Kuopio's best news source, Savon Sanomat carried news that KalPa Hockey, until now home to Teemu Hartikainen, finished the year with a 507,883 euro profit. Owner, President and CEO Sami Kapanen must be a very happy man, considering that in the two years prior to his purchase of the team, KalPa lost 778,497 euros. Google Translator said that he was so overjoyed that:
"...swears meat for years, despite a strict cost discipline name."
With Kapanen's retirement and Hartikainen's defection to Oklahoma CIty, KalPa has a goal-scoring void to fill in 2010-2011.