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JONI PITKANEN RUMORS

Joni Pitkanen Statement On His Recovery From A Heel Injury

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen today issued the following statement as he continues to rehabilitate from a heel injury suffered last season: “I’ve been working with Raleigh Orthopaedic throughout this season with the hope of returning to play hockey. There is no timetable as of now, but I’ve been making progress with my rehab and it remains my...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

'Canes' Pitkanen out for season

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen will miss the upcoming season as he continues to recover from a broken left heel suffered late last season. The 29-year-old Pitkanen missed the final 13 games of the 2012-13 season with the injury, which occurred in April in a game against Washington when he raced down the ice in an attempt to beat an icing call. Hurricanes president...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes top defenseman Pitkanen out for season

The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Wednesday that top defenseman Joni Pitkanen would miss the entire season, the result of a broken heel he suffered back on April 2. The move also should sideline Pitkanen for the 2014 Olympics where he likely would have been a key player for his native Finland. Its unfortunate, Joni is a good player who was able to play a lot of minutes for us...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Pitkanen out for 2013-14 season

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen will miss the upcoming season as he continues to recover from a broken left heel suffered late last season. The 29-year-old Pitkanen missed the final 13 games of the 2012-13 season with the injury, which occurred in April in a game against Washington when he raced down the ice in an attempt to beat an icing call. Hurricanes president...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Pitkanen suffers scary injury

RALEIGH, N.C. Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen left Tuesday nights game against the Washington Capitals on a stretcher after suffering an injury when he crashed into the boards late in the second period. The Hurricanes were calling it a lower body injury well after the Capitals left PNC Arena with a 5-3 victory, and video replay suggests it could be pretty bad. Carolina...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Canes' Pitkanen hurt on icing play

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen left Tuesday night's game against Washington early with an apparent leg injury. Pitkanen was hurt with 1:57 left in the second period when he raced down the ice while trying to beat an icing call and collided with the Capitals' Troy Brouwer while hitting the boards. He writhed on the ice in obvious pain and was taken off on a...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen taken off on stretcher after chasing down icing (VIDEO)

YouTube As if we haven’t seen enough players taken off on stretchers recently (get well, Kevin Ware).  During Tuesday’s Carolina Hurricanes-Washington Capitals tilt, Carolina defenseman Joni Pitkanen was chasing down an icing when he went awkwardly into the boards and crumpled to the ground. He and Caps forward Troy Brouwer were hustling in to beat the other to the puck. There...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes’ Joni Pitkanen stretchered off ice following crash on icing race

Things have been going horribly for the Carolina Hurricanes lately and this injury to Joni Pitkanen is just going to add to their problems.  They are 2-7-1 in their last 10 games and are currently 10th in the Eastern Conference.  Pitkanen was racing with Washington Capitals forward Troy Brouwer for the puck when Pitkanen went into boards awkwardly.  It doesn’t look like Brouwer...
Via Diehardsport
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Canes' Pitkanen suffers apparent leg injury

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen left Tuesday night's game against Washington early with an apparent leg injury. Pitkanen was hurt with 1:57 left in the second period when he raced down the ice while trying to beat an icing call and collided with the Capitals' Troy Brouwer while hitting the boards. He writhed on the ice in obvious pain and was taken off on a...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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Joni Pitkanen injured in an icing race

It appears to be an ankle or lower leg, hope it isn't too serious but it does not look good.
Via Kukla's Korner
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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