The Detroit Red Wings have recalled right wing Teemu Pulkkinen from Grand Rapids of the AHL and assigned goalie Petr Mrazek to the minor league team.
Detroit announced the moves Tuesday. The 23-year-old Pulkkinen has 30 goals and 27 assists in 44 games for Grand Rapids this season. He's also played six games with the Red Wings in 2014-15, scoring his first NHL goal Jan. 20 against...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago
On the eve of their most challenging road trip of the season, the Red Wings assigned goaltender Petr Mrazek to their American Hockey League affiliate in Grand Rapids and recalled right wing Teemu Pulkkinen.
Returning Mrazek to the Griffins was expected, since both Jimmy Howard and backup Jonas Gustavsson are healthy again after lengthy absences from injury. Pulkkinen's recall was...
GRAND RAPIDS -- After showing off a shot that will have NHL goalies on their heels for years to come, Teemu Pulkkinen is back in the minors working to round out a game that will keep him in Detroit longer next time.
Within hours after scoring his first NHL with a blistering one-timer that helped the Red Wings dispatch the pesky Minnesota Wild, Pulkkinen found himself on I-96, driving...
The Detroit Red Wings assigned left wing Teemu Pulkkinen to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL on Wednesday.
Pulkkinen scored his first NHL goal on Tuesday night in Detroit's victory over the Minnesota Wild. Now the Red Wings are off for the All-Star break.
Pulkkinen is expected to represent the Griffins in AHL All-Star events Sunday and Monday in Utica, New York.
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015
TAYLOR, MICH. -- With the Red Wings down a couple of players, Teemu Pulkkinen will get another shot in the NHL.
Pulkkinen, who turned 23 Jan. 2, has been red-hot with the Grand Rapids (AHL) Griffins, scoring in a franchise record-tying eight games and leading the AHL with 20 goals.
"I'm just going to put him on (Riley) Sheahan's line and hopefully he shoots it every time he touches...
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
By Rhys Richards (@RREsq)
The Detroit Red Wings enter Tuesday night’s game at Edmonton with the fifth best record in the Eastern Conference. Detroit has been well within the playoff picture this season, though the final four Easter Conference playoff position are only separated by four points.
Assuming that the Red Wings continue to find a way to...
In the past the Detroit Red Wings were known for keeping their prospects in the AHL longer than most NHL teams so there was no doubt when they reached the next level they were ready. That foundation disappeared last season when the Red Wings were forced to bring up the likes of Riley Sheahan, Luke Glendening, and Tomas Jurco because of their injury plagued season.
Luckily for the...
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 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...
MORE STORIES >>
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 points...