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Oilers centre Boyd Gordon shut down for season with shoulder issue

The Edmonton Oilers added Boyd Gordon to their ever-growing pile of players who are done for the season. Gordon, who has a minor shoulder issue, joins Jesse Joensuu (ankle), Ryan Jones (knee), Nail Yakupov (ankle), Andrew Ference (chest) and Luke Gazdic (shoulder) in the premature summer club. Gordon hurt his shoulder early in Tuesday’s loss to Colorado, but never left the game...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

With Jesse Joensuu out, Edmonton Oilers give Anton Lander longer look-see

With Jesse Joensuu walking out of Rexall Place in a medical boot on Monday, odds are good Anton Lander will be staying for a while. The Oilers forward was called up from the Oklahoma City Barons for the recent four-game trip, and for a while Sunday, it appeared as though he scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes. The goal was later awarded...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL suspends Jordan Nolan for Sucker Punching Jesse Joensuu

This should have been more than a one-game suspension. This is ridiculous. There's no sense to this crap. You can't just punch an unsuspecting player like this. It's a violation of the hockey code. A one-game suspension for this barbaric act is absolute joke. Unacceptable! I don't care what the Oilers defenseman Jesse Jensuu did, if you want to fight him, challenge...
Via Goon's World
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Nolan Suspended Just One Game For Sucker Punch (Video)

The NHL came down soft on Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan. Nolan, who brutally sucker punched Edmonton Oilers’ Jesse Joensuu after a whistle on Sunday night, was slapped with nothing more than a one-game suspension. Fans in Boston might not be happy about this penalty, as Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton was suspended 15 games for a similar act earlier this season. Check out...
Via NESN.com
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Nolan suspended one game for punch to unsuspecting player

Jordan Nolan's sucker punch of Edmonton's Jesse Joensuu has resulted in a one-game suspension for the Kings forward. In coming to the decision for the one-game ban, the NHL's Department of Player Safety noted that the scrum taking place in front of the Kings net was all but concluded. Further, Joensuu had both of his arms being restrained by the officials when Nolan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Nolan sucker punches Jesse Joensuu, suspension coming

Los Angeles Kings enforcer Jordan Nolan let his temper get the better of him after Edmonton Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu shoved Kings defenseman Drew Doughty in front of Jonathan Quick. Nolan sucker punched Joensuu and got a double-minor for roughing and will have a suspension hearing this week. [Puck Daddy Blog] The post Jordan Nolan sucker punches Jesse Joensuu, suspension coming...
Via Diehardsport
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Nolan to meet with league about sucker punch

When Kings forward Jordan Nolan caught Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu with a punch while he wasn’t looking on Sunday night, the one group that was watching was the league office. According to Sportsnet’s Mark Spector, Nolan will have a phone hearing with the Department of Player Safety about the play. Nolan was assessed a double-minor for his shot to Joensuu’s face late in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Jordan Nolan Will Have A Meeting Today With Dept. Of Player Safety

LAK Jordan Nolan will have a hearing today with B.Shanahan's Dep't. of Player Safety for his sucker punch of EDM's Jesse Joensuu Sunday. — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) March 10, 2014  
Via Kukla's Korner
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings center Jordan Nolan sucker punches Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu (GIF)

Los Angeles Kings center Jordan Nolan was called for a double minor penalty after sucker punching Edmonton Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu during a scrum in the final seconds of the second period in Sunday night's game.It happened as a little scrum broke out with four seconds remaining in the period. As referees tried to separate the players, Nolan can be seeing saying something...
Via Holdout Sports
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Nolan throws most indiscreet sucker punch ever

The Los Angeles Kings’ Jordan Nolan threw one of the more blatant sucker punches we have seen on Sunday night as his Kings took on the Oilers.  The Kings and Oilers met in a scrum and as referees tried to break up the impending melee, and without warning Jordan proceeded to clock Jesse Joensuu in the dome. Jordan was assessed a double-minor. [SB Nation] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings’ Jordan Nolan Gets Double-Minor For Sucker Punching Jesse Joensuu (GIF)

Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan might be getting a call from the NHL Department of Player Safety following an incident Sunday. Late in the second period against the Edmonton Oilers, a scrum ensued when Edmonton’s Jesse Joensuu knocked defenseman Drew Doughty down to the ice for getting too close to Oilers goaltender, Ben Scrivens. Nolan immediately came to the defense of...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sochi results affect two Oilers in particular

The news put a damper on Ilya Bryzgalov’s day. When Jesse Joensuu heard the same news, it snapped him out of a 12-day funk. The Edmonton Oilers’ Olympic break is over, but like so many sports fans around the world, the Oilers went back to work on Wednesday fixated on the Games in Sochi. Much of the chatter for the day centred on Team Canada’s narrow 2-1 win over Latvia, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers parlay tougher play into pair of wins

