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JUSSI JOKINEN RUMORS

Jokinen, Barkov looking forward to reunion in Florida

Jussi Jokinen and Aleksander Barkov got to know one another while helping Finland capture bronze at the 2014 Olympics. Now the duo hope to bring their chemistry formed in Russia to Florida. Jokinen signed a four-year, $16 million contract with the Panthers on July 1 after spending last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins. “He will really help Barkov,” general manager Dale...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agency Thoughts Part II: Former Penguins Break the Bank

By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh) Part I was posted earlier today and covered the Penguins acquisitions and re-signings. Here is a look at the departures so far in free agency. Free Agency Departures Jussi Jokinen to Florida (4 years, $16 million) Jokinen turned into an amazing rags-to-riches (okay, maybe not rags) story for the Penguins in the lockout-shortened season. Jokinen...
Via The PensNation
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Free Agency: Pittsburgh Cutting Ties

NHL Free agency started off quick this off-season, with plenty of teams making moves (with the exception of Philadelphia, who’ve been eerily silent). Pittsburgh’s first departure was from Jussi Jokinen, who signed a 4 year deal with the Florida Panthers worth $16 million. Jokinen led the Penguins in the playoffs with 7 goals in 13 games against the Columbus Blue Jackets and New...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Busy Panthers start free agency period by signing Jussi Jokinen

With $32,259,625 million in cap space and a commitment to turn things around quickly, the Florida Panthers began Tuesday's free agency frenzy as one of the most talked about team's in the NHL. Already loaded with young talent and a budding prospect pool, the Panthers are looking to add veteran depth at multiple positions to not only help them in the present, but also mentor...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agency Update: Florida Panthers Sign Jussi Jokinen

A source for many puns and other such jokes, Jussi Jokinen has taken his game to South Beach for four years at $4 million per season.Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Penguins Free Agents

With the NHL free agent signing period set to begin July 1, here’s a list of Penguins free agents by category. Unrestricted free agents (such as Jussi Jokinen and Matt Niskanen) may sign with other teams without compensation. Under certain conditions restricted free agents may sign with other teams. The Pens then would receive compensation in the form of draft picks. In the case...
Via PenguinPoop
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jussi Jokinen Cashing In by @griffTHW

Entering the 2014 postseason, few would have imagined Jussi Jokinen leading the league in goals this spring.  Yet, following Wednesday night's action, he's doing just that, pacing (along with Marian Gaborik) the NHL with six tallies in ten contests.  What's more, his nine points rank second (tied) in team scoring, as Pittsburgh has jumped out to a 3-1 series lead...
Via PensInitiative
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins round one Three Stars

While they certainly didn’t make it easy, the Pittsburgh Penguins finally clinched a first-round series win against Columbus last night, defeating the Blue Jacket’s 4-3, taking the series four games to two. And while it took a little longer than most Penguins fans would have like, Pittsburgh got the job done nonetheless. So who were the biggest contributors to the Pen’s first...
Via isportsweb.com
April 29, 2014  |  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
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