FPS (ice hockey)

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FPS
Forssan Palloseura logo.svg
CityFinlandForssa, Finland
LeagueSuomi-sarja
Founded1931
Home arenaForssa Ice Hall (capacity 3000)
Colours         
General managerFinland Kimmo Hintsanen
Head coachFinland Kalle Honkonen
CaptainFinland Otto Hakamaa
Websitehttp://www.forssanpalloseura.fi

FPS (full name: Forssan Palloseura) is a Finnish ice hockey team based in Forssa Ice Hall (capacity 3000), Forssa, established in 1931. Forssan Palloseura has two lower level teams: FoPS which plays in lower divisions and FoPS Flames which plays in the 2. Divisioona league.

FoPS Flames gained some negative news after former SM-liiga and Forssan Palloseura defenceman Timo Willman assaulted an opposing player during a 3rd Division game in 2007.[citation needed]

Most famous FPS figures are former NHL-coach Alpo Suhonen and player Mika Helkearo who are nicknamed the "Divarin Gretzky" (Gretzky of the 1st Division) from his virtually unbreakable Mestis records in games, assists and points.