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Joey Tenute
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
192 lb (87 kg)
SM-l Team
F. Teams
Tappara
Washington Capitals
Jokerit
Frankfurt Lions
Hamburg Freezers
Born April 2 1983 (1983-04-02) (age 33),
Hamilton, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 261st overall, 2003
New Jersey Devils
Pro Career 2004 – present


Joey Tenute (born April 2, 1983 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Tappara of the SM-liiga.

Playing careerEdit

Tenute was originally drafted by the New Jersey Devils in 2003 NHL Entry Draft 261st overall, Tenute was later signed by the Capitals as a free agent in 2005.

Playing primarily for the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League during the 2005–06 season, he helped guide the team to the Calder Cup. To date he has played one game in the NHL with the Capitals. On July 9, 2007, Tenute was signed as a free agent by the Phoenix Coyotes.

Joey Tenute played for Finnish SM-liiga team Jokerit during the 2008–09 season under coach Glen Hanlon, coincidentally the same coach as in his only NHL game for Washington. During the 2009 off-season, Tenute signed with the Frankfurt Lions. The Lions would cease operations at the 2009–10 season due to financial difficulties and Tenute signed with the Hamburg Freezers.

After two seasons in Germany, Tenute returned to Finland and signed an optional two-year contract with Tappara of the SM-liiga on March 21, 2011.[1]

Career statistics Edit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Barrie Colts OHL 61 13 18 31 38 5 1 1 2 10
2001–02 Barrie Colts OHL 66 19 31 50 76 20 7 7 14 28
2002–03 Sarnia Sting OHL 68 41 71 112 75 3 1 2 3 0
2003–04 Sarnia Sting OHL 58 22 56 78 70 3 2 2 4 17
2004–05 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 68 34 41 75 102 4 2 1 3 0
2005–06 Hershey Bears AHL 61 20 30 50 60 19 2 3 5 12
2005–06 Washington Capitals NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Hershey Bears AHL 68 28 39 67 58 9 4 1 5 8
2007–08 San Antonio Rampage AHL 78 21 28 49 72 7 2 0 2 2
2008–09 Jokerit SM-l 56 17 21 38 58 5 2 1 3 4
2009–10 Frankfurt Lions DEL 53 15 30 45 59 4 0 1 1 0
2010–11 Hamburg Freezers DEL 15 2 12 14 16
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. Tappara secures first new signings (Finnish). Tappara (2011-03-21). Retrieved on 2011-03-28.

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