Olli Jokinen Officially Announces Retirement

Olli Jokinen has announced his retirement from the National Hockey League. The 38-year-old Finnish forward signed a one-day contract with the Florida Panthers to retire as a member of the franchise after spending seven years there. He’s Florida’s all-time leader in points, goals, game-winners, overtime goals, power play points, and shots on goal. “My heartContinue reading “Olli Jokinen Officially Announces Retirement”

Flames Sign Familiar Faces

The Calgary Flames went into throwback mode on Canada Day, grabbing Alex Tanguay and Olli Jokinen in moves that surprised many in the hockey world. The Jokinen signing is probably the one that has most people scratching their heads. Darryl Sutter gave up on the Jokinen experiment not four months ago. He brought the 31-year-oldContinue reading “Flames Sign Familiar Faces”

Calgary Acquires Kotalik, Higgins

In a controversial move that has many scratching their heads, the Calgary Flames have traded away Olli Jokinen and Brandon Prust for Ales Kotalik and Christopher Higgins. Higgins and Kotalik, former Rangers, will join a Calgary team that finds itself in the middle of a significant shake-up as the Sutters make a bid for theContinue reading “Calgary Acquires Kotalik, Higgins”

Olli Jokinen Turning Heads

Calgary Flames forward Olli Jokinen is off to a good start at training camp, doing more than his fair share of offensive production and proving to be one heck of a line-mate for Jarome Iginla. After being acquired last season by the Flames at the trade deadline, the former Phoenix Coyote chipped in for 15Continue reading “Olli Jokinen Turning Heads”