Joonas Kemppainen

Joonas Kemppainen
DJ Bean
May 14, 2016 - 9:02 am
Center Joonas Kemppainen has signed a one-year deal to play for Sibiu Novosibirsk of the KHL, according to agent J.P. Barry. Kemppainen spent last season in the Bruins' organization, marking the only season of the 28-year-old's career spent in North America. Kemppainen attempted to become an NHL...
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Joonas Kemppainen
DJ Bean
February 05, 2016 - 10:35 am
The Bruins sent center Joonas Kemppainen to Providence on Friday. He will play Friday night against Albany. Kemppainen, a 27-year-old center who came to the NHL from Finland this offseason, has struggled in his first North American season. In 35 games for the Bruins, Kemppainen has one goal and two...
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Joonas Kemppainen
DJ Bean
January 05, 2016 - 10:12 am
Over the years, the Bruins' forward group has been overflowing with centers. The B's place such an emphasis on strength down the middle that they've never shied away from carrying so many centers that pivots end up playing wing (i.e. Rich Peverley , Tyler Seguin , Chris Kelly ). The Bruins have had...
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David Pastrnak
DJ Bean
January 04, 2016 - 7:23 am
[UPDATE: 2:43 p.m.] The Bruins announced Monday afternoon that they have sent David Pastrnak to Providence. Pastrnak is returning from Finland, where he represented the Czech Republic in the World Junior Championships. Pastrnak was not at Monday's Bruins practice, but the team planned to have him...
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Ryan Spooner
Scott McLaughlin
November 21, 2015 - 6:50 pm
A quick look at Saturday night'€™s box score wouldn'€™t reveal anything notable about the Bruins'€™ third line. Ryan Spooner, Joonas Kemppainen and Brett Connolly didn'€™t score. None of them played more than Spooner'€™s 14:40. They combined for four shots on goal, which is fine but...
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Dennis Seidenberg
DJ Bean
October 29, 2015 - 6:23 am
WILMINGTON -- The Bruins saw one defenseman return and another one miss practice at Ristuccia Arena. Dennis Seidenberg participated in his first practice of the season, while Kevan Miller was absent after suffering an injury Tuesday against the Coyotes. Also absent from practice was Joonas...
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Carl Soderberg appears to be the latest salary cap casualty for the Bruins. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Mike Petraglia
June 19, 2015 - 7:34 am
Carl Soderberg appears to be the latest casualty of the Bruins' salary cap crunch. The 29-year-old center had 13 goals and 31 assists this year while playing in all 82 games, playing out the final year of a three-year, $3 million contract. Soderberg will be looking for a big pay day as an...
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May 21, 2015 - 5:27 pm
The Bruins on Thursday announced the signing of forward Joonas Kemppainen to a one-year, two-way contract. Kemppainen, 27, was second on the Finnish team in scoring at the IIHF World Championships, finishing with three goals and six assists in eight games. Kemppainen, who stands 6-foot-2, 213-...
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