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Capitals sign Jyrki Jokipakka to PTO

Photo: Calgary Flames With the Capitals losing Nate Schmidt, Karl Alzner, and Kevin Shattenkirk in the expansion draft and free agency respectively, the Capitals have a big hole in the top four defense. Dmitry Orlov and Matt Niskanen are the first pairing, but then you have John Carlson and a hole in the second pairing. The Capitals attempted to fill that hole on Tuesday when they...
Via NoVa Caps
September 05, 2017

Capitals sign veteran defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka to a PTO

With training camp approaching, the Caps signed veteran defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka to a professional tryout agreement on Tuesday. Jokipakka, 26, has played 150 NHL games spread over
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
September 05, 2017

Jyrki Jokipakka Placed On Waivers

One shoe has dropped on the Flames blue line after Calgary added two defenceman in the last 2 weeks. According to Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan, Calgary has placed Jyrki Jokipakka on waivers: Jokipakka has been a healthy scratch for the last 8 games and the additions of Michael Stone and Matt Bartkowski pretty much sealed his fate. Calgary traded for Jokipakka last season...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
February 28, 2017

Where Does Jokipakka Fit in Calgary?

The impending arrival of the Vegas Golden Knights to the National Hockey League and the accompanying expansion draft has teams on edge. While typically teams would have several years to evaluate where a player fits within the organization’s plans, the expansion draft has forced teams to accelerate their evaluation of players that will likely be exposed to Vegas for selection. One...
Via The Hockey Writers
January 20, 2017

Jyrki Jokipakka Shouldn't Play another Game as a Flame

The Flames cut their losses with Grossmann. They need to do the same with Jokipakka. The Nicklas Grossmann saga ended with a whimper when the team placed him on waivers with the intent to terminate his contract.  Nobody claimed him (which wasn't surprising) and a brief but painful period where he seemed to be a thorn in the Flames side came to a close.  This is certainly a positive...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
November 19, 2016

USA Takes Down Jokipakka and Finland

In the final pre-tournament game of the WCOH, Team USA held on for a 3-2 win. Team USA 3, Finland 2 In the final game of the pre-tournament leading up to the WCOH, Team USA hung on for a 3-2 win over Finland Tuesday night. Team USA stormed out to a dominating 3-0 lead before barely holding on in the end. Johnathan Quick was rock solid for the first two periods as Team USA exerted...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
September 14, 2016

Jyrki Jokipakka Expected to Be Ready for Finland at World Cup

Calgary Flames defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka underwent hip surgery earlier this offseason but is expected to be ready to play for Team Finland at next month’s World Cup. Jokipakka played parts of two seasons with the Stars to start his NHL career. (Ross Bonander/THW) Jokipakka, 25, has previously represented Finland at the 2011 World Junior Championship and 2015 World Championship...
Via The Hockey Writers
August 30, 2016

Top 25 Under 25: #16 Jyrki Jokipakka

Jyrki Jokipakka was the key return in the Flames trade with the Dallas Stars. #16: Jyrki Jokipakka Position: D Age: 24 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 2011 #195 (7th Round by Dallas) Jyrki Jokipakka was the key return for the Flames in their trade with the Dallas Stars. Calgary sent shot blocking machine, but underachieving defenceman Kris Russell to Dallas at the trade deadline...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
August 15, 2016

Stars add D-man Russell for Jokipakka, prospect, draft pick

DALLAS (AP) Defenseman Kris Russell is joining Dallas in a costly trade-deadline deal with Calgary that will get more expensive if the Stars make the long playoff run they covet. And general manager Jim Nill feels it's a price his franchise can afford. ''We have very good depth within the organization,'' Nill said Monday after trading young defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka, forward...
Via Associated Press
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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