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Chicago Blackhawks’ Ville Pokka Needs To Hit Trading Block

Defenseman Ville Pokka still hasn’t hit the NHL yet, so it’s time for the Chicago Blackhawks to part ways The Chicago Blackhawks are in desperate need of a veteran penalty killing forward, and it appears to have an abundance of defensemen in NHL and in their system. One defenseman who is blocked and, it appears, […] Chicago Blackhawks’ Ville Pokka Needs To Hit Trading Block...
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November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Blackhawks recall Ville Pokka, Viktor Svedberg, Dillon Fournier from AHL Rockford

The Hawks add some bodies before their preseason finale against the Blues on Saturday. The Chicago Blackhawks have recalled defensemen Ville Pokka, Viktor Svedberg and Dillon Fournier from AHL Rockford ahead of their preseason finale on Saturday. Pokka and Svedberg were officially recalled Friday evening, while Fournier was brought up Saturday morning. All three defensemen return...
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October 08, 2016

Blackhawks recall Ville Pokka and Viktor Svedberg for final preseason game

The Blackhawks announced Friday that they have recalled defensemen Ville Pokka and Viktor Svedberg from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.Both of them
Via CSN Chicago
October 07, 2016

Ville Pokka makes miraculous play to save goal for Team Finland at World Cup

One of the best saves of the tournament comes from the young Finnish defenseman. Playing in a tournament full of big names, it's impressive that Blackhawks prospect Ville Pokka was able to grab a spot on Team Finland's roster. And in their first game against Team North America, the young defenseman helped make his presence felt with this clutch play to narrowly save a goal on a puck...
Via Second City Hockey
September 18, 2016

Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25: Ville Pokka is ready for the NHL and No. 5 on our list

Pokka was one of the best defensemen in the AHL last season, now he's looking to show he's worthy of a shot on a deep NHL blue line. Ville Pokka breaks from the mold of Chicago's affinity for Swedish defenseman, but he's quickly going to become your favorite Finn this side of Stormtrooper FN-2187. The 22-year-old is coming off a very good AHL season, recently was described as having...
Via Second City Hockey
September 14, 2016

Ville Pokka to miss Blackhawks' prospect camp due to lower-body injury, per report

The 22-year-old Finnish blue liner won't be in Chicago for camp. Chicago Blackhawks prospect Ville Pokka will miss the team's prospect camp due to a lower-body injury, reports Scott Powers of The Athletic. Powers notes that the defenseman suffered the injury during the World Championships in May in Russia, and will remain in his native Finland to continue his rehab. He recorded...
Via Second City Hockey
July 09, 2016

Blackhawks Finish Strong World Championships

The Blackhawks were well represented as the 2016 World Championship came to a close on Sunday. Entering the gold medal game against Canada, Ville Pokka had two assists in nine games with Finland. Artemi Panarin finished a stellar tournament with another strong performance in the bronze medal game against the United States. Panarin skated 14:14 […] The post Blackhawks Finish Strong...
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May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Recall Viktor Svedberg

On Thursday morning, the Blackhawks announced today they have recalled defenseman Viktor Svedberg from Rockford and reassigned defenseman Ville Pokka to the IceHogs. Pokka was still on the roster for Opening Night, and his name was called as the team skated onto the ice, but he was… absent on Wednesday night. Coach Joel Quenneville hinted at Svedberg […] The post Blackhawks...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Place Rozsival On LTIR, Recall Pokka

On Tuesday afternoon, the Blackhawks placed veteran defenseman Michal Rozsival on long-term injured reserve (LTIR) Chicago also recalled defenseman Ville Pokka from the Rockford and assigned defenseman Viktor Svedberg to the IceHogs. The post Blackhawks Place Rozsival On LTIR, Recall Pokka appeared first on Committed Indians.
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ville Pokka Earns AHL All-Rookie Honors

On Wednesday, Rockford IceHogs defenseman Ville Pokka was named to the AHL All-Rookie Team for the 2014-15 season. Pokka, 21, has eight goals and 22 assists in 64 games with Rockford this season. Pokka was acquired from the New York … Continue reading → The post Ville Pokka Earns AHL All-Rookie Honors appeared first on Committed Indians.
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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