Malkin At Ease The Day Before The Playoffs Start

from Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Malkin missed the final 11 games because of a hairline fracture to a bone in his right foot. He participated in a full practice Tuesday and centered a second line with Neal and Jussi Jokinen as his wingers. Malkin said he felt “no pain” immediately after the session. He needed to meet with Penguins physicians to gain clearance...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin returns to practice, could play in Game 1

After missing the final 11 games of the regular season,  Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin returned to practice Tuesday. Malkin sustained a foot injury on March 23. Malkin said he felt good during the practice, but wouldn’t give any indication that he will play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday. “It seems like...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jussi Jokinen beat the Wings with a shootout goal that needs to be seen to be believed

Via Guyism
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins feel fortunate after win over Red Wings

Jussi Jokinen had luck on his side Wednesday night. The Penguins felt fortunate, too. A 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings — earned in a shootout when goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's three saves made Jokinen's Round 3 score stand — provided the Penguins a 100th regular-season win at Consol Energy Center. Nobody really cared about that, though. Making the right play again...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pengiuns: Jussi Jokinen shootout goal

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jussi Jokinen was given a gift when Red Wings goalie Jonas Gustavsson tries to stick check him and knocks the puck in his own net in the shootout.
Via Goon's World
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jokinen, Fleury lead Penguins past Avs 3-2 in SO

DENVER (AP) Jussi Jokinen skated across the front of the crease and roofed a shot over sprawling goalie Semyon Varlamov to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in a shootout on Sunday night.
Via FOXSports.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jussi Jokinen records hat trick against former team

The Carolina Hurricanes paid Jussi Jokinen to net a hat trick against them on Tuesday night — no, really, they did. The Canes parted ways with the forward last season after four-plus years with the team, as Jokinen was sent packing to the Penguins for a late-round draft pick. As part of the trade agreement, however, Carolina retained $900,000 of the $3 million Jokinen is due this...
Via NESN.com
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jussi Jokinen could see PP time tonight, worth a play in daily leagues (and more daily picks)

Sleepers C Jussi Jokinen, Pittsburgh Penguins – $6,620: He’s going to be fighting for some 2nd line minutes and see some powerplay time in Pitt this season! C Derek Roy, St. Louis Blues – $9,077: Priced well below the top options, Roy has the chance to have nice bounce back season with the Blues this year. RW Troy Brouwer, Washington Capitals – $7,066: Playing the flames...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Prophecy? Penguins coach predicts Jokinen’s goal

Jokinen scores, makes his coach look like Nostradamus. Video screenshot via NHL.com Check out this cool little highlight from last night’s action. While being interviewed, Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma predicts that newly acquired forward Jussi Jokinen will break the 0-0 tie. Lo and behold, Jokinen proves Bylsma’s words to be prophetic as he takes a feed from Chris Kunitz and...
Via Around The Rink
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Quickly addressing Jussi Jokinen on waivers

The Carolina Hurricanes have placed center Jussi Jokinen on waivers, which prompted a lot of discussion about the Rangers claiming him. Jokinen is having a down year, but he is still a good face off guy and one of Carolina’s top puck possession forwards (1.11 CorsiRelQoc, 3rd among ‘Canes forwards). Jokinen is shooting well below his career average (9%, average of 13%), which...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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