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OLLI JOKINEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jokinen ‘wanted to start playing tomorrow’ after talk with Laviolette

When the Nashville Predators signed Olli Jokinen to a one-year contract, it gave the Preds an offensive player up the middle the team was sorely lacking. While the Preds aren’t exactly a team known for its goal scoring, Jokinen said there was one major factor that led him to sign there: New head coach Peter Laviolette. As Joshua Cooper of The Tennessean shares, that was all the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators News: Olli Jokinen signs

The Nashville Predators have signed Olli Jokinen, presumably because he thought he was signing up for the movie sequel.By Lisa Gansky via Wikimedia CommonsAll kidding aside, he did sign for a one-year $2.5M contract and slots immediately into the first line center roll next to recently acquired winger James Neal.Jokinen spent the past two seasons with Winnipeg, scoring 57 total points...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Predators sign Olli Jokinen to one-year deal

Nick Kypreos is reporting that Nashville has signed Olli Jokinen to a one-year contract worth $2.5 million. #NHL signing. Olli Jokinen 1 year deal. 2.5m. # Preds — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) July 2, 2014 The Finnish center appeared in all eighty-two games for Winnipeg last season posting forty-three points (18 goals, 25 assists). We’ll update in a bit with the official release...
Via Section 303
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign Jokinen to 2-year deal

The Winnipeg Jets have signed center Olli Jokinen to a two-year deal. The 33-year-old made $3 million last season in Calgary, where he had strong year with 23 goals and 61 points. Jokinen has played with the L.A. Kings, New York Islanders, Florida, Phoenix, and the New York Rangers, where he was traded to by the Flames during the 2009-10 season. Calgary brought Jokinen back the...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Flames' Jokinen has surgery

Calgary Flames center Olli Jokinen has undergone surgery on a torn abdominal muscle. The NHL club said in a statement that Jokinen played through the injury late in the season after first experiencing discomfort March 22 in a game against Minnesota. His operation was done Tuesday in Philadelphia. Rehabilitation is expected to last three to four weeks and a full recovery is expected...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Flames center Olli Jokinen has abdominal surgery

Calgary Flames center Olli Jokinen has undergone surgery on a torn abdominal muscle. The NHL club said in a statement that Jokinen played through the injury late in the season after first experiencing discomfort March 22 in a game against Minnesota. His operation was done Tuesday in Philadelphia. Rehabilitation is expected to last three to four weeks and a full recovery is expected...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Olli Jokinen Had Surgery To Repair Abdominal Muscle Tear

Calgary, AB – Injury Update - Olli Jokinen underwent successful surgery on May 1st to repair a tear in an abdominal muscle. The surgery was performed by Dr. William Meyers at the Vincera Core Physicians Clinic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rehabilitation is expected to be three to four weeks and a full recovery is anticipated. Jokinen first reported discomfort on March 22nd when...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Flames C Jokinen snaps slump .. by eating hamburger

Olli Jokinen snapped his 15-game goalless streak by having a hamburger. Yes, you read that right. The Calgary Flames center remembered some sage words from the legendary Wayne Gretzky when the Finn was last mired in a pronounced slump during the 2008-09 campaign. "In Phoenix, I think I went 10, 11 games without a goal and he pulled me into a meeting and said ‘Hey, you take...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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