NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby scored his sixth goal of the season as part of a dominating effort Thursday that brought the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-1 victory over Philadelphia.

NHL: Pittsburgh 5, Carolina 2

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Jussi Jokinen notched a hat trick and provided the go-ahead goal in the third period of unbeaten Pittsburgh's 5-2 victory over Carolina Tuesday.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Pittsburgh 2

NEWARK, N.J., April 26 (UPI) -- Ilya Kovalchuk produced the go-ahead goal with 6:10 left in the third period Thursday, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 triumph over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Boston 2

BOSTON, April 20 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla and Kris Letang each scored a third-period goal Saturday, lifting Pittsburgh to a sixth straight win, 3-2 over Boston in a rescheduled game.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, Tampa Bay 3

TAMPA, Fla., April 11 (UPI) -- Jussi Jokinen and Pascal Dupuis scored less than 2 minutes apart in the first period Thursday, starting Pittsburgh on its way to a 6-3 win over Tampa Bay.

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NHL: Pittsburgh 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 (SO)

PITTSBURGH, April 5 (UPI) -- Jussi Jokinen scored the only shootout goal and Pittsburgh's lone goal in regulation Friday, bringing the Penguins a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers.

NHL: Carolina 4, Buffalo 3

RALEIGH, N.C., March 5 (UPI) -- Alexander Semin provided a goal and two assists Tuesday and the streaking Carolina Hurricanes held off Buffalo 4-3 to sweep their season's series.

NHL: Carolina 6, Florida 2

RALEIGH, N.C., March 2 (UPI) -- Jussi Jokinen supplied a pair of goals with an assist and Eric Staal also scored twice Saturday in the Carolina Hurricanes' 6-2 dismantling of Florida.

NHL: Carolina 3, Toronto 1

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Joe Corvo scored and added an assist during a three-goal outburst in the second period that carried the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-1 win over Toronto Thursday.

NHL: Carolina 4, New Jersey 2

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Jiri Tlusty netted the go-ahead goal in the third period and added an empty-netter Tuesday, propelling the Carolina Hurricanes over New Jersey 4-2.

NHL: Carolina 3, Toronto 0

TORONTO, March 27 (UPI) -- Cam Ward recorded his fifth shutout of the season and Jussi Jokinen logged a goal and an assist Tuesday in the Carolina Hurricanes' 3-0 whitewash of Toronto.

NHL: Carolina 4, Winnipeg 3

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 18 (UPI) -- Chad LaRose completed a Carolina comeback with a goal in the final 2 minutes Sunday and the Hurricanes stunned Winnipeg 4-3.

NHL: Tampa Bay 4, Carolina 3 (OT)

RALEIGH, N.C., March 3 (UPI) -- Steven Stamkos notched his NHL-best 47th goal of the season 2:41 into overtime Saturday, propelling the Tampa Bay Lightning past Carolina 4-3.

NHL: Florida 3, Carolina 2 (SO)

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Florida's Stephen Weiss tallied the game-winner in the third round of a shootout Saturday and the Panthers rallied for a 3-2 victory over Carolina.
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Jussi Jokinen
Dallas Stars left wing Jussi Jokinen of Finland skates during warmups at the Pepsi Center in Denver on October 3, 2007. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Jussi Jokinen (born April 1, 1983) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). Jokinen is of no relation to Olli Jokinen of the Calgary Flames, but has a younger brother, Juho, who currently plays for Kärpät in the Finnish SM-liiga.

Jokinen was drafted by the Dallas Stars in the 6th round, 192nd overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. Jokinen spent his four seasons before his NHL debut playing for Kärpät of the SM-liiga, the top Finnish league.

In his rookie year in the 2005–06 NHL season, Jokinen gained a great reputation in the NHL as one of the best shootout specialists in the league. Until being stopped by Evgeni Nabokov he was a remarkable nine-for-nine in shootouts before his first unsuccessful attempt. He can be seen pulling some unique dekes, such as the one handed slide in goal (as made famous by Peter Forsberg) - also known as "The Paralyzer" - in shootouts.

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