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Dallas Stars sign Jyrki Jokipakka to Three-Year entry level contract

The Stars announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka to a three-year, entry level contract, through the 2014-15 season

Thursday, 06.14.2012 / 12:17 PM / News
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Dallas Stars sign Jyrki Jokipakka to Three-Year entry level contract

Frisco, TX – The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka (YUHR-kee, yoh-kih-PA-ka) to a three-year, entry level contract, through the 2014-15 season. 

Jokipakka, 20, skated in 52 games for Ilves Tampere of the Finnish Elite League in 2011-12, leading all defensemen in scoring with 9 goals, 8 assists and 17 points. His 17 points were also a career high, surpassing his previous best in 2009-10 when he registered 3 goals, 12 assists for 15 points in 38 games for the Ilves Under-20 club.

The 6-foot-3, 193-pound defenseman from Tampere, Finland, was Dallas’ seventh-round selection (195th overall) in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Jokipakka is scheduled to participate in this year’s Stars Summer Development Camp, which is slated to take place at Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco from July 5-12.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 35 22 8 5 101 96 49
2 CHI 33 22 9 2 102 67 46
3 STL 33 21 9 3 100 81 45
4 NSH 31 21 8 2 87 64 44
5 SJS 34 19 11 4 97 87 42
6 VAN 32 19 11 2 92 90 40
7 WPG 33 17 10 6 80 76 40
8 LAK 34 17 11 6 94 84 40
9 CGY 35 17 15 3 100 95 37
10 MIN 31 16 12 3 91 84 35
11 DAL 31 13 13 5 89 104 31
12 COL 32 11 13 8 83 100 30
13 ARI 32 11 17 4 74 104 26
14 EDM 33 7 20 6 69 110 20

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Seguin 31 23 16 7 39
J. Benn 31 9 19 1 28
J. Spezza 31 6 18 -9 24
T. Daley 31 7 9 -13 16
A. Roussel 31 7 9 -3 16
C. Eakin 28 6 7 5 13
A. Goligoski 31 1 12 2 13
S. Horcoff 31 4 7 0 11
E. Cole 30 5 5 -5 10
R. Garbutt 23 5 5 -5 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 13 7 5 .907 2.89
A. Lindback 0 5 0 .861 4.63
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