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JONI PITKANEN RUMORS

Hurricanes News: Joni Pitkanen's career still in doubt

Over a year since breaking his heel, Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen's career still remains in doubt.#160565510 / gettyimages.comPitkanen has not played since sustaining his injury on April 2nd, 2013 while racing Troy Brouwer of the Washington Capitals to touch up icing, has been working with Raleigh Orthopedic in hopes of recovering his heel enough to continue...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina’s Pitkanen (heel) not close to returning

Joni Pitkanen missed all of last season recovering from a severely broken heel, and it doesn’t sound as though the recuperation process has advanced much. In a brief interview with Finnish news outlet Kaleva, Pitkanen said he’s a “long way” from returning to play, noting that the injury hasn’t shown much improvement and he also hasn’t resumed skating.
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

'Canes' Pitkanen out for season

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen will miss the upcoming season as he continues to recover from a broken left heel suffered late last season. The 29-year-old Pitkanen missed the final 13 games of the 2012-13 season with the injury, which occurred in April in a game against Washington when he raced down the ice in an attempt to beat an icing call. Hurricanes president...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes top defenseman Pitkanen out for season

The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Wednesday that top defenseman Joni Pitkanen would miss the entire season, the result of a broken heel he suffered back on April 2. The move also should sideline Pitkanen for the 2014 Olympics where he likely would have been a key player for his native Finland. Its unfortunate, Joni is a good player who was able to play a lot of minutes for us...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Pitkanen out for 2013-14 season

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen will miss the upcoming season as he continues to recover from a broken left heel suffered late last season. The 29-year-old Pitkanen missed the final 13 games of the 2012-13 season with the injury, which occurred in April in a game against Washington when he raced down the ice in an attempt to beat an icing call. Hurricanes president...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Pitkanen suffers scary injury

RALEIGH, N.C. Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen left Tuesday nights game against the Washington Capitals on a stretcher after suffering an injury when he crashed into the boards late in the second period. The Hurricanes were calling it a lower body injury well after the Capitals left PNC Arena with a 5-3 victory, and video replay suggests it could be pretty bad. Carolina...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Canes' Pitkanen hurt on icing play

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen left Tuesday night's game against Washington early with an apparent leg injury. Pitkanen was hurt with 1:57 left in the second period when he raced down the ice while trying to beat an icing call and collided with the Capitals' Troy Brouwer while hitting the boards. He writhed on the ice in obvious pain and was taken off on a...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes’ Joni Pitkanen stretchered off ice following crash on icing race

Things have been going horribly for the Carolina Hurricanes lately and this injury to Joni Pitkanen is just going to add to their problems.  They are 2-7-1 in their last 10 games and are currently 10th in the Eastern Conference.  Pitkanen was racing with Washington Capitals forward Troy Brouwer for the puck when Pitkanen went into boards awkwardly.  It doesn’t look like Brouwer...
Via Diehardsport
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Canes' Pitkanen suffers apparent leg injury

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen left Tuesday night's game against Washington early with an apparent leg injury. Pitkanen was hurt with 1:57 left in the second period when he raced down the ice while trying to beat an icing call and collided with the Capitals' Troy Brouwer while hitting the boards. He writhed on the ice in obvious pain and was taken off on a...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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Joni Pitkanen injured in an icing race

It appears to be an ankle or lower leg, hope it isn't too serious but it does not look good.
Via Kukla's Korner
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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