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SAMI VENÄLÄINEN  Finland

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BIRTHYEAR 1981-10-14 BIRTHPLACEKangasala, FIN
AGE 34 NATION Finland
POSITION RW SHOOTS R
HEIGHT 180 cm / 5'11" WEIGHT 89 kg / 196 lbs
YOUTH TEAM Tappara CONTRACT 16/17
NHL DRAFT 2000 round 8 #249 overall by Arizona Coyotes
HIGHLIGHTS
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
2-time SM-liiga Champion 2


© Photo: Timo Savela

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1996-97 Tappara U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 32 21 173831 | Playoffs 4 2 130  
 1997-98 Tappara U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 2 2 020 | Playoffs 6 4 596  
  Tappara U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 33 18 72512 |            
 1998-99 Tappara U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 31 27 174445 |            
  Tappara U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 10 3 2529 |            
  Finland U18 WJC-18 7 0 332 |            
  Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 7 0 332 |            
 1999-00 Tappara U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 37 8 91718 | Playoffs 10 3 476  
 2000-01 Tappara U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 21 6 131912 | Playoffs 9 3 140  
  Tappara Liiga 36 0 112 -1 | Playoffs 1 0 000
  Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 120 1 |            
  Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 3 364 |            
 2001-02 Tappara Liiga 56 5 81324 4 | Playoffs 10 0 118
 2002-03 Tappara Liiga 55 5 91448 5 | Playoffs 13 0 0010 -1 
 2003-04 Tappara Liiga 56 18 153322 0 | Playoffs 3 1 010
 2004-05 Tappara Liiga 55 5 61132 -4 | Playoffs 8 1 236
 2005-06 Tappara Liiga 56 10 122248 6 | Playoffs 6 1 0112 -5 
 2006-07 Tappara Liiga 54 14 72167 7 | Playoffs 5 0 004 -2 
 2007-08 Tappara Liiga 54 16 82452 9 | Playoffs 11 0 2210 -1 
 2008-09 TPS Liiga 56 7 182542 -1 | Playoffs 8 1 346
 2009-10 TPS Liiga 43 10 102066 4 | Playoffs 15 1 674
 2010-11 TPS  Liiga 58 10 243432 -13 |            
 2011-12 Tappara  Liiga 58 8 172555 0 |            
 2012-13 Tappara Liiga 30 3 4726 -4 | Playoffs 10 2 026
  LeKi  Mestis 8 3 252 -4 |            
 2013-14 LeKi  Mestis 11 4 592 6 |            
  SaiPa Liiga 45 3 121549 9 | Playoffs 13 1 122
 2014-15 SaiPa Liiga 58 4 91338 -10 | Playoffs 7 1 122 -1 
 2015-16 SaiPa Liiga 59 10 142449 11 | Playoffs 6 1 122
 2016-17  Fischtown Pinguins DEL - - --- |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 2010-11 TPS ET 8 4 598 | Playoffs 3 3 030  
 2011-12 Tappara  ET 8 4 2614 |            
 2012-13 Tappara ET 3 1 010 | Playoffs 1 0 004  
 2014-15 SaiPa Champions HL 10 2 138 2 |            


CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  Champions HL: 10 2 1 3 0.30 |    
  DEL: 0 0 0 0 - |    
  ET: 19 9 7 16 0.84 22  | 4 3 0 3 0.75
  International-Jr: 23 3 6 9 0.39 |    
  Jr. A SM-liiga: 68 17 24 41 0.60 59  | 19 6 5 11 0.58
  Jr. B SM-sarja: 64 45 24 69 1.08 57  |    
  Jr. C SM-sarja: 34 23 17 40 1.18 31  | 10 6 6 12 1.20  
  Liiga: 829 128 174 302 0.36 652  22  | 116 10 17 27 0.23 72  -1 
  Mestis: 19 7 7 14 0.74 |    
  WJC-18: 7 0 3 3 0.43 |    
  WJC-20: 7 1 1 2 0.29 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
1998-1999 U18 WJC Gold Medal
2000-2001 SM-liiga Silver Medal
  U20 WJC Silver Medal
2001-2002 SM-liiga Silver Medal
2002-2003 SM-liiga Champion
2007-2008 SM-liiga Bronze Medal
2009-2010 SM-liiga Champion
2012-2013 SM-liiga Silver Medal
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- SM-liiga Bronze Medal 07/08
- SM-liiga Champion 02/03, 09/10
- SM-liiga Silver Medal 00/01, 01/02, 12/13
- U18 WJC Gold Medal 98/99
- U20 WJC Silver Medal 00/01



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2016-07-04 Confirmed SaiPa Fischtown Pinguins
2015-02-28 Extension SaiPa SaiPa 1 year 
2014-05-23 Extension SaiPa SaiPa 1 year 
2013-12-14 Extension SaiPa SaiPa End of season 
2013-10-20 Confirmed Tappara SaiPa Until Dec. 28 
2013-09-10 Loan Tappara LeKi Indefinitely 
2012-12-19 Loan Tappara LeKi Indefinitely 
2011-04-12 Confirmed TPS Tappara
2010-03-15 Extension TPS TPS (1 year)