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Joni Pitkanen | Defenseman

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/19/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
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Joni Pitkanen (heel) didn't sound optimistic about his chances of playing this coming season
In a translated piece, he told Finnish news outlet Kaleva: "Made some progress, but day by day we go. Really is still a long way that I could play at all." He was asked if he had been on skates and responded with "I'm not." Carolina GM Ron Francis said in late June that Pitkanen was unable to put his foot in a skate. He hasn't been able to play since April 2, 2013 because of a broken heel bone. Tue, Aug 5, 2014 12:08:00 PM

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Career Stats
YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2003PHI71819271544512002133.060
2005PHI581333462178514013118.110
2006PHI7743943-2588117020137.029
2007EDM6381826-55619101101.079
2008CAR71726331158212003147.048
2009CAR7164046-1172118001161.037
2010CAR7253035-260111001144.035
2011CAR3051217-15162600262.081
2012CAR221892120200034.029
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