Janne Kuokkanen

Age 24 May 25, 1998
Oulunsalo FIN
Left Wing shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
193 lbs 88 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2025
Agent Markus Lehto
Draft Year 2016
Drafted Overall 43
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Carolina Hurricanes logo

Transaction History
Jul 27, 2022 Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Fribourg-Gotteron (Switzerland) on Wednesday.
Jul 12, 2022 Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (undisclosed) was placed on unconditional waivers by the Devils for the purpose of buying out the final year of his contract Tuesday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Apr 29, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (undisclosed) will not be available Friday against Detroit, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 16, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen notched an assist in Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Kraken.
Apr 12, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen notched an assist in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 31, 2022 Activated New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (wrist) was activated off injured reserve Thursday.
Mar 26, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (wrist) won't play Saturday versus the Capitals, Devils team reporter Catherine Bogart reports.
Mar 23, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (wrist) remains out Wednesday versus the Maple Leafs, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 22, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (wrist) won't play Tuesday versus the Rangers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 21, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (wrist) is practicing in a regular jersey Monday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mar 14, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (wrist) stayed back in New Jersey when the team left on its three-game road trip, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Feb 13, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (wrist) was placed on injured reserve Sunday.
Feb 12, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (wrist) is not expected to participate in Sunday's contest against Pittsburgh, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports Saturday.
Jan 31, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen notched an assist in Monday's 6-4 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Jan 22, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen will play Saturday versus the Hurricanes, Mike Morreale of (NHL).com reports.
Jan 17, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen was removed from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list Monday.
Jan 9, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen entered the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Sunday.
Jan 2, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen registered an assist and three shots on goal in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Capitals.
Jan 1, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen chipped in a goal in the Devils' 6-5 overtime win over the Oilers on Friday.
Dec 19, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen scored a goal in Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Penguins.
Dec 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen registered an assist Friday in an 8-4 loss to the Jets.
Nov 6, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the Sharks.
Oct 15, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen recorded an assist and two PIM in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blackhawks.
Aug 9, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen secured a two-year, $3.65 million deal with New Jersey on Monday.
Apr 25, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (hand) had one shot and one block in a 4-3 shootout loss to Philadelphia on Sunday.
Apr 25, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (hand) will play in Sunday's game versus the Flyers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 25, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (hand) is a game-time decision for Sunday's matchup against the Flyers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Apr 24, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (hand) won't play Saturday versus Pittsburgh.
Apr 24, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's matchup with Pittsburgh, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Apr 8, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen had a goal and two assists in Thursday's 6-3 win over Buffalo.
Mar 23, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen dished out a pair of assists and had two shots in Tuesday's 4-3 victory over Philadelphia.
Mar 14, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen scored a power-play goal on his lone shot and added two PIM in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Islanders on Sunday.
Mar 13, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen scored a goal on his only shot Saturday in a 3-2 loss to the Islanders.
Mar 9, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Capitals.
Mar 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen has been added to New Jersey's active roster ahead of Thursday's game versus the Rangers, Mike Morreale of (NHL).com reports.
Feb 25, 2021 Assigned New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | The Devils reassigned Kuokkanen to the taxi squad Thursday.
Feb 16, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen picked up three assists, one on the power play, in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Rangers.
