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Finland Sami Vatanen
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Database: 889 440 players
Last added: Fabio Castronovo
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Richard Gynge 11 9 10 19
2. Robert Rosén 11 6 12 18
3. Max Veronneau 10 7 8 15
4. Ryan Lasch 11 2 13 15
5. Marcus Sylvegård 10 5 6 11
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
30
Height
5'10" / 179 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Agency
Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

A small and talented defenseman. An excellent skater who understands the game well and is useful on powerplay. Needs to improve physically. Good stickhandling. (Matias Strozyk)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 JYP U16 “A” U16 SM-sarja Q 9 7 16 23 30 |
JYP U16 U16 SM-sarja 4 5 3 8 16 |
JYP U18 U18 SM-sarja 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 2
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 7 1 3 4 2 |
2007-08 JYP U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 9 2 4 6 10 |
JYP U18 U18 SM-sarja 26 7 25 32 20 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
JYP U20 U20 SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 1
Finland U17 WHC-17 5 2 3 5 8 |
Finland U17 (all) “C” International-Jr 8 2 6 8 10 |
Finland U18 WJC-18 6 0 3 3 4 -2 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 6 0 3 3 4 |
2008-09 JYP U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 3 1 1 2 14 |
JYP U18 U18 I-divisioona 2 2 3 5 0 | Playoffs 1 1 1 2 14
JYP U20 U20 SM-liiga 20 3 7 10 22 -8 |
D Team Mestis 5 1 1 2 8 -2 |
Suomi U20 Mestis 2 0 0 0 2 0 |
Finland U18 “C” WJC-18 6 1 1 2 2 6 |
Finland U18 (all) “C” International-Jr 22 5 12 17 48 |
2009-10 JYP SM-liiga 55 7 23 30 44 -1 | Playoffs 14 3 4 7 6 1
Suomi U20 Mestis 1 0 0 0 2 1 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 2 3 5 0 2 |
Finland U20 (all) “A” International-Jr 17 8 10 18 6 |
Finland WC 7 0 0 0 6 -2 |
2010-11 JYP SM-liiga 52 11 20 31 30 30 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0 4
Suomi U20 Mestis 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Finland U20 “C” WJC-20 6 0 4 4 4 7 |
Finland U20 (all) “C” International-Jr 10 0 5 5 4 |
2011-12 JYP SM-liiga 49 14 28 42 40 11 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 4 2
2012-13 Anaheim Ducks NHL 8 2 0 2 0 3 | - - - - -
Norfolk Admirals AHL 62 9 36 45 44 0 |
2013-14 Anaheim Ducks NHL 48 6 15 21 22 9 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0 -2
Norfolk Admirals AHL 8 2 5 7 4 0 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 4 2
Finland OG 6 0 5 5 0 3 |
Finland (all) International 6 0 5 5 0 3 |
2014-15 Anaheim Ducks NHL 67 12 25 37 36 5 | Playoffs 16 3 8 11 8 5
2015-16 Anaheim Ducks NHL 71 9 29 38 20 8 | Playoffs 7 1 3 4 6 4
2016-17 Anaheim Ducks NHL 71 3 21 24 30 3 | Playoffs 12 1 5 6 4 -5
Finland WCup 3 0 0 0 2 -3 |
Finland (all) International 6 0 1 1 4 -7 |
2017-18 Anaheim Ducks NHL 15 1 3 4 8 -6 |
New Jersey Devils NHL 57 3 25 28 32 -1 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0 -1
2018-19 New Jersey Devils NHL 50 4 13 17 22 -17 |
2019-20 New Jersey Devils NHL 47 5 18 23 22 -12 |
Carolina Hurricanes NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 6 -1
2020-21 New Jersey Devils NHL 30 2 4 6 18 2 |
Dallas Stars NHL 9 0 0 0 2 1 |
2021-22 Genève-Servette HC NL 6 3 4 7 2 3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2009-10 Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 2 1 |
2010-11 Finland EHT 3 0 1 1 2 0 |
2011-12 Finland EHT 3 2 1 3 0 0 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NL
Sat 16/10 Genève-Servette vs Rapperswil-Jona
Fri 15/10 Genève-Servette @ Gottéron
Fri 08/10 Genève-Servette @ Rapperswil-Jona
Tue 05/10 Genève-Servette vs Davos
Sat 02/10 Genève-Servette vs Ambrì-Piotta
Fri 01/10 Genève-Servette @ Zug
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 70 11 41 52 0.74 48 0 | 1 5 0 3 3 0.60 4 2
EHT 3 9 2 2 4 0.44 4 1 | 0
International 2 12 0 6 6 0.50 4 -4 | 0
International-Jr 5 70 16 39 55 0.79 74 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 3 156 32 71 103 0.66 114 40 | 3 21 6 5 11 0.52 10 7
Mestis 3 9 1 1 2 0.22 12 -2 | 0
NHL 9 473 47 153 200 0.42 212 -5 | 6 51 6 20 26 0.51 24 0
NL 1 6 3 4 7 1.17 2 3 | 0
OG 1 6 0 5 5 0.83 0 3 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 1 4 5 3 8 2.00 16 - | 0
U16 SM-sarja Q 1 9 7 16 23 2.56 30 - | 0
U18 I-divisioona 1 2 2 3 5 2.50 0 - | 1 1 1 1 2 2.00 14 -
U18 SM-sarja 2 26 7 25 32 1.23 20 - | 2 8 1 0 1 0.13 2 -
U18 SM-sarja Q 2 12 3 5 8 0.67 24 - | 0
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 2 20 3 7 10 0.50 22 -8 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 1
WC 1 7 0 0 0 0.00 6 -2 | 0
WCup 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -3 | 0
WHC-17 1 5 2 3 5 1.00 8 - | 0
WJC-18 2 12 1 4 5 0.42 6 4 | 0
WJC-20 2 12 2 7 9 0.75 4 9 | 0
Skill Rating

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Puckhandling
17
Teamwork
16
Shot Blocking
16
Agility
16

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/27/2021
09/27/2021 Confirmed Dallas Stars Genève-Servette HC
04/12/2021
04/12/2021 Confirmed New Jersey Devils Dallas Stars
01/07/2021
01/07/2021 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes New Jersey Devils
02/24/2020
02/24/2020 Confirmed New Jersey Devils Carolina Hurricanes
11/30/2017
11/30/2017 Confirmed Anaheim Ducks New Jersey Devils
06/18/2016
06/18/2016 Extension Anaheim Ducks Anaheim Ducks
07/22/2014
07/22/2014 Extension Anaheim Ducks Anaheim Ducks
05/31/2011
05/31/2011 Confirmed JYP Anaheim Ducks
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2010, 1 #2 overall by Metallurg Novokuznetsk in the KHL Draft

Cult/Star player for JYP

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