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Ville Leino
Ville Leino
Left Wing
Number: 21
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 182
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 6, 1983
Birthplace: Savonlinna, Finland
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on May 10, 2008.

2009 Stanley Cup playoffs (with Detroit)
-Has two points (assists) in the first four games of the Stanley Cup finals.
-Recorded his first career NHL postseason point with an assist in Game 1 vs PIt on 5/30.
-Appeared in his first career NHL playoff game in Game 3 at CHI on 5/22.

2009 Calder Cup playoffs (with Grand Rapids - AHL)
-10 GP, 3-10--13, even, 10 PIM, 2 PPG, 24 shots on goal

2008-09 Regular Season (with Grand Rapids - AHL)
-57 GP, 15-31--46, +2, 6 PPG, 1 SHG, 125 shots on goal, 18 PIM

2008-09 Regular Season (with Detroit)
-21 GP, 5-4-9, +5, 1 GWG, 17 shots, 6 PIM.
-Recorded his first career multi-point game 2/21 at MIN (1-1--2).
-Scored his first career NHL goal in his first NHL game (1/31 at WSH).
-Registered his first career NHL assists in his second game (2/2 vs STL).

-Played for Jokerit of the Finnish Elite League in 2007-08.
-Led Jokerit in scoring with 77 points (28g, 49a) in 55 games.
-He finished second in the Finnish Elite League (77 points), second in plus-minus (+34), and third in goals (28).
-Received the Oskanen Award, given annually to the league's best player during the regular season.
-Also received the Finnish Elite League's Ilta-Sanomat Star Player Award for 2007-08.


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