NHL

Joni Pitkanen #25 - D

  • Age: 30
  • DOB: 1983/09/19
  • POB: Oulu, Finland
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 210lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 9
  • Drafted by Philadelphia in 2002 (1/4).
  • Current Status: Unrestricted Free Agent (Group III)
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Honours and Awards

2010Olympic - Olympic Bronze Medal
2003-04NHL - All-Rookie Team
2003-04NHL - Played in the NHL YoungStars Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/04/13Missed all 82 regular season games (heel injury).
2013/09/30Heel injury, injured reserve.
2013/04/27Missed the last 13 regular season games (heel injury).
2013/04/04Heel injury, remainder of the regular season.
2013/03/16Missed 6 games (lower body injury).
2013/03/03Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2013/03/02Missed 7 games (lower body injury).
2013/02/18Lower body injury, injured reserve.
2013/02/14Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2012/03/21Missed 44 games (concussion).
2012/01/14Concussion, injured reserve.
2011/12/07Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.
2011/11/27Missed 8 games (lower body injury).
2011/11/12Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2011/06/28Re-signed by the Carolina Hurricanes to a three-year contract.
2011/03/29Missed 1 game (food poisoning).
2011/03/26Food poisoning, day-to-day.
2011/02/22Missed 1 game (undisclosed).
2011/02/19Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2011/02/12Missed 1 game (lower body injury).
2011/02/10Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2011/01/09Missed 5 games (lower body injury).
2010/12/29Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2010/11/09Missed 2 games (upper body injury).
2010/11/05Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2010/04/11Missed the last 2 regular season games (lower body injury).
2010/04/08Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2009/11/30Missed 1 game (upper body injury).
2009/11/28Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2009/11/21Missed 2 games (lower body injury).
2009/11/17Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2009/11/13Missed 1 game (illness).
2009/11/11Illness, day-to-day.
2009/10/17Missed 3 games (lower body injury).
2009/10/09Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2009/10/06Missed 2 games (knee surgery).
2009/10/02Knee surgery, sidelined indefinitely.
2009/03/14Missed 1 game (lower body injury).
2009/03/12Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2009/02/22Missed 2 games (upper body injury).
2009/02/18Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2008/11/12Missed 8 games (knee injury).
2008/10/28Knee injury, late November.
2008/07/02Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Carolina Hurricanes to a three-year contract.
2008/07/01Acquired from the Edmonton Oilers.
2008/03/15Missed 1 game (undisclosed).
2008/03/13Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2008/02/19Missed 1 game (hip injury).
2008/02/16Hip injury, day-to-day.
2008/01/22Missed 2 games (knee injury).
2008/01/18Knee injury, day-to-day.
2008/01/13Missed 1 game (flu).
2008/01/10Flu, day-to-day.
2008/01/02Missed 1 game (back injury).
2007/12/31Back injury, day-to-day.
2007/11/22Missed 13 games (knee injury).
2007/10/31Knee injury, late November.
2007/10/23Knee injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2007/07/20Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a one-year contract.
2007/07/01Acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers.
2007/04/07Missed 1 game (flu).
2007/04/05Flu, day-to-day.
2007/01/11Missed 1 game (flu).
2007/01/09Flu, day-to-day.
2006/12/12Missed 1 game (abdominal strain).
2006/12/09Abdominal strain, day-to-day.
2006/12/02Missed 2 games (left hip flexor).
2006/11/29Left hip flexor, day-to-day.
2006/07/14Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers to a one-year contract.
2006/01/28Missed 2 games (groin).
2006/01/23Groin, day-to-day.
2006/01/21Missed 21 games (torn abdominal muscle).
2006/01/21Groin, left Saturday's game.
2005/12/05Torn abdominal muscle, mid-January.
2004/09/15Assigned to Philadelphia (AHL).
2004/05/20Missed Game 5 of Conference Finals against the Tampa Bay Lighting (upper body injury).
2004/05/18Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2004/03/11Missed 2 games (concussion).
2004/03/06Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.
2004/03/05Undisclosed, left Friday's game.
2004/01/12Missed 2 games (concussion).
2004/01/08Concussion, day-to-day.
2003/12/27Missed 4 games (stomach virus).
2003/12/18Stomach virus, day-to-day.
2003/07/15Signed by the Philadelphia Flyers to a three-year contract.

Trades

2008/07/01Edmonton Oilers traded Joni Pitkanen to the Carolina Hurricanes fro Erik Cole.
2007/07/01Philadelphia Flyers traded Joni Pitkanen and Geoff Sanderson and a 3rd round selection in 2009 to the Edmonton Oilers for Jason Smith and Joffrey Lupul.
2002/06/22Drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round (4th overall) in 2002.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14Car-InjuredNHL--------------
2012-13CarolinaNHL2218920200012342.9416
2011-12CarolinaNHL3051217-152600216628.0627
2010-11CarolinaNHL7253035-2111001601443.4766
2009-10CarolinaNHL7164046-11118001721613.7366
2009-10FinlandOlympic5123-11-0-029333.33-
2008-09CarolinaNHL717263311212003581474.7662
2007-08EdmontonNHL6381826-519101561017.92-
2006-07PhiladelphiaNHL7743943-25117020881372.92-
2005-06PhiladelphiaNHL58133346225140137811811.02-
2005-06FinlandOlympic--------------
2004-05PhiladelphiaAHL766354193-0-11051973.05-
2004-05FinlandW-Cup--------------
2003-04PhiladelphiaNHL718192715512002441336.02-
2002-03KarpatFin35515201-----38---
2001-02KarpatFin49415192-----65---
2000-01KarpatFin21000------10---
TotalNHL53557225282-818-1-1348410375.50-
TotalAHL766354193-0-11051973.05-
TotalFin10593039------113---
TotalOlympic5123-11-0-029333.33-
TotalW-Cup--------------

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14Car-InjuredNHL--------------
2012-13CarolinaNHL--------------
2011-12CarolinaNHL--------------
2010-11CarolinaNHL--------------
2009-10CarolinaNHL--------------
2008-09CarolinaNHL180880000001646.00-
2007-08EdmontonNHL--------------
2006-07PhiladelphiaNHL--------------
2005-06PhiladelphiaNHL6022000000210.00-
2004-05PhiladelphiaAHL21347130-0-0162512.00-
2003-04PhiladelphiaNHL15033-602000615.00-
2002-03KarpatFin--------------
2001-02KarpatFin4000------12---
2000-01KarpatFin2000------2---
TotalNHL3901313-60-0-02471.00-
TotalAHL21347130-0-0162512.00-
TotalFin6000------14---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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