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Anaheim Ducks Western Conference Pacific Division
 
Sami Vatanen • #45 • D
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:5'10", 183 lbs.
Born:Jun 3, 1991 (26 yrs) in Jyvaskyla, FIN
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Anaheim in 2009 (4/106).
Shoots:R
2017-18 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 11 1 3 4 -4 8 0 0 0 20:39 14 0.36
On Pace 72 7 20 27 -26 52 0 0 0 20:39 92 0.38
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Scouting Report
Assets: Owns excellent offensive ability, solid puck-moving skills and plenty of hockey sense. Is capable of running a power play and also owns a very accurate point shot.
Flaws: Is somewhat undersized for the North American pro game, so he needs to add bulk and get stronger physically in order to maximize output and avoid long-term injury.
Career Potential: Talented defenseman, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AHL First All-Star Team 2012-13
AHL All-Rookie Team 2012-13
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2014 (Finland)
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