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Finland Joni Pitkänen
#44 Kärpät / Liiga - 15/16
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marek Hrivík 44 14 37 51
2. Daniel Zaar 52 18 32 50
3. Daniel Viksten 51 25 23 48
4. Emil Pettersson 52 22 26 48
5. Carter Camper 46 14 32 46
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
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Age
37
Height
6'3" / 190 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
2-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 2
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1

A big and strong defenseman who skates well. A tough player who likes to play physically. Always works hard for his team and is useful on both powerplay and penalty kill. Has suffered a lot injuries throughout his career. (Matias Strozyk)

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 Kärpät U16 U16 SM-sarja 22 5 6 11 14 |
Finland U15 (all) International-Jr 2 0 2 2 0 |
1998-99 Kärpät U16 U16 SM-sarja 7 0 3 3 12 |
Kärpät U18 U18 SM-sarja 32 1 5 6 12 |
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 7 2 2 4 2 |
1999-00 Kärpät U18 U18 SM-sarja 36 12 14 26 26 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 2
Kärpät U20 U20 SM-liiga 2 0 0 0 0 |
Finland U17 WHC-17 3 0 1 1 0 |
2000-01 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-liiga 24 6 11 17 77 |
Kärpät SM-liiga 21 0 0 0 10 2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 1
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 9 0 6 6 8 |
2001-02 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Kärpät SM-liiga 49 4 15 19 65 2 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 12 -1
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 3 4 0 6 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 19 1 6 7 16 |
2002-03 Kärpät SM-liiga 35 5 15 20 38 1 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 5 6 0 4 |
2003-04 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 71 8 19 27 44 15 | Playoffs 15 0 3 3 6 -6
2004-05 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 76 6 35 41 105 9 | Playoffs 21 3 4 7 16 13
Finland WCup 0 0 0 0 0 |
2005-06 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 58 13 33 46 78 22 | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 2 0
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 77 4 39 43 88 -25 |
2007-08 Edmonton Oilers NHL 63 8 18 26 56 -5 |
2008-09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 71 7 26 33 58 11 | Playoffs 18 0 8 8 16 0
2009-10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 71 6 40 46 72 -11 |
Finland OG 5 1 2 3 29 -1 |
2010-11 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 72 5 30 35 60 -2 |
2011-12 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 30 5 12 17 16 -15 |
2012-13 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 22 1 8 9 12 2 |
2013-14 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 |
2014-15 Did not play |
2015-16 Kärpät Liiga 3 1 0 1 2 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2016-17 Carolina Hurricanes NHL Scout European Scout
2017-18 Carolina Hurricanes NHL Scout European Scout
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 76 6 35 41 0.54 105 9 | 1 21 3 4 7 0.33 16 13
International-Jr 4 37 3 16 19 0.51 26 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 4 108 10 30 40 0.37 115 5 | 2 6 0 0 0 0.00 14 0
NHL 10 535 57 225 282 0.53 484 -8 | 3 39 0 13 13 0.33 24 -6
OG 1 5 1 2 3 0.60 29 -1 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 2 29 5 9 14 0.48 26 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 68 13 19 32 0.47 38 - | 1 6 1 4 5 0.83 2 -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 26 6 11 17 0.65 77 - | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 -
WCup 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 0
WHC-17 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 - | 0
WJC-20 2 14 2 8 10 0.71 0 10 | 0
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/25/2016
02/25/2016 Confirmed Kärpät Retired
02/05/2016
02/05/2016 Confirmed No team Kärpät
06/28/2011
06/28/2011 Extension Carolina Hurricanes Carolina Hurricanes
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Cult/Star player for Carolina Hurricanes

Cult/Star player for Kärpät

Career transactions
- 2008-07-01 • Traded to the Carolina Hurricanes for Erik Cole
- 2007-07-01 • Traded to the Edmonton Oilers with Geoff Sanderson & a 2009 3rd round pick (Cameron Abney) for Joffrey Lupul & Jason Smith
- 2003-07-15 • Signed by the Philadelphia Flyers

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