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Jussi Jokinen notched a goal in the Penguins' 3-1 win over the Blue Jackets in Game 5 of their first-round series.

The Penguins head to Columbus a win away from advancing to the second round. Jokinen's goal was the game-winner, picked up at 6:16 of the third period. He has three goals and a point in every game but one. Chris Kunitz, who also had an assist on Kris Letang's empty-netter, also scored. Letang's goal marks his first point of the playoffs. Sidney Crosby, Matt Niskanen, Brendon Sutter, Craig Adams and Lee Stempniak registered assists. The Penguins had 51 shots on goal in the win.

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Jussi Jokinen scored the game-winning goal in Pittsburgh's 4-3 victory on Monday.

The goal was initially credited to Olli Maatta, who now has an assist instead. This is Jokinen's fourth career playoff game-winning goal.

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The Pittsburgh Penguins had a losing weekend to finish their regular season.

They'll enter the playoffs this week after losing both of their weekend games. Sunday night, they dropped a 3-2 decision in a shootout to the visiting Ottawa Senators. Jussi Jokinen scored one of the Pens' goals, his 21st of the season. Lee Stempniak also scored for Pittsburgh, his 12th of the season.

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Jussi Jokinen had an assist in his return from an upper-body injury on Sunday.

Jokinen missed a game due to the ailment. He has 18 goals and 54 points in 78 contests this season.

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Jussi Jokinen connected on the power play for his 18th goal of the season Tuesday night in Pittsburgh's 3-2 loss to Phoenix.

Jokinen has four points in his last five games, with 51 points through 72 games in total this season. Expect Jokinen to get much more power play time on the top unit with James Neal and Sydney Crosby while Evgeni Malkin is sidelined with an injury until mid-April.

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With his assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Lightning, Jussi Jokinen reached the 50-point plateau.

It is the fourth time that Jokinen has recorded 50 points in a season. What a quietly effective player he is.

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Jussi Jokinen hopes to remain with the Penguins beyond this season.

Jokinen, who will now replace James Neal on the top power-play unit, is a pending unrestricted free agent on the last year of a three-year, $9 million contract. General manager Ray Shero won't discuss offseason plans, but the front office and coaching staff have been pleased with Jokinen, who has 17 goals and 46 points. "I just figure that it will take care of itself in the summer," Jokinen said. "I don't mind if we don't talk until the summer, either. I really don't care. There are a few free agents on this team, so I know they'll be busy making decisions. ... But I do want to stay here."

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Jussi Jokinen recorded a goal and an assist in Finland's 5-0 win over the U.S. in Saturday's bronze-medal match.

He scored just 11 seconds after Teemu Selanne gave Finland a 1-0 lead and the United States was never able to recover. Jokinen finishes the tournament with five points in six games. Selanne scored again in the victory, while Lauri Korpikoski, Mikael Granlund and Jori Lehtera contributed two assists each.

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Scheduled to leave for Sochi this weekend, Finnish winger Jussi Jokinen of the Pittsburgh Penguins says he's heading into the Olympics "confident I'm playing my best hockey."

Jokinen had an assist on Olli Maatta's first-period goal Friday to give him 16 points in the 16 games heading into the Olympics. He has 42 points this season, putting him on pace for his best season in four years. "I like how my body feels right now, and I've got lots of confidence," Jokinen said. "Our line with (James Neal) and (Malkin) has played pretty good hockey and been able to produce."

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Jussi Jokinen is on a three-game point streak.

Jokinen has 16 goals and 41 points in 56 contests this season. The Carolina Hurricanes are picking up part of his cap hit, which means that the Penguins are being charged just $2.1 million for his services. They won't have that luxury next season though as he's set to become an unrestricted free agent. It will be interesting to see if he takes a hometown discount to stay with the team that's revitalized his career.