Panthers Captain Olli Jokinen One-Point Away from Setting New Franchise All-Time Points Record
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Captain Olli Jokinen
Will Play in 300th Consecutive Game Tuesday Night in Montreal
SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers announced today that Panthers Captain Olli Jokinen tied Scott Mellanby’s franchise points record of 354 points as a Florida Panther on Saturday night in the Cats 6-4 win over Tampa Bay. Jokinen recorded three points (1-2-3) to tie the record.
Florida will travel to Montreal on Tuesday night when Jokinen will have his first shot at breaking the points record in what will be Jokinen’s 300th consecutive game played, tying Robert Svehla for the Panthers all-time record of consecutive games played.
Jokinen has played in 490 games with the Florida Panthers after being traded from the New York Islanders to Florida on June 24, 2000. He has 156 goals and 198 assists for 354 points since joining the team for the 2000-01 season.
Jokinen has a chance this season to break almost every offensive record in Florida’s 15-year history.
Rank Player Points 1 Scott Mellanby 354 1 Olli Jokinen 354 3 Viktor Kozlov 291
Rank Player Goals 1 Scott Mellanby 157 2 Olli Jokinen 156 3 Pavel Bure 152
Rank Player Assists 1 Robert Svehla 229 2 Olli Jokinen 198 3 Scott Mellanby 197
Rank Player Game-Winning Goals 1 Olli Jokinen 31 2 Pavel Bure 23
Rank Player Power-Play Goals 1 Scott Mellanby 66 2 Olli Jokinen 49 3 Pavel Bure 44
Rank Player Consecutive Games 1 Robert Svehla 300 2 Olli Jokinen 299
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