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Carolina Hurricanes
Position
D
 
Jersey
25
Name  Joni Pitkanen
Born  9/19/1983
Height  6-3
Weight  210
Shoots  L
9/13/2013 1:38:00 PM
Description: Carolina defenseman Joni Pitkanen is expected to miss the entire season, according to a Raleigh News and Observer report.
Insight: Pitkanen injured his heel last April and it still hasn't heeled. Though he scored only nine points in 22 games last season, he's always been a offensive-thinking defenseman who has scored 30-or-more points in five of nine seasons.
 
4/3/2013 4:47:00 PM
Description: Carolina defenseman Joni Pitkanen will miss 10-12 weeks with a broken left heel bone, according to the Raleigh News & Observer.
Insight: Pitkanen has missed significant time in each of the last two seasons. He had nine points in 22 games.
 
3/16/2013 11:38:00 AM
Description: Carolina defenseman Joni Pitkanen has been upgraded to probable for Saturday's game against Tampa Bay. He's been dealing with a lower body injury.
Insight: Pitkanen has always been a bit injury-prone, but when he plays he's worth having in fantasy lineups. He has a goal and five assists in 13 games this season with a solid +9 rating.
 
3/13/2013 1:26:00 PM
Description: Carolina defenseman Joni Pitkanen is questionable for Thursday's game against Washington.
Insight: Pitkanen has always been a bit injury-prone so fantasy owners shouldn't be too shocked by this development. He's played just 13 games this season with a goal and five assists.
 
3/9/2013 10:57:00 AM
Description: Carolina defenseman Joni Pitkanen will miss Saturday's game against New Jersey with a lower body injury.
Insight: Pitkanen has always been a bit injury-prone so fantasy owners shouldn't be too shocked by this development. He's played just 13 games this season with a goal and five assists.
 
3/2/2013 9:14:00 PM
Description: Carolina defenseman Joni Pitkanen exited Saturday's game against Florida with a lower body injury.
Insight: Pitkanen was just activated from the injured list earlier today. Perhaps he never fully recovered from the first injury. Pitkanen has always been a bit injury-prone so fantasy owners shouldn't be too shocked by this development.
 
3/2/2013 3:37:00 PM
Description: The Hurricanes activated defenseman Joni Pitkanen from the injured reserve list on Saturday.
Insight: Pitkanen has been sidelined since February 12th with a lower body injury. In 12 games this season, the blue-liner has produced six points with a terrific +8 rating.
 
2/15/2013 9:54:00 AM
Description: Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen did not play in Thursday's game against Toronto due to a lower body injury and is questionable for Monday's game against Montreal.
Insight: Pitkanen struggled to stay on the ice last season, playing in just 30 games while dealing with a knee injury and a concussion. He's off to an excellent start this year with six points and a +8 rating over his first 12 games and fantasy owners hope it will be a short stay on the sidelines.
 
2/13/2013 10:40:00 AM
Description: Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen is questionable for Thursday's game against Toronto due to a lower body injury suffered in Tuesday's game against New Jersey.
Insight: Pitkanen struggled to stay on the ice last season, playing in just 30 games while dealing with a knee injury and a concussion. He's off to an excellent start this season with six points and a +8 rating over his first 12 games.
 
3/20/2012 11:09:00 AM
Description: Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen is expected to be activated from injured reserve for Wednesday's game against Florida.
Insight: Pitkanen led Hurricanes defensemen with 30 assists and was second among Carolina defensemen with 35 points. He is owned in less than 25-percent of all Yahoo leagues and could give your blueline a boost down the stretch.
 
6/28/2011 5:51:00 PM
Description: The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed defenseman Joni Pitkanen to a three-year contract extension worth $4.5 million per season. Carolina Hurricanes
Insight: $4.5 million per season may seem like a lot for Pitkanen, but the Hurricanes are one of the teams trying to reach the recently increased salary cap floor. He led Hurricanes defensemen with 30 assists and was second among team defensemen with 35 points.
 
11/29/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Pitkanen recorded an assist on Sunday against the Capitals.
Insight: Pitkanen now has points in six straight games with a goal and five assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/9/2010 12:23:00 PM
Description: Joni Pitkanen will return to the Hurricanes' lineup for Tuesday's game against Edmonton. Raleigh News & Observer
Insight: Pitkanen missed the past two games with an upper-body injury. Feel free to get him back into your lineup.
 
11/4/2010 1:46:00 AM
Description: Joni Pitkanen left Wednesday's game against the Islanders in the second period with an upper-body injury. NHL.com
Insight: The Canes weren't sure if Pitkanen would suit up for this game, so it's possible that this may be a recurring injury. Keep in mind that Pitkanen may not play on Friday against Florida.
 

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Local
Final
PHI 91
CHA 109
Final
PHI 91
CHA 109
Final
ORL 94
UTA 101
Final
CLE 95
BRK 91
 
Final
BOS 114
MIN 98
Final
DET 100
TOR 110
Final
MIA 103
WAS 105
 
4th
MEM 86
CHI 92
 
4th
SAN 89
POR 84
 
Half
DEN 59
LAC 43
 
10:30pm Tonight
LAL
OKC
Final
YOUNG 92
WILB 71
 
Final
TULA 56
JST 49
 
Final
RAD 76
SIENA 66
 
Final
BUCK 88
CASEWEST 65
 
Final
LIB 94
CPNC 65
 
Final
SCAR 68
CLEM 45
 
Final
CMICH 97
CONC 60
 
Final
MIAMI 44
EKENT 72
Final
GWEBB 91
HIWASSEE 71
 
Final
ODU 60
MDES 43
 
Final
BUF 88
NIAG 62
 
Final
KSU 71
NCAT 57
 
Final
FAM 65
UNF 83
 
Final
NORST 81
NARZ 62
 
Final
DART 58
NILL 55
 
Final
MORE 60
NKENTUCKY 83
 
Final
UCSB 69
SDCHR 46
 
Final
STJ 53
GAELS 47
Final
ALA 69
STILL 49
 
Final
HAMP 66
TENST 54
 
Final
TENN 61
TENT 58
Final
WMARY 86
WSHMD 46
 
Final
MERC 67
COOK 46
 
Final
FLGC 83
FUR 78
 
Final
CALST 49
SDKST 53
 
Final
MTST 68
CHAT 58
 
Final
NDAK 78
DICKINSON 48
 
Final
LAMON 76
LSUALEX 71
 
Final
PRIN 77
LIP 55
 
Final
LAM 80
MLGN 53
 
2nd
MINN 92
SEAT 57
 
Final
LOYC 73
SUTAH 57
 
Final
SELA 81
WINT 71
 
Final
SILL 52
NO 56
 
2nd
MARQ 53
ALAAM 24
 
2nd
TTU 35
ARKPB 26
 
2nd
DEN 50
COLST 51
 
2nd
CREI 48
TXPA 31
 
1st
CAL 6
EWASH 9
 
1st
UTST 9
IDST 2
 
11:00pm Tonight
UTEP
ARZ
11:59pm Tonight
CHAM
HAW
 
Final
NJD 3
TAM 2
Final
OTT 6
ANA 2
 
Final
DET 1
NYI 2
3rd
WIN 2
BOS 1
 
2nd
CAL 0
DAL 1