Pacific Division RANK: 1
Record: 46-25-4 NHL rank: 6

Sami Vatanen 45

D
  • Status: In training camp
  • 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).
Season stats
  • Team Ducks
  • GP 71
  • G 9
  • A 29
  • Pts 38
  • +/- 8
  • PIM 20
  • PPG 4
  • SHG 0
  • GWG 2
  • TOI 21:18
  • S 140
  • PtsPG 0.54

2015-16 Season Stats

GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 71 9 29 38 8 20 4 0 2 21:18 140 0.54
Playoffs 7 1 3 4 4 6 0 0 1 23:03 12 0.57

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 offensive defenseman with a little upside.

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)