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Pokka Agrees to Entry-Level Contract with Islanders

The New York Islanders announced today that Ville Pokka has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract. Pokka, 19, scored 27 points (six goals, 21 assists) in 54 games with Karpat during his third full season in the Liiga (Finland). The Tornio, Finland, native was named one of three finalists for the top defenseman in the league. Pokka added 11 points (two goals, nine...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

And then insanity ruled the day

Finland's #12 Ville Pokka (Andre Ringuette HHOF/IIHFImages) So all those who predicted that Ville Pokka (NYI 2012 2nd) and Finland would knock off Griffin Reinhart (NYI 2012 1st) and Adam Pelech (NYI 2012 3rd)'s Canadian team 5-1 in the semifinals of the World Under-20 Championships please stand up so we can laugh at you for lying. I however did predict that Sweden would...
Via The Prospect Park
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Ten Prospects in the Islanders' System: Number Five, Ville Pokka

[caption id="attachment_149" align="alignleft" width="200"] image provided by[/caption] We have hit the halfway point on the top ten countdown, and coming in at number five on Islander Country's Top Ten Prospects in the Islanders' System is 2012 2nd round pick (34th overall), Finnish defenseman, Ville Pokka. I...
Via Sports Blog Net
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sending you to visit a friend

(USA Hockey) Day 2 of the USA Evaluation camp ended with a split decision with Team White shutting down Finland 5-2 and Team Blue falling to Sweden 4-3. Another Islander prospect played well as Taylor Cammarata (2013 3rd) had a 1-2-3 effort including the game winning goal. The Islander prospects have looked good so far although yesterday's hero Ville Pokka of Finland was ejected...
Via The Prospect Park
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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