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Lauri Korpikoski
Lauri Korpikoski
Left Wing  - ARI
(kohr-pih-KAWS-kee, LOW-ree)
Number: 28
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 28, 1986  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
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Acquired: From NYR in exchange for Enver Lisin, July 13, 2009
Drafted: NYR / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (19th overall)
2013-14 Highlights
Recorded 9-16-25 in 64 games...Ranked second on the team in SH TOI for forwards (2:01)...Was fourth on the team in hits (136)...Missed 18 games with injuries...Had a three-game point streak from March 11-15 that included a goal at BOS, Mar. 13...Had a goal vs. MTL, Mar. 6...Collected a four-game assist streak (0-5-5) from Jan. 20-26...Scored a goal vs. ANA, Jan. 11...Registered 1-2-3 vs. CGY, Jan. 7...Scored a goal vs. PHI, Jan. 4...Matched a career high with 1-2-3 vs. TBL, Nov. 16... Scored a goal at CHI, Nov. 14...Netted a goal vs. WSH, Nov. 9...Scored at CAR, Oct. 13.

2012-13 Highlights
Recorded 6-5-11 and 12 PIM in 36 games...Missed 12 games with an injury (3/27-4/20)...Skated in a season-high 20:21 vs. LAK, Mar. 12...Scored two goals vs. ANA, Mar. 2...Scored a goal vs. MIN, Feb. 4...Scored his 50th career goal vs. NSH, Jan. 28...Had a three-game point streak from Jan. 24-28...Scored a goal at SJS, Jan. 24...Netted a PPG at DAL, Jan. 19.

2011-12 Highlights
Fifth on the team in scoring with 17-20-37…His three shorthanded goals ranked tied for fourth in the NHL…Second on the team in shorthanded TOI (213:57)…Had seven multi-point games…One of six Coyotes to play in all 82 games…Played in his 300th career NHL game and had an assist at MIN, Apr. 7…Picked up his 100th career point (goal) at SJS, Mar. 24…Netted a goal vs. MIN, Mar. 8…Collected 0-2-2 vs. LAK, Feb. 21…Scored a pair of goals, including the GWG, in a 5-3 win vs. SJS, Feb. 4…Recorded 1-1-2, including a SHG, vs. TBL, Jan. 21…Registered 1-2-3 at CBJ, Jan. 13…Recorded 1-1-2 and the GWG at CAR, Dec. 21…Scored his second SHG of the season vs. NYR, Dec. 17…Scored on a penalty shot and had a SHG at WSH, Nov. 21…Recorded 1-1-2 at ANA, Oct. 23…Scored his first goal of the season at NSH, Oct. 13…2012 Playoffs: Appeared in 11 postseason games…Led the team in shorthanded TOI/game (4:11)…Played in all five games of the WCF against LAK…Appeared in two games of the WCSF against NSH…Appeared in four games of the WCQF against CHI.  

2010-11 Highlights
Posted career highs in goals (19), assists (21), points (40) and plus/minus (plus-17)…Led the team in SHGS (2)…Second on the team in goals and plus/minus…Fourth in GWG (4) and fifth in scoring…Had nine multi-point games…Led the team in shorthanded TOI…Registered 1-1-2 including the GWG vs. STL, Mar. 22…Recorded 2-0-0 at ANA, Mar. 13…Played in his 200th career NHL game at PHI, Feb. 22…Recorded 1-1-2 and a plus-3 rating vs. ATL, Feb. 17…Career high five-game point streak (2-5-7) from Jan. 10-17…Recorded 1-1-2 vs. TOR, Jan. 13…Had 1-1-2 at STL, Jan. 10…Set new career high for points in a season (15) with assist at NYR, Dec. 16…Played in his 100th game as a Coyote at NJD, Dec. 15…Set new career high in goals (7) at MIN, Dec. 1…Recorded 1-1-2 vs. ANA, Nov. 27…Recorded a career high three assists vs. CGY, Nov. 12…Collected 1-1-2 at DAL, Nov. 5…Posted third career two-goal game and first regular season SHG vs. DET, Oct. 28…2011 Playoffs: Played in all four playoff games in the WCQF vs. DET and had one assist.

