Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

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Age 24 Mar 9, 1999
Espoo Finland
Goaltender shoots
6'5" 196 cm
216 lbs 98 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
Mar 3, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen gave up three goals on 33 shots in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. The fourth and fifth goals were empty-netters.
Mar 3, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will protect the home net Sunday against the Winnipeg Jets, according to Heather Engel of NHL.com.
Mar 3, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 22 saves in a 7-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday.
Mar 2, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be between the home pipes versus Vegas on Saturday, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 1, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 21 of the Tampa Bay Lightning's 23 shots to grab a 3-2 overtime win Thursday.
Feb 29, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the starting nod on the road versus the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, per Michael Augello of The Hockey News.
Feb 28, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 34 saves in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Feb 27, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the road goal Tuesday against the Florida Panthers, according to Jameson Olive of the Florida Panthers' official site.
Feb 25, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 30 of 32 shots in Sunday's 3-2 shootout victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Feb 25, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is slated to patrol the home crease Sunday versus Carolina, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Feb 24, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 25 saves in Friday's 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Feb 23, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the starting nod in Columbus on Friday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Feb 22, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside 29 shots in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Feb 21, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will protect the road goal versus the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Feb 19, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukonen allowed four goals on 15 shots in Monday's 4-3 loss to Anaheim.
Feb 19, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will protect the home net Monday versus Anaheim, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Feb 17, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 30 saves in a 3-2 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
Feb 16, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is on track to start on the road Saturday against the Minnesota Wild, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Feb 16, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (lower body) is expected to be fit enough to be in the lineup against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, Joe Yerdon of Bleacher Report reports.
Feb 15, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen, who was slated to start Thursday against the Florida Panthers, is now expected to miss the game with a lower-body injury. He's regarded as day-to-day.
Feb 15, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is set to start at home against the Florida Panthers on Thursday.
Feb 14, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 33 saves in Tuesday's 7-0 rout of the Los Angeles Kings.
Feb 13, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, Katelyn Kardaman of the Buffalo Sabres' official site reports, indicating he will patrol the home crease Tuesday against the Los Angeles Kings.
Feb 11, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 23 shots in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues.
Feb 10, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be in the home crease versus St. Louis on Saturday, according to Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald.
Feb 7, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 28 saves in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to Dallas.
Feb 6, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the home goal versus the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 27, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 23 saves in a 5-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday.
Jan 27, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the road goal Saturday against the San Jose Sharks, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 23, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 32 of 35 shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks. The fourth goal was an empty-netter.
Jan 23, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the road goal Tuesday versus the Anaheim Ducks, per Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News.
Jan 21, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 13 of 15 shots in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jan 20, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will patrol the home crease versus Tampa Bay on Saturday, per Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Jan 18, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 20 saves in a 3-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday.
Jan 18, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be between the home pipes versus Chicago on Thursday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 17, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen and Buffalo's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday has been postponed to Thursday because of weather-related travel restrictions.
Jan 16, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped all 28 shots he faced in Monday's 3-0 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Jan 15, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will patrol the home crease Monday against the San Jose Sharks, per Heather Engel of NHL.com.
Jan 14, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 22 saves in Saturday's 1-0 loss to Vancouver.
Jan 13, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to start at home against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, per Heather Engel of NHL.com.
Jan 12, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 25 saves in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Jan 11, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, indicating he'll protect the home goal versus Ottawa on Thursday.
Jan 6, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 40 saves in a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.
Jan 6, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the visiting crease in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Dec 31, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 18 saves in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Dec 30, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to guard the home crease against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, per Heather Engel of NHL.com.
Dec 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 29 saves in a 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday.
Dec 23, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is slated to start on the road against the New York Rangers on Saturday, per Colin Stephenson of Newsday.
Dec 20, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen gave up five goals on 16 shots after replacing Devon Levi midway through the second period, taking the loss in Tuesday's 9-4 rout at the hands of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Dec 20, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Devon Levi | Levi allowed four goals on 18 shots before being replaced by Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen midway through the second period in Tuesday's 9-4 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Dec 16, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to start in Saturday's road game versus Arizona, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Dec 13, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen allowed five goals on 29 shots in Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Dec 13, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to start on the road against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday.
Dec 11, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (illness) will dress as the backup for Monday's game against the Arizona Coyotes, per the NHL's media site.
Dec 8, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (illness) will not be in the lineup versus Montreal on Saturday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Dec 6, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (illness) will miss Thursday's road game against the Boston Bruins, per Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550.
Dec 5, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen (illness) won't suit up Tuesday against the Detroit Red Wings, according to Heather Engel of NHL.com.
Dec 3, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 27 of 29 shots in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.
Dec 3, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will face the Nashville Predators at home Sunday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Nov 30, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen allowed six goals on 20 shots in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the St. Louis Blues.
Nov 30, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to start on the road against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, per Matthew DeFranks of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Nov 27, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside 25 of 26 shots in a 5-1 win over the New York Rangers on Monday.
Nov 27, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the road net Monday against the New York Rangers, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Nov 25, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 31 of 33 shots in a 3-2 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday.
Nov 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to start at home against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday.
Nov 19, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside 24 of 26 shots in a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
Nov 19, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be stationed between the pipes in Chicago on Sunday, Tracey Myers of NHL.com reports.
Nov 15, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped all 14 shots he faced after replacing Devon Levi late in the second period of Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Nov 15, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Devon Levi | Levi allowed five goals on 18 shots before being replaced by Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen late in the second period of Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Nov 11, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 36 saves in a 4-0 loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday. He allowed three goals.
Nov 11, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will protect the road net Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins, according to Penguins play-by-play announcer Josh Getzoff.
