lukko
defender Philip Larsen along with forwards Mikkel Bödker and Frans Nielsen left the team after NHL lock out ended
signed forward Josef Straka (CZE) from Avtomobilist Ekateringburg (KHL) to contract for the remainder of the season. Last season split with Severstal Cherepovets and Ak Bars Kazan in KHL.

Pelicans
defender Jamie McBain left the team due to an injury
forward Radek Smolenak left the team after his contract expired. His new team is Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in KHL. He also signed a two year extension with Pelicans.

Tappara
defender Justin Braun left the team due to an injury
forward Jannik Hansen left the team after NHL lock out ended
defender Kurtis Foster released from his contract

TPS
defender Alec Martinez left the team and joined Allen Americans in CHL
defenders Kris Russel and Kevin Shattenkirk left the team after NHL lock out ended
loaned forward Camilo Miettinen from Blues for the remainder of the season and also signed him to a two year contract

Ässät
forward Jesse Joensuu left the team after NHL lock out ended

Mestis:
HCK
tough guy Pasi Nielikäinen has joined the team on a tryout. Still unsure if he's going to play with them.

K-Vantaa
loaned tough guy Semir Ben-Amor from Jokerit before christmas. Played 2 games with the them
loaned power forward Toni Mäkiaho from Suomi-sarja team Bewe TuusKi. before christmas. Played 2 games with the them
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This week's been very busy in SM-liiga. Lots of contract news.

Blues
sold their leading scorer center Teemu Ramstedt to SKA St. Petersburg (KHL)
signed forward Mark Lee (CAN) from SaiPa for the remainder of the season

Ilves
signed Mika Viinanen for the remainder of the season. Last season split with TPS and Visp (NLB)

Jokerit
signed tough defender Ivan Majesky (SVK) from Rytiri Kladno (Extraliga). Last season split with Kladno and Linköping (Elitserien)

JYP
released defender Jason Lepine (CAN) from his contract. His new team is Iserlohn Roosters (DEL)
released forward Cory Quirk (USA) from his contract. His new team is Hannover Scorpions (DEL)

Lukko
signed forward Jerry Ahtola from Tappara for the remainder of the season

Pelicans
loaned forward Tyler Redenbach (CAN) from HIFK for the remainder of the season
signed forward Jesse Niinimäki from Ilves for the remainder of the season and for 2013-2014 season.
searching new team for forward [b]Angelo Esposito (CAN/ITA)/B] after disappointing performance this season.

SaiPa
loaned goalie Miika Wiikman from Ilves for the remainder of the season
rumoured to sell their no.1 goalie Jani Nieminen to Ak Bars Kazan (KHL)

Tappara
signed forward Jeff Ulmer (CAN) for the remainder of the season. Last season with Düsseldorfer EG (DEL)
signed defender Dale Clarke (CAN) for the remainder of the season. Last season with Blues

TPS
released forward Corey Locke (CAN/GBR) from his contract. His new team is Eisbären Berlin (DEL)
signed defender Tom Preissing (USA) from Rögle BK (Elitserien) for the remainder of the season. Last season with EHC Biel (NLA)
signed defender Josh MacNevin (CAN) from AIK (Elitserien), also played 1 game with SaiPa earlier this season., Last season split with HPK and AIK.

And also one for Mestis:

LeKi
signed tough defender Jarno Virkki for the remainder of the season. Last 4 seasons with LeKi
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SM-liiga:

Blues
loaned forward Mikko Alikoski from KooKoo (Mestis), last season with Kärpät
loaned forward Robert Nyholm from HIFK for the remainder of the season. Has also played for HCK (Mestis) this season. Last season split with HIFK and K-Vantaa (Mestis)

HIFK
loaned defender Martti Järventie from Ilves for the remainder of the season. Last season also with Ilves
signed forward Mika Hannula (SWE) for the remainder of the season after his contract with Blues expired. Last season split with MODO Hockey (Elitserien) and Blues.

Ilves
signed forward Alexander Ruuttu (FIN/USA) from Jokerit, also played with K-Vantaa (Mestis) this season. Last season also split with Jokerit and K-Vantaa)
signed goalie Jaroslav Hübl (CZE) from SC Langnau Tigers (NLA) for the remainder of the season. Last season with BK Mlada Boleslav (Extraliga)

Jokerit
signed defender Ivan Majesky (SVK) from Kladno (Extraliga) for the remainder of the season. Last season split with Kladno and Linköpings HC (Elitserien)

KalPa
signed goalie Pekka Tuokkola from Tappara. Last season with Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod (KHL)

Kärpät
recalled defender Stepan Jenik (CZE) from their junior team. Represented Czech Republic in this years U20 World Championships.
signed defender Josef Boumedienne (SWE/FIN) for the remainder of the season. Started this with HC Slovan Bratislava (KHL). Last season split with Djurgårdens IF (Elitserien) and Jokerit

SaiPa
loaned goalie Miika Wiikman (FIN/SWE) from Ilves for the remainder of the season. Also played with Kärpät this season. Last season with Ilves
goalie Richard Ullberg left the team and joined Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
sold their no.1 goalie Jani Nieminen to Ak Bars Kazan (KHL)
signed goalie Hannu Toivonen from Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL) for the remainder of the season as a replacement for Jani Nieminen. Last season with IF Malmö Redhawks (Allsvenskan)

Tappara
signed goalie Mika Noronen for the remainder of the season as a replacement for Pekka Tuokkola. Last season with Lukko.

