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Sami Vatanen | #45

D | 5' 10" | 185 lb | Age: 26 | New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
2017-2018 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
36 2 12 14 -10
Career
GP G A P +/-
301 34 102 136 18
  • 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%
2017-2018 36 2 12 14 -10 28 0 5 0 0 0 0 62 3.2
NHL Career 301 34 102 136 18 136 16 63 1 1 3 0 520 6.5
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 36 2 12 14 -10 28 0 5 0 0 0 0 62 3.2
NHL Career 301 34 102 136 18 136 16 63 1 1 3 0 520 6.5
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
PHI JAN 20 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 1 27 22:12
WSH JAN 18 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 2 27 21:52
NYI JAN 16 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 31 21:11
PHI JAN 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 22:22
NYI JAN 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 24 18:28
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
PHI JAN 20 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 1 27 22:12
WSH JAN 18 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 2 27 21:52
NYI JAN 16 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 31 21:11
PHI JAN 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 22:22
NYI JAN 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 24 18:28

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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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