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Olli Jokinen | Center

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (36) / 12/5/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
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Olli Jokinen's leadership may be good for Toronto even though his stay with the club could be brief.
"We have to find away to bring the positive energy," Jokinen said after Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Florida. "Once you put that jersey on, you have to have pride, have to play for that logo, that city and your teammates and at the end of the day, for your family and yourself." Jokinen is looking to make an impression during his time with the Leafs. He wants to play beyond this season so he's looking for a contract and there's a chance he will dealt before the trade deadline. Feb 18 - 11:40 AM
Source: Toronto Sun

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Olli Jokinen will make his Maple Leafs debut on Tuesday.

Jokinen was acquired by Toronto as part of the trade that sent Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to Nashville. He had three goals and six points in 48 contests with the Predators. Look for Jokinen to center the third line.
Feb 17 - 1:03 PM

Olli Jokinen probably won't be in the Maple Leafs' lineup on Tuesday.

Jokinen was acquired by Toronto from Nashville as part of the Cody Franson deal. The players Nashville got in the trade need to pass their physicals before Jokinen is allowed to start his tenure with the Leafs and it sounds like that's the potential roadblock.
Feb 16 - 1:59 PM

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Olli Jokinen, Brendan Leipsic and a first round pick in 2015 in Sunday's trade with Nashville.

The Predators received Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli from Toronto. Both players are unrestricted free-agents at the end of the season. Jokinen, 36, isn't the player he used to be. The veteran forward has been scratched in eight of Nashville's last nine games. He has just three goals and six points in 48 games this season. Jokinen is an unrestricted free-agent after this season.
Feb 15 - 11:16 AM

Olli Jokinen and Victor Stalberg will be scratched against the Devils on Saturday night.

Through 59 combined games the two forwards have combined for just three goals and 10 points. Meaning there's no fantasy value to be found here.
Feb 14 - 8:08 PM

Olli Jokinen will be scratched on Thursday night against his former tean, the Winnipeg Jets.

Jokinen put up 25 goals and 57 points over two season with Winnipeg the previous two seasons, but Nashville isn't even seeing that much production from the former third overall pick in 1997. He no longer has any fantasy value.
Feb 12 - 7:53 PM

Olli Jokinen will return to Nashville's lineup on Sunday.

The Predators are taking on the Panthers in Florida and Jokinen will finally see some game action. The 36-year-old has has been scratched for five consecutive games. He has just three goals and six points in 47 games this season. He isn't on the fantasy radar.
Feb 8 - 2:43 PM

Olli Jokinen won't play in Thursday's game against the Anaheim Ducks.

The 36-year-old is sitting out his fourth consecutive game. He has just three goals and six points in 47 games this season. His better days are clearly behind him. He has no fantasy value.
Feb 5 - 8:17 PM

Olli Jokinen will sit out his third straight game on Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Mum is the word on what's been going on with Jokinen, but with just three goals and six points through 47 games this season, this could be just an old-school benching for ineffective play.
Feb 3 - 7:39 PM

Olli Jokinen is not in Nashville's lineup again on Sunday.

Jokinen missed the Predators' last game against Colorado on Friday and he isn't in Nashville's lineup against Pittsburgh on Sunday. If the 36-year-old is injured, the organization has made no mention of it.
Feb 1 - 2:16 PM

Olli Jokinen was made a late scratch against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night.

It is not yet known why Jokinen was scratched, but we'll keep you posted. Through 47 games this season, the third overall draft pick in 1997 has put forth just three goals and six points with 24 PIMs. Taylor Beck, who has just four goals and eight points in 32 games this season himself, replaced him in the lineup.
Jan 30 - 9:03 PM

Olli Jokinen earned a pair of assists in Tuesday's 3-2 win over St. Louis.

It was his most productive game of the season. Jokinen recorded six shots on goal and he had his first multi-point outing of the year. He has accounted for just four points in 36 contests.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 09:38:00 AM

Olli Jokinen played in his 1,200th career NHL game on Saturday.

"Time flies by too fast, but at the same time it's a great game to play," Jokinen said. "You kind of enjoy it a little bit more when you get older for sure, because you never know when it is going to end. You try to make the most out of it." He joined Jaromir Jagr, Jarome Iginla, Patrick Marleau, Sergei Gonchar, Martin Brodeur and Joe Thornton as the only active players with more than 1,200 appearances. Despite the milestone, Jokinen has been a disappointment in Nashville offensively. He has produced just two goals and no assists in 31 games.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 01:17:00 PM

The Predators are trying something novel with their forward lines.

They are playing Olli Jokinen, a center by trade, with two other centers, Matt Cullen and Derek Roy. The three- pivot line had some success against the Senators on Thursday as Jokinen scored his first goal and registered his first point of the season. Perhaps this wacky alignment will get the Finn going in the right direction. FYI the Preds are now playing Craig Smith with Colin Wilson and rookie Calle Jarnkrok. Nashville's top line of Mike Ribeiro between James Neal and Filip Forsberg remains intact.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 02:30:00 PM

It took 19 games, but Olli Jokinen finally scored his first goal as a Nashville Predator on Thursday night, in a 3-2 loss to Ottawa.

Well past his prime and on the brink of complete irrelevancy, Jokinen hopes his first point of the season can give him a boost on the Central-leading Predators. It comes nearly a quarter of the way through the hockey calendar.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 11:35:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Tyler Bozak
2Nazem Kadri
3Olli Jokinen
4Peter Holland
5Zach Sill
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2David Booth
3Trevor Smith
4Josh Leivo
RW1Phil Kessel
2Joffrey Lupul
3Leo Komarov
4Richard Panik
5Nathan Horton
6Brandon Kozun
D1Dion Phaneuf
2Jake Gardiner
3Morgan Rielly
4Stephane Robidas
5Roman Polak
6Petter Granberg
7Korbinian Holzer
8Stuart Percy
G1Jonathan Bernier
2James Reimer