Kuokkanen is expected to make his Devils debut on Tuesday.
Kuokkanen has picked up three goals and three assists (six points) in four AHL games since being acquired from the Hurricanes at the trade deadline. It's not confirmed that Kuokkanen will make his debut tonight but he skated on the fourth line with Michael McLeod and Kevin Rooney in the morning skate.
The Devils have recalled Janne Kuokkanen from Binghamton (AHL).
Kuokkanen was the prospect Devils got back from Carolina in the Sami Vatanen trade. Since joining Binghamton, Kuokkanen has scored three goals with three assists (six points) in four games. Overall, that gives him 15 goals and 33 assists (48 points) in 56 AHL games this year. He has not registered a point in 11 career games.
The Devils have acquired Janne Kuokkanen, Frederik Claesson and a conditional second-round draft pick from the Hurricanes for Sami Vatanen.
Carolina selected Kuokkanen with the 43rd overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. He's failed to register a point in his 11 career NHL games but has been a productive player in the AHL. Kuokkanen had 12 goals and 30 assists in 52 games this year with Carolina's AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers.
Kuokkanen will draw into the Hurricanes lineup on Sunday.
The Hurricanes have recalled Janne Kuokkanen from Charlotte (AHL).
Kuokkanen, 20, was a second-round pick (No.43 overall) in 2016 and appeared in four NHL games last season. Kuokkanen leads the Checkers in points with 27 (11G / 16A) in 26 games this season. He could make his season debut on Thursday with Micheal Ferland leaving Tuesday’s game.
The Hurricanes have assigned Janne Kuokkanen to Charlotte (AHL).
Kuokkanen, 19, got into the lineup on Saturday but didn’t record a point in any of his four games with the Hurricanes. The 2016 second round pick (No.43 overall) will make his AHL debut this week; he turned pro this season after collecting 62 points (26G / 36A) in 60 games with London (OHL) last year.