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Petteri Wirtanen

Petteri Wirtanen  #56

NUMBER: 56 BIRTHDATE: May 28, 1986
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Hyvinkää, Finland
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: ANA / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (172nd overall)

- Scoreless, Oct. 28 vs. EDM
- Was recalled from Portland, Oct. 24...had 1-0=1 point with six PIM in seven games with the Pirates...was orginially promoted from Portland, Oct. 15
- Became the ninth player in Ducks history to score a goal in his NHL debut, Oct. 17 vs. NSH...recorded the game winner at the 4:47 mark of the first period...finished the game with a +2 rating
- Was recalled from Portland (AHL) on Oct. 15...appeared in five games with the Pirates, going scoreless

2007 Preseason
- Played in five exhibition games with the Ducks, scoring 2-2=4 points with six PIM and a +2 rating...was tied for second on the Ducks in points scored

2006-07 Regular Season
- In his first professional season, appeared in 67 games with Portland...scored 7-11=18 points with 40 PIM
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares