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Islanders sign Joensuu to one-year deal

6/15/2012

The Islanders signed Finnish forward Jesse Joensuu to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday.

Joensuu, 24, played in the Swedish Elite League last season, notching 13 goals and 19 assists in 50 games for HV71 Jonkoping.

He notched eight goals and five assists in 42 games over parts of three seasons with the Islanders prior to playing overseas.

The Islanders selected Joensuu in the second round of the 2006 entry draft.