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New Jersey Devils Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
 
Sami Vatanen • #45 • D
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:5'10", 185 lbs.
Born:Jun 3, 1991 (27 yrs) in Jyvaskyla, FIN
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Anaheim in 2009 (4/106).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Anaheim in 2017.
Shoots:R
2017-18 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 72 4 28 32 -7 40 1 0 0 22:24 145 0.44
Playoffs 4 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 19:14 9 0.25
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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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