TEEMU PULKKINEN RUMORS

Teemu Pulkkinen and Ryan Sproul named to AHL’s All-Rookie Team

The AHL found a unique way to announce that Red Wings prospects and/or Grand Rapids Griffins forward Teemu Pulkkinen and defenseman Ryan Sproul has made the league's All-Rookie Team: 2013-14 AHL All-Rookie Team: @JoniOrtio @B_Kichton8 @Sproully93 @muckbro16 Pulkkinen @strome18 http://t.co/WW55FL6QVN pic.twitter.com/9jqhahaAAa — AHL (@TheAHL) April 9, 2014 From...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings notes: Pulkkinen set to make NHL debut

DETROIT -- It's amazing that the Grand Rapids Griffins are in second place in the Western Conference considering how many of their players are in Detroit. Add Teemu Pulkkinen to that list.  Pulkkinen, 22, is set to make his NHL debut Friday when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers. Pulkkinen has 26 goals and 25 assists in 60 games with the Griffins this season, nine more...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings make a strange post-deadline recall, bring Teemu Pulkkinen into the fold

Given the furor regarding the Red Wings' trading of Calle Jarnkrok to Nashville for David Legwand, managerial explanations included, and the Wings' status as an undermanned team heading into tonight's Nicklas Lidstrom retirement ceremony game against the Avs...This move, one of the Red Wings' 4 post-trade-deadline recalls sans a roster emergency--seems...strangely...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings assign 4 players to Grand Rapids of AHL

The Detroit Red Wings have assigned forwards Cory Emmerton, Riley Sheahan and Teemu Pulkkinen, and defenseman Adam Almquist to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. The Red Wings, who made the moves on Thursday, return from the NHL's Olympic break with a game at Montreal on Wednesday. Emmerton has appeared in 11 games for Detroit, notching two assists. Sheahan has three goals...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings' Pulkkinen suspended four preseason games

Detroit forward Teemu Pulkkinen has been suspended for four preseason games for boarding Chicago defenseman Michael Kostka during a preseason game in Chicago on Tuesday September 17 the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 2:16 of the first period. A major penalty and game misconduct for boarding were assessed on the play...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Teemu Pulkkinen Faces Discipline Hearing After Boarding Penalty vs. Blackhawks

Teemu Pulkkinen’s 2013 preseason debut for the Detroit Red Wings lasted all of 2:16. He was then slapped with a five-minute major and a game misconduct for boarding Chicago’s Michael Kostka behind the net. Pulkkinen now faces an in-person disciplinary hearing at the NHL’s New York office, the Red Wings’ website reported — players who could be suspended for five games or...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen’s heading to Grand Rapids

My Finnish is dreadful, but Jatkoaika's Matias Strozyk Tweeted the following... Teemu Pulkkinen hyvästelee Helsingin. Suuntana Grand Rapids Griffins. bit.ly/17p0cfN #smliiga #änäri #Jokerit #RedWings — Matias Strozyk (@MaStrozyk) April 9, 2013 Doing some incredibly rough translating of Strozyk's article on Jatkoaika's website, unlike Calle Jarnkrok...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Spizzirri: Red Wings sign forward prospect Teemu Pulkkinen to entry-level deal

The Detroit Red Wings announced this afternoon the first of three expected signings prior to the June 1st deadline to sign 2010 draft picks to entry-level deals. Here is the official press release announcing the newest addition to the Red Wing stable: RED WINGS SIGN PULKKINEN TO ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT … Forward has Represented Finland at Numerous International Tournaments …...
Via HockeyBuzz
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Teemu Pulkkinen’s agent is talking tough (I think) regarding negotiations with the Red Wings

This is rare: According to Iltahleti’s Pekka Jalonen, the Red Wings and Teemu Pulkkinen’s agent, Krister Kaukinen, are working out the details of Pulkkinen’s three-year, entry-level contract with the Wings, but as Iltahleti’s a bit of a tabloid, Kaukinen’s being given a platform to “talk tough” about said contract. Here’s an incredibly, incredibly rough translation...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

I'm glad he's on our Teemu

In 2008 the question on everyone’s mind regarding the 2010 NHL draft wasn't Taylor vs Tyler, it was Taylor vs Teemu. Teemu Pulkkinen is a Finnish born winger playing for Jokerit of the SM-Liiga. He has been described as a “pure sniper” with “a great shot” and a “great release”, compared to Jari Kurri, and widely considered a top-10 pick in the draft. During...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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