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Mika Pyorala

Mika Pyorala  #27

Center
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: July 13, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Oulu, Finland
WEIGHT: 190
Shoots: Left
RECENTLY: Was loaned to Adirondack on 1/30… DNP the previous 6 games for Flyers.
* Scored the decisive goal in the shootout vs. STL - 11/7. 5th person in NHL history to score a shootout game-winning goal, before recording his 1st NHL goal (Jaroslav Balastik – Columbus, Patrick Kane – Chicago, TJ Oshie - St. Louis, Mike Santorelli – Nashville)
* 1st NHL game (@ CAR - 10/2) -- 1st NHL goal (@ LA - 11/18) – 1st NHL point (vs. SJ, 10/25)
* Signed as free agent on 7/14/09
* In 2008-09, led TIMRA IK of Swedish Elite League in points (43), goals (21), 2nd in assists (22) in 55 games.
WINTER CLASSIC: Did not play
FLYERS TOTALS: 36 GP, 2-2-4, 10 PIM
Quote of the Day

We think that Randy is a very good coach. Our players think that Randy is a very good coach. We think that he's going to get the most out of this group. With the addition of the two assistants, a bit of a different dynamic, we're very comfortable that this is a quality coaching staff that's going to maximize the potential of this team.

— Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis on head coach Randy Carlyle and his staff