Jokinen could propel Calgary to Cup
When inserted on top line, new center drastically helps Flames
Originally Published: March 4, 2009By Tim Williams | AccuScore
The Calgary Flames made the first big trade on deadline day, acquiring Olli Jokinen (and a third-round pick) from the Phoenix Coyotes for Matthew Lombardi, Brandon Prust and a first-round pick. Should Jokinen center the top line in Calgary, with Jarome Iginla on his wing, Calgary suddenly could have the push not only to advance past the first round, but reach the Stanley Cup finals.
2009 NHL TRADE DEADLINE
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