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Harri Pesonen | Center | #59

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/6/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 198

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Harri Pesonen has signed a two-year contract to play for Lausanne of Switzerland's National League A.
He skated in four games with New Jersey in 2013-14, but he spent most of the year in the minors with Albany where he notched 15 goals and 36 points in 75 matches. Tue, May 20, 2014 03:02:00 PM

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Although Harri Pesonen was cut from the Devils' roster, coach Pete DeBoer sees him as a call up candidate.

"He had a good camp," DeBoer said. "Unfortunately, he got hurt there and it kind of ended his audition." Pesonen battled a groin injury during the preseason. He had 14 goals and 17 assists in 64 AHL games last season.
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 04:02:00 PM

Harri Pesonen didn't make the New Jersey Devils' opening game roster.

Instead Pesonen is projected to start the season with AHL Albany. He had 14 goals and 17 assists in 64 AHL games in 2012-13. He also played in four NHL games, but didn't record a point.
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 01:08:00 PM

Harri Pesonen has a sore groin.

The ailment has prevented him from skating for the last three days, but he hopes to resume on-ice workouts on Friday. Pesonen had 31 points in 64 games with AHL Albany last year and he suited up in four NHL games with New Jersey.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 01:44:00 PM

Harri Pesonen was brought back up by the Devils on Sunday.

He doesn't have a point in three games with New Jersey this season.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 10:53:00 AM

Harri Pesonen made his NHL debut for New Jersey Saturday night.

Pesonen recorded one hit and played just over eight minutes in Saturday's loss against the Canadiens. "It was fun. I liked every moment of this day and I’m definitely going to remember this," said Pesonen. He has however no fantasy value.
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 11:24:00 AM

New Jersey Devils recalls Harri Pesonen from AHL Albany.

The Devils had an open roster spot when Henrik Tallinder was moved to injured reserve Tuesday. Pesonen joined the Devils in training camp this year but was eventually assigned to Albany. He has 11 goals and 26 points in 54 AHL games this season and will likely skate on the Devils' fourth line. He has no fantasy value.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 10:55:00 AM

Devils’ left winger Harri Pesonen has opened eyes in training camp and in the early part of the exhibition action for Albany in the AHL.

Pesonen is a late-blooming prospect that New Jersey decided to take a flyer on this summer. The 23-year-old put up 21 goals and 35 points in 60 games with JYP of the Finnish SM-Liga last season.
Sun, Oct 7, 2012 10:00:00 AM

The New Jersey Devils came to terms with winger Harri Pesonen on a one-year, two-way deal.

The 23-year-old put up 21 goals and 35 points in 60 games with JYP of the Finnish SM-Liga. It wouldn't be shocking to see him earn a depth role with the club next season, but he also could need some time in the AHL to get acclimated. Terms of the contract have not been released.
Mon, Jun 18, 2012 10:42:00 PM

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