Lightning deal Jokinen to Hurricanes
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."
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