Pacific Division RANK: 3
Record: 32-21-2 NHL rank: 10

Sami Vatanen

#45 • D
  • Status: On roster
  • Height: 5'10
  • Weight: 183 lbs.
  • Shoots: R
  • Experience: 4 years
  • Birthdate: Jun 3, 1991
  • Birthplace: Jyvaskyla, FIN
  • Drafted: Drafted by Anaheim in 2009 (4/106).
2016-17 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 54 2 16 18 1 22 2 0 0 22:03 76 0.33
On Pace 73 3 22 25 1 30 3 0 0 22:03 103 0.34
Scouting Report
Assets:
Owns excellent offensive ability, solid puck-moving skills and plenty of hockey sense. Is capable of running a power play and also owns a very accurate point shot.
Flaws:
Is somewhat undersized for the North American pro game, so he needs to add bulk and get stronger physically in order to maximize output and avoid long-term injury.
Career Potential:
Talented defenseman, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AHL First All-Star Team 2012-13
AHL All-Rookie Team 2012-13
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2014 (Finland)