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Jesse Joensuu

Jesse Joensuu  #6

Left Wing
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: October 5, 1987
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Pori, Finland
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: NYI / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (60th overall)
Signed as a free agent by Jonkoping (Sweden), July 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Assat Pori (Finland), September 18, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to sports hernia surgery and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 5, 2013. Re-assigned to Bern (Swiss) by Edmonton, December 12, 2014. Missed majority of 2014-15 as a healthy reserve.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016