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Lauri Korpikoski | Winger | #29

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/28/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 193
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (19) / NYR
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The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that Lauri Korpikoski is likely to start on the third line Sunday.
Korpikoski will draw into the lineup for the first time in the playoffs as Matt Calvert will sit out a one game suspension. It will be the first playoff game of the season for Korpikoski who had no points for Columbus in nine regular season games after he was acquired from Dallas at the trade deadline. The winger had eight goals and 20 points in 60 games for the Stars so he has some offensive talent. Apr 16 - 8:07 AM

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Lauri Korpikoski is projected to be scratched for Game 2 against Pittsburgh on Friday.

Korpikoski saw just nine games of action with Columbus after being acquired from Dallas, and did not put up any points. He put up eight goals and 20 points in 60 games with the Stars.
Source: Wes Crosby
Apr 14 - 6:42 PM

Lauri Korpikoski is projected to be scratched against the Jets on Thursday.

Unfortunately, Korpikoski has seen just eight games of action with the Blue Jackets, and he's yet to pick up his any points. Suffice it to say, he has no fantasy value.
Source: Craig Merz
Apr 6 - 6:35 PM

Lauri Korpikoski will tag in for Lukas Sedlak against the Capitals on Sunday.

The veteran winger has yet to post any points through the first seven games of his run with Columbus. Sedlak meanwhile has picked up seven goals and 13 points with 66 hits in 62 games thus far.
Apr 2 - 3:52 PM

Lauri Korpikoski and Scott Harrington will be scratched against the Sabres on Tuesday.

Mark it seven games in a row now for Korpikoski in the press box. It would seem that coach John Tortorella doesn't think he holds much value to the squad.
Source: Craig Merz
Mar 28 - 6:05 PM

Lauri Korpikoski and Scott Harrington will be scratched against the Capitals on Thursday.

This will be the fifth game in a row Korpikoski will watch from the press box. He along with Harrington, unfortunately, do not appear to have much of a role with the team.
Mar 23 - 5:54 PM

Lauri Korpikoski will remain a healthy scratch on Wednesday as Columbus hosts Toronto.

Mark it four games in a row now that the veteran acquisition will sit out. Until he can get into the lineup consistently, his already marginal fantasy value takes a significant hit.
Source: Craig Merz
Mar 22 - 6:45 PM

Coach John Tortorella elected to keep both Lauri Korpikoski and Markus Nutivaara out of the lineup for Sunday's match with the Devils.

Both have become frequent healthy scratches of late. Korpikoski has nary made an impact with Columbus in seven games, seeing his average ice time slashed by five minutes. Nutivaara has seven points in 52 games as a rookie.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 19 - 1:06 PM

Lauri Korpikoski will be scratched against the Panthers on Thursday.

The veteran winger has not posted any points in seven games of action with Columbus. His average ice time has dropped to just over eight minutes from just over 13 minutes per game with Dallas.
Mar 16 - 6:13 PM

Lauri Korpikoski is projected to play alongside William Karlsson and Josh Anderson on Thursday.

That's based on the combinations from Thursday's morning skate. This will be Korpikoski's first game with the Blue Jackets after being acquired from Dallas on Wednesday.
Mar 2 - 10:39 AM

Lauri Korpikoski is projected to make his Blue Jackets debut on Thursday.

Columbus acquired Korpikoski at the trade deadline in exchange for Dallas Heatherington. Korpikoski had six goals and 20 points in 60 contests with the Stars in 2016-17. How he fits into the lineup should be revealed in Thursday's morning skate, but he will likely slot into the third or fourth line.
Mar 2 - 8:04 AM

Columbus acquired Lauri Korpikoski from Dallas in exchange for Dallas Heatherington just ahead of Wednesday's trade deadline.

Through 60 games this season with Dallas the veteran forward has posted eight goals and 20 points along with 32 blocks and 34 hits. He's a classic bottom-six forward who helps out on the penalty kill, so his fantasy value is limited.
Mar 1 - 3:35 PM

Lauri Korpikoski and Jiri Hudler will be scratched against the Wild on Thursday.

As a depth forward, Korpikoski has been excellent for the Stars thus far. Through 56 games he has posted seven goals and 19 points along with 28 blocks and 31 hits. Hudler meanwhile has seven points in 24 games to his credit.
Feb 16 - 6:45 PM

Lauri Korpikoski doesn't have any fantasy value, but coach Lindy Ruff appreciates having him on the roster.

"Here's a guy that nine times out of 10 will go out and play the game the right way, get in the right place," Ruff said. "He's a bigger body (6-1, 193) that can kill penalties. We can use him in tougher defensive situations, where if somebody's been struggling, you can put him on the ice. He's an all-around player." He contributed his 10th point in 34 games Friday against Los Angeles, with an assist. Korpikoski hasn't scored a goal since he scored three in a row from Nov. 10 to Nov. 13.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 11:03:00 AM

Lauri Korpikoski and Patri Nemeth will be scratched against Chicago on Sunday.

The veteran winger has four goals and nine points in 29 games thus far. Unfortunately that's not quite enough to justify a spot on your roster.
Source: NHL.com
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 06:45:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Brandon Dubinsky
2Alexander Wennberg
3William Karlsson
4Lukas Sedlak
LW1Boone Jenner
2Brandon Saad
3Scott Hartnell
4Matt Calvert
5Sonny Milano
6Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Nick Foligno
3Sam Gagner
4Oliver Bjorkstrand
5Josh Anderson
6Lauri Korpikoski
7David Clarkson
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4Ryan Murray
5David Savard
6Scott Harrington
7Kyle Quincey
8Gabriel Carlsson
9Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo
3Anton Forsberg