OLLI JOKINEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Olli Jokinen’s Face Terrorizes Finland’s Bronze Medal Photo

NHL veteran Olli Jokinen was a big part of Finland’s run in Sochi, one that culminated in a dominant victory over the United States to win a bronze medal. After Jokinen and his teammates received their medals, they took the photo you see above. From the looks of things, Olli is first in line to replace Jack Nicholson if they ever remake ‘The Shining.’ via Article found on:...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 24, 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

Jokinen Plans On Five Or Six More Big Seasons

from Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun, Olli Jokinen has heard the doubters and insists he’s not done. The Winnipeg Jets centre believes he still has plenty of gas left in the proverbial tank. “I think I’m going to have five, six big seasons left,” said Jokinen, who was among those to hit the ice at MTS Iceplex for an informal skate on Tuesday morning and addressed...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Peter Tessier: Allegedly: Bumistrov Blames Noel and Jokinen

Follow Pete on Twitter HERE In the dog days of summer, on the tail end of a long weekend, the bits and pieces of one of the more troubling parts of the Winnipeg Jets off season begins to take shape. Today on Twitter, as I enjoy the second leg of my vacation, a retweet popped up. Alex Burmistrov blames Claude Noel and Olli Jokinen for the problems he had in #Jets via Sport...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 05, 2013  |  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

Olli Jokinen talks about staying sober

The Calgary Sun’s Eric Francis spoke to Calgary Flames forward Olli Jokinen about a battle which Jokinen had previously preferred to keep to himself: “I’ve been sober six years now,” a candid Jokinen told the Calgary Sun, sharing his alcohol issues publicly for the first time. “I don’t want to be one of those guys who sits in the bar after I’m done playing and says...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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