Tag Archive | "Jesperi Kotkaniemi"

Elias Pettersson exits game vs. Habs with lower-body injury

Thursday, January 3, 2019

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All of Vancouver is sending their prayers to their young Swedish phenom tonight. And most of the hockey world for that matter. 20-year-old Elias Pettersson suffered a lower-body injury Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens after getting tangled with fellow rookie Jesperi Kotkaniemi in the second period. Pettersson was in visible pain following the incident, but…

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Jesperi Kotkaniemi snipes first NHL goal

Thursday, November 1, 2018

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Jesperi Kotkaniemi finally has his first goal in the NHL. The speedy 18-year-old forward got on the board with a great snipe against the Washington Capitals. The Finnish prospect had picked up four assists in his first 11 games, but failed to find the back of the net. Kotkaniemi unleashed a perfect shot over the…

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Habs’ Jesperi Kotkaniemi to start season in Montreal

Saturday, September 29, 2018

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Montreal’s third overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft has earned his spot with the big club. Jesperi Kotkaniemi débutera la saison à Montréal mentionne l'entraîneur-chef Claude Julien. Jesperi Kotkaniemi will start the season in Montreal, says head coach Claude Julien. #GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/b5uKPtVX8z — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) September 29, 2018 The 18-year-old Finnish forward…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.10 — Jesperi Kotkaniemi

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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The Edmonton Oilers snapped a 10-year streak of missing the playoffs in 2017 and entered 2018 as one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup.  The Oilers started the season at 4-7-1 and never got back over .500. Somehow, the Oilers went from being a Cup favourite to drafting in the top-10 in a…

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