2009-10 Highlights
Recorded 5-6-11 in 71 games in his first season with the Coyotes…Set a new career high in games played…Went 7-for-17 in shootouts with two shootout-deciding goals…Registered a goal and an assist vs. NSH, Apr. 7…Scored two goals at WSH, Jan. 23…Scored the shootout-deciding goal while appearing in his 100th NHL game in 3-2 win vs. VAN, Dec. 29…Registered his first career multi-goal game (2G), including the GWG, vs. DAL, Nov. 27…Scored the shootout-deciding goal in 1-0 win at SJS, Oct. 12…Made his Coyotes debut on Oct. 3 at LAK…2010 Playoffs: Scored one goal while appearing in all seven playoff games vs. DET.

2008-09 Highlights
Played in 68 games with NYR as a rookie, collecting 6-8-14 and 14 penalty minutes…Recorded his first career multi-assist game with two assists vs. COL, Feb. 28…Registered 3-1-4 in a four-game span from Feb. 11-16…Recorded 1-1-2 vs. WSH, Feb. 11…Scored a goal and added an assist on Jan. 10 at OTT to post his first career multi-point effort…Tallied his first NHL assist on vs. BOS, Nov. 15…Recorded his first NHL regular season goal, the GWG, at NJD, Nov. 12…Made his NHL regular season debut at TBL, Oct. 4…2009 Playoffs: Played seven games with the Rangers, recording two assists…Assisted on GWG vs. WSH in Game 4 of ECQF, Apr. 22.

2007-08 Highlights
Appeared in 79 games with Hartford (AHL), tallying 23-27-50 and 71 PIM…Ranked tied for third on the team in goals (23) and second in SHG (2)…Ranked fourth on the club in points (50), fifth in PPGS (6) and fifth in plus/minus rating (plus-20)…Posted 12 multi-point games…Notched the GWG on vs. Worcester, Mar. 28…Recorded two four-game point streaks…Also appeared in five playoff games with Hartford (AHL), recording 1-1-2…2008 Playoffs: Played one game with the Rangers, recording one assist while making his NHL debut vs. PIT in Game 5 of their ECSF, May 4.

2006-07 Highlights
Appeared in 78 games with Hartford (AHL), registering 11-27-38 and a plus-8 rating…In his first full season with Hartford, ranked tied for third on the team in games played (78) and ranked fourth on the team in assists (27)…His plus-8 rating ranked tied for second on the team among rookies…Ranked third among Wolf Pack rookies in goals (11) and fourth among rookies in points (38)…Registered a four-game point streak (1-7-8) from Feb. 18-25…Scored his first SHG on Jan. 6 at Springfield and added an assist in a 6-3 win…Tallied three assists on Nov. 11 vs. San Antonio in a 9-3 victory…Recorded his first multi-point game on Nov. 1 vs. Portland, recording two assists in a 4-3 win.

2005-06 Highlights
Played in five games with Hartford (AHL), collecting 2-1-3…In 11 playoff games with the Wolf Pack, registered one goal and two penalty minutes… Appeared in 51 career games with TPS Turku (Finnish League), recording 3-4-7 and 16 PIM…Posted a three-game point-scoring streak from Sept. 22-30, recording 2-1-3…In two playoff games, registered one assist…Nominated as best Finnish player for Finland’s Under-20 squad.

2004-05 Highlights
In 41 regular season contests with TPS Turku (Finnish League), posted 0-6-6 along with 12 PIM…Skated in six playoff games, tallying one goal.

International Career
2014: Posted 2-2-4 in six games for Finland at the Olympics in Sochi, Russia...Helped lead Finland to a Bronze Medal...2013: Represented Finland at the IIHF World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland...Played in eight games and recorded 3-2-5...2010: Represented Finland at the IIHF World Championship in Germany...Appeared in seven games...2006: Captured a bronze medal at the IIHF World Junior Championship in British Columbia, recording 1-5-6 and four PIM in seven games...Ranked tied for fifth in assists among all players in the tournament...2005: In five games at the IIHF World Junior Championship in North Dakota and Minnesota, he collected 2-0-2 and six PIM...2004: Skated in six games for Finland at the IIHF U-18 World Championship, notching 5-6-11 and a plus-7 rating... Ranked tied for first among all players in the tournament with 11 points.

Personal
Nickname is “Korpi”...Lists “Ninja Assassins” as his favorite movie and “Modern Family” as his favorite TV show...Most memorable hockey moment was playing pond hockey growing up with friends in Finland...Enjoys spending time in Finland during the offseason...Changed to No. 28 after wearing No. 29 for the Coyotes during the 2009-10 season.
 
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