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Sami Vatanen | #45

D | 5' 10" | 185 lb | Age: 26 | New Jersey Devils
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2017-2018 Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
4 1 0 1 -1
Career Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
44 6 17 23 1
2017-2018 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
72 4 28 32 -7
Career
GP G A P +/-
337 36 118 154 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%
2017-2018 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 11.1
Career Playoffs 44 6 17 23 1 18 1 8 0 0 1 0 88 6.8
2017-2018 72 4 28 32 -7 40 1 13 0 1 0 0 145 2.8
NHL Career 337 36 118 154 21 148 17 71 1 2 3 0 603 6
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 11.1
Career Playoffs 44 6 17 23 1 18 1 8 0 0 1 0 88 6.8
2017-2018 72 4 28 32 -7 40 1 13 0 1 0 0 145 2.8
NHL Career 337 36 118 154 21 148 17 71 1 2 3 0 603 6
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
TBL APR 18 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 8 06:46
TBL APR 16 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 28 22:42
TBL APR 14 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 4 27 20:55
TBL APR 12 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 3 32 26:32
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
TBL APR 18 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 8 06:46
TBL APR 16 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 28 22:42
TBL APR 14 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 4 27 20:55
TBL APR 12 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 3 32 26:32

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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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