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Joni Pitkanen
Joni Pitkanen
(YOH-nee PIHT-ka-nuhn)
Number: 25
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Left
Born: Sep 19, 1983
Birthplace: Oulu, Finland
Acquired: Acquired from Edmonton on July 1, 2008, in exchange for Erik Cole
Drafted: PHI / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (4th overall)

NHL All-Rookie Team (2004) Traded to Edmonton by Philadelphia with Geoff Sanderson and Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (Cameron Abney) in 2009 Entry Draft for Joffrey Lupul and Jason Smith, July 1, 2007. Traded to Carolina by Edmonton for Erik Cole, July 1, 2008. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to head injury at Calgary, December 6, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 and all of 2013-14 due to lower-body and heel injuries.