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Mikko Jokela

Mikko Jokela  #27

Defenseman
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: March 4, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Lappeenranta, Finland
WEIGHT: 212 DRAFTED: NJD / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (96th overall)
Traded to Vancouver by New Jersey for Steve Kariya, January 24, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Hameenlinna (Finland), April 17, 2004.
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He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.

— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday
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