Jokinen led Finland to a gold medal at the 1998 World Junior Championship, tying for the tournament lead in scoring. He also led Finland goal-scorers at the 2004 World Championship and tallied 2-1--3 in six games at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey as Finland advanced to the Final.
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh