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Teemu Pulkkinen | Winger | #12

Team: Vegas Golden Knights
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/2/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 4 (111) / DET
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Teemu Pulkkinen has agreed to a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Vegas Golden Knights.
Pulkkinen had two goals in 13 games with Minnesota and Arizona in 2016-17. He also had 18 goals and 36 points in 47 AHL contests. Jul 7 - 4:39 PM
Source: NHL.com

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The Arizona Coyotes' Teemu Pulkkinen was taken by the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft.

Pulkkinen had just two goals and no assists in 13 NHL games last season. He was effective in the AHL though with 18 goals and 36 points in 47 contests. Now with the expansion team, perhaps the 25-year-old will get a golden opportunity to be an NHL regular.
Jun 21 - 8:40 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen scratched against the Bolts.

Pulkkinen has two goals in 13 games this season. Zbynek Michalek will join Pulkkinen in the press box. Neither player will have any fantasy value going forward. Shane Doan, Kevin Connauton and Alexander Burmistrov are all out with injuries.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 21 - 7:32 PM

It'll be Teemu Pulkkinen tagging in for the injured Shane Doan on Saturday against the Blues.

He's slated to skate to the right of Lawson Crouse and Josh Jooris on Arizona's third line. Through two games with the Coyotes Pulkkinen has a goal on three shots in just over 18 total minutes of ice time.
Mar 18 - 8:00 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen will don the Coyotes' home threads for the first time against Detroit on Thursday.

He'll skate to the right of Jamie McGinn and Peter Holland on the team's fourth line. This will be Pulkkinen's second game with the Coyotes, have scored once on three shots back on March 2nd.
Mar 16 - 7:48 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen will serve as a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Pulkkinen has hardly been a factor this season, as he's scored two goals in 10 games. Alexander Burmistrov and Kevin Connauton are both out because of injury.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 13 - 10:07 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen will be scratched against the New Jersey on Saturday.

The talented scorer will remain stuck at just one goal and one game to his ledger with the Coyotes thus far.
Source: Jerry Brown
Mar 11 - 6:31 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen will be scratched against the Senators on Thursday.

Yet another game on the pine for Pulkkinen, as he continues to sit at just one game played - with one goal as a Coyote.
Source: Jerry Brown
Mar 9 - 6:51 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen will be scratched against the Hurricanes on Sunday.

There seems to be a theme developing for Pulkkinen, who manages to put the puck in the net at a decent rate but is often scratched. Through three potential games with the Coyotes Pulkkinen has played just once, scoring in the effort.
Source: Jerry Brown
Mar 5 - 4:33 PM

Despite scoring his first goal with the Coyotes in his first game, Teemu Pulkkinen was made a late scratch from Friday's lineup against Carolina.

He appears to be a healthy scratch, which is surely frustrating to the 25-year-old. Always it feels good to get a first game," Pulkkinen said. "I haven’t played in the NHL for a while. I think it was a couple months at least. It’s good to get the first one, but the game wasn’t there yet."
Source: NHL.com
Mar 3 - 7:52 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen netted a goal in his Coyotes debut on Thursday.

The Coyotes picked Pulkkinen up from Minnesota for unspecified future considerations. The incredibly low price wasn't surprising given that Arizona took Pulkkinen after he had already cleared waivers. This was his second goal in 10 games between Minnesota and Arizona this season. "Always it feels good to get a first game," Pulkkinen said. "I haven’t played in the NHL for a while. I think it was a couple months at least. It’s good to get the first one, but the game wasn’t there yet."
Mar 3 - 4:09 AM

Teemu Pulkkinen will make his Coyotes debut on Thursday against the Sabres.

Through 47 games this season with AHL Iowa, the 25-year-old has posted 18 goals and 36 points. He also picked up a goal in nine games with Minnesota. Pulkkinen will skate to the right of Max Domi and Christian Dvorak on Arizona's second line.
Source: Joe Yerdon
Mar 2 - 5:32 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Boston Bruins.

Pulkkinen was acquired from the Minnesota Wild yesterday, but his Coyotes debut will have to wait another day. Kevin Connauton will join him in the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 28 - 6:59 PM

The Minnesota Wild have dealt Teemu Pulkkinen to the Arizona Coyotes for future considerations.

Pulkkinen successfully cleared waivers on Monday, so Arizona can send him to the AHL if they want. Pulkkinen has a goal in nine games with Minnesota this season.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 27 - 2:52 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen went unclaimed on waivers.

That allows the Wild to send Pulkkinen to Iowa if they want to. He has a goal in nine games with Minnesota in 2016-17.
Feb 27 - 12:13 PM

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C1Vadim Shipachyov
2Cody Eakin
3Erik Haula
4William Karlsson
5Tomas Nosek
6Reid Duke
7Mikhail Grabovski
LW1David Perron
2Oscar Lindberg
3Jonathan Marchessault
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5William Carrier
6Tomas Hyka
RW1James Neal
2Reilly Smith
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Brendan Leipsic
5Alex Tuch
6T.J. Tynan
7David Clarkson
D1Nate Schmidt
2Jason Garrison
3Shea Theodore
4Colin Miller
5Brayden McNabb
6Deryk Engelland
7Griffin Reinhart
8Jon Merrill
9Luca Sbisa
10Clayton Stoner
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Calvin Pickard