Elias Valjakka

Position: defenceman
Shoots: Left
Born: 2003-03-28 / Jyväskylä
Height 177 cm
Weight 70 kg
Team: JYP
  • 2019-03-24 at JYP - Ilves, U16 by Lassi Alanen

    Valjakka scored a goal and added two assists in JYP’s dominant 10-1 win over Ilves in the opening game of the U16 playoffs. He was playing on JYP’s top defensive pairing and second power play unit.

    Valjakka is a smooth-skating blueliner with good all-around puck skills. He has good mobility combined with decent acceleration, which he used to create zone exits. Valjakka has a powerful shot for a player his size and he did use it a lot on the power play, even though a pass would have been clearly a better option. Valjakka made a few errors in his own end, but overall his defensive game was solid. Despite his small stature, Valjakka likes to play with an edge and is not afraid of physical altercations.


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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2017-2018 JYP U16U16 SM-sarja Q22 4 711 6|        
  JYP U16U16 SM-sarja18 2 35 8|Playoffs3 1 01
 2018-2019 JYP U16U16 SM-sarja Q25 5 1621 18|        
  JYP U16U16 SM-sarja17 4 1216 10|Playoffs5 1 45
  JYP U18U18 SM-sarja1 0 11 0|        
  Finland U16 (all)International-Jr4 0 22 0|        
 2019-2020 JYP U18U18 SM-sarja15 1 12 8|        
 2020-2021 JYP U18U18 SM-sarja25 4 1418 16|        
 2021-2022 JYP U20U20 SM-sarja8 0 00 0|        

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