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Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Back with AHL Cleveland
Luoto was assigned to AHL Cleveland on Friday.
Luoto picked up his first NHL goal April 6 in an 8-1 loss to Toronto. It's only point in 23 career NHL games, as he managed to go pointless in 16 contests last season. The 25-year-old has 14 tallies and 11 helpers in 45 games with AHL Cleveland this season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Summoned from AHL
Luoto was added to Columbus' roster on an emergency basis Wednesday.
Luoto has a goal in five games with the Blue Jackets this season. At the AHL level in 2022-23, he's provided 14 markers and 25 points in 45 contests with Cleveland.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Sent down
Luoto was reassigned to AHL Cleveland following Saturday's loss to the Rangers, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Luoto was called up to play a fourth-line role with the Blue Jackets dealing with injuries. He'll head back to the minors for now but could be in the NHL again for Tuesday's game in Philadelphia.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Back in NHL
Luoto was recalled from AHL Cleveland on Friday, Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Luoto was sent down Friday to help Cleveland defeat Laval 5-4 in AHL action. He was unable to score, but he managed five shots on goal. Luoto potted his first career NHL goal and point Thursday in an 8-1 loss to the Devils.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Returned to AHL Cleveland
Luoto was reassigned to AHL Cleveland on Friday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Luoto scored the lone Columbus goal in an 8-1 shellacking at the hands of the Devils on Thursday. It was his first career NHL goal after playing four games this season and 16 contests last year with the Jets.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Scores first NHL goal
Luoto scored a goal on one shot in the Blue Jackets' 8-1 loss to the Devils on Thursday.
Luoto scored the lone Blue Jacket goal in a scuffle in front of the net to cut the Devils' lead to 3-1. This was Luoto's first NHL goal and first NHL point after splitting 20 games with the Jets and Blue Jackets. He should occupy a bottom-six role when in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Called up Saturday
Luoto was recalled from AHL Cleveland on Saturday, per Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site.
Luoto hasn't played in the NHL since 2019 when he played 16 games with Winnipeg without recording a point. The 25-year-old winger will likely slot into a bottom-six role after Trey Fix-Wolansky was sent down Saturday. Luoto had 14 goals and 25 points in 43 AHL contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Ready for AHL action
Luoto (lower body) was activated from non-roster injured reserve and sent to AHL Cleveland on Sunday, per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda
Luoto was injured during training camp. He spent the 2021-22 season with Tappara of Finland's Liiga, scoring nine goals and 14 points in 27 games. The 25-year-old forward signed with Columbus in the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Lands on IR
Luoto (undisclosed) was placed on non-roster injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.
Luoto hasn't seen any NHL action since the 2019-20 campaign. Once he's healthy he'll likely be reassigned to AHL Cleveland.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Joona Luoto: Secures one-year deal
Luoto agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with Columbus on Wednesday.
Luoto was previously under contract with the Jets before he was waived unconditionally back in September of 2021. After returning to his native Finland, the 24-year-old winger went on to record nine goals and five assists in 27 games for Tappara Tampere. Luoto will look to secure his place on the 23-man roster during training camp this fall but will likely have to spend some time in the minors.... See More ... See Less
Joona Luoto: Waived unconditionally
Luoto was placed on unconditional waivers by the Jets on Monday for the purpose of terminating his contract, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Luoto spent time in both the AHL and Finnish league last year but wasn't able to break into the Winnipeg lineup. The 23-year-old will likely head back to his native Finland to continue his professional career and could still make his way back to North America down the road.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Joona Luoto: Returns to roster
Luoto was called up to the Jets' playoff roster Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
Luoto was sent down to AHL Manitoba on Saturday, but he's back in time for the start of the playoffs. The 23-year-old Finn didn't play in an NHL game this year, but he had 16 appearances in 2019-20.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Joona Luoto: Sent down Saturday
Luoto was reassigned to AHL Manitoba on Saturday, per CapFriendly.
Luoto does not appear to be part of the Jets' plans during the postseason. The Finn did not draw into an NHL game while serving as extra forward depth on the taxi squad during the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Joona Luoto: Ascends to taxi squad
Luoto was promoted to the taxi squad Saturday, per CapFriendly.
Luoto will continue to serve in a depth role while on the taxi squad. The Finn hasn't made an NHL appearance this season.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Joona Luoto: Reassigned to AHL Manitoba
Luoto was reassigned to AHL Manitoba on Thursday, per CapFriendly.
The Finn didn't get into an NHL game during his stay with the taxi squad. Luoto has four points in 11 games with Manitoba.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Joona Luoto: Up to taxi squad
Luoto was recalled from AHL Manitoba to the taxi squad Wednesday.
The Jets play Calgary on Wednesday, which is of little consequence to Luoto given his taxi-squad status. He's yet to suit up for NHL action this season.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Joona Luoto: Back to bus league
Luoto was reassigned to AHL Manitoba on Thursday.
Luoto hasn't drawn into a game with Winnipeg this season. He could be in for an extended stay in the minors.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Joona Luoto: Receives promotion
Luoto was recalled from AHL Manitoba to the taxi squad Thursday.
Luoto failed to produce a point over 16 NHL games last season, and he's recorded three points through six AHL games this year. The 23-year-old is eligible to practice and travel with the big club while on the taxi squad.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Joona Luoto: Starts training camp with Jets
Luoto returned to the Jets from loan with HIFK of the Finnish League on Monday, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Luoto registered nine points over 19 games with HIFK. The 23-year-old will look to carry that momentum into camp in hopes of securing a roster spot. The 6-foot-3 winger suited up in 16 games for the Jets last season, averaging just 6:35 of ice time per game and posting no points.... See More ... See Less
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|Birthplace: Tampere, Finland|