All Things Hockey In The Carolinas

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

One guy that won't be missed

This was apparently Olli Jokinen's first public appearance as a Phoenix Coyote at an open house for season ticket holders. The Hurricanes will still have to face him twice, as they are one of the "wild-card" teams that play home and away as well as St. Louis & Anaheim. Still, facing him only 2 times this year as opposed to 6 (or 8) is a blessing for the Canes & Caniacs alike.

As an aside, there's no word on whether or not he's been hitting the beach this summer: