The Lappeenranta ice hockey team, Saimaan Pallo or SaiPa, has continuously played in the Finnish premier league, Hockey Finland, since 1996. SaiPa was established in the village of Lauritsala, in 1948. The representative team and the A league junior team are managed by Liiga-SaiPa, which was set up in 2000. SaiPa’s home venue is the 4,820 seat Kisapuisto Ice Stadium.

Information about SaiPa

Eastern Miracle

SaiPa is known as a team that never gives up and always comes back and, in recent years, it has gone from being a small challenger to a team seriously looking to succeed.

    The games have the largest regular audience and are the biggest business event in the area
    Over 120,000 spectators, annually
    Over 40,000 followers on social media
    SaiPa fans are famous throughout Finland, for their enthusiasm


Kisakatu 9, 53200 Lappeenranta
phone +358 5 6100 300