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Golden Knights Sign Teemu Pulkkinen To One-Year Contract

Pulkkinen's contract carries an AAV of $700,000

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights /

VEGAS (July 6, 2017) -  Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, July 6, that the team has signed forward Teemu Pulkkinen to a one-year contract through the 2017-18 season worth an average annual value of $700,000.

Pulkkinen was selected by the Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft on June 21 (Arizona Coyotes)

Teemu Pulkkinen , Forward

Pronounced: "TEE-moo PUHL-kah-nen"

Nationality: Finland

Height: 5'10''

Weight: 185 lbs. 

Age: 25

Draft: Selected by the Detroit Red Wings in the fourth round (111th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft



-Made his NHL debut with the Red Wings on March 14, 2014, vs. Edmonton

-Acquired by the Coyotes from the Minnesota Wild on February 26, 2017, in exchange for future considerations

-Has 22 points (13 G, 9 A) in 83 career NHL games



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