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Joni Pitkänen

Born:Sept. 19, 1983Draft:2002, Philadelphia Flyers, #4 Overall
Hometown:Oulu, FINPosition:D
Known For:Former fourth-overall pickShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:Finland

Joni Pitkänen (born 19 September 1983) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia FlyersEdmonton Oilers, and Carolina Hurricanes.

Joni Pitkanen
Joni Pitkänen, Carolina Hurricanes (James Guillory-US PRESSWIRE)

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Staff History

  • Carolina Hurricanes- Scout 2016-17

Achievements

  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal 2001-2002
  • SM-liiga Silver Medal 2002-2003
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team 2002-2003
  • U20 WJC Best Defenseman 2002-2003
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal 2002-2003
  • NHL All-Rookie Team 2003-2004
  • NHL YoungStars Roster 2003-2004
  • AHL All-Star Game 2004-2005
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion 2004-2005
  • World Cup Runner Up 2004-2005
  • NHL Highest ATOI (27:22) 2009-2010
  • Olympic Bronze Medal 2009-2010
  • Olympic Most Penalized Player (29) 2009-2010

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