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Finland Urho Vaakanainen
#18 SaiPa / Liiga - 20/21
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Linus Omark 11 6 12 18
2. Roman Cervenka 13 7 8 15
3. Julius Nättinen 10 12 2 14
4. Denis Hollenstein 14 8 6 14
5. Garrett Roe 14 4 10 14
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
21
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Cap Hit
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Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
An intelligent, two-way defender…reads the play really well, has his head up all the time and makes quick decisions with the puck, Futureconsiderations.ca 2017
He has good puck moving ability and strong offensive upside. He is also a good skater and can rush the puck up ice with confidence, Hockeyprospect.com 2017
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 Jokipojat U16 U16 I-divisioona 1 0 0 0 2 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 16
2012-13 Jokipojat U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 5 4 2 6 0 | -
Jokipojat U16 U16 SM-sarja 15 5 14 19 16 | -
Jokipojat U18 U18 Mestis 13 3 9 12 52 | -
Jokipojat U18 U18 SM-sarja 9 1 4 5 4 | -
2013-14 Blues U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 1 0 0 0 0 | -
Blues U16 U16 SM-sarja 6 4 6 10 10 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Blues U18 U18 SM-sarja 41 8 25 33 48 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 2
2014-15 Blues U18 U18 SM-sarja 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 30 4 8 12 34 20 | Playoffs 9 2 0 2 0 -2
Finland U17 WHC-17 6 0 1 1 2 | -
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 19 1 6 7 10 -2 | -
2015-16 Blues U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 18 2 11 13 8 10 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 0
Blues Liiga 25 1 5 6 8 -8 | -
Finland U17 WHC-17 5 0 0 0 6 | -
Finland U18 WJC-18 7 1 2 3 6 6 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 2 0 0 0 0 -2 | -
2016-17 JYP U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
JYP Liiga 41 2 4 6 12 5 | Playoffs 14 0 3 3 2 1
JYP-Akatemia Mestis 3 0 1 1 29 -2 | -
Finland U18 WJC-18 5 3 3 6 2 4 | -
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 8 3 3 6 4 | -
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 1 0 1 4 -2 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 9 2 1 3 4 -1 | -
2017-18 SaiPa Liiga 43 4 7 11 24 8 | Playoffs 9 0 1 1 0 1
Finland U20 WJC-20 5 0 1 1 2 3 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 13 0 2 2 26 | -
Finland (all) International 9 0 3 3 4 4 | -
2018-19 Boston Bruins NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
Providence Bruins AHL 30 4 10 14 10 2 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 1
Finland U20 “A” WJC-20 7 0 4 4 6 5 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 0 4 4 10 | -
2019-20 Boston Bruins NHL 5 0 0 0 0 2 | -
Providence Bruins AHL 54 5 9 14 18 18 | -
2020-21 SaiPa Liiga - - - - - | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 Finland Selects U13 QC Int PW 2 1 2 3 2 | -
2014-15 Blues U20 JCWC 5 1 0 1 6 -4 | -
Finland U17 EYOF 3 0 1 1 0 3 | -
2015-16 Blues Champions HL 2 0 1 1 2 0 | -
2016-17 JYP Champions HL 5 0 1 1 4 2 | -
Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 0 1 1 2 -1 | -
2017-18 Finland EHT 5 0 1 1 2 4 | -
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
AHL 2019-2020
Wed 11/03 Providence Bruins @ Hartford Wolf Pack
Sun 08/03 Providence Bruins vs Hershey Bears
Sat 07/03 Providence Bruins @ Springfield Thunderbirds
Fri 06/03 Providence Bruins vs Springfield Thunderbirds
Sun 01/03 Providence Bruins @ Hartford Wolf Pack
Sat 29/02 Providence Bruins @ Springfield Thunderbirds
Wed 26/02 Providence Bruins @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Sun 23/02 Providence Bruins vs Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Sat 22/02 Providence Bruins vs Springfield Thunderbirds
Mon 17/02 Providence Bruins vs Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Skill Rating

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Shot Blocking
16
Speed
15
Puckhandling
15
Acceleration
15

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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 84 9 19 28 0.33 28 20 | 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 2 1
Champions HL 2 7 0 2 2 0.29 6 2 | 0
EHT 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 2 4 | 0
EYOF 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 3 | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 2 -1 | 0
International 1 9 0 3 3 0.33 4 4 | 0
International-Jr 5 61 6 16 22 0.36 54 -5 | 0
JCWC 1 5 1 0 1 0.20 6 -4 | 0
Liiga 4 109 7 16 23 0.21 44 5 | 2 23 0 4 4 0.17 2 2
Mestis 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 29 -2 | 0
NHL 2 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 | 0
QC Int PW 1 2 1 2 3 1.50 2 0 | 0
U16 I-divisioona 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 | 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 16 0
U16 SM-sarja 2 21 9 20 29 1.38 26 0 | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
U16 SM-sarja Q 2 6 4 2 6 1.00 0 0 | 0
U18 Mestis 1 13 3 9 12 0.92 52 0 | 0
U18 SM-sarja 3 50 9 29 38 0.76 52 0 | 2 6 0 3 3 0.50 2 0
Jr. A SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 49 6 19 25 0.51 42 29 | 2 11 2 0 2 0.18 2 -2
WHC-17 2 11 0 1 1 0.09 8 0 | 0
WJC-18 2 12 4 5 9 0.75 8 10 | 0
WJC-20 3 18 1 5 6 0.33 12 6 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
11/23/2020
11/23/2020 Loan Boston Bruins SaiPa
06/13/2018
06/13/2018 Confirmed SaiPa Boston Bruins
05/05/2017
05/05/2017 Confirmed JYP SaiPa
04/28/2016
04/28/2016 Confirmed Blues JYP
11/13/2015
11/13/2015 Extension Kiekko-Espoo U20 Blues
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2016, 1 #41 overall by Windsor Spitfires in the CHL Import Draft

Drafted 2015, 19 #303 overall by Dubuque Fighting Saints in the USHL Entry Draft

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #37 by ISS Hockey

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #30 by Future Considerations

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #13 by McKeen's Hockey

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #22 by TSN/McKenzie

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #8 by NHL Central Scouting

Career transactions
- 2015-11-13 • Signed to a three-year contract with Blues
- 2013-Summer• Transferred from Jokipojat juniors to Blues juniors

Other memorable dates
- 2015-11-28 • Scored first Liiga assist point (vs.Kärpät)
- 2015-11-13 • Made Liiga debut (vs JYP) +/-: 0 S: 2 TOI; 18:47 (AGE:16)
- 2015-10-26 • Selected to U17 World Hockey Challenge roster
- 2015-01-13 • Selected to U17 European Youth Olympic Festival roster
- 2014-10-27 • Selected to U17 World Hockey Challenge roster

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