Jokinen has six goals and 10 assists in in 46 games this season.
"Jussi is a skilled, two-positional player that can be used in all situations," Carolina general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement. "He will add depth to our team at an important time of the season."
Brookbank has appeared in 127 NHL games, including 27 this season, recording six goals and 345 penalty minutes overall. Melichar has four assists in 15 games this season for the Hurricanes.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis