TEEMU PULKKINEN NEWS

Red Wings overnight report: On Pulkkinen, Jurco and good and bad prospect news

Red Wings players are slowly but surely filtering back into town, and within a day or two, they'll be spotted skating informally in Troy as well as closer to the Joe, but for the present moment, Tomas Tatar's autograph-signing in Bratslava this Thursday's the closest thing we'll get to a "media availability" until the post-Labor Day practices begin. Until...
Via Kukla's Korner
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Prospects Tournament Information

Getty Images By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Red Wings will host the sixteenth annual prospects tournament in Traverse City, Michigan from September 12th to 16th. This year’s tournament will include prospects from the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, and Detroit. The teams will be divided...
Via The Hockey Guys
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are You Excited About The Wings?

from Dave Bartkowiak Jr. of ClickOnDetroit, The truth is they're a young team on the rise still looking for an identity. They're looking to mesh. The Red Wings have huge promise and big expectations for young players such as Gustav Nyquist, Riley Sheahan, Tomas Tatar, Tomas Jurco, Petr Mrazek, Teemu Pulkkinen, Xavier Ouellet, Anthony Mantha, and dare I mention Brendan...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings renew fall prospect touranment and training camp arrangements with Centre Ice Arena

From the Red Wings' PR department: Red Wings set to stage 2014 Training Camp in Traverse City NHL Prospects Tournament, Charity Golf Classic, Alumni and Celebrity Game and main Training Camp returns to Centre ICE Arena this fall DETROIT – Detroit Red Wings Executive Vice President/General Manager Ken Holland today announced that the Red Wings will once again host...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 17, 2014  |  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

Teemu Pulkkinen Is Overrated

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...
Via Nightmare on Helm Street
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Open Post- Grand Rapids Griffins At The Texas Stars

via the AHL, Game 6 - 8:00pm ET, AHL Live (TEX leads series, 3-2) The Texas Stars get two cracks at knocking out the defending Calder Cup champions, beginning with tonight's Game 6 at the Cedar Park Center. Chris Mueller (2-1-3) scored 3:18 into overtime to give Texas a 3-2 win over Grand Rapids in the pivotal Game 5 on Friday... Mike Hedden (5-3-8) extended his scoring...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Left Wing Lock posts details regarding Red Wings’ development camp

From Sarah Lindenau of the Left Wing Lock: The Detroit Red Wings have finalized dates for the 2014 Red Wings Development Camp.  The  camp, currently slated for July 4th through the 8th at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, MI, will showcase the organizations top prospects and 2014 NHL entry draft selections. The development camp is an educational and training camp for Detroit’s...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings playoff prospect news: Griffins, Texas Stars prepare to do battle this Thursday

The Grand Rapids Griffins will head to the Lone Star State to battle the Texas Stars in the second round of the AHL playoffs this week--as the Grand Rapids Press's Peter J. Wallner notes, the AHL employs a 2-3-and-2 series format, too, so it must be mentioned that "home ice advantage" is interpreted a little differently there--and the Detroit Free Press's George...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wallner: New and old faces will help the Grand Rapids Griffins defend their Calder Cup championship

The Grand Rapids Griffins spent yesterday traveling from GR to Abbotsford, BC as they'll begin their 5-game first-round playoff series against the Abbotsford Heat on Friday and Saturday. The Grand Rapids Press's Peter J. Wallner wrote a fantastic, comprehensive article (and this excerpt is just part of it) which sets up the series by asking both last year's Calder Cup...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A superb profile of Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen

Red Wings prospect Teemu Pulkkinen had a very, very solid North American pro debut, and today, Griffinshockey.com's Alan Cross profiles one of the Wings' brightest prospects (via RedWingsFeed). Pulkkinen hopes to help the Grand Rapids Griffins defend their Calder Cup championship: Teemu Pulkkinen has enjoyed a landmark rookie season in North America, to say the least...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Griffins players receive honors

Things are looking good down on the farm for the Red Wings. Grand Rapids Griffins goaltender Petr Mrazek and defenseman Adam Almquist on Thursday were named to the 2013-14 American Hockey League Second All-Star Team. Mrazek, 22, is first among AHL goaltenders with a 2.03 goals-against average and a .927 save percentage. Mrazek, who's 22-7-1 with a 4-1 shootout record, had an...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Teemu Pulkkinen and Ryan Sproul named to AHL’s All-Rookie Team

