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Iiro Pakarinen | Winger

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 8/25/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 215
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Iiro Pakarinen had six shots on goal Friday despite playing only 7:40 minutes.
It was Pakarinen's second NHL game and at least you now know he is not afraid to shoot the puck. The 23-year-old was drafted in the seventh round of the 2011 Draft by Florida. In two games he has one NHL goal. Nov 9 - 6:20 AM

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Iiro Pakarinen scored a goal in Edmonton’s 3-2 win over Buffalo on Friday.

The goal was Pakarinen’s first in the NHL. The 23-year-old was a seventh round pick of the Florida Panthers in the 2011 draft and was eventually signed as a free agent by the Oilers. He was called up on Thursday and has now played in two games since. Mark Arcobello and Boyd Gordon scored the other goals for Edmonton.
Nov 7 - 9:51 PM

Iiro Pakarinen was called up from the minors on Thursday November 6.

Pakarinen made his NHL debut on Thursday. He recorded three hits in 5:50 minutes of ice time. He has five goals and eight points in seven AHL games in 2014-15.
Nov 7 - 2:42 AM

Iiro Pakarinen has five goals and eight points in six AHL games thus far.

The Oilers sent him to the minors after an impressive training camp and he has flourished offensively in Oklahoma City. The talented Finn was selected in the seventh round by Florida in 2011 and inked a two-year deal with the Oilers in June. He is likely to be a bottom-six forward once he makes it in the NHL as he is also good defensively, but his scoring spree in the AHL is some reason for hope that he can also score at the NHL level.
Nov 1 - 6:19 AM

Iiro Pakarinen has inked a two-year, entry level contract with Edmonton.

He was originally selected by the Florida Panthers in the seventh round, 184th overall, of the 2011 draft. He recorded 20 goals and 10 assists in 60 games with HIFK Helsinki of the SM-liiga last season.
Jun 16 - 3:43 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2Leon Draisaitl
3Mark Arcobello
4Boyd Gordon
LW1Taylor Hall
2David Perron
3Benoit Pouliot
4Luke Gazdic
5Matt Hendricks
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Teddy Purcell
3Nail Yakupov
4Steve Pinizzotto
5Tyler Pitlick
D1Justin Schultz
2Andrew Ference
3Jeff Petry
4Nikita Nikitin
5Mark Fayne
6Keith Aulie
7Brad Hunt
8Oscar Klefbom
G1Ben Scrivens
2Viktor Fasth