Cats Captain Olli Jokinen Named NHL Second Star of the Week
/ Florida Panthers
SUNRISE, Fla. – The National Hockey League announced today that Panthers C Olli Jokinen was named the league’s second star of the week for the period ending April 1.
Jokinen led all scorers in the NHL with seven points (one goal, six assists) in four games. He opened the week with a goal and two assists in a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning March 27 and tallied one assist each in a 3-2 shootout victory over the Atlanta Thrashers March 28 and 3-2 overtime win over the Washington Capitals March 30. He closed the week by recording two assists in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes April 1. Jokinen leads the Panthers and ranks 14th in League scoring with 86 points (37 goals, 49 assists) in 79 games. He is one goal, two assists and three points, respectively, from matching single-season career highs set in 2005-06.