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Olli Jokinen – Panthers Den of Honor

In June 2000, the New York Islanders traded Olli Kokinen along with goaltender Roberto Luongo to the Florida Panthers for Mark Parrish and Oleg Kvasha. Jokinen would define his career as a Panther and set a new standard for the future. After seven seasons, he left his mark in South Florida as one of the greatest to ever don the Panther jersey.
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Olli Jokinen hired as head coach of Liiga's Jukurit

Who needs coaching experience when you have 17 seasons of NHL playing experience on your resume? Jukurit of the Liiga, the top pro level in Finland, has announced that former NHL star Olli Jokinen has been hired as the club’s head coach beginning next season, inking two-year deal with a third option year. Jokinen, who retired from the NHL in 2015, is the founder and head coach of the South Florida Hockey Academy youth program, but has not coached at the professional or junior level.
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