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Sami Vatanen
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Sami Vatanen  #45

Anaheim Ducks  Defenseman
NUMBER: 45 BIRTHDATE: June 3, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Jyväskylä, Finland
WEIGHT: 183 DRAFTED: ANA / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (106th overall)    Prospect Bio
2014 Playoffs:
Last game: Scoreless on three shots in 18:25 TOI, May 14 @ LA...recorded three blocked shots
 
- Recorded his first playoff point (assist) on two shots in 18:52 TOI, May 10 @ LA...recorded three hits
- Appeared in the first postseason game of his career, May 8 @ LA
 
POSTSEASON CAREER VS. LOS ANGELES:
- Marks his first playoff series vs. LA

2013-14 Regular Season:
Appeared in his second NHL season with Anaheim, scoring 6-15=21 points with a +9 rating and 22 PIM in 48 games
Finished the season tied for fifth among rookie blueliners in goals…also tied for the team lead among defensemen in goals
Quote of the Day

It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential