Lightning deal Jokinen to Hurricanes

Updated: February 8, 2009, 12:45 PM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Carolina Hurricanes obtained left wing Jussi Jokinen from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday for left wing Wade Brookbank, defenseman Josef Melichar and a fourth-round draft pick.

Jokinen has six goals and 10 assists in 46 games this season.

"Jussi is a skilled, two-positional player that can be used in all situations," Carolina general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement. "He will add depth to our team at an important time of the season."

Brookbank ...

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