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Jesse Joensuu
Position Winger
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 04 in (1.93 m)
207 lb (94 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
New York Islanders
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)
Nationality Flag of Finland Finnish
Born October 5 1987 (1987-10-05) (age 29),
Pori, Finland
NHL Draft 2nd Round, 60th overall, 2006
New York Islanders
Pro Career 2004 – present


Jesse Joensuu (born October 5, 1987 in Pori, Finland) is a Finnish ice hockey player currently playing for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.

Playing careerEdit

Joensuu was selected 60th overall in the second round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders. Joensuu played parts of five seasons with Ässät of the SM-liiga, starting off as a 16-year old in 2003-04. This makes him the youngest player in the history of the Finnish professional ice-hockey league.

His best season came in 2007-08, when he had 17 goals and 18 assists for 35 points, leading the team in scoring. After his season in Finland, Joensuu played one game with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the Islanders' American Hockey League affiliate. Joensuu made his NHL debut, and scored his first NHL goal, as member of the Islanders on March 2, 2009, against the Colorado Avalanche.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Ässät SM-l 6 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Ässät SM-l 39 1 1 2 4
2005–06 Ässät SM-l 51 4 8 12 57 14 0 2 2 12
2006–07 Ässät SM-l 52 9 17 26 74
2007–08 Ässät SM-l 56 17 18 35 89
2007–08 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 70 20 19 39 58
2008–09 New York Islanders NHL 7 1 2 3 4
SM-liiga totals 204 31 44 75 224 14 0 2 2 12
AHL totals 71 20 19 39 58
NHL totals 7 1 2 3 4

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