Why is Jesse Puljujarvi Bison King?
Oilers forward Jesse Puljujarivi was nicknamed ‘The Bison King’ after getting a bit too close to a bison at Elk Island National Park. Edmonton Oilers forward Jesse Puljujarvi has filed to trademark his signature nickname.
Where is Jesse Puljujarvi playing?
Edmonton Oilers#13 / Right wing
Jesse Puljujärvi/Current teams
Jesse “Bison King” Puljujärvi (Finnish: [ˈjesːe ˈpuljuˌjærʋi]; born May 7, 1998) is a Swedish-born Finnish professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Where is Puliarvi?
Born in Alvkarleby, Sweden, where he lived until he was 4 years old, Puljujarvi played parts of two seasons for Oulun Karpat in the Finnish Elite League before being drafted by Edmonton.
What number is Jesse Puljujarvi?
13Edmonton Oilers / Right wing
Jesse Puljujarvi has made the switch from 98 to 13 “He’s coming to a fresh start with a new number,” Tippett continued.
Is Puljujarvi playing tonight?
Oilers’ Jesse Puljujarvi: Won’t play Saturday Puljujarvi has entered the league’s COVID-19 protocols and won’t play Saturday in Seattle.
How old is Puljujarvi?
23 years (May 7, 1998)
Puljujarvi was shuffled off the top line as head coach Dave Tippett tried to spark his team’s offense — that’s not a good situation for the 23-year-old winger to be away from the Oilers’ best players.
How good is Jesse Puljujarvi?
According to hockeyviz.com which breaks down isolated impacts, Puljujarvi provided even-strength offence at a six percent rate above league average and even-strength defence at an eight percent rate above league average. Simply put: his impacts on the ice were elite.
When was Jesse Puljujarvi drafted?
August 27, 2019Oulun Kärpät2017Bakersfield Condors2016Edmonton Oilers
Jesse Puljujärvi/Dates joined
How many goals does Jesse Puljujarvi?
Puljujarvi is at 10 goals, 15 assists, 89 shots, 35 hits and a plus-6 rating in 33 contests last year, matching his 25-point output from 55 appearances in 2020-21.
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How much does Jesse Puljujarvi make?
Jesse Puljujarvi signed a 2 year / $2,350,000 contract with the Edmonton Oilers, including $2,350,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,175,000. In 2021-22, Puljujarvi will earn a base salary of $1,450,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,175,000.