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Olli Jokinen

Olli Jokinen  #13

Center
NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: December 5, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Kuopio, Finland
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: LAK / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
Regular Season Career as a Blue: 48GP, 1-2-3, 0 PIM Trend: Quick Hits -Plus or even rating in 25 straight games (+7) -Represented Finland 18 times in his career, including 3 Olympics (2002, 2006, 2010) -One of 8 active players with over 1,200 GP and 700 pts (Jagr, Thornton, Iginla, Elias, Marleau, Doan, Gonchar)
Finnish Rookie of the Year Award (1997) WJC-A All-Star Team (1998) Named Best Forward at WJC-A (1998) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2003) Traded to NY Islanders by Los Angeles with Josh Green, Mathieu Biron and Los Angeles' 1st round choice (Taylor Pyatt) in 1999 Entry Draft for Ziggy Palffy, Bryan Smolinski, Marcel Cousineau and New Jersey's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Daniel Johansson) in 1999 Entry Draft, June 20, 1999. Traded to Florida by NY Islanders with Roberto Luongo for Mark Parrish and Oleg Kvasha, June 24, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Kloten (Swiss), September 15, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), November, 2004. Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), January 30, 2005.Traded to Phoenix by Florida for Keith Ballard, Nick Boynton and Ottawa's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded back to Phoenix - Phoenix selected Jared Staal) in 2008 Entry Draft, June 20, 2008. Traded to Calgary by Phoenix with Phoenix's 3rd round choice (later traded to Florida Florida selected Josh Birkholz) in 2009 Entry Draft for Matthew Lombardi, Brandon Prust and Calgary's 1st round choice (Brandon Gormley) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009. Traded to NY Rangers by Calgary with Brandon Prust for Chris Higgins and Ales Kotalik, February 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, July 2, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 2, 2014.
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