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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

When we started our journey we made a commitment to our fans to be relevant and to see the Chicago Blackhawks become the best professional hockey organization. There are not two finer symbols of that than Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The commitment we have made to these incredible young men is equal to the commitment they have made to our team, our fans, our entire organization and the city of Chicago.

— Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz on signing Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to contract extensions