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Jussi Jokinen | Winger | #36

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (34) / 4/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 191
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 6 (192) / DAL
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Jussi Jokinen will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the New Jersey Devils.
It's the first time that Jokinen will serve as a healthy scratch since becoming a member of the Blue Jackets in mid-January. He has one goal and six assists in 45 games with Edmonton, Los Angeles and Columbus. Feb 20 - 6:53 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Columbus has claimed Jussi Jokinen off waivers from Los Angeles.

The Blue Jackets will be Jokinen's third team this season. He has posted one goal and six points in 32 games with Edmonton and Los Angeles.
Jan 17 - 12:10 PM

Jussi Jokinen was placed on waivers so that the Kings can look at some younger players.

"He’s been great. He’s been a really good teammate," Kings coach John Stevens said. "He’s come in, his attitude has been terrific. He’s like another coach in the locker room. He understands the game really well, and I just think it’s a situation where maybe some young guys are taking a step. Get an opportunity to look at some young guys and see where they’re at." Los Angeles acquired Jokinen from Edmonton for Mike Cammalleri on Nov. 14. Since the trade, Jokinen has recorded a goal and five points in 18 contests with the Kings.
Jan 17 - 6:22 AM

Jussi Jokinen has been placed on waivers by Los Angeles.

Jokinen has appeared in 18 games with the Kings since he was acquired from Edmonton. He has registered a mere six points (one goal, five assists) in 32 games this season.
Jan 16 - 12:33 PM

Jussi Jokinen will be one of the Los Angeles Kings' healthy scratches on Saturday night when they take on the Nashville Predators.

Jokinen has just two assists in his last ten games, and one goal and six points in 32 games overall this season with the Kings and Oilers. He will be joined in the press box by Oscar Fantenberg and Andy Andreoff.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 6 - 10:45 PM

Jussi Jokinen will be a healthy scratch for the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night as they face the Philadelphia Flyers.

Jokinen has just one goal and six points in 29 games this season with the Oilers and Kings. He will be joined by fellow scratches Kyle Clifford and Kurtis MacDermid.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Dec 18, 2017 07:09:00 PM

Jussi Jokinen will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the New Jersey Devils.

Jokinen was acquired from the Oilers earlier this season. He has one goal and three assists in 27 games this season. Andy Andreoff and Oscar Fantenberg will also serve as healthy scratches in this one.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 07:00:00 PM

Jussi Jokinen netted the game-winning goal in the Kings' 5-2 victory over Washington Thursday night.

It was Jokinen's first game-winner since Dec. 31, 2016. He has a goal and three points in eight games with the Kings since being acquired from Edmonton.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 07:05:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen picked up an assist in his second straight game Saturday.

After getting only one assist in 14 games for the Oilers, Edmonton traded him on Tuesday to the Kings where he has points in both games thus far. The veteran loves LA.
Sun, Nov 19, 2017 08:02:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen made his Los Angeles Kings debut on Thursday.

Jokinen registered an assist, but the Kings fell 2-1 to the Bruins. Jokinen had a decent 13:39 minutes of ice time in his first game with Los Angeles, including 3:38 minutes with the man advantage. He's worth keeping an eye on to see if the Kings continue to use him that heavily in power-play situations.
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 04:39:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen took part in his first practice with the Kings on Thursday.

Based on the line rushes, it looks like Jokinen will be serving as a fourth liner alongside Andrew Crescenzi and Jonny Brodzinski. Los Angeles acquired Jokinen from Edmonton in exchange for Mike Cammalleri.
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 02:03:00 PM

It's not clear yet how Jussi Jokinen will fit into the Kings' lineup.

Jokinen wasn't in Los Angeles in time for Wednesday's practice, so we haven't had an opportunity to see him in line rushes since he was acquired from Edmonton. If Kings coach John Stevens knows where Jokinen will fit in, then he isn't tipping his hand. "First and foremost, get him into town, get a chance to sit down with him, get him on the ice with the team in the morning and go from there," Stevens said on Wednesday. "We’ll get a chance to talk to him today and maybe sit down with him in the morning, but up until that point, it’s kind of an open book. We’ll come up with a plan once we get a chance to meet with him a little bit." The bench boss added he hasn't seen Jokinen play recently.
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 06:54:00 AM

The Los Angeles Kings have acquired Jussi Jokinen from the Edmonton Oilers for Mike Cammalleri.

This appears to be a straight up swap of veteran forwards. Jokinen is off to a terrible start in 2017-18, as he has just one assist and no goals in 14 contests. He won't be worth owning in any fantasy format.
Tue, Nov 14, 2017 07:23:00 PM

Jussi Jokinen has only one assist in his last 14 games.

That is not a good start to the season from the Finn who was a healthy scratch in a couple of games to boot. "I haven’t been this unlucky ever in my career. I don’t think I’ve gone this long without a goal," Jokinen said. "I’ve created enough chances for myself and other players this season to have, say, three goals and three assists but it hasn’t happened."
Sun, Nov 12, 2017 06:55:00 AM

Jussi Jokinen will be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game against Pittsburgh.

The Oilers are reportedly willing to ship Jokinen out of town in a trade. He has just one assist in nine games this season. Eric Gryba and Jujhar Khaira will also be scratched.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Nov 1, 2017 08:30:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alexander Wennberg
2Nick Foligno
3Brandon Dubinsky
4Lukas Sedlak
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Boone Jenner
3Pierre-Luc Dubois
4Jussi Jokinen
5Matt Calvert
6Nathan Gerbe
7Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Oliver Bjorkstrand
3Josh Anderson
4Zac Dalpe
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Taylor Chorney
6Ryan Murray
7Scott Harrington
8Dean Kukan
9Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo