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Jussi Jokinen silenced any critics in Carolina Tuesday night with a three goal game against his former team. As part of a ploy to increase cap space, the Hurricanes sent Jokinen to the Penguins, and then agreed to pay part of his salary. Doing the math, The Carolina Hurricanes have paid Jussi Jokinen $300K per goal (against them) this season. Ouch. Thanks for the free candy Carolina. It started 14:47 in the first with a power play goal from Jokinen and did not stop there. Jokinen really seems like he has found a chemistry with the team and it is showing. On his three goals he got assists from Crosby, Kunitz, Malkin, Maata, and Sutter. Paul Martin added a goal in the second, and Tanner Glass in the third. It seems Glass has finally decided to make an appearance on the Penguins team and in three games he’s been hard to ignore. For once I mean that in a positive way. Who knew? Think about this, Glass now has two fights in three games and also has two points. He had two poi...
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