Joey Tenute

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Joey Tenute
Born (1983-04-02) April 2, 1983 (age 31)
Hamilton, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Hockeyallsvenskan team
Former teams
Malmö Redhawks
Washington Capitals
Jokerit
Frankfurt Lions
Hamburg Freezers
Tappara
Hamilton Bulldogs
EC KAC
NHL Draft 261st overall, 2003
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 2004–present

Joseph Tenute (born April 2, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who currently plays for Malmö Redhawks of the Hockeyallsvenskan in Sweden.

Playing career[edit]

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]

Midway through the 2012–13 season, on January 7, 2013, Tenute signed a contract with his hometown team, the Hamilton Bulldogs, of the AHL.[2]

On the 16th of May 2013, Joey signed a one-year contract with Malmö Redhawks.

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-liiga 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
2011–12 Tappara SM-liiga 18 2 5 7 8
2011–12 EC KAC EBEL 32 7 16 23 16 16 5 6 11 14
2012–13 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 40 8 17 25 51
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tappara secures first new signings". Tappara (in Finnish). 2011-03-21. Retrieved 2011-03-28. 
  2. ^ "Joey Tenute is Finally Coming Home to Play for Bulldogs". TheSpec.com. 2013-01-01. Retrieved 2013-01-08. 

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