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Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Returning to action Thursday
Valimaki (mouth) will return to the lineup Thursday versus Colorado, according to Leah Merrall of PHNX Sports.
Valimaki has missed the last six games since taking a puck to the mouth versus the Stars on Nov. 14. Valimaki has only four assists in 15 games, with three coming on the power play. With the blueliner back in action, he should reclaim his spot with the man advantage, which will likely drop Janis Moser from the power play.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Won't play Tuesday
Valimaki (mouth) won't play Tuesday against Tampa Bay, Craig Morgan of PHNX Sports reports.
Valimaki took part in Monday's practice, sporting a full shield to protect his surgically-repaired mouth. He hasn't played since taking a shot to the face against Dallas on Nov. 14. Valimaki has generated four assists, 10 shots on goal and 20 blocked shots across 15 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Will miss time
Valimaki is expected to miss time after taking a puck to the face Tuesday versus the Stars, Craig Morgan of PHNX Sports reports.
No official move has been made yet, but it sounds like Valimaki could be a candidate for injured reserve. Morgan adds Vladislav Kolyachonok may be called up to replace Valimaki on the roster if such a move happens.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Undergoes surgery
Valimaki underwent facial surgery after being struck by the puck during Tuesday's game against Dallas, Craig Morgan of PHNX Sports reports Thursday.
It's not clear how long Valimaki will need to recover, but he's in Phoenix while his teammates are set to play in Columbus on Thursday. The 25-year-old has four assists, seven hits and 20 blocks in 15 contests this year. Michael Kesselring is projected to draw into the lineup while Valimaki is absent.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Can't finish contest
Valimaki (face) left Tuesday's game versus the Stars after he was struck by a puck, and he was still being evaluated after the contest, Craig Morgan of PHNX Sports reports.
Valimaki left the ice bleeding after taking a puck up high. The defenseman has gone six games without a point, so an injury is the last thing he needs as he looks to get back on track. If he can't play Thursday in Columbus, Michael Kesselring will likely enter the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Supplies helper
Valimaki posted an assist, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Ducks.
Valimaki ended a three-game point drought when he helped out on Lawson Crouse's second-period tally. Through nine outings, Valimaki has four helpers, six shots on net, 12 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating. The 25-year-old has played in a bottom-four role while also seeing time on the second power-play unit.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Earns power-play assist
Valimaki registered a power-play assist in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Ducks.
Valimaki has three power-play helpers over the last two games. He saw a season-low 15:50 of ice time while skating on the third pairing in Saturday's contest. Nonetheless, he'll have some fantasy value as long as he sticks on the second power-play unit. Valimaki also has three shots on goal, three hits, two blocked shots and a minus-1 rating through five contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Two helpers in win
Valimaki tallied a pair of assists in Thursday's 6-2 win over St. Louis.
Both of Valimaki's assists came on the power play, setting up Nick Bjugstad's opening tally in the first period and Jason Zucker's in the third. It's the first two points of the year for Valimaki after a solid 2022-23 campaign, where he posted four goals and 30 assists in 78 games. The 25-year-old blueliner is averaging 19:41 of ice time through Arizona's first four games while logging time on the second power-play unit.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Reaches 30-assist mark
Valimaki notched an assist and two hits in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Ducks.
Valimaki picked a great time for his 30th assist of the campaign, helping out on Barrett Hayton's game-winning goal in overtime. The helper was Valimaki's first point through four games in April. The defenseman has 34 points, 91 shots on net, 93 blocked shots, 59 PIM and a minus-12 rating through 76 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Collects power-play goal
Valimaki provided a goal in a 5-2 loss to Dallas on Friday.
Valimaki didn't score a goal and had just one assist over his previous five contests. The marker ending that slump came early in the first period and was scored on the power play. He's up to four goals and 33 points in 72 outings this season, including 12 points with the man advantage.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Records helper Sunday
Valimaki notched an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Avalanche.
