Round 3
Stanley Cup Final
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 * Notched his 10th assist of the season on 3/21 vs. CHI 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

That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.

— Flames forward Mikael Backlund on scoring the overtime winner against the Ducks in Gm. 3