The AHL found a unique way to announce that Red Wings prospects and/or Grand Rapids Griffins forward Teemu Pulkkinen and defenseman Ryan Sproul has made the league's All-Rookie Team: 2013-14 AHL All-Rookie Team: @JoniOrtio @B_Kichton8 @Sproully93 @muckbro16 Pulkkinen @strome18 http://t.co/WW55FL6QVN pic.twitter.com/9jqhahaAAa — AHL (@TheAHL) April 9, 2014 From...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay defenseman Mike Kostka gets elbowed in the face by Douglas Murray

Per Greg "Puck Daddy" Wyshynski, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mike Kostka missed a little time after Teemu Pulkkinen boarded him during the preseason, and April brings...Montreal Canadiens defenseman Douglas Murray also knocking out Kostka, though he did so with much more malice aforethought: Murray got a match penalty, which means that the NHL's Department...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Teemu Pulkkinen’s heading back to Grand Rapids as Darren Helm’s returned to Detroit’s lineup

The Red Wings no longer have a "roster emergency" because Darren Helm was fit to play today, so the team had to send someone down to Grand Rapids. They chose to send the Griffins' leading goal-scorer back to the AHL as the Griffins attempt to defend their Calder Cup Championship, and playing on the fourth line wasn't necessarily in Teemu Pulkkinen's job description...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

This couldn’t possibly be a head shot, could it?

The player who keyed the Chicago Blackhawks' 2-1 goal over the Detroit Red Wings just happened to do this to Teemu Pulkkinen just a little under 3 minutes before assisting on Ben Smith's goal.   A little high, Mr. Duncan Keith?
Via Kukla's Korner
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Oilers quick take: ugly is sometimes beautiful

The Detroit Red Wings' 2-1 shootout win over the Edmonton Oilers was the LIVING EMBODIMENT of an ugly win, but in a month, it could be a beautiful, beautiful thing for a team that's now -20 in terms of goal differential in the 3rd period and managed to fire more pucks wide or into Oilers players (35) than it did on Viktor Fasth. With nine players injured, the lines shaken...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Big Shot’ Pulkkinen Ready For His First NHL Game

from Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News, If there’s one thing Teemu Pulkkinen can do, it’s fire the puck. “He has an unbelievable shot,” said Cory Emmerton, who was a linemate of Pulkkinen’s in Grand Rapids. “Probably one of the best I’ve played with. I don’t know if he’s scored a fluke goal all season. “They’ve been slap shots, just blowing it past...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 13, 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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Teemu Pulkkinen Recalled By The Wings

Pulkkinen: 26 G, 25 A, +20 in 60 AHL GP RT @HeleneStJames #RedWings have called up Teemu Pulkkinen to offset Tomas Jurco (ribs). — Scott Cullen (@tsnscottcullen) March 12, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings reassign Pulkkinen to Grand Rapids

From the Wings' PR department: PULKKINEN RETURNED TO GRAND RAPIDS … Finnish Forward Leads AHL Rookies in Goals with 24 … DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned right wing Teemu Pulkkinen to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. Continue reading "Red Wings reassign Pulkkinen to Grand Rapids"
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings make a strange post-deadline recall, bring Teemu Pulkkinen into the fold

Given the furor regarding the Red Wings' trading of Calle Jarnkrok to Nashville for David Legwand, managerial explanations included, and the Wings' status as an undermanned team heading into tonight's Nicklas Lidstrom retirement ceremony game against the Avs...This move, one of the Red Wings' 4 post-trade-deadline recalls sans a roster emergency--seems...strangely...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: tackling the Wings’ no-move stance and the Ilitch rink deal

I know that many of you are less than enthused about the concept that the Red Wings aren't likely to make a trade deadline move, especially given what Ken Holland himself had to say to the New York Times (on Saturday, reiterating that the Wings' first round draft pick is not for sale) and MLive's Ansar Khan (on Wednesday), but the reported asking prices for Ryan Kesler...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

St. James, Khan weigh in on potential Red Wings deadline moves

Yesterday, I discussed possible Red Wings trades, a.k.a. my belief that the team won't be active between now and Wednesday's 3 PM EST trade deadline; today, both Winging it in Motown and MLive's Ansar Khan (who also covered Purse-gate) weighed in on possible deadline deals, and now the Free Press's Helene St. James has posited an overview of the Wings' options...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings assign 4 players to Grand Rapids of AHL

The Detroit Red Wings have assigned forwards Cory Emmerton, Riley Sheahan and Teemu Pulkkinen, and defenseman Adam Almquist to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. The Red Wings, who made the moves on Thursday, return from the NHL's Olympic break with a game at Montreal on Wednesday. Emmerton has appeared in 11 games for Detroit, notching two assists. Sheahan has three goals...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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