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Sami Vatanen | #45

D | 5' 10" | 185 lb | Age: 27 | New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
2018-2019 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
6 0 3 3 0
Career
GP G A P +/-
343 36 121 157 21
  • Sami Vatanen
  • Born: June 3, 1991
  • Birthplace: Jyväskylä, FIN
  • Shoots: Right
  • Draft: 2009 ANA, 4th rd, 15th pk (106th overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2018-2019 6 0 3 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 12 0
NHL Career 343 36 121 157 21 150 17 72 1 2 3 0 615 5.9
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2018-2019 6 0 3 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 12 0
NHL Career 343 36 121 157 21 150 17 72 1 2 3 0 615 5.9
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
PHI OCT 20 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 31 29:01
COL OCT 18 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 1 25 18:28
DAL OCT 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 31 25:10
SJS OCT 14 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 6 26 20:42
WSH OCT 11 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 26 24:45
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
PHI OCT 20 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 31 29:01
COL OCT 18 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 1 25 18:28
DAL OCT 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 31 25:10
SJS OCT 14 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 6 26 20:42
WSH OCT 11 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 26 24:45

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There are always reminders in the NHL that skill can make up for a lack of size. At 5-foot-10 and 183 pounds, Vatanen is clear proof of that.

A fourth-round selection (No. 106) by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2009 NHL Draft, the former Finnish League star took some time adjusting to the North American pro game. But as a swift-skating defenseman with offensive skill and good puck sense, the Finland native quickly found ways he could contribute to team success in the NHL.

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