Bridgeport scored 2 PP goals 25 seconds apart in the 1st period which led to a 3-2 victory over our Baby Pens. Once again the only line scoring for the Pens is the AHL's hottest scoring line of Taffe, Minard and Pessi. Taffe ahd a 1st period goal and Minard, who leads the league in goals scored early in the 3rd period. Janne had 1 assist and was a +1 also with 1 shot.
This concluded a 7 game road trip in which the Pens ended up a respectable 4-3.
Janne won four Finnish championships in 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2008. In 2008 he also scored the most points in the SM-Liiga with 34 goals and 44 assists for 78 points in only 56 games. In addition to being the league's current scoring champion, Pesonen was the SM-Liiga Rookie of the Year in 2003-04, and was the playoff most valuable player (MVP) in 2007.
Originally drafted in 2004 in the NHL Entry draft by the Anaheim Ducks in the 9th round. In 2008 Janne was signed to a 1 year contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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