Fans have right to stay away, says Jets' Olli Jokinen

Jets forward Olli Jokinen talks to Winnipeg media at the MTS Iceplex on Jan. 7, 2012. (RICH...

Jets forward Olli Jokinen talks to Winnipeg media at the MTS Iceplex on Jan. 7, 2012. (RICH POPE/QMI Agency)

PAUL FRIESEN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:10 AM ET

WINNIPEG - If Olli Jokinen can play like he can talk, the Winnipeg Jets have landed a solid free agent.

As long as he decides to play more often than he opened his mouth during the lockout.

After a couple months of telling reporters he wouldn't have a comment until the dispute was over, the 34-year-old Finn was true to his word, Monday, granting a nearly half-hour session with the media that went more places than Dustin Byfuglien in a game of pond hockey.


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