Edmonton Oilers NHL striker Jesse Puljujärvi has been given a new nickname in North America.
Canadian media Sportsnet declared “Puljuna” known as the “Bison King” of Finland shortly after the 23-year-old finished his first goal of the season in the opening match of the Oilers season.
An ordinary bison came up recently when Puljujärvi answered a question from journalists at an NHL club media event.
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The Finn had visited the Elk Island National Park near Edmonton and uploaded a picture of the trip to his Instagram.
He said his dog Jaffa found a bison.
Mediväki asked Puljujärvi was asked to meet with the bison.
And he said:
- My bison was about ten meters away and I took a few pictures of it.
It was fun.
The bison was kind ... a nice bison.
Did not move at all, Puljujärvi said with a smile.Keywords: jesse puljujärvi, nhl, nickname, season, goal, north america puljujärvi, edmonton oilers, media, bison, club media, journalists, bison., match, question, finland