WATCH: Player POV: Joonas Korpisalo

Joonas Korpisalo, the rookie goalie for the Columbus Blue Jackets, answers a fan's question about his pregame rituals.
Via SportsNetCanada
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Joonas Korpisalo Comes Up With Save Of Day In Bruins-Blue Jackets Game (Video)

Long before the Columbus Blue Jackets and Boston Bruins combined for 10 goals Monday night, the B’s had a chance to grab an early lead against their guests. However, Joonas Korpisalo had other ideas. The Blue Jackets goalie made 26 saves on 30 shots in Columbus’ 6-4 win, and his best might have been when he stymied Brett Connolly back in the first period. Hear NESN’s Andy...
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Rookie Joonas Korpisalo A ‘Calming Presence’ In Net (Video)

Joonas Korpisalo is just the medicine the ailing Columbus Blue Jackets needed. The 21-year-old Finnish goalie began the season as a third-string netminder for coach John Tortorella’s club, but has risen to starting goaltender status. Entering Monday, he had a 9-7-4 record with an outstanding .920 save percentage. NESN’s Dale Arnold and Barry Pederson took a closer look across...
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Joonas Korpisalo gives up long-range clunker to David Legwand

There’s really no reason for you to pay attention to the Buffalo Sabres and the Columbus Blue Jackets on a random, cold Friday night. Unless of course you’re waiting for John Tortorella to pick fights with his players. So you probably missed this bizarre goal that David Legwand scored from his own end: It’s really easy to blame Joonas Korpisalo for this one. But I’ll maintain...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Buffalo Sabres forward scores from his own zone

So this is the wonkiest goal you’ll see tonight. Buffalo Sabres forward David Legwand looked to be clearing a puck out of his own zone against the Columbus Blue Jackets when the incoming bouncing puck took Columbus goalie Joonas Korpisalo by surprise. #GottaSeeIt - David Legwand beats Joonas Korpisalo with a wrist shot from the other end of the ice. ...
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Joonas Korpisalo Proving To Be Hidden Gem In Net For Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets have one of the worst records in the NHL, but they’ve seen a slight resurgence of late. Joonas Korpisalo is a big reason why. The 21-year-old goaltender has been terrific in net for the Blue Jackets, who have won six of eight games since playing Boston last month. Korpisalo has gone 6-1-1 in that span with a 2.18 GAA and .935 save percentage. NESN’s...
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Anaheim gets first look at rookie goalie Korpisalo

Corey Perry is playing so well that teams are resorting to all kinds of tactics to try to slow down the prolific winger.Perry was bloodied but not beaten his last time out and looks to continue his strong production for the visiting Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets.The Ducks top goal scorer with 21, Perry had two assists in Tuesday's 4-1 victory at...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: Strong stretch fueled by Korpisalo

Fans of the Columbus Blue Jackets thought the 2015-16 season would be different than the previous year. That season, the Blue Jackets lost 508 man-games to injury, most in the league and far greater than any team not named Colorado. However, the preseason optimism in Columbus has since faded to something between false hope and grim acceptance. Injuries have been a problem once again...
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Korpisalo shines again, Jackets win second straight 2-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Jack Johnson scored with 1:07 left off Avalanche forward Cody McLeod's skate to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 2-1 victory over Colorado on Saturday night.The Blue Jackets had multiple chances at a go-ahead score late but needed help from McLeod to finally put a second goal past Calvin Pickard.Brandon Dubinsky slapped a shot past Pickard 58 seconds into the...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Korpisalo makes 41 saves; Jackets end skid, beat Leafs 3-1

TORONTO (AP) Rookie Joonas Korpisalo made 41 saves and the last-place Columbus Blue Jackets snapped a four-game skid with a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. The 21-year-old Korpisalo entered with just one win in six starts this season and had a 3.69 goals-against average and .882 save percentage. Boone Jenner, Alexander Wennberg and Brandon Dubinsky scored...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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