Sami Vatanen

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    5'10" / 179 cm
  • Weight
    187 lbs / 85 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract
    19/20

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” Jr. C SM-sarja Q 9 7 16 23 30 |
JYP U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 4 5 3 8 16 |
JYP U18 Jr. B 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 Jr. B SM-sarja Q 9 2 4 6 10 |
JYP U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 26 7 25 32 20 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
JYP U20 Jr. A 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 Jr. B SM-sarja Q 3 1 1 2 14 |
JYP U18 Jr. B I-divisioona 2 2 3 5 0 | Playoffs 1 1 1 2 14
JYP U20 Jr. A 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 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 EHT 3 0 0 0 2 1 |
Finland WC 7 0 0 0 6 -2 |
2010-11 JYP 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 |
Finland EHT 3 0 1 1 2 0 |
2011-12 JYP Liiga 49 14 28 42 40 11 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 4 2
Finland EHT 3 2 1 3 0 0 |
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 - - - - - |
2017-18 NHL stats powered by NHL.com
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 70 11 41 52 0.74 48 0 | 5 0 3 3 0.60 4 2
EHT 9 2 2 4 0.44 4 1 |
International 12 0 6 6 0.50 4 -4 |
International-Jr 70 16 39 55 0.79 74 0 |
Jr. A SM-liiga 20 3 7 10 0.50 22 -8 | 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 1
Jr. B I-divisioona 2 2 3 5 2.50 0 0 | 1 1 1 2 2.00 14 0
Jr. B SM-sarja 26 7 25 32 1.23 20 0 | 8 1 0 1 0.13 2 0
Jr. B SM-sarja Q 12 3 5 8 0.67 24 0 |
Jr. C SM-sarja 4 5 3 8 2.00 16 0 |
Jr. C SM-sarja Q 9 7 16 23 2.56 30 0 |
Liiga 156 32 71 103 0.66 114 40 | 21 6 5 11 0.52 10 7
Mestis 9 1 1 2 0.22 12 -2 |
NHL 337 36 118 154 0.46 148 21 | 44 6 17 23 0.52 18 1
OG 6 0 5 5 0.83 0 3 |
WC 7 0 0 0 0.00 6 -2 |
WCup 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -3 |
WHC-17 5 2 3 5 1.00 8 0 |
WJC-18 12 1 4 5 0.42 6 4 |
WJC-20 12 2 7 9 0.75 4 9 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
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
Player Biography and Trivia

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

Cult/Star player for JYP