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Olli Jokinen
NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: December 5, 1978  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Kuopio, Finland
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: LAK / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
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.

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I didn't even know how to celebrate. I threw my hands up, they gave me a hug, so I guess that's all I needed.

— Sabres forward Tim Schaller on scoring his first NHL goal Sunday against the Bruins