Islanders Agree to Terms with Joensuu

Finnish Prospect Inks a One-Year Deal to Return to Islanders After Season in Sweden

Friday, 06.15.2012 / 4:57 PM ET / News
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Islanders Agree to Terms with Joensuu

The New York Islanders announced today that Jesse Joensuu has agreed to terms on a one-year deal.

The Finnish forward played last season in the Swedish Elite League with HV71 Jonkoping. In 50 games, Joensuu scored 29 points (13 goals and 16 assists).

Prior to last season in Europe, Joensuu spent four seasons playing in North America within the Islanders organization. With the Islanders, the 6’4”, 207-pound winger accumulated eight goals and five assists in 60 career games. With the Islanders American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Joensuu scored a total of 42 goals and 69 assists for 111 points in 177 games.

Joensuu has played for Team Finland at the last two IIHF World Championships. This past tournament, he scored five points (two goals and three assists) in nine games. In 2011, Joensuu was a member of Team Finland’s gold medal winning team

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 82 38 48 5 86
K. Okposo 60 18 33 -8 51
R. Strome 81 17 33 23 50
F. Nielsen 78 14 29 8 43
B. Nelson 82 20 22 6 42
A. Lee 76 25 16 9 41
J. Bailey 70 15 26 3 41
N. Leddy 78 10 27 18 37
J. Boychuk 72 9 26 15 35
T. Hamonic 71 5 28 15 33
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 38 17 4 .914 2.43
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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