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Teemu Pulkkinen | Winger | #56

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/2/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 183
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 4 (111) / DET

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Teemu Pulkkinen is a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Florida Panthers.
The 24-year-old has six goals and 12 points in 29 games this season. This will be his third straight game as a healthy scratch. Joakim Andersson will join him in the press box. Feb 8 - 7:41 PM

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Teemu Pulkkinen is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Florida Panthers.

The 24-year-old missed the last game before the All-Star break because of an unknown reason, but played in the first game back from the break. He has six goals and 12 points in 29 games this season. Jakub Kindl will join him in the press box.
Feb 4 - 8:03 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen is a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Islanders.

The 24-year-old has a has six goals and 12 points in 28 games, but he has just one assist in four games since returning from a shoulder injury. Nick Jensen will also be scratched by the Wings.
Jan 25 - 7:05 PM

Teemu Pulkinnen will return Sunday, and will skate along side Tomas Jurco and Luke Glendening.

This will be Pulkinnen's first game since December 3rd as he's been out with a shoulder injury. Which is a bit troubling as Pulinnen's primary talent in for fantasy purposes is his ability to shoot lasers. The Pulkyman scored 65 goals in 117 AHL games the last two seasons, so not all hope ought to be lost for his medium-to-long term expectations.
Jan 17 - 12:50 PM

The Detroit Red Wings have activated Teemu Pulkkinen from injured reserve.

The 24-year-old has been out with a shoulder injury since Dec. 3. He has six goals and 11 points in 24 games this season. He was rotating in on the Wings' fourth line during Saturday's practice. He'll play in tomorrow's game against Philadelphia.
Jan 16 - 1:27 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen (shoulder) is still about two-to-three weeks away from returning, according to GM Ken Holland.

He suffered a dislocated shoulder back on Dec. 3 and he hasn't played since. Pulkkinen has six goals and 11 points in 24 games this season.
Jan 5 - 1:16 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen was on the ice again Friday afternoon.

That's two days in a row for the Detroit youngster as he attempts to come back from a shoulder injury that has sidelined him since December 3rd. The Wings are hoping he continues his recovery at his current pace. Should he do so there is a chance Pulkkinen could return to action in 7-14 days.
Jan 2 - 9:53 AM

Teemu Pulkkinen (shoulder) is feeling better and he is hoping to return soon.

"Maybe couple more weeks, and I think I'm ready," he said after skating briefly on Thursday. "I can shoot, I can skate, it's not issue there, but the only thing is no contact. So we will have to figure out when it is good time to go with team." Pulkkinen suffered a dislocated shoulder on Dec. 3 and he hasn't played since.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 02:59:00 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen sustained a dislocated shoulder during Thursday's game against Arizona.

Pulkkinen will be out for the next six-to-eight weeks. If there's a silver lining, it's that he doesn't need surgery. He has six goals and 11 points in 24 games in 2015-16.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 12:12:00 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen left Thursday's game against Arizona with an upper-body injury.

Pulkkinen was driven into the boards awkwardly by 'Yotes forward Martin Hanzal. The Wings already announced that he won't be back in this game. We'll provide an update on his status as soon as the Red Wings provide one.
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 08:36:00 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen will be back in the lineup Tuesday.

He was scratched Sunday so that Tomas Jurco could draw back into the lineup, but Jurco will be in the press box against Buffalo. Unfortunately, Pulkkinen will not skate on the second line and will play with Luke Glendening and Drew Miller instead.
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 03:09:00 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen and Brendan Smith will each be scratched for Sunday's tilt with Florida.

Pulkkinen has had a nice second taste of the NHL this season, scoring six goals and 11 points through 22 games thus far. Smith meanwhile has seen 16 games thus far and without a noteworthy dent in the stat sheet.
Sun, Nov 29, 2015 12:07:00 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen has been fitting in nicely on a line with Pavel Datsyuk and Brad Richards.

He has generated a goal and two assists in his last two games. "Pulkkinen can make plays and he's a shooter," said Datsyuk. "He can make things happen." If he can continue to make the most of this opportunity then Pulkkinen is worthy of a flyer at the very least.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 07:43:00 AM

Teemu Pulkkinen netted the overtime game-winning goal for the Red Wings in their 4-3 victory against the Blues on Saturday night.

The 23-year-old also had an assist. He tickled the twine with 19 seconds left in overtime while on the power play. He has six goals and 10 points this season. You could do worse than Pulkkinen as a depth player on your roster. The Red Wings also got goals (first of the season) from Pavel Datsyuk and Luke Glendening. Dylan Larkin potted his eighth, while Brad Richards had two assists.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 11:15:00 PM

Teemu Pulkkinen will get back into the lineup Monday.

He sat out Saturday's game because of a sore neck. Pulkkinen is expected to play with Andreas Athanasiou and Drew Miller.
Mon, Nov 16, 2015 03:34:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Dylan Larkin
3Brad Richards
4Darren Helm
5Riley Sheahan
6Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Andreas Athanasiou
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Tomas Jurco
4Joakim Andersson
5Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Kyle Quincey
5Brendan Smith
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Jakub Kindl
8Alexey Marchenko
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard