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Joonas Rask

Joonas Rask  #72

Center
NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: March 24, 1990
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Savonlinna, Finland
WEIGHT: 168 DRAFTED: NSH / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (198th overall)    Prospect Bio

Made his NHL debut on Thursday at Detroit, playing 6:36.

Notched a goal and an assist in his first and only AHL game on April 19 against Charlotte.

Posted 10 points (5g-5a) in 52 games with Jokerit in 2012-13.

In 211 Finnish Elite League games with Ilves and Jokerit since 2008-09, he has 75 points (34g-41a) and 76 penalty minutes.

The younger brother of Boston Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask.

Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level