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Joel Armia | Winger | #40

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/31/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 205
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (16) / BUF
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Joel Armia helped spark Winnipeg's penalty kill on Tuesday night.
He scored his third shorthanded goal of the year in the contest. The Jets also killed off all four of the Devils' power plays in a 4-3 shootout win. "I've been trying to improve my PK a lot," said Armia. "When you play good defence, maybe you get the (scoring) chances sometimes. But it's not about scoring goals. It's about shutting their power play down." Unfortunately, that hasn't happened often as Winnipeg ranks 28th overall in the league on penalty kill this season. Mar 30 - 11:20 AM

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Joel Armia picked up a goal during Saturday's 3-1 over Montreal.

It was his sixth goal and 12th point of the season. Now through 80 career NHL games, he has 10 goals and 22 points.
Feb 18 - 7:15 PM

Joel Armia scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Armia did all of his damage in the middle period, as he helped set up Bryan Little's goal to cut the deficit to 3-1 and he really made things interesting when he scored to make it 3-2. Unfortunately for the Jets, that's as close as they would come to tying the game. Armia has four goals and five assists in 31 games this season. He isn't worth owning in any fantasy format.
Feb 7 - 11:51 PM

Joel Armia scored his first goal since Oct. 25th during Saturday's 4-3 loss to Buffalo.

It'd only been 12 games in the NHL for Armia over that time, but still, that's a long time between goals. Through 17 games this season he's now up to two goals and five points.
Jan 7 - 4:23 PM

Joel Armia will return to action on Thursday against the Canucks.

Armia is expected to skate to the left of Adam Lowry and Shawn Matthias. The young forward has posted four points in 10 games this season.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 08:21:00 PM

Joel Armia (lower body) is off the injured reserve list.

Armia hasn't been able to play since Nov. 3. He has a goal and four points in 10 contests in 2016-17.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 03:26:00 PM

Joel Armia (lower body) was a full participant at Wednesday's practice.

He is close to returning to the lineup after missing the last 24 games with a lower-body injury. Armia could be an option for Thursday night against Vancouver.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 09:29:00 AM

Joel Armia has been steadily recovering from a lower-body injury and may in fact return to action over the next 7-10 days.

Armia has been sidelined since November 3rd, but he is practising with his teammates and is getting close to re-joining the Jets' lineup.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 12:47:00 PM

Joel Armia (lower body) skated Wednesday in a non-contact jersey.

He could be ready to play next week when the Jets have a home-and-home series versus Vancouver. Armia hasn't played since Nov. 3 due to a lower-body injury.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 09:47:00 AM

Joel Armia (lower body) could be back in the lineup in mid-to-late December.

Armia has been out of commission since Nov. 3 because of a lower-body injury. He has one goal and three assists in 10 games with the Jets this season.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 05:04:00 PM

Joel Armia (lower body) has been placed on injured reserve.

He is retroactive to Nov. 3 when he suffered a lower-body injury. Coach Paul Maurice said Tuesday morning that Armia wasn't expected to be back anytime soon.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 02:51:00 PM

Joel Armia (lower body) is heading back to Winnipeg.

Armia will undergo testing there for an injury sustained on Thursday. In the meantime he'll miss Friday's game in Detroit and probably Sunday's game in New York against the Rangers as well.
Fri, Nov 4, 2016 05:33:00 PM

Joel Armia left Thursday's game against Washington because of a lower-body injury.

He saw 13:21 of ice time before he was forced out and he didn't return. Coach Paul Maurice expects the Jets to be calling Manitoba for additional players for Friday's game in Detroit, but he didn't provide an update on Armia's status after Thursday's contest.
Fri, Nov 4, 2016 09:39:00 AM

Joel Armia netted his first goal of the year in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Dallas.

It was also his first point in five matches. Armia produced four goals and 10 points in 43 games with the Jets last year.
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 09:52:00 AM

Joel Armia will be re-inserted into the lineup on Monday night.

He was a healthy scratch on Saturday after he played last Thursday. Armia is slated to play on the third line with Kyle Connor and Alexander Burmistrov, while Chris Thorburn will be scratched.
Mon, Oct 17, 2016 04:20:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Adam Lowry
4Nic Petan
5Marko Dano
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Mathieu Perreault
3Andrew Copp
4Shawn Matthias
5Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Joel Armia
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Toby Enstrom
4Tyler Myers
5Josh Morrissey
6Ben Chiarot
7Paul Postma
8Julian Melchiori
9Mark Stuart
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Michael Hutchinson
3Ondrej Pavelec