Young, mobile Pitkanen staking claim on future

Via: Philadelphia Inquirer

'"I don't think many teams in the league have guys like this," Recchi said. "It's rare to have a guy who can see the ice as well as that. He finds those seams, and eventually that's going to open things up out there. Joni is going to be able to control games at times. There will be nights he makes mistakes, but I think the positive is going to outweigh any negatives."'