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BLOG: Oilers acquire Lauri Korpikoski

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers have announced they have traded centre Boyd Gordon to the Arizona Coyotes, in exchange for winger Lauri Korpikoski.



Korpikoski, 28, is a left winger from Finland. He was taken 19th overall in the first round of the 2004 NHL Draft by the New York Rangers. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound forward has played in 469 NHL games over the course of his career and has recorded 68 goals, 91 assists and 112 penalty minutes. He has played 30 NHL playoff games, scoring two goals and adding three assists.

In 2014-15, Korpikoski scored six goals and added 15 assists for 21 points in 69 games with Arizona.

Gordon returns to the Coyotes where he played from 2011-2013.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2002-2003 TPS Turku U18-Fin-U18 21 7 4 11 10
2003-2004 TPS Turku U18-Fin-U18
2003-2004 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 36 12 8 20 20
2003-2004 Finland-WJ18-A 6 5 6 11 2
2004-2005 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 3 3 0 3 0
2004-2005 TPS Turku-Finland 41 0 6 6 12
2004-2005 Finland-WJC-A 5 2 0 2 6
2005-2006 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 1 1 0 1 2
2005-2006 Suomi U20-Finland-2 3 1 3 4 0
2005-2006 TPS Turku-Finland 51 3 4 7 16
2005-2006 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 5 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 0
2005-2006 Finland-WJC-A 7 1 5 6 4
2006-2007 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 78 11 27 38 8 23 3 1 2
2007-2008 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 79 23 27 50 20 71 6 2
2008-2009 Rangers 68 6 8 14 -10 14 0 0 1 63 9.5
2008-2009 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 4 4 2 6 7 0 1 0 1
2009-2010 Coyotes 71 5 6 11 -10 16 0 0 1 68 7.4
2009-2010 Finland-WC-A 7 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 Coyotes 79 19 21 40 17 20 0 2 4 103 18.4
2011-2012 Coyotes 82 17 20 37 3 14 0 3 3 146 11.6
2012-2013 Coyotes 36 6 5 11 -3 12 1 0 0 83 7.2
2012-2013 TPS Turku-Finland 11 6 11 17 10
2012-2013 Finland-WC-A 8 3 2 5 1 4 1 0 0
2013-2014 Coyotes 64 9 16 25 -7 24 1 0 0 109 8.3
2013-2014 Finland-Olympics 6 2 2 4 3 2 0 0 1 11
2014-2015 Coyotes 69 6 15 21 -27 12 5 0 1 82 7.3
NHL Totals 469 68 91 159 -37 112 7 5 10 654 10.4
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2003-2004 TPS Turku U18-Fin-U18 4 5 3 8 0 16
2003-2004 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 4 0 2 2 0 4 0 0.0
2004-2005 TPS Turku-Finland 6 1 0 1 0 0
2005-2006 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 0 0 0.0
2005-2006 TPS Turku-Finland 2 0 1 1 0
2005-2006 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 11 1 0 1 -4 2 1 0 0
2006-2007 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 7 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0
2007-2008 Rangers 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0
2007-2008 Hartford Wolf Pack-AHL 5 1 1 2 -5 0 0 0
2008-2009 Rangers 7 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
2009-2010 Coyotes 7 1 0 1 -4 2 0 1 0 4 25.0
2010-2011 Coyotes 4 0 1 1 -6 2 0 0 0 3 0.0
2011-2012 Coyotes 11 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 13 0.0
NHL Totals 30 2 3 5 -12 6 0 1 0 27 7.4

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