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Juuso Riikola | #50

D | 6' 0" | 189 lb | Age: 27 | Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
2019-2020 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
36 1 6 7 3
Career
GP G A P +/-
73 3 9 12 6
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2019-2020 36 1 6 7 3 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 38 2.6
NHL Career 73 3 9 12 6 16 2 4 0 0 1 0 81 3.7
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2019-2020 36 1 6 7 3 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 38 2.6
NHL Career 73 3 9 12 6 16 2 4 0 0 1 0 81 3.7

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Riikola, a defenseman from Joensuu, Finland, was never drafted by an NHL team and appeared settled in for a long career in Liiga, Finland's top professional league. But after scoring a career-high eight goals with KalPa in 2017-18, his fifth full season in Liiga, Riikola signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins on May 18, 2018.

He had a strong training camp, made his NHL debut against the Vegas Golden Knights on Oct. 11, 2018, scored his first NHL point, an assist, at the Colorado Avalanche on Nov. 28 and scored his first NHL goal against the St. Louis Blues on Dec. 29, 2018. Riikola finished his first NHL season with five points (two goals, three assists) in 37 games, showing a big shot and the ability to move the puck.

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