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WATCH: THE OTHER SIDE | Lauri Korpikoski

Chris Wescott talks with former Oiler Lauri Korpikoski before tonight's tilt at Rogers Place.
Via Oilers TV
November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars bolster depth signing winger Lauri Korpikoski

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Left wing Lauri Korpikoski has signed a $1 million, one-year contract with the Dallas Stars after the eight-year NHL veteran was released from his professional tryout with the Calgary Flames. General manager Jim Nill announced the signing Monday, saying it bolsters the Stars' depth at forward. Nill called the 30-year-old Finn an experienced, disciplined player...
Via Associated Press
October 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Korpikoski, Talbot lift Oilers past Jets 2-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Lauri Korpikoski scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Cam Talbot made 39 saves as the Edmonton Oilers edged the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday night. Patrick Maroon also scored for Edmonton, which moved out of last place in the Western Conference - one point ahead of Calgary and tied with Winnipeg with 59 points. Mark Scheifele scored the...
Via Associated Press
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Rangers 5, Edmonton 7

The New York Rangers (18-9-3) dropped a wild 7-5 loss to the Edmonton Oilers (13-15-2) tonight. For a box score, click here. Just when you think you’ve seen it all…  A tire fire doesn’t come close to accurately describing how Rangers top defensive pair played. Lauri Korpikoski scoring twice in a span of 10 minutes of the first period? The former Ranger had three goals coming...
Via NY Rangers Blog
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Korpikoski hat trick leads Oilers past Rangers for 5th straight win

EDMONTON, Alberta — After honoring former coach and general manager Glen Sather with a banner-raising ceremony for his five Stanley Cups before the game, the Edmonton Oilers then went out and played as if it was still the 1980s. Lauri Korpikoski scored three goals for his first career hat trick, Taylor Hall added two goals and two assists, and the Oilers beat the New York Rangers...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Korpikoski, Hall lead Oilers past Rangers, 7-5

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Lauri Korpikoski scored three goals for his first career hat trick, Taylor Hall added two goals and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 7-5 Friday night for their fifth straight win. Teddy Purcell and Darnell Nurse also scored for the Oilers, who have won their last six at home dating back to Nov. 20. Derick Brassard scored twice...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Korpikoski hopes he has turned corner after slow start

Watching Lauri Korpikoski score a pair of goals from the front of the net on Sunday in Montreal served as a reminder of what the Coyotes' 28-year-old forward can do when he gets significant power-play time or plays with top skill.  It also served to remind that Korpikoski, like most of the Coyotes, hasn't had the season he hoped for from a production standpoint -- not to mention...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Korpikoski emblematic of Finns' Olympic excellence

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- If you had laid odds before the Olympics on which of the five Coyotes would make the greatest impact in Sochi, Russia, the only player who would have sported worse odds than Lauri Korpikoski was goalie Mike Smith, who didn't play a minute for Team Canada. But that's not how things worked out.   Czech center Martin Hanzal missed some time and played sparingly...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Boedker, Korpikoski key Coyotes' offensive onslaught

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Mikkel Boedker's mission this season was to shed past baggage. Lauri Korpikoski's was to prove he could be more than a third-line, defensive wing. Both Coyotes recently took strides in the right direction. Boedker had a goal and an assist and Korpikoski scored and had two assists as the Coyotes opened the floodgates in a 6-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith gets Olympic nod along with Ekman-Larsson, Korpikoski

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Mike Smith admitted that Team Canada's Olympic hockey selections were weighing on his mind. "It's just going to be nice to have it done with," the Coyotes goalie said Monday. "It's an exciting time and it only comes around once every four years, so your opportunity to represent your country gets smaller and smaller as you get older and older. "This is a perfect...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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