Jussi Jokinen

Jussi Jokinen

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/191 lbs
Born: Kalajoki, Finland
Draft: 2001 6th round (192nd pick) by the
Shoots: L

    New York Islanders vs. Detroit Red Wings

    The Detroit Red Wings are on a roll heading into the weekend, taking the phrase “home-ice advantage” literally. They will look to extend their winning streak when they host the New York Islanders, who have had their share of struggles so far. The Red Wings have extended their win streak to four since returning from a rough road trip out west.

  • Winging It In Motown

    Quick Hits: The Get Back Edition

    Getting back a guy who was a key part of consecutive third-round playoff appearances could appeal to the Islanders as they try to right themselves. If the Wings keep winning enough to be in the playoff picture on March 21, things will be different, of course, but there’s certainly potential for Yzerman to get even more in return for Leddy than what he paid for him.

  • Sports Illustrated

    Islanders bring nine-game losing streak to Detroit

    The climb back into the Eastern Conference playoff race remains a long one for the New York Islanders. But fresh off earning their first point in almost a month, the Islanders will look to make further improvements and snap their nine-game losing streak Saturday night when they visit the Detroit Red Wings. The Islanders ended their points drought Thursday when they fell to the visiting San Jose Sharks, 2-1, in overtime in Elmont, N.Y. The Red Wings continued their surprisingly fast start Wednesd...