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Petri Kontiola

Petri Kontiola

BIRTHDATE: October 4, 1984  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Seinajoki, Finland
WEIGHT: 204 DRAFTED: CHI / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (196th overall)

2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs:
Last game: Healthy scratch in Game 6 of the CSF, May 12 vs. DET

Playoff Experience:
- Has yet to make his postseason debut

2008-09 Regular Season:
- Appeared in 61 games with Rockford (AHL) this season, earning a team-leading 15-38=53 points with 22 PIM...acquired by Anaheim on Mar. 4
- With Iowa (AHL), scored 4-5=9 points in 20 games...collected 19-43=62 points in 81 games in 2008-09, leading all Chops in assists and scoring
- Played for the PlanetUSA team as a member of the Rockford Ice Hogs...registered two assists in the AHL showcase
- Has 15 multiple-point games on the season (one multi-goal, nine multi-assist)
- Earned a season-high 2-1=3 points in his season debut with Rockford, Oct. 10 vs. Quad City
- Collected a season-high three assists, Nov. 26 w/Rockford vs. San Antonio
- Registered a season-high tying 1-2=3 points, Feb. 27 w/Rockford at Houston

Traded to Anaheim by Chicago with James Wisniewski for Samuel Pahlsson, Logan Stephenson and future considerations, March 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Magnitogorsk (KHL), May 26, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Chelyabinsk (KHL), May 4, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 3, 2014.
Quote of the Day

The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.

— Bryan Trottier on making his return to coaching as an assistant with the Sabres