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Ossi Väänänen

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'4" / 193 cm
  • Weight
    216 lbs / 98 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A large and physical defenseman with very good defensive abilities. Strong in front of his own goal. Decent with the puck. Väänänen's biggest weakness is his offensive game. Needs to improve his coordination. (Matias Strozyk)

Brother: Jarkko Väänänen

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 Jokerit U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 23 0 1 1 10 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 8
1995-96 Jokerit U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 12 0 0 0 10 |
Jokerit U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 8 0 0 0 2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
1996-97 Jokerit U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 18 1 2 3 43 |
Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 |
1997-98 Jokerit U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 7 3 3 6 8 |
Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 31 0 6 6 24 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 16
Finland U18 “A” EJC-18 6 0 0 0 20 |
Finland U18 (all) “A” International-Jr 18 0 1 1 40 |
1998-99 Jokerit U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 12 1 6 7 16 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 12
Jokerit Liiga 48 0 1 1 42 0 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 1
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 2 2 8 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 12 0 3 3 22 |
1999-00 Jokerit Liiga 49 1 6 7 46 11 | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 2 -2
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 0 0 16 1 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 0 2 2 57 |
2000-01 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 81 4 12 16 90 9 |
Finland WC 0 0 0 0 0 9 |
2001-02 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 76 2 12 14 74 6 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 6 0
Finland OG 2 0 1 1 0 -1 |
Finland (all) International 2 0 1 1 0 -1 |
2002-03 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 67 2 7 9 82 1 |
Finland WC 7 0 4 4 8 4 |
2003-04 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 67 2 4 6 87 -10 |
Colorado Avalanche NHL 12 0 0 0 2 -4 | Playoffs 11 0 1 1 18 3
Finland WCup 4 1 2 3 0 |
2004-05 Jokerit Liiga 28 2 2 4 30 6 | Playoffs 12 0 0 0 26 6
Finland EHT 5 0 1 1 27 |
Finland WC 7 0 1 1 8 0 |
2005-06 Colorado Avalanche NHL 53 0 4 4 56 10 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 Colorado Avalanche NHL 74 2 6 8 69 6 |
2007-08 Djurgårdens IF SHL 45 7 8 15 102 12 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 -2
Finland EHT 9 0 0 0 12 1 |
Finland WC 9 0 1 1 8 -2 |
2008-09 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 46 1 9 10 22 7 |
Vancouver Canucks NHL 3 0 1 1 0 0 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 0
2009-10 Dynamo Minsk KHL 52 0 6 6 76 -10 |
Finland EHT 5 0 0 0 10 -1 |
2010-11 Jokerit “C” Liiga 60 2 11 13 79 9 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 2 3
Finland EHT 8 0 1 1 6 0 |
Finland WC 9 0 0 0 4 3 |
2011-12 Jokerit “C” Liiga 57 5 16 21 98 11 | Playoffs 10 1 2 3 8 5
Finland “A” EHT 9 0 3 3 8 5 |
Finland WC 10 0 1 1 4 1 |
2012-13 Jokerit “C” Liiga 53 2 11 13 61 6 | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 6 5
Finland “A” EHT 8 0 1 1 4 -2 |
Finland WC 10 1 3 4 6 1 |
Finland (all) International 21 1 5 6 10 0 |
2013-14 Jokerit “C” Liiga 44 1 4 5 24 11 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -1
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 0 2 |
Finland OG 6 0 2 2 0 3 |
Finland (all) International 9 0 2 2 0 5 |
2014-15 Jokerit “A” KHL 44 0 6 6 60 -6 | Playoffs 10 0 1 1 33 -3
2015-16 Jokerit “A” KHL 6 0 0 0 2 0 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Jokerit Euro HL 5 0 0 0 2 -1 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 2 1
2010-11 Jokerit ET 8 0 4 4 6 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 2
2011-12 Jokerit “C” ET 8 1 1 2 4 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 2
2012-13 Jokerit “C” ET 7 1 0 1 26 |
2013-14 Jokerit ET 8 1 0 1 6 |
2014-15 Jokerit Spengler Cup 3 0 1 1 2 1 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
EHT 47 0 6 6 0.13 67 5 |
EJC-18 6 0 0 0 0.00 20 |
ET 31 3 5 8 0.26 42 0 | 6 1 1 2 0.33 2 2
Euro HL 5 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1 | 1 0 1 1 1.00 2 1
International 32 1 8 9 0.28 10 4 |
International-Jr 46 0 6 6 0.13 119 0 |
Jr. A SM-liiga 44 1 12 13 0.30 40 | 13 1 2 3 0.23 28
Jr. B SM-sarja 33 4 5 9 0.27 53 | 2 0 0 0 0.00 0
Jr. C SM-sarja 35 0 1 1 0.03 20 0 | 6 0 0 0 0.00 8 0
KHL 102 0 12 12 0.12 138 -16 | 10 0 1 1 0.10 33 -3
Liiga 339 13 51 64 0.19 380 54 | 51 3 9 12 0.24 44 17
NHL 479 13 55 68 0.14 482 25 | 20 0 1 1 0.05 26 3
OG 8 0 3 3 0.38 0 2 |
SHL 45 7 8 15 0.33 102 12 | 5 0 0 0 0.00 2 -2
Spengler Cup 3 0 1 1 0.33 2 1 |
WC 52 1 10 11 0.21 38 16 |
WCup 4 1 2 3 0.75 0 |
WJC-20 13 0 2 2 0.15 24 1 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/13/2016
07/13/2016 Confirmed Jokerit Retired
12/24/2012
12/24/2012 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
11/26/2010
11/26/2010 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
05/04/2010
05/04/2010 Confirmed Dinamo Minsk Jokerit
07/31/2009
07/31/2009 Confirmed Vancouver Canucks Dinamo Minsk
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