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Iiro Pakarinen | Winger | #26

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 8/25/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 212
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 7 (184) / FLA

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Iiro Pakarinen has been called up by the Edmonton Oilers.
Pakarinen has nine goals and 13 points in 18 AHL games this season. He also has an assist in 18 contests with Edmonton. Jan 18 - 3:56 PM

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The Edmonton Oilers have announced that Iiro Pakarinen has cleared waivers and has been sent to the AHL.

The 26-year-old forward has only one points in 18 games this season. He has no fantasy upside.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 12:30:00 PM

Iiro Pakarinen has been put on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.

This move corresponds with Edmonton claiming Nathan Walker off waivers. Pakarinen has an assist in 18 games in 2017-18.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 12:29:00 PM

Iiro Pakarinen will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Sabres.

Pakarinen has one assist in 16 games this season. Don't expect him to carry any fantasy value going forward. Oscar Klefbom will miss the game because of an illness.
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 07:02:00 PM

The Edmonton Oilers signed Iiro Pakarinen to a one-year, one-way deal worth $725,000.

Pakarinen was scheduled to become a restricted free agent on July 1st. The 25-year-old had two goals and two assists in 14 games with the Oilers in 2016-17. He also suited up in one game during the postseason. Don't expect him to have any fantasy value next season.
Sat, May 20, 2017 08:57:00 PM

Iiro Pakarinen will be a healthy scratch in Game 5 against the Anaheim Ducks.

Pakarinen has suited up in just one game during the postseason. Mark Fayne, Griffin Reinhart, Anton Lander, Nick Ellis, Jordan Oesterle, Jujhar Khaira, Joey Laleggia, Matt Hendricks and Eric Gryba will join him in the press box. The best-of-seven series is tied 2-2.
Fri, May 5, 2017 10:30:00 PM

Coach Todd McLellan is expected to forego any changes to his group of forwards Saturday night against the Sharks for Game 6.

Which means that Iiro Pakarinen, Jujhar Khaira and Matt Hendricks are expected to be scratched along with the rest of the Black Aces on board. Pakarinen hasn't played since Game 1 and he saw just 8:26 of playing time.
Sat, Apr 22, 2017 09:07:00 PM

Iiro Pakarinen, Jujhar Khaira and Matt Hendricks are expected to be scratched against San Jose in Game 5 on Thursday.

Of the three, only Pakarinen has seen any action this postseason. In one game he did not post any points in just 8:26 of ice time.
Thu, Apr 20, 2017 06:51:00 PM

Iiro Pakarinen is projected to be scratched for Game 3 against the Sharks on Sunday.

Mark it two straight games on the pine should he sit after playing in Game 1. Pakarinen skated just 8:26 without a shot on net in that match.
Sun, Apr 16, 2017 09:19:00 PM

Iiro Pakarinen netted the game-winning goal in Edmonton's 3-2 win over Vancouver on Saturday.

Pakarinen has two goals and four points in 13 games this season. Jordan Eberle and Mark Letestu scored the Oilers' other two goals. Connor McDavid registered an assist, giving him 98 points in 81 games this season. He has a nine-point edge in the scoring race as it approaches its conclusion.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 12:43:00 AM

Iiro Pakarinen and Jujhar Khaira are projected to be scratched against the Ducks on Saturday.

Parkarinen has picked up three points with 20 hits in 11 games. While Khaira has posted a goal and 20 hits in 10 games.
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 08:17:00 PM

Iiro Pakarinen, Eric Gryba, and Matt Hendricks are projected to be the scratches in Saturday night’s game against the Avalanche.

Pakarinen has not earned a point in his last seven games. In four games prior to that, he had points in three out of four contests. Gryba has just one goal and four assists in 37 games.
Sat, Mar 25, 2017 09:46:00 PM

Iiro Pakarinen scored Edmonton's only goal in their 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

This was his first goal of the season. Pakarinen cut Tampa's lead to 2-1 in the second period, but that's as close as the Oilers would come to tying the game. Pakarinen has three points in four games in 2016-17. Oscar Klefbom and Adam Larsson picked up the assists on Edmonton's only goal.
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 11:09:00 PM

Iiro Pakarinen provided an assist on Matt Hendrick’s second period goal as the Oilers beat the Coyotes 5-2 Tuesday.

Pakarinen has been inactive in the NHL all season with a knee injury and provided only one assist in five games with the AHL Bakersfield Condors. His helper Tuesday gave the Oilers their first lead of the evening and contributed to a resurgent second and third period.
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 12:26:00 AM

Iiro Pakarinen (knee) has been activated from injured reserve.

Pakarinen will play in his first game since Oct. 2 when he was hurt during the preseason. He is projected to join Matt Hendricks and Mark Letestu on the fourth line.
Tue, Feb 14, 2017 03:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Ryan Strome
4Mark Letestu
LW1Patrick Maroon
2Milan Lucic
3Mike Cammalleri
4Jujhar Khaira
5Anton Slepyshev
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Zack Kassian
3Drake Caggiula
4Jesse Puljujarvi
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Oscar Klefbom
2Adam Larsson
3Kris Russell
4Matthew Benning
5Darnell Nurse
6Brandon Davidson
7Andrej Sekera
8Yohann Auvitu
G1Cam Talbot
2Al Montoya