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TEEMU PULKKINEN RUMORS

Red Wings overnight report: On Pulkkinen, Jurco and good and bad prospect news

Red Wings players are slowly but surely filtering back into town, and within a day or two, they'll be spotted skating informally in Troy as well as closer to the Joe, but for the present moment, Tomas Tatar's autograph-signing in Bratslava this Thursday's the closest thing we'll get to a "media availability" until the post-Labor Day practices begin. Until...
Via Kukla's Korner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Teemu Pulkkinen

In this edition of the Red Wings prospect series I will be taking a closer look at Teemu Pulkkinen. Forward (RW) – Finland – Age 22 5-foot-11, ~185 pounds – Shoots Right-handed Drafted 111st Overall in 2010 NHL Entry Draft Career Stats (Regular Season Only) Strengths / Weaknesses + Powerful Accurate Sniper, Excels on Power Plays - Speed, Creating Space, Staying Healthy Teemu...
Via isportsweb.com
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Teemu Pulkkinen Is Overrated

Teemu Pulkkinen is overrated. I’m going to tell you why. Prospects only have value because they are expected to develop and become NHL caliber players. A prospect has value for two reasons, they have a high ceiling or a high floor. A high ceiling means this player has a ton of potential and a high floor means that barring any accidents(Igor Grigorenko) this player will be no worse...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A superb profile of Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen

Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen had a very, very solid North American pro debut, and today, Griffinshockey.com's Alan Cross profiles one of the Wings' brightest prospects (via RedWingsFeed). Pulkkinen hopes to help the Grand Rapids Griffins defend their Calder Cup championship: Teemu Pulkkinen has enjoyed a landmark rookie season in North America, to say the least...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 22, 2014  |  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

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

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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