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Tuesday Daily Puck: You Must Be Jokinen

Andrew Fiorentino

Andrew Fiorentino

A degenerate fantasy player since the age of 13.

Around the Rink

Is there anything worse in all of professional sports than seeing a guy who was simply awful for your team come back to play you with another team and suddenly look like a star? (Yeah, there are probably worse things. Let's not dwell on it.) It stinks when it happens in fantasy, and but it's even worse when it's Olli Jokinen -- Olli "I scored four goals in 26 games as a Ranger" Jokinen putting up a pair of goals to break a third-period tie. Amazingly, before Monday's game, Jokinen was actually on a slower scoring pace than that of his 2009-10 stint in New York.

But there's just something about facing your old team, isn't there? Somehow, this always seems to happen in fantasy, too if I may mix my sports, those people who cut Alshon Jeffrey three weeks into the season have almost certainly suffered his huge games as celestial retribution. So it is with Olli Jokinen.

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