Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
 
SHARE
PLAYER SEARCH:  
ADVANCED SEARCH ›
Tommi Santala

Tommi Santala  #26

Center
NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: June 27, 1979
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Helsinki, Finland
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: ATL / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 9th   (245th overall)
Assigned to Jokerit Helsinki (Finland) by Atlanta, October 5, 2005. Traded to Vancouver by Atlanta with Atlanta's 5th round choice (Charles-Antoine Messier) in 2007 Entry Draft for Atlanta's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Atlanta selected Niklas Lucenius) in 2007 Entry Draft, June 14, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to a knee injury at Vancouver, December 8, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Jokerit Helsinki (Finland), September 5, 2007.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday