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Jussi Jokinen | Winger | #36

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (34) / 4/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 198
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 6 (192) / DAL
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Jussi Jokinen, who signed with the Oilers on Friday, is very familiar with Oilers top prospect Jesse Puljujarvi.
Jokinen is a part owner of the Finnish league squad Karpat, which Puljujarvi played for before making the transition to North American hockey. "I’ve been practising with Jesse for three years in the summer. I know all about him, his potential. He’s still a young guy, learning how to be an NHL player. Hopefully, I’ll be able to help him," said Jokinen. There's a decent chance that Puljujarvi will find his way onto the Oilers' opening game roster and it's even possible that the two will begin the season on a line together. Jul 8 - 5:01 AM

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Jussi Jokinen signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers.

Jokinen was available after the Florida Panthers bought out the final season of his four-year, $16 million contract. He's coming off a rough season where he was limited to 11 goals and 28 points in 69 games, but he had 60 points in 2015-16. This might prove to be a steal for the Oilers.
Jul 7 - 12:45 PM

The Florida Panthers have officially bought out Jussi Jokinen.

That move was expected after the Panthers put Jokinen on unconditional waivers on Friday. He had one season left on his four-year, $16 million contract. He was limited to 11 goals and 28 points in 69 contests in 2016-17.
Source: NHL.com
Jul 1 - 3:35 PM

Jussi Jokinen is on unconditional waivers.

This is presumably the Florida's setting everything up to buy out Jokinen's contract. He would be going into the final season of a four-year, $16 million deal. Jokinen had just 11 goals and 28 points in 69 contests in 2016-17.
Jun 30 - 12:29 PM

Jussi Jokinen is dealing with an MCL injury, but it's believed that he won't require surgery.

He didn't play in the last three games of the season and won't play in the IIHF World Championships due to some lingering issues that he is rehabbing through.
Apr 11 - 1:28 PM

Jussi Jokinen (undisclosed) didn't practice Wednesday and could be done for the rest of the season.

The 34-year-old forward has 11 goals and 28 points in 69 games this season. That's a far cry from the 60 points he recorded in 2015-16.
Apr 5 - 1:32 PM

Jussi Jokinen got a goal and an assist Tuesday night against Toronto.

He got a power-play marker in the final minute of the second period to end a 10-game goalless drought. Jokinen had one point in his previous seven outings and he currently has just 25 points in 58 games this campaign.
Mar 15 - 10:13 AM

Jussi Jokinen worked on the fourth line Wednesday.

He joined Derek MacKenzie, Denis Malgin, Michael Sgarbossa and Shawn Thornton. Sgarbossa and Thornton are expected to be the odd-men out if that combination remains intact for Friday's game against Minnesota.
Mar 9 - 10:39 AM

Jussi Jokinen picked up two assists in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to Edmonton.

He had primary helpers on goals by Aleksander Barkov (power play) and Colton Sceviour. Jokinen is enjoying his most productive stretch of the season with four goals and eight points in the past eight games.
Feb 23 - 8:51 AM

Jussi Jokinen has netted four of his nine goals in the past six games.

He also has two assists during that span and eight points over the last nine matches. Jokinen has produced just 19 points in 48 games this season, but it looks like he finish the year strong.
Feb 22 - 10:07 AM

Jussi Jokinen posted his third two-point game over his last five contests during Saturday's 7-4 win over the Predators.

Each have been of the goal and assist variety, raising his season's sum to seven goals and 17 points through 44 games.
Feb 11 - 8:51 PM

Jussi Jokinen scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.

Jokinen's goal at the 12:04 mark of the first period cut Los Angeles' lead to 2-1 at the time. He also helped set up Jonathan Marchesseault's marker in the third frame, but the game was already over at that point. Jokinen finished the game with a plus-2 rating, two penalty minutes and one shot on goal in 14:28 of ice time. He has six goals and nine assists in 43 games this season. He isn't worth picking up in standard fantasy leagues.
Feb 9 - 11:57 PM

Jussi Jokinen opened scoring shorthanded and then picked up an assist on the power-play in a 2-1 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Jokinen took a cross-ice feed from Vincent Trocheck and buried it behind a sprawling Andre Vasilevsky for his 5th goal of the year. After picking up an impressive 60 points last year, Jokinen has produced only 13 points in 40 games this season. He should not be owned in any format. Jonathan Marchessault picked up the game-winning goal for the Panthers.
Jan 26 - 10:32 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Patrick Maroon
3Jussi Jokinen
4Anton Slepyshev
5Jujhar Khaira
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Ryan Strome
3Jesse Puljujarvi
4Zack Kassian
5Iiro Pakarinen
6Ty Rattie
D1Andrej Sekera
2Oscar Klefbom
3Adam Larsson
4Kris Russell
5Darnell Nurse
6Matthew Benning
7Eric Gryba
8Yohann Auvitu
9Mark Fayne
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit