|6 ft 04 in (1.93 m)|
207 lb (94 kg)
|NHL Team (P)
|New York Islanders|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)
|Born||October 5, 1987,|
|NHL Draft||2nd Round, 60th overall, 2006|
New York Islanders
|Pro Career||2004 – present|
Joensuu was selected 60th overall in the second round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders. Joensuu played parts of five seasons with Ässät of the SM-liiga, starting off as a 16-year old in 2003-04. This makes him the youngest player in the history of the Finnish professional ice-hockey league.
His best season came in 2007-08, when he had 17 goals and 18 assists for 35 points, leading the team in scoring. After his season in Finland, Joensuu played one game with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the Islanders' American Hockey League affiliate. Joensuu made his NHL debut, and scored his first NHL goal, as member of the Islanders on March 2, 2009, against the Colorado Avalanche.
|2007–08||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||1||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||70||20||19||39||58||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||New York Islanders||NHL||7||1||2||3||4||—||—||—||—||—|
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