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Olli Jokinen raves about Maple Leafs organization

By now, we’ve all heard countless stories and tales of how difficult it can be to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Demanding fans and even more demanding media have cast a dark cloud over the team and free agents have pursued different clubs as a result. Is all of the negativity overblown? According to Olli Jokinen, the Maple Leafs are an amazing organization and he doesn’t...
Via Puck Drunk Love
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues add defenseman Bortuzzo, forward Jokinen just before trade deadline

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues dealings continued with a pair of trades just before the official deadline at 2 p.m. CT. St. Louis picked up Pittsburgh defenseman Rob Bortuzzo and a 2016 seventh round draft pick in exchange for defenseman Ian Cole, and also sent young forward Joakim Lindstrom and a conditional 2016 sixth round pick to Toronto for veteran Olli Jokinen. Bortuzzo adds a physical...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hockey House Podcast Episode 10: Olli Jokinen Needs a Bar Rescue

The Hockey House crew return to talk about…well, pretty much everything! Hockey, Bar Rescue, Dairy Queen, you name it!   Click here to download the podcast!
Via The Hockey House
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs-Hurricanes Preview

Olli Jokinen has been with the Toronto Maple Leafs less than a week, but he already feels the tension and frustration that continues to consume them. Mired in the worst road losing streak in club history, the Maple Leafs visit one of the few teams below them in the standings Friday night but might not have an easy time against a Carolina Hurricanes club that's dominated them lately...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Newly acquired Olli Jokinen on Maple Leafs: “There is a lot of negative energy around here.”

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Olli Jokinen was not happy with his team’s performance in a loss against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday. Jokinen, who was acquired by the Maple Leafs from the Nashville Predators three days ago isn’t used to losing like this. The team has lost six of the last seven games this month and according to Jokinen, there is a lot of negative energy in the locker...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The evolution of Olli Jokinen

Olli Jokinen was part of the deal that sent Mike Santorelli and Cody Fransen to Nashville. Jokinen is no stranger to being traded. His first trade was from Los Angeles to the Islanders for Ziggy Palffy. He was traded with Roberto Luongo to Florida. Then he was sent to Phoenix. Then he was traded to Calgary. And then he was traded to the Rangers. Now after signing a one year deal...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Olli Jokinen’s Wife Wins Twitter With Hilarious Post-Trade Tweet

View image | When you’re husband (Olli Jokinen) gets traded from a contending team (Nashville Predators) to a team almost in last place in their division (Toronto Maple Leafs), you have to look for positives.  Olli Jokinen’s wife, Katerina did that today via Twitter, and it had the Twitter world rocking.  For those of you have not yet seen her reaction,...
Via TopSportsReport
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Olli Jokinen’s quest to play on every NHL team takes another step forward

Olli Jokinen signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract to skate with the Nashville Predators. On the surface, the Jokinen signing is easy to overlook considering the fireworks from the league’s first day of free agency. However, it’s a special contract as it marks the eighth team Jokinen has played for during his NHL career. Here’s the list of Jokinen’s teams: 1. Kings 2....
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators reportedly sign Olli Jokinen to one-year deal

Without any significant moves made on the first day of free agency, Nashville decided to test the waters in day two. Reported by Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, Nashville picked up former Winnipeg Jets center Olli Jokinen to a one-year, $2.5 million contract. While Nashville has yet to officially announce any signing, Jokinen effectively fills the gap left by dealt center Nick Spaling...
Via The Predatorial
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Rumours: Pricetag For Olli Jokinen

With teams scouting all over the league in advance of the March 5 trade deadline, the performance of Olli Jokinen at the Olympic games will have opened eyes in a number of league scouting departments.Montreal, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Detroit, Toronto, all looking for help up the middle as the deadline approaches, will all undoubtedly be calling to enquire about the availability of...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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