Teemu Pulkkinen (RW)
Grand Rapids Griffins
2013-14: Recorded 59 points (31-28â€”59) in 71 regular season games, finishing first on the team in goals and pointsâ€¦Ranked among team leaders in goals (1st), assists (3rd), plus/minus (T3rd), power play goals (1st) and shots (201)â€¦Averaged 0.83 points per gameâ€¦Ranked 16th overall and second among AHL rookies in scoring during the regular seasonâ€¦Among league rookie leaders, ranked in points (2nd), goals (1st), plus/minus (T4th) and shots (201)â€¦Became the second player in the franchiseâ€™s AHL history (Jiri Hudler, 2006-06) to lead Grand Rapids in scoring during both the regular season and playoffsâ€¦ Ranked first on the team in postseason scoring with 11 points (5-6â€”11) in 10 contestsâ€¦Tallied a team-high eight-game point streak, earning three goals and seven assists, 11/29/13-12/18/13â€¦Chipped in two goals and an assist for his first three-point game of the season, 1/24/14 vs. TEXâ€¦Scored two goals nine seconds apart and picked up an assist in his second three-point night, 2/26/14 at MILâ€¦Became the first 30-goal scorer for the Griffins since Jeremy Williams (32) in 2009-10 upon scoring two goals, 3/30/14 at MILâ€¦Named to the AHL All-Rookie Team, 4/9/14â€¦Finished the regular season on a three-game point streak, notching a goal and three assists, 4/13/14-4/19/14â€¦Notched two three-point playoff performances with a goal and two assists in each, 4/26/14 at ABB and 5/13/14 vs. TEX.
2012-13: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffins after joining the team late in the regular season at the conclusion of his season in Finlandâ€¦Made his North American debut with Grand Rapids on 4/20/13 at Lake Erie and notched an assist the following night, 4/21/13 at Chicagoâ€¦Cracked the teamâ€™s playoff lineup and recorded five points (3-2â€”5) in 14 gamesâ€¦Scored his first goal as a Griffin, 5/1/13 vs. Houstonâ€¦Tallied three goals in a four-game stretch, 5/1/13-5/10/13â€¦Recorded four points (2-2â€”4) in a three-game point streak, 5/4/13-5/11/13â€¦Registered 34 points (14-20â€”34) in 59 games with Jokerit in Finlandâ€™s SM-Liigaâ€¦Tied for third on the team in scoring, ranking third in goals and assistsâ€¦Led the team in the playoffs with five points (2-3â€”5) in six games.
2011-12: Ranked second on Jokerit with 37 points (16-21â€”37) in 56 gamesâ€¦Tied for second on the team in goals and assistsâ€¦Recorded one assist in four postseason gamesâ€¦Tallied 10 points (6-4â€”10) in seven games during the World Junior Championship in Calgary and Edmonton, Albertaâ€¦Tied for third in the tournament in goals.
2010-11: Posted 54 points (18-36â€”54) in 55 games with Jokerit in his first full professional seasonâ€¦Finished fifth in the league in scoring, leading all rookies in goals, assists and pointsâ€¦Named the SM-Liiga Rookie of the Yearâ€¦Broke a 20-year-old league record held by Teemu Selanne for assists by a rookie (36)â€¦Led Finland with nine points (3-6â€”9) in six games during the World Junior Championship in Buffalo, N.Y.
2009-10: Limited to 29 games between Jokeritâ€™s menâ€™s team and under-20 team due to injuriesâ€¦Began the season in the SM-Liiga and registered three points (1-2â€”3) in 12 gamesâ€¦Led Jokeritâ€™s junior club in scoring despite being limited to 17 games with 41 points (20-21â€”41)â€¦Posted the best points-per-game average (2.41) in the league and was named the Player of the Month for Januaryâ€¦Earned a bronze medal with Finland at the World U18 Championship in Minsk, Belarusâ€¦Led the tournament in scoring with 15 points (10-5â€”15) in six games, earning him honors as the tournamentâ€™s best forward and to its All-Star Team.
2008-09: Posted 35 points (16-19â€”35) in nine games with Jokeritâ€™s under-18 team before graduating to the under-20 levelâ€¦Notched 28 points (15-13â€”28) in 24 games in Finlandâ€™s top junior leagueâ€¦Debuted for Jokeritâ€™s menâ€™s team in Finlandâ€™s SM-Liiga at age 17, going pointless in three gamesâ€¦Finished third in scoring at the World U18 Championship in Fargo, N.D., and helped Finland win a bronze medal with 13 points (7-6â€”13) in six games.
2007-08: Continued racking up points at the Finnish junior level, registering 60 points (36-24â€”60) in 32 games for Jokeritâ€™s under-18 teamâ€¦Led his team in scoring and led the league in goalsâ€¦Notched six points (3-3â€”6) in his lone game at the under-16 levelâ€¦Picked up eight points (5-3â€”8) in five games while representing Finland internationally with the under-17 team. 2006-07: Dominated the Finnish under-16 league for Jokerit, combining for 90 points (47-43â€”90) in 22 games for an average of 4.09 points-per-gameâ€¦Led the league in goals and points during the regular season and led the league in goals (7), assists (10) and points (17) during six playoff games.