The Blackhawks have assigned Henri Jokiharju to Rockford (AHL).
Jokiharju came up for one game but has been returned to the AHL because Brent Seabrook is expected to play on Sunday. Jokiharju goes back to Rockford, where he has picked one goal and eight assists (nine points) in nine games.
Source: Scott King 02/23/19, 1:49 pm EST
Jokiharju will draw into the Blackhawks lineup on Friday.
The Blackhawks have recalled Henri Jokiharju from Rockford (AHL).
With Brent Seabrook (abdomen) out and Carl Dahlstrom (illness) questionable, Jokiharju has been called up and will likely be in the lineup on Friday. Jokiharju has picked up a point-per-game (1G / 8A) in nine games with Rockford since being sent down. He is one of the Blackhawks best defensemen and could remain with the team moving forward as they continue their hunt for the playoffs.
The Blackhawks assigned Henri Jokiharju to Rockford (AHL).
Jokiharju appeared in five of the last six games before the All-Star break after returning home from the World Juniors. He had just one assist during that stretch and the addition of Slater Koekkoek allows Jokiharju to go to the minors.
Jokiharju will be back in Chicago’s lineup on Tuesday.
Jokiharju was a healthy scratch against the Capitals on Sunday but will replace Carl Dahlstrom on Tuesday. Jokiharju has just one assist, a minus-3 rating and two shots on goal in four games since returning from the World Juniors.
Source: Eric Lear 01/22/19, 12:50 pm EST
Jokiharju will draw into the Blackhawks lineup on Wednesday.
Jokiharju is fresh off of a gold medal with Finland at the World Juniors, where he registered two goals and three assists (five points) in seven games. Jokiharju has 11 assists in 32 games with the Blackhawks this season.
The Blackhawks have loaned Henri Jokiharju to Finland for the World Juniors.
Jokiharju has had an impressive rookie season, picking up 11 assists while averaging 19:59 TOI/gm in 32 games. Jokiharju had two goals and two assists (four points) in five games at the World Juniors last season.
Jokiharju (illness) won't play against the Jets on Thursday.
Jokiharju (illness) will not play on Tuesday.
Jokiharju (illness) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.
Jokiharju missed the morning skate and is officially listed as a game-time decision for Tuesday’s contest. Jokiharku is still looking for his first goal but has added 10 assists and 50 shots through his first 23 games.
Jokiharju will be back in the Blackhawks lineup on Saturday.
Jokiharju will come out of the Blackhawks lineup on Friday.
It looks like Jokiharju will be a healthy scratch for the first time this season. Jokiharju has had an impressive rookie campaign, picking up 10 assists in his first 22 games, but will be replaced by Brandon Manning on Friday.
Jokiharju (flu) is expected to play on Thursday.
Jokiharju missed Wednesday’s practice because of the flu, but traveled to Minnesota and is expected to play tonight. Jokiharju has five assists in his first three games of the season and was bumped to the top power-play unit recently—adding to his growing fantasy value.
Jokiharju (illness) missed Wednesday’s practice but will travel to Minnesota.
Jokiharju’s rookie season is off to a great start and he was moved to the top power-play unit on Tuesday, but he’s questionable for Thursday’s game vs. the Wild. Keep an eye on his status during Thursday’s morning skate.
The Blackhawks signed Henri Jokiharju to a three-year, entry-level contract last Tuesday.
Jokiharju, 19, was a first-round pick of the Blackhawks (No.29 overall) in 2017 and is coming off of a 71-point (12G / 59A) campaign with the Portland Winterhawks (WHL). His 71 points ranked tied for third among defensemen in the WHL and represented a 0.45 point-per-game increase from his rookie season. Jokiharju will likely battle for a spot on the Blackhawks’ blueline this fall, but will likely end up back in Portland.
The Blackhawks select Henri Jokiharju with the No.29 overall pick.
Like a lot of young Finnish defensemen, Jokiharju is a strong skater with high-end passing skills. Jokiharju finished second among Portland Winterhawks defensemen in points in 2016-17, posting nine goals and 39 assists (48 points) in 71 games.