Juuso Riikola#50 • D
- Status: On roster
- Height: 6'0
- Weight: 189 lbs.
- Shoots: L
- Experience: 1 years
- Birthdate: Nov 9, 1993 (26 years)
- Birthplace: Joensuu, FIN
- Drafted: Signed by Pittsburgh in 2018.
|Riikola tallied a goal and an assist with a plus-4 rating in a 5-2 victory over the Predators on Friday. (rotowire.com)|
|Riikola was a healthy scratch in Saturday's clash with the Kings. (rotowire.com)|
|Riikola is averaging 2:02 of power-play ice time in the past six games with Kris Letang (lower body) out of the lineup. (rotowire.com)|
|Rikkola has played in just two games for the Penguins this season and averaged a meager 7:33 of ice time in those contests. (rotowire.com)|
|Riikola signed a one-year, $850,000 contract with Pittsburgh on Thursday. (rotowire.com)|
|Riikola served as a healthy scratch versus Florida on Tuesday. (rotowire.com)|
|Riikola has played in 10 straight games and appears to be the preferred sixth option on the Pens' blue line. (rotowire.com)|