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Sami Vatanen | #45

D | 5' 10" | 185 lb | Age: 28 | Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes
2019-2020 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
47 5 18 23 -12
Career
GP G A P +/-
434 45 149 194 -8
  • 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%
2019-2020 47 5 18 23 -12 22 1 10 0 1 0 0 95 5.3
NHL Career 434 45 149 194 -8 192 21 86 1 3 3 0 805 5.6
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2019-2020 47 5 18 23 -12 22 1 10 0 1 0 0 95 5.3
NHL Career 434 45 149 194 -8 192 21 86 1 3 3 0 805 5.6
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
DAL FEB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 24 20:21
NSH JAN 30 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 29 22:46
OTT JAN 27 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2 30 25:43
CBJ JAN 18 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 3 24 20:24
WSH JAN 16 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 3 26 20:06
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
DAL FEB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 24 20:21
NSH JAN 30 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 29 22:46
OTT JAN 27 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2 30 25:43
CBJ JAN 18 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 3 24 20:24
WSH JAN 16 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 3 26 20:06

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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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