TPS
signed goalie Ville Hostikka from HC Slovan Bratislava (KHL) for the remainder of the season. Last season with Kärpät.

Mestis:

Jokipojat
signed forward Sami Blomqvist, the son of former NHLer Timo Blomqvist, from Herning (Denmark) for the remainder of the season. Last season split with Pelicans and Lukko in SM-liiga and Peliitat and Sport in Mestis.
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The trasfer deadline was passed last week here in Finland. The latest roster moves from SM-liiga:

Blues
signed forward Vladimir Dravecky (SVK) from HC Slovan Bratislava (KHL) for the remainder of the season. Last season with HC Kosice (Slovakia)
signed forward Tomi Ståhlhammar from K-Vantaa (Mestis) for the remainder of the season. Last season split with Kärpät and Blues
signed forward Ryan Vesce (USA) from Skellefteå AIK (Elitserien) for the remainder of the season. Last season with Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod (KHL)

HPK
released defender Dan Spang (USA/ITA) from his contract. His new team is HV71 (Elitserien)
signed forward Ville Järveläinen from Peliitat (Mestis) to a 1+1 year contract. Last season with Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
signed defender Jordan Henry (CAN) for the remainder of the season. Played this season with Södertälje SK (Allsvenskan), Stockton Thunder (ECHL) and Oklahoma City Barons (AHL). Last season split with Abbotsford Heat (AHL) and Rockford IceHogs (AHL).
signed defender Ville-Veikko Eerola from Peliitat (Mestis) for the remainder of the season. Also played with Pelicans this season. Last season with HPK's junior A team.

Ilves
signed forward Tuomas Huhtanen from Jokipojat (Mestis) to a 1+1 year contract. Last season split with Lukko and HIFK
loaned forward Jere Laaksonen from Lukko with an option for the next season. Also played with Sport and LeKi in Mestis this season. Last season split with Lukko and Hokki (Mestis)
signed big (194cm/102kg) defender Atte Pentikäinen from LeKi (Mestis) for the remainder of the season. Also played with HK SKP Poprad (Slovakia) this season. Last season split with LeKi and Poprad.
released forward Teemu Huhtala from his contract. His new team is Jukurit (Mestis)
released forward Aivaras Bendzius (LTU) from his contract. His new team is Energija Elektrenai (Lithuania)

Jokerit
signed forward Jesse Winchester (CAN) for the remainder of the season. Played with TUTO Hockey (Mestis) earlier this season. Last season with Ottawa Senators (NHL)

JYP
signed forward Darryl Boyce (CAN) from Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL) for the remainder of the season. Last season split with Toronto Marlies (AHL), Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL) and Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)

KalPa
signed defender Joni Haverinen from K-Vantaa (Mestis) for the remainder of the season. Also played with Neman Grodno (Belarus) this season. Last season split with HC Banska Bystrica (Slovakia), K-Vantaa (Mestis) and Alleghe (Serie A)

Lukko
loaned defender Otto Räty who is under contract with Tappara for the remainder of the season. Has no games with Tappara this season but has spent the season in Mestis splitting with SaPKo and LeKi
released defender Ryan Caldwell (CAN) from his contract. His new team is Eisbären Berlin (DEL)
signed defender Milan Jurcina (SVK) for the remainder of the season. Played with KLH Chomutov (Czech Extraliga) earlier this season. Last season with New York Islanders (NHL)

Pelicans
released defender Danny Richmond (USA) from his contract. His new team is EC Red Bull Salzburg (EBEL)

SaiPa
signed forward Brad Moran (CAN) from Växjö Lakers (Elitserien) for the remainder of the season. Last season also with Växjö

Tappara
released forward Jeff Ulmer (CAN) after his tryout ended. His new team is Lausanne (NLB)
signed forward Dragan Umicevic (SWE) for the remainder of the season. Played with Ässät earlier this season. Last season with IF Malmö Redhawks (Allsvenskan)

Ässät
released forward Stephen Dixon (CAN) from his contract. His new team is Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (KHL)

And some roster moves from Mestis:

Jukurit
signed tough guy defender/forward Patrik Lostedt from Bewe TuusKi (Suomi-sarja) for the remainder of the season. Last season with Bewe (2-divisioona)

KooKoo
signed defender Justin DaCosta (CAN/POR) from Elmira Jackals (ECHL) for the remainder of the season. Last season split with Chamonix (Ligue Magnus) and Alba Volan Szekesfehervar (EBEL & Hungary)
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