Feb 13, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen has been removed from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Feb 1, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen was placed in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol Monday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Jan 27, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen dished out a helper in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Flyers.
Jan 5, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Janne Kuokkanen | Kuokkanen is on New Jersey's training camp roster, per the (NHL)'s official media site.
Sep 17, 2020 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned LW Janne Kuokkanen to Oulun Karpat Oy (Finland).
Mar 16, 2020 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned LW Janne Kuokkanen to Binghamton (AHL).
Mar 8, 2020 Assigned New Jersey Devils | assigned LW Janne Kuokkanen to Binghamton (AHL).
Mar 7, 2020 Recalled New Jersey Devils | recalled RW Janne Kuokkanen from BInghamton (AHL).
Feb 24, 2020 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Carolina Hurricanes acquired Sami Vatanen from the New Jersey Devils for Janne Kuokkanen, Fredrik Claesson and 2020 conditional third round pick
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Sep 26, 2019 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes | assigned RW Janne Kuokkanen to Charlotte (AHL).
Jan 1, 2019 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes | assigned RW Janne Kuokkanen to Charlotte (AHL).
Dec 26, 2018 Recalled Carolina Hurricanes | recalled RW Janne Kuokkanen from Charlotte (AHL).
Dec 16, 2018 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes | assigned RW Janne Kuokkanen to Charlotte (AHL).
Dec 12, 2018 Recalled Carolina Hurricanes | recalled RW Janne Kuokkanen from Charlotte (AHL).
Sep 29, 2018 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes | assigned RW Janne Kuokkanen to Charlotte (AHL).
Oct 30, 2017 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes | assigned C Janne Kuokkanen to Charlotte (AHL).
Mar 23, 2017 Carolina Hurricanes | signed LW Janne Kuokkanen to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 28, 2016 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes | assigned C Janne Kuokkanen to London (OHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Janne Kuokkanen
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils logo 57 6 11 17 -10 10 687 42.20 47.80 -5.30 49.00 -2.90 0.35 1.31
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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 Kiekko-Laser U16 U16 I-divisioona Q 8 6 8 14 2 Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
2011-2012 Kiekko-Laser U16 U16 II-divisioona 15 15 22 37 8 Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
2012-2013 Kiekko-Laser U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 14 7 20 27 8
2012-2013 Kiekko-Laser U16 U16 Mestis 12 15 18 33 4
2012-2013 Kiekko-Laser U16 U16 SM-sarja 18 15 23 38 18
2012-2013 Team Red IIHF Dev. Camp 6 5 4 9 4
2013-2014 Kärpät U18 U18 SM-sarja 44 26 27 53 32 Playoffs 5 5 2 7 0
2013-2014 Kärpät U16 U16 SM-sarja 5 2 3 5 27 Playoffs 10 16 10 26 0
2013-2014 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 11 3 7 10 6
2014-2015 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-sarja 35 3 12 15 16
2014-2015 Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 22 8 9 17 18
2014-2015 Finland U17 WHC-17 6 2 3 5 6
2014-2015 Finland U17 EYOF 3 1 2 3 4
2014-2015 Kärpät U18 U18 SM-sarja 3 1 4 5 4 Playoffs 9 3 4 7 0
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 0 6 6 4
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-sarja 47 22 31 53 53 Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Hokki Mestis 1 1 1 2 2
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Kärpät Liiga 1 2 0 2 0
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 3 4 7 4
2016-2017 London Knights OHL 60 26 36 62 14 Playoffs 14 10 6 16 0
2016-2017 Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 1 1 2
2016-2017 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 0 5 5 4
2017-2018 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 4 0 0 0 0 44 0.00 68.34 21.97 67.25 14.39 0.00 0.00
2017-2018 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 5 6 11 6
2017-2018 Charlotte Checkers AHL 60 11 29 40 16 Playoffs 8 3 1 4 0
2017-2018 Finland U20 WJC-20 5 0 2 2 0
2018-2019 Charlotte Checkers AHL 48 12 26 38 16
2018-2019 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 7 0 0 0 4 59 25.00 41.11 -14.00 41.59 -10.64 0.00 0.00
2019-2020 Charlotte Checkers AHL 52 12 30 42 16
2019-2020 Binghamton Devils AHL 4 3 3 6 2
2019-2020 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 0 0 0 0 12 68.10 19.50 26.70 -15.00
2020-2021 Kärpät Liiga 16 3 4 7 2
2020-2021 New Jersey Devils NHL 50 8 17 25 14 649 47.50 49.70 -0.50 52.60 2.70 0.55 1.85
2021-2022 New Jersey Devils NHL 57 6 11 17 10 687 42.20 47.80 -5.30 49.00 -2.90 0.35 1.31
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Contract History

Signing Team New Jersey Devils logo
Signing Date August 9, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
Contract Bought Out
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,650,000 2.24% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $1,825,000 $1,825,000
RFA
AAV $1,825,000 $1,825,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $1,950,000
Signing Bonuses $100,000 $100,000
Total Salary $1,600,000 $2,050,000
Minors Salary $1,600,000 $2,050,000
Clauses
UFA Year

Contract was bought out by New Jersey Devils logo New Jersey Devils prior to the 2022-2023 season.
% of remaining years was allocated to their cap according to the buyout calculator.
Signing Team Carolina Hurricanes logo
Signing Date March 23, 2017
Agent Markus Lehto
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,435,001 1.12% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $842,500 $811,667 $811,667 $811,667
RFA
AAV $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
Performance Bonuses $0 $132,500 $82,500 $32,500
Base Salary $0 $700,000 $750,000 $800,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $792,500 $842,500 $800,000
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year