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Veli-Pekka Ketola

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 ▪ Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: March 28, 1948 in Pori, Finland

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com

NHL/WHA Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1974-75 26 WNJ WHA 74 23 28 51 20 -18 25 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 154 14.9 0 0:00
1975-76 27 WNJ WHA 80 32 36 68 27 -4 32 24 8 0 1 0 0 0 339 9.4 0 0:00
1976-77 28 TOT WHA 81 29 35 64 25 -30 61 22 7 0 0 0 0 0 268 10.8 0 0:00
1976-77 28 WNJ WHA 64 25 29 54 21 -13 59 19 6 0 0 0 0 0 210 11.9 0 0:00
1976-77 28 CGC WHA 17 4 6 10 4 -17 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 58 6.9 0 0:00
1981-82 33 CLR NHL 44 9 5 14 6 -17 4 5 4 0 1 3 2 0 42 21.4 0 0:00
3 yrs WNJ WHA 218 80 93 173 69 -35 116 64 16 0 1 0 0 0 703 11.4 0
1 yr CLR NHL 44 9 5 14 6 -17 4 5 4 0 1 3 2 0 42 21.4 0
1 yr CGC WHA 17 4 6 10 4 -17 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 58 6.9 0
Career NHL 44 9 5 14 6 -17 4 5 4 0 1 3 2 0 42 21.4 0
Career WHA 235 84 99 183 73 -52 118 67 17 0 1 0 0 0 761 11.0 0

NHL/WHA Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1974-75 26 WNJ WHA 74 0.31 0.38 0.69 0.27 0.34 2.08 0 0 0 0 -18
1975-76 27 WNJ WHA 80 0.40 0.45 0.85 0.34 0.40 4.24 0 0 0 0 -4
1976-77 28 TOT WHA 81 0.36 0.43 0.79 0.31 0.75 3.31 0 0 0 0 -30
1976-77 28 WNJ WHA 64 0.39 0.45 0.84 0.33 0.92 3.28 0 0 0 0 -13
1976-77 28 CGC WHA 17 0.24 0.35 0.59 0.23 0.12 3.41 0 0 0 0 -17
1981-82 33 CLR NHL 44 0.20 0.11 0.32 0.15 0.09 0.95 7 4 11 5 26 10 33 0 -17 -0.2 0.4 0.2
3 yrs WNJ WHA 218 0.37 0.43 0.79 0.32 0.53 3.22 0 0 0 0 -35
1 yr CLR NHL 44 0.20 0.11 0.32 0.15 0.09 0.95 7 4 11 5 26 10 33 0 -17 -0.2 0.4 0.2
1 yr CGC WHA 17 0.24 0.35 0.59 0.23 0.12 3.41 0 0 0 0 -17
Career NHL 44 0.20 0.11 0.32 0.15 0.09 0.95 7 4 11 5 26 10 33 0 -17 -0.2 0.4 0.2
Career WHA 235 0.36 0.42 0.78 0.31 0.50 3.24 0 0 0 0 -52

NHL/WHA Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1975-76 27 WNJ WHA 13 7 5 12 7 2
Career WHA 13 7 5 12 7 2

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1963-64 15 Karhut Pori Finland 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1964-65 16 Karhut Pori Finland 18 4 1 5 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1965-66 17 Karhut Pori Finland 19 8 3 11 0 12 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1966-67 18 Karhut Pori Finland 22 15 10 25 0 30 15 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1967-68 19 Assat Pori Finland 20 12 13 25 0 16 12 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1967-68 19 Finland Nat-Tm 13 10 7 17 0 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1967-68 19 Finland Olympics 8 3 3 6 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1968-69 20 Assat Pori Finland 20 15 9 24 0 22 15 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1968-69 20 Finland Nat-Tm 11 1 4 5 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1968-69 20 Finland WEC-A 8 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1969-70 21 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 22 25 12 37 0 26 25 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1969-70 21 Finland WEC-A 10 4 3 7 0 32 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1970-71 22 Assat Pori Finland 31 25 17 42 0 31 25 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1970-71 22 Finland Nat-Tm 17 6 7 13 0 16 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1970-71 22 Finland WEC-A 6 5 1 6 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1971-72 23 Assat Pori Finland 32 16 14 30 0 25 16 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1971-72 23 Finland Nat-Tm 9 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1971-72 23 Finland Olympics 6 1 3 4 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1971-72 23 Finland WEC-A 9 4 3 7 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1972-73 24 Assat Pori Finland 36 25 16 41 0 74 25 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1972-73 24 Finland Nat-Tm 8 1 0 1 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1972-73 24 Finland WEC-A 10 2 2 4 0 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1973-74 25 Assat Pori Finland 35 23 21 44 0 44 23 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1973-74 25 Finland Nat-Tm 18 4 1 5 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1973-74 25 Finland WEC-A 10 7 3 10 0 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1976-77 28 Finland Can-Cup 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1976-77 28 Finland Nat-Tm 5 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1977-78 29 Assat Pori Finland 36 27 29 56 0 59 27 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1977-78 29 Finland Nat-Tm 6 1 1 2 0 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1978-79 30 Assat Pori Finland 36 23 49 72 0 66 23 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1979-80 31 Assat Pori Finland 36 22 38 60 0 61 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1980-81 32 Assat Pori Finland 36 23 39 62 0 61 23 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1981-82 33 Finland Can-Cup 5 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1981-82 33 Finland Nat-Tm 5 1 2 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1982-83 34 KalPa Kuopio Finland-2 6 4 8 12 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons Can-Cup 10 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 15 Seasons Finland 401 263 271 534 0 529 263 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Finland-2 6 4 8 12 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 0
Career 9 Seasons Nat-Tm 92 25 23 48 0 86 25 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons Olympics 14 4 6 10 0 17 4 0 0 0 0 0
Career 6 Seasons WEC-A 53 22 14 36 0 58 22 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1977-78 29 Assat Pori Finland 9 10 10 20 22
1978-79 30 Assat Pori Finland 8 1 6 7 30
1979-80 31 Assat Pori Finland 7 3 7 10 40
1980-81 32 Assat Pori Finland 2 0 0 0 2
Career 4 Seasons Finland 26 14 23 37 94
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1968 FIN 3 3 10
2 1972 FIN 1 3 7
Car 4 6 17

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 12, 1972: Selected by Calgary-Cleveland (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972.

August, 1974: WHA rights traded to Winnipeg (WHA) by Cleveland (WHA) for future considerations, August 1974.

March, 1977: Traded to Winnipeg (WHA) by Calgary (WHA) with Ron Ward and Heikki Riihiranta for Mike Ford, Danny Lawson and future considerations, March, 1977.

July 8, 1981: Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 8, 1981.

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