Valimaki snapped a three-game point drought with the helper on Clayton Keller's game-tying goal late in the third period. It's been a solid breakout campaign for Valimaki, who is up to three goals, 29 assists, 84 shots on net, 89 blocked shots, 57 PIM and a minus-4 rating through 70 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Three-point effort in win
Valimaki scored a goal on four shots, added two assists, posted two hits, logged two PIM and went plus-2 in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Valimaki helped out on the Coyotes' first two goals before netting the game-winner at 16:48 of the third period. He's posted five multi-point efforts in his last 10 games, amassing a goal and 10 helpers in that span. The 24-year-old has emerged as the Coyotes' top blueliner on offense after the trades of Jakob Chychrun and Shayne Gostisbehere. Valimaki has three goals, 28 assists, 77 shots on net, 79 blocked shots, 53 PIM and a minus-4 rating through 66 contests.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Gets two assists vs. Calgary
Valimaki recorded two assists in a 4-3 overtime win over Calgary on Tuesday.
Valimaki got the primary helper on the overtime winner. He has two goals and 28 points in 64 contests this season. Valimaki has eight assists over his last eight games, though he hasn't found the back of the net in that span.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Notches two helpers Sunday
Valimaki recorded two assists, two shots on goal, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Wild.
Through seven outings in March, Valimaki has a trio of two-assist games and four scoreless efforts. The 24-year-old defenseman could still improve on his consistency, but he's seeing top-pairing minutes and power-play time, which makes him an intriguing option in fantasy. He's up to 26 points (12 on the power play), 67 shots on net, 75 blocked shots, 47 PIM and a minus-6 rating through 63 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Logs pair of assists
Valimaki produced two assists and blocked six shots in Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Devils.
Valimaki played a key role in the Coyotes' third-period comeback to force overtime, helping out on goals by Nick Schmaltz and Jack McBain. Through three games in March, Valimaki has already earned four helpers. The Finnish blueliner is up to 24 points, 61 shots on net, 64 blocked shots, 45 PIM and a minus-9 rating through 59 outings, and he should see significant top-pairing minutes down the stretch.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Gets two helpers Wednesday
Valimaki recorded two assists in the Coyotes' 4-2 loss to Dallas on Wednesday.
Valimaki's second assist was recorded while Arizona was on the power play. He has two goals and 22 points in 57 contests, including 11 points with the man advantage. Valimaki averaged just 14:47 of ice time over his first 44 outings this season, but that jumped to 22:29 over 12 contests from Jan. 26-Feb. 28, and he logged 23:46 versus Dallas. The 24-year-old's increased role has led to him contributing 10 assists over his last 13 contests.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Earns helper versus old team
Valimaki posted a power-play assist, three blocked shots and two PIM in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Flames.
Valimaki has two power-play helpers over his last three games and eight helpers through as many outings in February. The defenseman helped out on Nick Schmaltz's second-period tally Wednesday. Valimaki, who was a first-round pick of the Flames in 2017, now has 20 points, 58 shots on net, 52 blocked shots, 41 PIM and a minus-8 rating through 54 contests in his first season as a Coyote.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Posts power-play assist
Valimaki notched a power-play assist, two hits and two PIM in Saturday's 6-5 shootout loss to the Kings.
Valimaki has produced seven helpers, including three on the power play, through six games in February. The 24-year-old has played on the top pairing for much of the month with Jakob Chychrun (not injury related) and Shayne Gostisbehere (upper body) out of the lineup. Valimaki is growing into the role, and he's now at 19 points, 56 shots on net, 47 blocked shots, 39 PIM and a minus-8 rating through 52 contests.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Juuso Valimaki: Benefits from larger role
Valimaki produced four assists, three blocked shots and two PIM in Saturday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Blues.
Two of Valimaki's four helpers came on the power play, where he filled in for Jakob Chychrun (trade-related healthy scratch) on the first unit. This was easily Valimaki's best game in his career, and he could be in line for more work with Chychrun soon to leave and Shayne Gostisbehere (upper body) hurt. Valiamki is up to two goals, 16 assists, 52 shots on net, 41 blocked shots, 37 PIM and a minus-9 rating through 49 contests.... See More ... See Less
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