Joonas Korpisalo

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Joonas Korpisalo
Joonas Korpisalo hoists the Calder Cup.jpg
Born (1994-04-28) 28 April 1994 (age 25)
Pori, Finland
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team
Former teams
Columbus Blue Jackets
Jokerit
Ilves
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 62nd overall, 2012
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2012–present

Joonas Korpisalo (born 28 April 1994) is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing with the Columbus Blue Jackets organization of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

He was selected by the Blue Jackets in the 3rd round (62nd overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Korpisalo played professionally in his native Finland in the SM-liiga during the 2012–13 and 2013–14 seasons for Jokerit and Ilves respectively.

On 21 March 2014, the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL signed Korpisalo to a three-year entry-level contract.[1]

During the latter half of the 2016–17 NHL season, Korpisalo took over as the Blue Jackets's backup goaltender behind Sergei Bobrovsky. On June 9, 2017, the Blue Jackets signed Korpisalo to a two-year contract extension.[2]

Personal[edit]

Joonas is the son of former Liiga forward Jari Korpisalo.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/OT MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2012–13 Jokerit SM-l 1 0 0 0 15 0 0 0.00 1.000
2012–13 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 18 997 45 0 2.71 .900
2013–14 Jokerit Liiga 1 0 1 0 34 3 0 5.34 .813
2013–14 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 4 199 11 0 3.31 .895
2013–14 Ilves Liiga 8 3 1 0 337 8 1 1.42 .957
2013–14 LeKi Mestis 2 68 7 0 6.13 .851
2014–15 Ilves Liiga 38 14 13 7 2132 83 2 2.34 .919 2 0 2 193 4 0 1.24 .951
2014–15 Springfield Falcons AHL 3 0 2 0 169 9 0 3.20 .878
2015–16 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 18 8 8 4 1066 42 2 2.36 .913 9 6 2 506 25 0 2.96 .898
2015–16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 31 16 11 4 1803 78 0 2.60 .920
2016–17 Cleveland Monsters AHL 16 7 6 5 935 42 0 2.69 .907
2016–17 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 14 7 5 1 791 38 1 2.88 .905
2017–18 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 18 8 8 1 1049 58 0 3.32 .897
2017–18 Cleveland Monsters AHL 8 3 4 1 479 18 0 2.26 .924
2018–19 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 27 10 7 3 1361 67 0 2.95 .897
NHL totals 90 41 31 9 5,003 241 1 2.89 .907

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2013 Finland WJC 7th 5 3 2 0 303 17 0 3.36 .858
2017 Finland WC 4th 6 3 2 1 303 17 0 3.32 .897
Junior totals 5 3 2 0 303 17 0 3.36 .858
Senior totals 6 3 2 1 303 17 0 3.32 .897

Awards and honors[edit]

Awards Year
AHL
Calder Cup (Lake Erie Monsters) 2016 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blue Jackets sign Joonas Korpisalo". Columbus Blue Jackets. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Blue Jackets sign Korpisalo to contract extension". Columbus Blue Jackets. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Joonas Korpisalo - The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile". thehockeywriters.com. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2012.
  4. ^ Brown, Tony (12 June 2016). "Bjorkstrand's OT goal clinches Monsters' first-ever Calder Cup championship". Columbus Blue Jackets. Retrieved 12 June 2016.

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