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Petri Kontiola
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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.
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A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery