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With Jesse Joensuu out, Edmonton Oilers give Anton Lander longer look-see

With Jesse Joensuu walking out of Rexall Place in a medical boot on Monday, odds are good Anton Lander will be staying for a while. The Oilers forward was called up from the Oklahoma City Barons for the recent four-game trip, and for a while Sunday, it appeared as though he scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes. The goal was later awarded...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings center Jordan Nolan sucker punches Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu (GIF)

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...
Via Holdout Sports
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings’ Jordan Nolan Gets Double-Minor For Sucker Punching Jesse Joensuu (GIF)

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...
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sochi results affect two Oilers in particular

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers winger Jesse Joensuu yearns to return to physical, points-producing role

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Eakins liked forward Jesse Joensuu's tough play in home opener

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Islanders Keep Him or Dump Him: Jesse Joensuu

[caption id="attachment_42" align="alignleft" width="240"] image provided by[/caption] Name: Jesse Joensuu Goals: 0 Assists 2 Points: 2 PIM: 6 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...
Via Sports Blog Net
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Finland beats US 3-2, Slovakia tops Canada 4-3

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...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Finland beats US 3-2 at hockey worlds

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...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Julie Robenhymer: Finland Scores with 8.8 Seconds in Regulation to Defeat USA

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. Joensuu scored...
Via HockeyBuzz
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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