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Jussi Jokinen | Winger

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 198
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Jussi Jokinen and the Panthers were held off the scoresheet in a 1-0 loss to the Senators Monday night.
Jokinen has yet to record a point in three contests as a member of the Panthers, however he continues to garner top-line minutes playing alongside young upstarts Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov so there should still be reason for optimism. He registered two shots on goal in 15:25 of ice time in Monday's loss. Oct 13 - 10:57 PM

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Jussi Jokinen is playing on the Panthers' top line alongside Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau.

Jokinen seemingly enjoyed his first game with the Cats' two young stars Thursday night in the Panthers' 3-2 loss to Tampa. He was one of the game's better players and was dangerous around the Lightning net. If you have an opening, you could do worse than picking up Jokinen.
Oct 11 - 10:10 AM

Jussi Jokinen has been paired with fellow Finn Aleksander Barkov during the early days of training camp.

Jokinen has been occupying the left wing. "Obviously, the Finnish connection, you'd like to have them together," said Panthers coach Gerard Gallant. "But we'll see how things go in the lineup and see how they play." Jokinen is expected to help Florida on the power play and in shootouts this season after he inked a four-year, $16 million contract on the first day of free agency.
Sep 22 - 10:47 AM

The Florida Panthers have signed Jussi Jokinen to a four-year, $16 million contract.

Jokinen got a second chance with Pittsburgh after Carolina soured on him and he made the most of it. He had 21 goals and 57 points in 81 games in 2013-14. He should get top-six minutes in Florida and is a fair bet to surpass the 50-point mark again next season.
Jul 1 - 12:40 PM

Jussi Jokinen will probably test the unrestricted free agent waters, according to Penguins GM Jim Rutherford.

Jokinen had 21 goals and 57 points in 81 games in 2013-14, so he'll do well for himself on the open market. Pittsburgh's in a tough cap position as it is, so it's not surprising that they couldn't meet his demands.
Jun 23 - 6:50 PM

Jussi Jokinen played through a right wrist injury during the playoffs.

He expects to be fully recovered in a few weeks. Jokinen led the Penguins with seven goals in the postseason and he placed second on the team with 10 points. Jokinen can become an unrestricted free agent in July.
May 15 - 2:52 PM

Jussi Jokinen was the only Pittsburgh goal scorer Tuesday as the team was eliminated from the playoffs following a 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals.

Jokinen scored an impressive seven times during Pittsburgh's playoff appearance this spring and is set to field some fairly generous offers when he becomes a free agent this summer. Olli Maatta and Evgeni Malkin drew assists on the lone Penguins goal.
May 13 - 9:56 PM

Jussi Jokinen extended his point streak to eight games in scoring the winning goal for the Penguins in their 4-2 victory over the Rangers in Game 4 on Wednesday night.

Jokinen has been sensational in these playoffs, with six goals and three assists in 10 games. The 31 year old has scored in each of his last three games and his third period marker stood tall as the winner to give Pittsburgh command of the series.
May 7 - 10:08 PM

Jussi Jokinen scored a goal in Pittsburgh's 2-0 victory on Monday.

Jokinen is on a seven-game point streak. He now has five goals and eight points in nine playoff games.
May 6 - 10:45 AM

Jussi Jokinen scored once in the Penguins 3-0 win on Sunday.

It was Jokinen's fourth goal of the playoffs as he now has seven points in eight games. He was a nice pickup in playoff pools and is proving to be worth it thus far.
May 5 - 9:58 AM

Jussi Jokinen notched a goal in the Penguins' 3-1 win over the Blue Jackets in Game 5 of their first-round series.

The Penguins head to Columbus a win away from advancing to the second round. Jokinen's goal was the game-winner, picked up at 6:16 of the third period. He has three goals and a point in every game but one. Chris Kunitz, who also had an assist on Kris Letang's empty-netter, also scored. Letang's goal marks his first point of the playoffs. Sidney Crosby, Matt Niskanen, Brendon Sutter, Craig Adams and Lee Stempniak registered assists. The Penguins had 51 shots on goal in the win.
Apr 26 - 9:59 PM

Jussi Jokinen scored the game-winning goal in Pittsburgh's 4-3 victory on Monday.

The goal was initially credited to Olli Maatta, who now has an assist instead. This is Jokinen's fourth career playoff game-winning goal.
Apr 22 - 10:58 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins had a losing weekend to finish their regular season.

They'll enter the playoffs this week after losing both of their weekend games. Sunday night, they dropped a 3-2 decision in a shootout to the visiting Ottawa Senators. Jussi Jokinen scored one of the Pens' goals, his 21st of the season. Lee Stempniak also scored for Pittsburgh, his 12th of the season.
Apr 13 - 10:30 PM

Jussi Jokinen had an assist in his return from an upper-body injury on Sunday.

Jokinen missed a game due to the ailment. He has 18 goals and 54 points in 78 contests this season.
Apr 7 - 10:54 AM

While other Pittsburgh Penguins teammates are getting the night off, it appears that Jussi Jokinen will get back in against the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

Jokinen has an impressive 18 goals and 53 points in 77 games played this season, although he's done so with higher quality teammates. It will be interesting to see what he can pull off far more on his own.
Apr 6 - 6:49 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Nick Bjugstad
3Dave Bolland
4Derek MacKenzie
5Brandon Pirri
LW1Jussi Jokinen
2Jonathan Huberdeau
3Tomas Fleischmann
4Sean Bergenheim
RW1Brad Boyes
2Scottie Upshall
3Tomas Kopecky
4Shawn Thornton
5Jimmy Hayes
D1Brian Campbell
2Dmitry Kulikov
3Erik Gudbranson
4Willie Mitchell
5Dylan Olsen
6Aaron Ekblad
7Colby Robak
G1Roberto Luongo
2Al Montoya