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Teemu Pulkkinen Has Earned Another Shot with the Minnesota Wild

Pulkkinen, the Iowa Wild’s leading scorer, deserves another chance to crack the NHL roster. Drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 NHL Draft by the Detroit Red Wings, Teemu Pulkkinen was picked up off of waivers by the Minnesota Wild last October. He initially played a stretch of nine games on the fourth line where he only scored one goal and didn’t assist any others before...
Via Hockey Wilderness
4 days ago

Red Wings announce they’ve re-signed ‘Teemu Pokemon’

The Detroit Red Wings social media team must be getting swept up in the Pokemon Go craze. The Red Wings announced on Wednesday, they’ve re-signed forward Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year contract. When they reported the news on Twitter, they accidentally posted they had re-signed “Teemu Pokemon.” UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today re-signed RW Teemu Pokémon to a one-year contract...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Jannik Hansen fined for embellishment

Sports such as soccer understand that there is a bit of embellishment and diving in the game. The NHL in its current landscape doesn’t have any time for that. Jannik Hansen was hit for his second embellishment of the year in the video below. You can pretty clearly see him leave his feet trying to draw the call on the play. Hansen isn’t the only offender this season as Ottawa’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings: Teemu Pulkkinen fined for being a repeated diver

Red Wings forward Teemu Pulkkinen was fined $2,000 by the NHL Friday after a diving incident during Detroit’s 4-1 loss to the Dallas Stars on November 8th. The monetary punishment for Pulkkinen though comes after a warning for the same infraction on against the Vancouver Canucks back on October 26th. Eventually if the diving episodes keep up Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Pulkkinen scores twice as Wings beat up on Penguins 5-1

The Wings rebounded from a embarrassing 7-2 performance Saturday against the Flyers to defeat the Penguins 5-1 Sunday. In that process, rookie Teemu Pulkkinen is continuing to make it difficult for the Detroit coaching staff to take him out of the lineup. After dominating at Grand Rapids, Pulkkinen had two goals in today’s contest including this blast from the face-off circle...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen slowly being groomed

There is a reason why the Detroit Red Wings have had continued success over the last two decades, success which includes a record 23 straight postseasons — and counting — along with a handful of Stanley Cup championships over the years. They develop their prospects with patience, and only when they are ready to play a […] The post Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen slowly...
Via Along the Boards
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings' sniper Pulkkinen improving game for return to Detroit

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Time for Teemu Pulkkinen

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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 01, 2015  |  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

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 points...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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