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Jani Rita # - LW/RW

  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1981/07/25
  • POB: Helsinki, Finland
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 206lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 4
  • Drafted by Edmonton in 1999 (1/13).

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2006/05/02Signed with the HIFK Helsinki of the SM-Liiga (Finland).
2006/01/26Acquired from the Edmonton Oilers.
2005/08/10Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year contract.
2004/08/17NHL lockout: Signed with the HPK Hameenlinna of the SM-Liiga (Finland).
2004/07/15Re-signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a one-year contract.
2004/02/25Assigned to Toronto (AHL).
2004/02/16Recalled from Toronto (AHL).
2004/02/05Assigned to Toronto (AHL).
2004/01/28Recalled from Toronto (AHL).
2003/10/05Assigned to Toronto (AHL).
2003/03/05Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).
2003/03/01Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).
2003/02/27Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).
2003/02/14Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).
2003/01/31Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).
2003/01/18Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).
2002/10/05Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).
2002/03/07Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).
2002/03/01Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).
2001/09/29Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).

Trades

2006/01/26Pittsburgh Penguins traded Dick Tarnstrom to the Edmonton Oilers for Jani Rita and Cory Cross.
1999/06/26Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round (13th overall) in 1999.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14JokeritFin60111021130-2-161666.63-
2012-13JokeritFin501151641-1-162055.37-
2011-12JokeritFin6017143174-2-3202796.09-
2010-11JokeritFin820200-0-02306.67-
2009-10JokeritFin58131528-65-0-2262595.02-
2008-09JokeritFin58141630-45-1-4122655.28-
2007-08JokeritFin37101020------16---
2006-07JokeritFin5632205224-----283329.64-
2005-06PittsburghNHL30347-6000004368.33-
2005-06EdmontonNHL2130300000061323.08-
2005-06Total Edm/PitNHL516410-600000104912.24-
2004-05HPKFin5621183927-----12---
2003-04EdmontonNHL200000000001.00-
2003-04TorontoAHL6417244174-0-51816110.56-
2002-03EdmontonNHL1231420000001816.67-
2002-03HamiltonAHL64212748124-0-21815413.64-
2001-02EdmontonNHL100000000000NaN-
2001-02HamiltonAHL76251742-104-1-33219712.69-
2000-01JokeritFin5051015------18---
1999-00JokeritFin49639------10---
1998-99JokeritFin41325------39---
1997-98JokeritFin--------------
TotalNHL669514-40-0-0106813.24-
TotalAHL2046368131912-1-106851212.30-
TotalFin583145123268------195---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14JokeritFin210110-0-02714.29-
2012-13JokeritFin6112-10-0-02352.86-
2011-12JokeritFin1002220-0-0433.00-
2010-11JokeritFin7011-20-0-0225.00-
2009-10JokeritFin3022-10-0-0276.00-
2008-09JokeritFin502210-0-0023.00-
2007-08JokeritFin146410------0---
2006-07JokeritFin10617-5-----2---
2005-06PittsburghNHL--------------
2004-05HPKFin1074114-----4---
2003-04EdmontonNHL--------------
2003-04TorontoAHL110110-0-00250.00-
2002-03EdmontonNHL--------------
2002-03HamiltonAHL2334730-0-12456.67-
2001-02EdmontonNHL--------------
2001-02HamiltonAHL15841213-0-103920.51-
2000-01JokeritFin5000------2---
1999-00JokeritFin11101------0---
1998-99JokeritFin--------------
1997-98JokeritFin1000------0---
TotalAHL391282053-0-228613.95-
TotalFin84221739------45---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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