Henri Jokiharju Buffalo Sabres logo

Age 23 Jun 17, 1999
Oulu FIN
Defense shoots right
6'0" 183 cm
195 lbs 88 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2026
Agent Markus Lehto
Draft Year 2017
Drafted Overall 29
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Chicago Blackhawks logo

Transaction History
Mar 28, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju notched a power-play assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Monday's 6-5 win over the Blackhawks.
Mar 10, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (lower body) will participate in Thursday's game against Las Vegas, per Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald.
Mar 9, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (lower body) is anticipated to make a return as soon as Thursday's game against Las Vegas, per John Vogl of The Athletic.
Mar 7, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (lower body) will participate in practice Wednesday, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Mar 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (lower body) was ruled week-to-week Tuesday.
Feb 25, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokharju (lower body) won't play Friday versus St. Louis and is considered doubtful for Sunday's matchup with the Stars, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Feb 23, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju sustained a lower-body injury Wednesday versus the Canadiens, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Feb 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju logged an assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights.
Jan 20, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju dished out two assists in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Stars.
Jan 5, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (undisclosed) was on the ice for Wednesday morning's practice, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Jan 4, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju was held out of practice Tuesday while awaiting further COVID-19 test results, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Dec 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju earned an assist before he left Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over the Wild after taking a puck to the face, per Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Dec 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju scored a goal on two shots and added two hits in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Nov 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (lower body) has been removed from injured reserve, per the (NHL) media site.
Nov 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (lower body) is considered day-to-day but won't play in Sunday's matchup with the Rangers, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Oct 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
Oct 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju is facing a 2-3 week absence with a lower-body injury.
Sep 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju signed a three-year, $7.5 million contract with the Sabres on Thursday.
Apr 14, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju earned an assist Tuesday, but the Sabres lost to the Bruins in the shootout, 3-2.
Mar 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju was promoted to the active roster Tuesday.
Mar 13, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju was returned to Buffalo's taxi squad Saturday.
Mar 9, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju was promoted to the active roster Tuesday.
Mar 7, 2021 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju was assigned to the taxi squad Sunday.
Feb 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju collected an assist in Monday's loss to the Islanders.
Jan 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (undisclosed) is set to rejoin the lineup Saturday against the Devils, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (undisclosed) will miss Thursday's matchup with the Rangers, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Jan 26, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (undisclosed) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Rangers, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 26, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's matchup with the Rangers, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Jan 18, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Henri Jokiharju | Jokiharju scored a goal on two shots and supplied three blocks in Monday's 6-1 win at Philadelphia.
Oct 3, 2019 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | recalled D Henri Jokiharju from Rochester (AHL).
Oct 1, 2019 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Henri Jokiharju to Rochester (AHL).
Jul 9, 2019 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Buffalo Sabres acquired Henri Jokiharju from the Chicago Blackhawks for Alexander Nylander
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Feb 23, 2019 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned D Henri Jokiharju to Rockford (AHL).
Feb 22, 2019 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled D Henri Jokiharju from Rockford (AHL).
Jan 31, 2019 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned D Henri Jokiharju to Rockford (AHL).
Jan 7, 2019 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled D Henri Jokiharju from Team Finland (WJC).
Dec 18, 2018 Chicago Blackhawks | loaned D Henri Jokiharju to Team Finland (WJC).
Jun 12, 2018 Chicago Blackhawks | signed D Henri Jokiharju to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 21, 2017 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned D Henri Jokiharju to Portland (WHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Henri Jokiharju
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres logo 60 3 16 19 -8 20 1,085 44.70 44.30 -2.60 48.50 0.11 0.72
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2011-2012 Finland Selects U13 QC Int PW 3 0 0 0 2
2013-2014 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 2 0 5 5 2 Playoffs 9 3 3 6 0
2013-2014 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja 32 6 17 23 14 Playoffs 9 3 3 6 0
2014-2015 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja 37 8 22 30 6 Playoffs 10 4 2 6 0
2014-2015 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 8 1 6 7 2
2014-2015 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 1 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Tappara U20 U20 SM-sarja 47 9 20 29 20 Playoffs 3 1 2 3 0
2015-2016 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 0 2 2 0
2015-2016 Finland U17 WHC-17 5 1 0 1 2
2015-2016 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 0 3 3 10
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Portland Winterhawks WHL 71 9 39 48 38 Playoffs 11 0 3 3 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 7 0 1 1 0
2017-2018 Portland Winterhawks WHL 63 12 59 71 14 Playoffs 12 3 5 8 0
2017-2018 Finland U20 WJC-20 5 2 2 4 2
2017-2018 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 9 2 3 5 2
2017-2018 Finland EHT 6 2 1 3 2
2017-2018 Finland (all) International 6 2 1 3 2
2018-2019 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 2 5 7 6
2018-2019 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 38 0 12 12 16 619 41.38 47.07 5.63 54.10 5.95 0.00 0.68
2018-2019 Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 3 5 2
2018-2019 Rockford IceHogs AHL 30 2 15 17 14
2018-2019 Finland (all) International 14 0 5 5 18
2018-2019 Finland WC 10 0 3 3 2
2018-2019 Finland EHT 3 0 1 1 16
2019-2020 Buffalo Sabres NHL 69 4 11 15 32 1,064 48.80 48.70 0.60 50.10 1.30 0.17 0.73
2020-2021 Buffalo Sabres NHL 46 3 5 8 4 769 46.60 46.80 1.80 47.40 1.80 0.23 0.62
2021-2022 Buffalo Sabres NHL 60 3 16 19 20 1,085 44.70 44.30 -2.60 48.50 0.11 0.72
2021-2022 Finland (all) International 1 0 0 0 2
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Active Contract

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date September 2, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
Standard Contract | 3 Years $7,500,000 3.03% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
RFA
AAV $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,400,000 $2,500,000 $2,600,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,400,000 $2,500,000 $2,600,000
Minors Salary $2,400,000 $2,500,000 $2,600,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Chicago Blackhawks logo
Signing Date June 12, 2018
Agent Markus Lehto
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.16% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,279,166 $1,279,166 $1,279,166
Performance Bonuses $0 $425,000 $637,500
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year