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BLOG: Devils Recall Janne Kuokkanen From Binghamton

The Devils forward, acquired at the trade deadline in exchange for Sami Vatanen, has three goals and six points in four games in the AHL

by Marc Ciampa /

The Devils announced that they've recalled forward Janne Kuokkanen from Binghamton of the AHL. He will wear number 59. 

Kuokkanen, 21, was acquired in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes on February 25 along with defenseman Fredrik Claesson and a condtional fourth-round pick in exchange for blueliner Sami Vatanen. 

He has three goals and six points in four games with the Binghamton Devils. Prior to that, he had 12 goals and 42 points in 52 games with the Charlotte Checkers. 

Kuokkanen has played 11 career NHL games, seven last season and four the season before that, registering four penalty minutes. 

The left winger from Oulunsalo, Finland was drafted in the second round, 43rd overall, in the 2016 NHL Draft. 

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