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Olli Jokinen Quotes

Olli Jokinen
I think overall the past couple games we've tried to play good defense. With [Luongo] in the net, he gives you a chance to win every night. It's nice to end the trip with a win.
Olli Jokinen
#Defense

Olli Jokinen
It's hard to put into words. It's pretty similar to when Canada and the Soviet Union played the Summit Series. It's like that every time for us against them.
Olli Jokinen
#Canada

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We can't feel sorry about ourselves and take back what we did. We've just got to bounce back and win the next game.
Olli Jokinen
#Bounce

Olli Jokinen
The past couple years my name has popped up at the trade deadline, (and) I've been traded a couple of times already. I don't think about that. I just hope we get an agreement, get a deal done, and I can stay here.
Olli Jokinen
#Past

Olli Jokinen
He's a proven goalie in Europe, but we played 50 minutes of hockey and had 13 shots. We can't give him credit. He's probably happy he got his first shutout in the NHL, but we made him look good. We really didn't test that guy.
Olli Jokinen
#Europe

Olli Jokinen
He's a proven goalie in Europe, but we played 50 minutes of hockey and had 13 shots, ... We can't give him credit. He's probably happy he got his first shutout in the NHL, but we made him look good. We really didn't test that guy.
Olli Jokinen
#Europe

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It's a disappointing way to lose. We played pretty solid, but mistakes cost us.
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#Mistakes

Olli Jokinen
This will probably taste a little better in a few days but you win the bronze and the gold medals, you lose the silver.
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#Gold

Olli Jokinen
We showed a lot of character tonight. It was a big win for our team.
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#Character

Olli Jokinen
It's amazing how hard they work, every shift.
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#Work

Olli Jokinen
Probably it's going to taste a little bit bitter in the next few days. You win the bronze, you win the gold, you lose the silver. As a hockey player you always want to win. It's disappointment right now.
Olli Jokinen
#Taste

Olli Jokinen
Even if we're not able to sign a deal before the trade deadline [March 9], if the team keeps going in the right direction and makes a push to be in the playoffs, I don't see a reason to trade a guy.
Olli Jokinen
#Trade

Olli Jokinen
Early in the year we find a way to lose those (one-goal) games. Lately, we've been able to get that extra point. Every point is huge for us. It was a big win.
Olli Jokinen
#Games

Olli Jokinen
It's a different ballgame now.
Olli Jokinen
#Ball Game

Olli Jokinen
You don't want to let your teammates down. These are big games for our franchise. We definitely want to win games and at least be in that ninth place.
Olli Jokinen
#Games

Olli Jokinen
We've been building a fan base, so we definitely want to win games and at least be in that ninth place. That's still a possibility. The fans, and us as players, and the organization will have a better feeling going to the long summer.
Olli Jokinen
#Games

Olli Jokinen
If we were in the playoffs, I'd probably be taking some games (off) now to be ready. But I'm used to playing 82 games, so I just want to get through it.
Olli Jokinen
#Games

Olli Jokinen
We're just trying to get as much of shots as possible,
Olli Jokinen
#Trying

Olli Jokinen
I was surprised at the call on Lemieux, because the rules are if you touch Crosby or Lemieux you get a penalty.
Olli Jokinen
#Rules

Olli Jokinen
If it was a win and I didn't score any goals, I would be happy.
Olli Jokinen
#Goals

Olli Jokinen
We really didn't test that guy. It was an easy night for him. We made him look good.
Olli Jokinen
#Night

Olli Jokinen
We played a solid 60 minutes. In the second we took over the game and gave up a freak goal but we played smart and held the lead.
Olli Jokinen
#60 minutes

Olli Jokinen
I've been playing with Gary the last 20 games and things have been clicking. Gratton has been there a few games and it's been working really well.
Olli Jokinen
#Games

Olli Jokinen
I was just trying to jam it in and he put his pad there and then I couldn't get it high enough.
Olli Jokinen
#Trying

Olli Jokinen
He's our best player night in and night out.
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#Night

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The Finnish people are very angry about it.
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#People

Olli Jokinen
I don't think there's any people outside our locker-room who believed we could go this far. I told my teammates back in Florida when I'd be back and I told them on Tuesday morning. A couple of guys smiled, I don't know if they believed me.
Olli Jokinen
#People

Olli Jokinen
I don't think there's any people outside our locker-room who believed we could go this far.
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#People