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Iiro Tarkki

Iiro Tarkki

BIRTHDATE: July 1, 1985
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Rauma, Finland
Catches: Left
2011-12 Regular Season:
Last game: In his NHL debut, came on in relief for an injured Jonas Hiller, stopping 7-of-10 shots in 40:51 TOI, Jan. 8 vs. CBJ...secured his first NHL win
- Recalled from Syracuse, Feb. 5
- In 28 games with Syracuse, posted a 10-13-3 record with two shutouts, a 2.85 GAA and .914 SV%
- At the time of his recall, ranked tied for seventh among AHL goaltenders in saves (794)
- Earned his first career win and shutout on Oct. 26 at Lake Erie, stopping all 25 shots faced in a 7-0 Syracuse victory
- Had a season-high three-game winning streak from Nov. 18-25 with a 2.58 GAA (8 GA/186 MIN) and .934 SV% (113-of-121)
Shootout Statistics in 2011-12:
Has yet to appear in a shootout
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