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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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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. Nov 20 - 9:27 AM

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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.
Nov 17 - 7:15 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.
Nov 11 - 8:17 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.
Nov 10 - 7:56 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.
Nov 8 - 12:58 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.
Nov 7 - 11:39 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.
Nov 5 - 6:54 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.
Nov 2 - 4:05 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.
Oct 25 - 10:35 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.
Oct 23 - 9:43 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.
Oct 22 - 8:02 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.
Oct 9 - 7:10 PM

The Florida Panthers have named Jussi Jokinen an alternate captain for the season.

The 33-year-old winger is entering his third season with the franchise, and he's posted 26 goals and 104 points in that time. Jokinen will join the presumptive 10th captain in franchise history Aaron Ekblad as alternates with Derek MacKenzie serving as captain.
Oct 9 - 1:25 PM

Jussi Jokinen had two assists in Finland's 3-1 win over France during round robin action at the World Championship on Saturday.

Florida and Finnish teammate Aleksander Barkov had a goal and an assist in the match, while 2016 NHL Draft prospect Patrik Laine had a goal and a helper as well. That combination has been great for Finland at the tournament. Jokinen currently has seven assists in five games.
May 14 - 4:50 PM

Jussi Jokinen and Aleksander Barkov will play for Finland at the 2016 IIHF World Championship.

They will travel to St. Petersburg, Russia this weekend to join the team. The tournament starts on May 6.
Apr 28 - 9:02 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Denis Malgin
5Derek MacKenzie
6Kyle Rau
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jussi Jokinen
3Jonathan Marchessault
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Reilly Smith
3Colton Sceviour
4Shawn Thornton
5Seth Griffith
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Jason Demers
4Mark Pysyk
5Alex Petrovic
6Jakub Kindl
7Michael Matheson
8Dylan McIlrath
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer