Jussi Jokinen has struck a four year deal with the Florida Panthers, his agent Todd Diamond confirmed. The deal is worth $16 million over 4 years. Florida has been busy today also signing Dave Bolland to a a five year.
Paul Martin and Ryan Suter led Team USA in ice time vs Slovakia; Orpik played just 1:26 in 1st period
SOME NOTES ON PENGUINS & OTHERS FROM THURSDAY’S ACTION United States 7 – Slovakia 1 — Paul Martin and Ryan Suter each led Team USA in ice time with 19:46 TOI. Martin was an even rating in the win and in a blowout like this one, the ice time stats in the first period tell
STOCK UP: JUSSI JOKINEN Matt Niskanen is not the only Penguins pending free agent in position to cash in this summer on the open market for a variety of reasons. Despite his decline in play, Brooks Orpik will also have the chance to net a big contract and will be coveted by several teams,
Jussi Jokinen is opening up camp on the third line. On the ice for the first on-ice session, we got our first glimpse at the depth chart and Jokinen is skating on left wing with Brandon Sutter at center and Matt D’agostini on right wing in what would be the Penguins third line. Beau Bennett
The salary cap is $64.3 million for 2013-2014 season and the Pittsburgh Penguins have have $63,623,333 committed to 20 players (11 forwards, 7 defensemen, 2 goaltenders) for next season. Qualifying offers to Dustin Jeffrey ($687,500) and Robert Bortuzzo (577,500) combine for $1.265 million. Harry Zolnierczyk who the Penguins feel could win a final roster spot,
POST-GAME BUZZ Jussi Jokinen (7) scored in regulation and delivered the game deciding goal in the shootout as the Pittsburgh Penguins (29-10-0, 58 pts) earned a 2-1 shootout win over the New York Rangers (18-15-4, 40 pts) on Friday night at the Consol Energy Center. Marc Andre Fleury was a perfect 3-for-3 in the shootout
Instant Analysis: Jokinen adds immediate insurance with Crosby out, versatility and key ability in faceoff circle
INSTANT ANALYSIS: JOKINEN GIVES STAFF OPTIONS The Pittsburgh Penguins this afternoon acquired forward Jussi Jokinen from Carolina in exchange for a conditional sixth or seventh round draft pick. Jokinen, 30, has one year left on his contract with a cap hit of $3 million which is problematic and a reason he went unclaimed last week,
Jagr in talks with Habs, Red Wings The two front runners emerging in the Jaromir Jagr sweepstakes appear to be the Montreal Canadiens and Detroit Red Wings. Jagr’s agent Petr Svoboda tells ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun that the Montreal Canadiens and Detroit Red Wings are among team’s they have spoken with. Montreal has been at the
The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to terms with forward Jussi Jokinen on a two year deal worth $3.4 million. The Canes also remain in talks with forwards Erik Cole and Chad Larose but both players are expected to test free agency.