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Joel Armia
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m)
187 lb (85 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Winnipeg Jets
Buffalo Sabres
Porin Ässät
Born May 31 1993 (1993-05-31) (age 23),
Pori, FIN
NHL Draft 16th overall, 2011
Buffalo Sabres
Pro Career 2010 – present

Joel Armia (born 31 May 1993) is a Finnish professional ice hockey player currently with the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He played professionally in his native Finland with Porin Ässät of the SM-liiga. He was selected 16th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres.

Playing career Edit

Amateur Edit

Armia wjc

Armia at the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships

Armia would spend three years in Finland, playing with Porin Ässät. During that time, he would have career totals of 55 goals, 45 assists, for 100 points, with 120 penalty minutes. In 2012-13, Armia would score 19 goals and 14 assists in 47 games. He was instrumental in helping Ässät capture the SM-Liiga’s Kanada-malja championship after finishing fourth in the regular season. In the playoffs, Armia scored three goals with five assists in 16 playoff games.

Professional Edit

On 16 June 2012, Armia was signed to a three-year entry, level contract with the Buffalo Sabres. During his second North American professional season in 2014–15, Armia was recalled from Buffalo's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Rochester Americans, and made his NHL debut with the Sabres against the Detroit Red Wings on December 23rd 2014. He was then returned to the Americans on Februay 11th 2015, Armia was included by the Sabres, alongside Tyler MyersDrew Stafford, Brendan Lemieux and a conditional first-round draft pick in 2015 (Jack Roslovic), to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Evander KaneZach Bogosian and the rights to goaltender Jason Kasdorf.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Porin Ässät Junior Team (A)Junior A SM-l27156213251120
2010–11Porin ÄssätLiiga481811292452024
2011-12 Porin Ässät Liiga 54 18 20 38 66 3 0 2 2 2
2012-13 Porin Ässät Liiga 47 19 14 33 32 16 3 5 8 20
2013-14 Rochester Americans AHL 54 7 20 27 30 5 3 3 6 9
2014-15 Rochester Americans AHL 33 10 15 25 39
2014-15 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2014-15 St. John's IceCaps AHL 21 2 6 8 22
2015-16 Manitoba Moose AHL 18 3 5 8 16
2015-16 Winnipeg Jets NHL 43 4 6 10 12
NHL totals 44 4 6 10 12
Liiga totals 149 55 45 100 120 24 5 7 12 24

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Preceded by
Mark Pysyk
Buffalo Sabres first round draft pick
Succeeded by
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