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OLLI JOKINEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Olli Jokinen raves about Maple Leafs organization

By David Rogers 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. Free agents have pursued different clubs as a result. But now we must reconsider: Is all of the negativity overblown? According to Olli Jokinen, the Maple Leafs are...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 07, 2015  |  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
March 02, 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

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

View image | gettyimages.com 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 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
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

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
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

Jokinen scores twice in third period, lifts Jets over Rangers

Olli Jokinen broke a tie with 7:18 left in the third period and then netted an insurance goal moments later to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers and rookie goalie Cam Talbot on Monday night. Jokinen, a former Rangers player who also assisted on Devin Setoguchi's tying goal in the second period, gathered the puck after a strange carom off the end boards...
Via Associated Press
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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