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Coach Selly
08-31-2012, 06:44
The scene was idyllic, something that clearly belonged on the next Jokinen family Christmas card.

There was Olli Jokinen, one of the Winnipeg Jets' big free-agent additions this summer, at MTS Iceplex Thursday afternoon blasting one-timers delicately slid to him by his young daughters -- all dressed up in their best figure skating gear -- into an open net. The moment had media camera types scrambling for position and had other spectators busting into a collective, "Awww, isn't that so cute" chorus.

The question now, especially with the ongoing discussions on a new collective bargaining agreement taking place in New York, is will the Jokinens have more moments like this in the weeks ahead if a lockout drags on or will the big Finnish centre soon be blasting home one-timers from the likes of Toby Enstrom, Andrew Ladd or Blake Wheeler?

Read on (http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/hockey/jets/jokinen-feeling-at-home-in-peg-168111376.html)