If they’re going to get better, the Edmonton Oilers know they’re going to have to play bigger. On Monday the Oilers stood up for themselves for the first time this season in a 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks. The win was the first against a divisional opponent not based in Calgary. “We played with purpose,” said Oilers centre Sam Gagner. “When you go back for the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Perron scores 3 to lead Oilers past Canucks 4-2

David Perron scored three goals as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Monday night. Jesse Joensuu's goal at 2:20 of the third period made it 3-2 before Perron completed his hat trick with an empty netter with just over a minute left. The Oilers (17-32-6) consecutive wins for the first time this season. The Canucks (27-18-9) have lost two of three. Edmonton...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers winger Jesse Joensuu yearns to return to physical, points-producing role

When Jesse Joensuu reluctantly left the Edmonton Oilers lineup with a back issue that kept him out for 11 games, he knew he was doomed to lose some ground. But here it is one month later, and the big winger is still struggling to find a way to be an effective player — no matter how many minutes he plays. Joensuu, a healthy scratch the last two games, will likely draw back into...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Taylor Hall and Jesse Joensuu looking to return to Oilers lineup on upcoming road trip

There was no way Taylor Hall was readily going to accept a four-week absence from the Edmonton Oilers lineup. So it should come as no surprise that the winger is back on the ice, in a brace, and eyeing a return during the team’s upcoming four-game road trip that starts Tuesday against the Florida Panthers. Hall, who left the lineup on Oct. 19 with a second degree tear to his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers look at upside out of late wins on road trip

You know it’s a tough trip when it starts with losing a bunch of games and ends with losing a bunch of players. With the defeats piling up around them and with Jesse Joensuu Taylor Hall and Ryan Smyth flying home early with injuries the Oilers were starting to think the only way their six-game eastern swing could get any worse was if the NHL tacked on a neutral-site game in Afghanistan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Green's Swing And A Miss

((HT: Sportsnet)) Thankfully, the Washington Capitals didn't need Mike Green's attempted hit on the Oilers Jesse Joensuu to preserve their win to keep Edmonton as the worst team in the Western Conference... The Capitals scored three goals in a 3:55 stretch in the second period for a 4-2 win to snap their three game losing streak... Joel Ward, Alex Ovechkin and Troy...
Via Online Sports Guys
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Green’s missed check turns into a hilarious crash into the bench

Every now and then a hit occurs in hockey that requires a collective ‘daaaaamn’ from the viewers due its awesome nature. This is not one of those hits. You could just feel Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green’s giddiness as he lined up a huge hit on Edmonton’s Jesse Joensuu. Head down, puck caught in the skates, body square to the oncoming check; it was the ideal recipe...
Via The Nosebleeds
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Green Misses Huge Check, Hilariously Crashes Into Capitals’ Bench

Mike Green of the Washington Capitals was gearing up for a impressive check on Jesse Joensuu of the Edmonton Oilers, but it didn’t quite go as planned. Joensuu played the part of the matador and quickly moved as Green charged. Instead of inflicting pain on Joensuu he may have only hurt himself and his ego as he flipped into the Capitals’ bench. But if you ask Green, he’ll...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals' Mike Green flips himself into own bench

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green went to make a check on Edmonton Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu when he missed and flipped himself into his own bench.  Seems to be a quick, efficient way to make a line change.
Via Diehardsport
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Signs of recovery as injured Oilers take part in optional workout

The road to recovery went through the Edmonton Oilers morning skate on Thursday. Although not ready to play against the Montreal Canadiens Denis Grebeshkov Corey Potter Sam Gagner and Jesse Joensuu were all on the ice for the optional on-ice workout. Of the four only Joensuu has played a regular-season game this year and he hopes to be back in the lineup Saturday when the Oilers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Eakins liked forward Jesse Joensuu's tough play in home opener

Jesse Joensuu was happy with the effort but disappointed in the loss. The Edmonton Oilers winger had an impressive debut for his new team scoring a goal in a 5-4 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. “It’s tough to lose” Joensuu said. “I’m happy that I played but it’s tough to lose it’s really frustrating.” Joensuu was one of the Oilers’ better forwards on the night playing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Acton sends Oilers past Jets 2-1

Will Acton scored the winner and the Edmonton Oilers won their third consecutive preseason game, 2-1 over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night. Jesse Joensuu also scored for the Oilers, who didn't dress many of their top offensive threats. Chris Thorburn replied for the Jets, who have lost three straight. The Jets got on the board with 58 seconds left in the first period when...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Acton sends Oilers past Jets 2-1

Will Acton scored the winner and the Edmonton Oilers won their third consecutive preseason game, 2-1 over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night. Jesse Joensuu also scored for the Oilers, who didn't dress many of their top offensive threats. Chris Thorburn replied for the Jets, who have lost three straight. The Jets got on the board with 58 seconds left in the first period when...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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