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Jussi Jokinen | Winger | #36

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (33) / 4/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 198
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 6 (192) / DAL
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Forward Jussi Jokinen scored a goal and picked up an assist in the Florida Panthers' 3-0 shutout of the visiting New Jersey Devils Monday night.
Vincent Trocheck also registered a goal and an assist. Their assists were produced on Reilly Smith's power-play goal in the first period. It was Smith's eighth goal of the season. Jokinen made it 2-0 with his fourth goal of the season at 18:55 of the third period and Trocheck contributed his 12th of the season at 19:44. Both late goals were into the empty net. Jan 9 - 9:35 PM

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Jussi Jokinen will skate alongside Nick Bjugstad and Vincent Trocheck on Wednesday night versus Toronto.

He has accounted for just two goals and six points in 25 games this year. Jokinen ended a seven-game point skid last Friday against Detroit. He was a 60-point player last season and interim coach Tom Rowe thinks Jokinen is showing flashes of that form recently.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 10:52:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen finally returned to the scoreboard during Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Flyers.

The veteran winger picked up his second goal of the season, his other coming on Nov 19th. He had no points during the eight-game span in between. Jokinen now has five points in 17 games this season.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 10:59:00 PM

Jussi Jokinen skated on the Panthers' top line alongside Jaromir Jagr and Aleksander Barkov Saturday night against the Senators.

The line was electric as both Jagr and Jokinen scored and Barkov picked up two assists. We suspect that Florida coach Gerard Gallant will leave this unit intact for Sunday's contest against the Rangers.
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 09:27:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen will be a late scratch against the Maple Leafs on Thursday night.

The 33-year-old winger has three helpers and no goals in seven games so far this season. He's already missed time with injury, and considering the compressed nature of this season's schedule, Jokinen is probably just getting some rest. Jared McCann will play instead.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 07:15:00 PM

Jussi Jokinen logged 16:42 of ice time in his return to the lineup on Thursday night.

He finished with one shot and a minus-2 rating in Florida's 4-2 loss to San Jose. Jokinen missed nine games with a lower-body injury.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 08:17:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen (lower body) practiced with Vincent Trocheck and Reilly Smith on Wednesday.

He is still listed on injured reserve by the Panthers, but appears to be ready to return on Thursday night, according to coach Gerard Gallant. Jokinen has been sidelined for the last nine games due to a lower-body injury. Feel free to get him back in your lineup.
Thu, Nov 10, 2016 07:56:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen is projected to be back in the lineup Thursday night.

Look for the Panthers to make room for his activation in the next couple of days and get ready to put him back in your active roster. Jokinen has two assists in four games this season.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 12:58:00 PM

Jussi Jokinen (lower body) skated Monday morning, but he will not return to the lineup when the Panthers host Tampa Bay.

Coach Gerard Gallant thinks that Jokinen is on track to return Thursday night versus San Jose. He has been sidelined since Oct. 20 due to a lower-body ailment.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 11:39:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen could be back in the Panthers' lineup on Monday.

Jokinen's missed all but four games this season, but it sounds like he'll be back sooner than later. He didn't practice with his teammates on Friday, but did skate and shoot the puck before practice.
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 06:54:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen (lower body) won't play on Thursday and Saturday.

However, he could be back in the fold as early as next week, according to coach Gerard Gallant. Jokinen has been sidelined since Oct. 20 due to a lower-body injury. He apparently resumed skating on Tuesday.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 04:05:00 PM

Jussi Jokinen (lower body) is expected to miss the beginning of Florida's road trip.

He is slated to sit out at least Tuesday's match against Pittsburgh and Thursday versus Toronto. A report surfaced that Jokinen could be sidelined for two weeks, but that wasn't confirmed by the Panthers.
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 10:35:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen did not play Saturday night against Colorado due to a lower-body injury.

Consider Joking day-to-day for now. Kyle Rau took Jokinen's place on the Panthers' second line against the Avalanche.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 09:43:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen didn't take part in Florida's practice on Friday.

Jokinen left Thursday's game against Washington after being clipped with a high-stick, but he's also been dealing with a knee issue since the World Cup. Head coach Gerard Gallant said the team isn't sure if Jokinen will play on Saturday night.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 08:02:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen's role in the Panthers offense will have to increase now that Jonathan Huberdeau has been ruled out for at least two months.

Jokinen was poised to start the season as the second line left winger alongside Vincent Trocheck and Reilly Smith. Gerard Gallant has not announced yet whether he plans on experimenting with someone else on the top unit or defaulting to Jokinen, the next left winger on the depth chart. Regardless, Jokinen will see increased power play time and might have the opportunity to play with Sasha Barkov and Jaromir Jagr on a regular basis while Huberdeau recovers. He is worth an add if he's on the waiver wire.
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 07:10:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Derek MacKenzie
5Greg McKegg
6Michael Sgarbossa
7Paul Thompson
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jussi Jokinen
3Jonathan Marchessault
4Jared McCann
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Reilly Smith
3Colton Sceviour
4Shawn Thornton
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Jason Demers
4Mark Pysyk
5Alex Petrovic
6Jakub Kindl
7Michael Matheson
8Dylan McIlrath
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer
3Reto Berra