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Olli Maatta  #3

Pittsburgh Penguins  Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: August 22, 1994  (AGE 19)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Jyväskylä, Finland
WEIGHT: 206 DRAFTED: PIT / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (22nd overall)    Prospect Bio

2014 POSTSEASON:

Home: 7GP 0G-2A-2PTS  +1  Even Strength: 0G-4A-4PTS Shorthanded: 0G-0A-0PTS

Road: 6GP 0G-2A-2PTS   +1  Power Play: 0G-0A-0PTS

 

2014 POSTSEASON:

* 5th among team D-men w/1:28 SH TOI/G.

* Notched 1st NHL playoff point (1A) in his NHL postseason debut vs. CBJ Apr. 16.

 

2013-14 REGULAR SEASON:

* 2nd among team D-men w/29 pts, 112 BkS and +8.

* His 9 goals are 2nd most among rookie D-men in team history.

* His 29 pts are tied for 4th most among rookie D-men in team history.

* Scored 1st career penalty shot attempt vs. Niklas Backstrom vs. MIN Dec. 19

* 2nd D-man in team history to score on PS and 1st since George Konik Jan. 31, 1968.

* Scored 1st NHL goal vs. VAN Oct. 19.

* Led all Finnish D-men w/3 goals to help win bronze medal at the 2014 Olympics.

* Penguins Rookie of the Year.

* Pronounced OH-lee matt-uh.

 

2013-14 REGULAR SEASON:

Home: 41GP 5G-13A-18PTS  +12  Even Strength: 5G-17A-22PTS  Shorthanded: 1G-0A-1PTS

Road: 37GP 4G-7A-11PTS  -4   Power Play: 3G-3A-6PTS

Quote of the Day

I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.

— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie