The start of the reigning champion HPK in this season’s SM League has been weak. After three matches, the winning account is still unopened.
On Friday, the club bowed to Luko at home 1-5. Rauma residents Vili Saarijärvi shot the first goal of his league in 58.16.
Saarijärvi, 22, who suffered injuries in his career, is a youth world champion defender who returned to Finland from North America this season.
HPK’s newcomer pilot Matti Tiilikainen there is only one point on the placard that came with the winning goal competition in Pori.
On Saturday, HPK will also face the non-winning Sport. Either pain should be relieved.
Feast of the people of Tampere
Tampere has reason to smile, as both Ilves and Tappara grabbed the wins. At home, Ilves knocked down Jukurit 5–1 and Tappara claimed a 6–3 victory from Kuopio.
Jouko Myrrän Ilves continues the series with a clean game: Three wins and a goal difference of 10–3. Arttu Ruotsalainen hit the Jukurs twice.
Tappara’s powerful men were the skipper Jukka Peltola and Patrik Virtawho also spent an evening of two goals. KalPan Kai Kantola he also struck twice.
In addition to the lynx, Kärpät has taken the full marks, beating HIFK 7-3 in Helsinki. You can read more about the Helsinki match here.
In Kouvola, KooKoo won JYP 3–1. Central Finns Samuel Helenius flew into the shower as he rolled into the opening round of KooKoo Peetro Seppälä directly to the head. Seppälä was unable to continue playing.
TPS took a 4-3 overtime win over SaiPa. The solution was struck by a Russian promise Ruslan Ishakov in time 64.22.
Sport, scorching with the jurors in the zero club, lost a 2-0 away lead against Ace and folded 2-3. The people of Pori scored the winning goal Peter Tiivola.