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Sami Niku | #8

D | 6' 1" | 176 lb | Age: 24 | Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets
2020-2021 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
6 0 0 0 -3
Career
GP G A P +/-
54 2 8 10 -5
  • Sami Niku
  • Born: October 10, 1996
  • Birthplace: Haapavesi, FIN
  • Shoots: Left
  • Draft: 2015 WPG, 7th rd, 17th pk (198th overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2020-2021 6 0 0 0 -3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
NHL Career 54 2 8 10 -5 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 4
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2020-2021 6 0 0 0 -3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
NHL Career 54 2 8 10 -5 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 4
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
VAN MAR 1 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 23 14:00
MTL FEB 27 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 19 13:02
MTL FEB 25 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 17 13:28
OTT JAN 19 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 18 10:14
TOR JAN 18 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 1 20 14:22
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
VAN MAR 1 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 23 14:00
MTL FEB 27 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 19 13:02
MTL FEB 25 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 17 13:28
OTT JAN 19 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 18 10:14
TOR JAN 18 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 1 20 14:22

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Niku, a defenseman from Haapavesi, Finland, made his debut in Liiga, Finland's top pro league, in 2014-15, then was selected by the Winnipeg Jets in the seventh round (No. 198) in the 2015 NHL Draft.

He remained in Finland for one more season, finishing with 27 points (five goals, 22 assists) in 59 games for JYP before signing a three-year, entry-level contract with the Jets on May 25, 2017. Niku spent most of the 2017-18 season with Manitoba of the American Hockey League, but was called up by the Jets on April 1, 2018, and scored a goal against the Montreal Canadiens in his NHL debut two days later. After the season, he was named the AHL's top defenseman and earned First-Team All-Star honors.

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