Nov 8, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 24 saves in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Nov 7, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the road net Tuesday against the Carolina Hurricanes, per Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News.
Nov 3, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 14 of 19 shots in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.
Nov 3, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the home crease versus Philadelphia on Friday, according to Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News.
Nov 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 38 of 40 shots in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Nov 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will tend the twine for Wednesday's road clash with the Philadelphia Flyers, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Oct 29, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside all 23 shots he faced in Sunday's 4-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Oct 28, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to guard the home crease Sunday versus Colorado, per Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550.
Oct 27, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 18 of 21 shots in relief of Eric Comrie (lower body) in Friday's 5-4 loss to the New Jersey Devils.
Oct 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 34 saves in a 6-4 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday.
Oct 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to make his first start of the season versus Ottawa on the road Tuesday.
Apr 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 39 saves in a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
Apr 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the road net Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Mar 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 27 saves in Friday's 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Mar 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Eric Comrie | Comrie (lower body) will back up Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen versus New Jersey on Friday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Mar 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be between the home pipes versus New Jersey on Friday, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 21, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped the six shots he faced in relief in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to Nashville.
Mar 20, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 18 shots in Sunday's 7-0 loss to Boston.
Mar 19, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the home net against the Boston Bruins on Sunday, per Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550.
Mar 15, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 35 saves on 39 shots in Wednesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Washington Capitals.
Mar 15, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is set to guard the road crease Wednesday versus Washington, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Mar 12, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 24 shots in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Rangers.
Mar 11, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to start at home Saturday versus the New York Rangers, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Mar 7, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 36 of 39 shots in a 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Mar 7, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the road net Tuesday against the New York Islanders, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Mar 3, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 35 of 40 shots in Thursday's 7-1 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Mar 2, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the visiting crease in Boston on Thursday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Feb 26, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 26 saves in Sunday's 7-4 win over the Washington Capitals.
Feb 26, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will guard the home crease Sunday against the Washington Capitals, per Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550.
Feb 21, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped six of 10 shots before being pulled in Buffalo's 6-3 loss to Toronto on Tuesday.
Feb 21, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will patrol the home crease Tuesday against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Feb 18, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen allowed two goals on 35 shots in Saturday's 4-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Feb 18, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports, indicating he will start in San Jose on Saturday.
Feb 11, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 33 saves in a 7-2 loss to the Calgary Flames on Saturday.
Feb 11, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will patrol the home crease during Saturday's matchup with Calgary, Heather Engel of NHL.com reports.
Feb 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside 29 of 33 shots in a 5-1 loss to Carolina on Wednesday.
Feb 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will patrol the home crease during Wednesday's matchup with Carolina, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 28, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 33 of 35 shots in the Buffalo Sabres' 3-2 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
Jan 28, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was the first goaltender off the ice Saturday, indicating that he will patrol the visiting crease versus Minnesota, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen saved 25 of 28 shots in a 5-3 win against the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday.
Jan 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the road net against the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 21, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 34 saves in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Jan 21, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is between the pipes Saturday against the Anaheim Ducks, per Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Jan 19, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen allowed two goals on 26 shots in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the New York Islanders.
Jan 19, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was recalled from AHL Rochester on Thursday and will get the starting nod at home against the New York Islanders, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 17, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was loaned to AHL Rochester on Tuesday.
Jan 16, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 30 of 33 shots in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Jan 16, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will start against the Florida Panthers after being recalled from AHL Rochester on Monday, Jourdon LaBarber of the Buffalo Sabres' official site reports.
Jan 15, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was loaned to AHL Rochester on Sunday.
Jan 14, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 38 of 41 shots in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators.
Jan 14, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the road start in Nashville on Saturday, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Jan 12, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 23 saves in a 4-2 loss to Winnipeg on Thursday. He allowed three goals.
Jan 12, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the home crease versus Winnipeg on Thursday, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Jan 12, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was recalled from AHL Rochester on Thursday.
Jan 9, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Monday.
Jan 7, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 39 saves in a 6-5 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
Jan 7, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will defend the home crease Saturday against the Minnesota Wild, Heather Engel of NHL.com reports.
Jan 3, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen allowed four goals on 32 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Washington Capitals.
Jan 3, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Per Tom Gulitti of NHL.com, Luukkonen was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, putting him on track to guard the road goal versus Washington on Tuesday.
Jan 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 37 saves in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins.
Dec 31, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the road start in Boston on Saturday, Jourdon LaBarber of the Buffalo Sabres' official site reports.
Dec 29, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 28 saves during a 6-3 victory over the visiting Red Wings on Thursday.
Dec 29, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to start at home against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday.
Dec 19, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen allowed two goals on 43 shots in Monday's 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Dec 19, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the starting nod in Vegas on Monday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Dec 15, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 39 of 41 shots in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Dec 15, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is slated to start on the road against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, according to Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News.
Dec 10, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 28 saves in a 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.
Dec 10, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to start on the road against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, Penguins' radio announcer Josh Getzoff reports.
Dec 7, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 20 saves in Wednesday's 9-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Dec 7, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be between the pipes on the road versus Columbus on Wednesday, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Dec 4, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 26 of 29 shots in Sunday's 6-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Dec 4, 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 Sunday's home game against the San Jose Sharks.
Dec 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen turned aside 28 of 33 shots in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Dec 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen is expected to start at home against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
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.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres logo 38 2.46 0.914 0
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 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 33 3.61 0.892 0
2023-2024 Buffalo Sabres NHL 38 2.46 0.914 0
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen Stats by Elite Prospects | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date August 31, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $971,250
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,675,000 1.00% 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
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date June 14, 2018
Agent Markus Lehto
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $787,500
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