Ville Pokka

New York Islanders Defenseman

  • Born: 06/03/94
  • Age: 20
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 196

Top 25U25: Griffin Reinhart nears liftoff at #6


Whatever his offensive ceiling, Reinhart is going to be a large man in the NHL, and projects to at least be a minutes muncher who is above average defensively. He's an asset the Isles need.

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Top 25U25: Pokka at #7, a name like a villain


He's a PP QB, an excellent passer and set up man, but lacks that hard shot from the point that Pulock possess.

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[Bits] Pokka Paradise, Loyal Fans, SCTV


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Pokka Party: Isles sign Finnish D to ELC


The Islanders have signed young Finland defender Ville Pokka to a three-year Entry Level Contract, ending weeks and hours of worry. But we'll probably find something else to worry about soon enough.

Leduc Signs ELC; Pokka Next?


The New York Islanders have announced agreement with 6'6 defenseman Loic Leduc, their 2012 fourth-round (103rd overall) draft pick out of the QMJHL, on a three-year entry level contract (ELC).

2014 WJC: How Did The Stars Prospects Fare?


There were opposite results for Radek Faksa and Esa Lindell in the tournament

[Gameday Bits] AMac's UFA; Lubo; Pokka gold


So the Islanders get back to it tonight, chasing that elusive and lofty "win at least half our games maybe" threshold. Some reads and such follow...

Pokka Wins Gold, and Something about a Pig


Finland has won gold at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship, with New York Islanders prospect Ville Pokka playing a key role on the blueline.

2012 Prospect Update: Graham traded in OHL


New York Islanders 2012 draft pick Jesse Graham has been traded from the OHL's Niagara IceDogs, a team he captained this year.

Bits: Arbitrations avoidance, Olympics, Lubo


Today, the opportunities to make players cry begin.

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