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Mika Pyorala (LW)

Adirondack Phantoms

Name: Mika Pyorala
Number: 22
Position: LW
Shoots: L
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Birthdate: 1981-07-13
Birth place: Oulu, Finland

Biography

2009-10: Attended the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL) training camp and made the Flyers opening night roster…Made his NHL debut on opening night on 10/2/09 at Carolina…Recorded his first career NHL point with an assist on 10/25/09 vs. San Jose…Scored the decisive goal in the shootout on 11/7/09 vs. St. Louis, becoming the fifth person in NHL history to score a shootout game-winning goal before recording his first NHL goal…Scored his first career NHL goal on 11/18/09 at Los Angeles…Tallied his second assist of the season on 11/27/09 vs. Buffalo…Scored his second goal of the year on 12/5/09 vs. Washington…Assigned to Adirondack (AHL) on 1/30/10…Looking to make his AHL debut with the Phantoms.

2008-09: Played his second full season with Timrå IK of the Swedish Elitserien (SEL)…In 55 regular season games he led the team in points (43) and goals (21) and ranked second in assists (22)…Also appeared in seven playoff games and had three points (2 goals, 1 assist) and 6 penalty minutes.

CAREER NOTES: Signed by the Flyers as a free agent on July 14, 2009…Over seven years with his hometown team, Oulun Kärpät, he played in 318 SM-liiga games and had 153 points (83 goals, 70 assists)…Played two seasons in the Swedish Elitserien, appearing in 101 SEL games and scoring 76 points (38 goals, 38 assists) and 28 penalty minutes…During the 2007-08 season he Timrå IK in goals (17) and had 33 points in 46 games.

JUNIORS: Played two years as a junior-aged played for Oulun Kärpät (2000-2002)…In 56 professional games before his 21st birthday, he had 6 points (4 goals, 2 assists) and 35 PIMs, while also playing in 11 SM-liiga playoff games.

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Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2009-10 Regular Season Adirondack Phantoms 35 8 10 18 7 56 10 0 2 0 0.000