Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

Buffalo Sabres logo
Age 23 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

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Transaction History
Nov 28, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 19 saves during Monday's 6-5 overtime loss to the visiting Lightning.
Nov 28, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, Heather Engel of NHL.com, reports. indicating he will start Monday's home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Nov 23, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside 34 shots in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Nov 23, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to guard the home crease against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Nov 21, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen gave up five goals on 23 shots against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Nov 19, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, Heather Engel of NHL.com reports, indicating he will start Saturday in Toronto.
Nov 17, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was recalled from AHL Rochester on Thursday.
Oct 10, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was assigned to AHL Rochester on Monday.
Oct 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 32-of-33 shots in the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday.
Oct 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the start for the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Aug 31, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen signed a two-year, $1.675 million contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday.
Feb 9, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (lower body) joined AHL Rochester on Wednesday.
Feb 9, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (lower body) is not expected to participate in the next two contests, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Feb 8, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (lower body) participated in the Buffalo Sabres' practice session Tuesday.
Jan 17, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (lower body) was moved to injured reserve Monday.
Jan 12, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (lower body) is week-to-week with his injury.
Jan 11, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (lower body) was removed from Tuesday's game versus the Tampa Bay Lightning after the first period.
Jan 11, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will start between the pipes Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Lightning, per Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Jan 6, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 18 saves in a 3-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks on Thursday.
Jan 6, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the crease Thursday against the San Jose Sharks, per Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550.
Jan 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside 37 shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins.
Jan 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the blue paint during Saturday's road game versus the Boston Bruins, Brian Koziol of WGR 550 reports.
Dec 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the starting nod for Wednesday's home contest with the New Jersey Devils.
Dec 24, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen and the Buffalo Sabres won't face the New York Islanders on Monday due to COVID-19 postponements.
Dec 20, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen and the Buffalo Sabres will not face off with the Columbus Blue Jackets on either Tuesday or Thursday due to COVID-19 related cancellations.
Dec 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 30 of 32 shots in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over the Minnesota Wild.
Dec 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will start Thursday against the Minnesota Wild, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports.
Dec 14, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 34 saves in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Dec 14, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will patrol the crease during Tuesday's road game versus the Winnipeg Jets.
Dec 11, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside 40 shots in regulation and overtime and one of three shootout attempts in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Dec 11, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the blue paint during Saturday's home game versus the Washington Capitals, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Dec 11, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 29 saves in Friday's 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers.
Dec 10, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will start Friday's game against the New York Rangers, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Dec 7, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 21 of 23 shots in Tuesday's 2-0 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
Dec 7, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the home goal during Tuesday's matchup with the Anaheim Ducks.
Dec 6, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was promoted from the minors Monday.
Dec 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was demoted to AHL Rochester on Friday.
Dec 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was recalled from AHL Rochester on Thursday.
Oct 5, 2021 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 Columbus 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 the Detroit Red Wings 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 Buffalo 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 New York 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 Boston Bruins.
May 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen left Saturday's game against the Boston Bruins 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 Boston 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 New York 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 New York 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 Boston 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 Boston 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 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was assigned to AHL Rochester on Sunday.
Mar 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was recalled from AHL Rochester to the taxi squad Tuesday.
Jan 16, 2021 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 Buffalo Sabres | Assigned G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen to Rochester (AHL).
Oct 20, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Activated G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen from injured reserve.
Oct 1, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Placed G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen on IR.
Sep 16, 2018 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.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres logo 2 3.01 0.898 0
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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 35 3.28 0.900 0
2021-2022 Buffalo Sabres NHL 9 2.74 0.917 0
2022-2023 Rochester Americans AHL 9 3.07 0.898 0
2022-2023 Buffalo Sabres NHL 2 3.01 0.898 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date August 31, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,675,000 1.02% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $837,500 $837,500
RFA
AAV $837,500 $837,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $925,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $750,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $350,000 $925,000
Clauses
UFA Year
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Contract History

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date June 14, 2018
Agent Markus Lehto
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,334,999 1.00% 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
UFA Year