Los Angeles Kings center Jordan Nolan was called for a double minor penalty after sucker punching Edmonton Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu during a scrum in the final seconds of the second period in Sunday night's game.It happened as a little scrum broke out with four seconds remaining in the period. As referees tried to separate the players, Nolan can be seeing saying something...
Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan might be getting a call from the NHL Department of Player Safety following an incident Sunday.
Late in the second period against the Edmonton Oilers, a scrum ensued when Edmonton’s Jesse Joensuu knocked defenseman Drew Doughty down to the ice for getting too close to Oilers goaltender, Ben Scrivens. Nolan immediately came to the defense of...
The news put a damper on Ilya Bryzgalov’s day. When Jesse Joensuu heard the same news, it snapped him out of a 12-day funk.
The Edmonton Oilers’ Olympic break is over, but like so many sports fans around the world, the Oilers went back to work on Wednesday fixated on the Games in Sochi.
Much of the chatter for the day centred on Team Canada’s narrow 2-1 win over Latvia, but...
When Jesse Joensuu reluctantly left the Edmonton Oilers lineup with a back issue that kept him out for 11 games, he knew he was doomed to lose some ground.
But here it is one month later, and the big winger is still struggling to find a way to be an effective player — no matter how many minutes he plays.
Joensuu, a healthy scratch the last two games, will likely draw back into...
There was no way Taylor Hall was readily going to accept a four-week absence from the Edmonton Oilers lineup.
So it should come as no surprise that the winger is back on the ice, in a brace, and eyeing a return during the team’s upcoming four-game road trip that starts Tuesday against the Florida Panthers.
Hall, who left the lineup on Oct. 19 with a second degree tear to his...
Jesse Joensuu was happy with the effort but disappointed in the loss.
The Edmonton Oilers winger had an impressive debut for his new team scoring a goal in a 5-4 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.
“It’s tough to lose” Joensuu said. “I’m happy that I played but it’s tough to lose it’s really frustrating.”
Joensuu was one of the Oilers’ better forwards on the night playing...
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Name: Jesse Joensuu
Jesse Joensuu made his return to North America and the Islanders this past season after spending the previous year in Sweden. Joensuu left because he did not want to sign a two-way contract and...
Jesse Joensuu scored with 9 seconds left to give Finland a 3-2 victory over the United States on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the world hockey championships, and Michal Handzus scored the winning goal late in the third period in Slovakia's 4-3 victory over Canada.
In the semifinals Saturday, Finland will face Russia, and Slovakia will play the Czech Republic. In Stockholm...
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May 18, 2012
Finnish forward Jesse Joensuu's winning goal with nine seconds left lifted Finland past the United States 3-2 Thursday for a place in the semifinals of the hockey world championships in Helsinki.
Joensuu opened the scoring at 13:27 in the second period, before Anaheim Ducks' Kyle Palmieri scored 20 seconds later. Bobby Ryan added a goal for the USA early in the third period...
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May 17, 2012
Finland's Jesse Joensuu scored his second of the game with 8.8 seconds left in regulation to give them the 3-2 lead and send Team USA home empty handed. In a very close game with many chances for both teams, there were only two penalties called, both against the United States. Neither resulted in a goal, but momentum was certainly a factor throughout the game.