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Jussi Jokinen quietly produces for Panthers

Jussi Jokinen quietly produces for Panthers

After every game when the media heads to the Panthers locker room for interviews, they're usually passed in the hallway by a constantly moving Jussi Jokinen in the midst of his postgame exercise routine. After morning skate, while most of his teammates have gone off for lunch and a nap, Jokinen sits alone in front of his stall meticulously wrapping his stick. Jokinen doesn't possess the flash of fellow Finn, Aleksander Barkov, or the booming slap shot of Nick Bjugstad. He won't generate highlight-reel spinning goals a-la Jonathan Huberdeau. But invariably, Jokinen, 31, shows up on the scoresheet, quietly piling up 39 points, third most on the Panthers, as he averages...

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