It was quite a week for Josh Bailey and John Tavares, as they combined for 17 points (8 for Bailey and 9 for Tavares) to both reach the 40 p...
Monday, November 19, 2012
Joensuu injured in Finland
From LighthouseHockey (which probably needs a new name):
<<According to the Ässät official site (h/t Francesca, he suffered an injured hand Saturday and is expected to miss approximately two months. >>
Joensuu's team is middle of the pack in the 14-team Finnish league but Joensuu was tied for 5th in scoring in the league (11-13-24) while banging out 67 penalty minutes. (his teammate, a Penguin draftee from Nova Scotia -- not Sidney Crosby, but Stephen Dixon, is 3rd in league scoring)
More from Lighthouse here: http://www.lighthousehockey.com/2012/11/19/3666946/jesse-joensuu-injured-hand-new-york-islanders-assat
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