Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen Buffalo Sabres logo

Age 22 Mar 9, 1999
Espoo FIN
Goaltender shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
220 lbs 100 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2026
Agent Markus Lehto
Draft Year 2017
Drafted Overall 54
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres logo

Transaction History
Dec 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was demoted to AHL Rochester on Friday.
Dec 2, 2021 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was recalled from AHL Rochester on Thursday.
Oct 5, 2021 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Tuesday.
Oct 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the starting nod against the Blue Jackets on Monday and is expected to play the entire game, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Sep 30, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the starting nod on the road against Detroit on Thursday and is expected to play the entire game.
Sep 17, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (ankle) will be in net for the Sabres' development squad scrimmage Friday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
May 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen's injury has been clarified to be an ankle sprain and it should not impact much of his offseason regimen, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
May 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (lower body) will miss the final three games of the season, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
May 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (lower body) won't be available against the Islanders on Monday as the team awaits more details regarding his injury, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
May 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski stopped 11 of 14 shots after replacing Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (lower body) to begin the third period of Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Bruins.
May 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen left Saturday's game against Boston after two periods with what appeared to be a lower-body injury and will not return, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
May 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be promoted to Buffalo's active roster and guard the road goal during Saturday's matchup with Boston, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Apr 30, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is slated to tend the twine on the road Saturday at Boston, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Apr 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 35 of 39 shots Thursday in a 5-2 loss to the Bruins.
Apr 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the road goal during Thursday's matchup with Boston, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Apr 27, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 38 saves in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Rangers.
Apr 27, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be promoted to Buffalo's active roster and start between the pipes in Tuesday's road game versus the Rangers, WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Apr 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was promoted to the active roster Sunday, per CBS.
Apr 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside 36 shots in Friday's 6-4 win over the Bruins.
Apr 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be promoted to Buffalo's active roster and make his first (NHL) start in Friday's home game versus Boston, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Apr 20, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be promoted to Buffalo's active roster and serve as Dustin Tokarski's backup for Tuesday's game versus the Bruins, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Apr 17, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen has been promoted to Buffalo's taxi squad ahead of Saturday's game versus Pittsburgh, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Mar 28, 2021 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was assigned to AHL Rochester on Sunday.
Mar 23, 2021 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was recalled from AHL Rochester to the taxi squad Tuesday.
Jan 16, 2021 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | The Sabres assigned Luukkonen to AHL Rochester on Saturday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 7, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will remain with TPS (Finland) through at least Feb. 5, Kris Baker of The Athletic reports.
Oct 20, 2019 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen to Rochester (AHL).
Oct 20, 2019 Activated Buffalo Sabres | activated G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen from injured reserve.
Oct 1, 2019 Injured Buffalo Sabres | placed G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen on IR.
Sep 16, 2018 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen to Sudbury (OHL).
Jun 14, 2018 Buffalo Sabres | signed G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Regular Season Stats

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen Stats by Elite Prospects Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2013-2014 Jää-Ahmat U18 U18 Suomi-sarja 1 9 0.791 0
2013-2014 Jää-Ahmat U16 U16 Suomi-sarja Q 3 0.940 0
2013-2014 Jää-Ahmat U16 U16 Suomi-sarja 7 0.935 0
2014-2015 HPK U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 9 2.78 0.911 0
2014-2015 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 3 3.65 0.000 0
2015-2016 HPK U18 U18 SM-sarja 31 0.901 0
2015-2016 Finland U17 WHC-17 1 3 0.903 0
2015-2016 HPK U20 U20 SM-sarja 15 1.98 0.924 0 Playoffs 8 1.94 0.920 0
2015-2016 Finland U18 WJC-18 3 2 0.917 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 2 4.58 0.850 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 HPK U20 U20 SM-sarja 35 1.78 0.917 0 Playoffs 9 2.01 0.915 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 13 3.63 0.890 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Finland U18 WJC-18 6 2.9 0.899 0
2017-2018 HPK U20 U20 SM-sarja 2 2.5 0.924 0
2017-2018 LeKi Mestis 24 2.92 0.909 0
2017-2018 LeKi Suomen Cup 2 3 0.882 0
2017-2018 HPK Liiga 1 3.55 0.750 0
2017-2018 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 14 0.881 0
2017-2018 Finland U20 WJC-20 5 3.13 0.879 0
2018-2019 Sudbury Wolves OHL 53 2.5 0.920 0 Playoffs 8 3.27 0.906 0
2018-2019 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 0.916 0
2018-2019 Finland U20 WJC-20 6 1.8 0.932 0
2018-2019 Rochester Americans AHL 1 2 0.941 0
2019-2020 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 23 2.24 0.912 0
2019-2020 Rochester Americans AHL 10 3.15 0.874 0
2020-2021 TPS Liiga 13 2.52 0.908 0
2020-2021 Rochester Americans AHL 14 3.6 0.888 0
2020-2021 Buffalo Sabres NHL 4 3.88 0.906 0 -0.38 -0.10
2021-2022 Rochester Americans AHL 12 3.42 0.888 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date June 14, 2018
Agent Markus Lehto
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,334,999 0.97% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $792,500 $778,333 $778,333 $778,333
RFA
AAV $925,000 $910,833 $910,833 $910,833
Performance Bonuses $0 $182,500 $132,500 $82,500
Base Salary $0 $700,000 $700,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $92,500 $792,500 $792,500 $750,000
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
ENTRY-LEVEL SLIDE
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History