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Jyrki Jokipakka

Jyrki Jokipakka  #2

Dallas Stars  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: August 20, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Tampere, Finland
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: DAL / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 7th   (195th overall)    Prospect Bio
Notched his second multi-point game of the season with two assists (0-2=2) on Jan. 17 vs. WSH * Was recalled from Texas (AHL) on Jan. 17 * Has three goals and four points (3-1=4) in 14 games with Texas this season * Made his NHL debut on 10/24 at NJD, posting 1 shot and 1 hit in 13:34 of ice time * Recorded his first two NHL points (0-2=2) on 11/28 vs. MIN 2013-14 SEASON: * In his first professional hockey season, won the 2014 Calder Cup with the Texas Stars (AHL) * Recorded 21 points (5-16=21), 32 penalty minutes and a +5 rating in 68 regular-season contests with Texas BEFORE TEXAS: * Played three seasons with Ilves in SM-LIIGA, recording 44 points (15-29=44) and 56 penalty minutes from 2010-13 * Registered SM-LIIGA career-highs in goals (5), assists (13), points (18), penalty minutes (20) and games played (59) with Ilves in 2012-13
Quote of the Day

I've got a lot of experience and there's a lot of young guys. It's even making me excited a little more. It's kind of a new life. At my age, I feel like I know a lot of things what to do, but I just cannot do it anymore. It's a lot easier to tell them what to do because they've still got the legs and hands to do it. I just know things, but I cannot do them anymore.

— Jaromir Jagr after making his Panthers debut in a win against the Sabres on Saturday
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