SAMI VATANEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Eklund: Quick Hit. Kesler deal closer. Sami Vatanen Available. Who's Calling?

Talking to a few people today and there appears to be a Kesler deal on the table...if Gillis is ready to make the deal. The Canucks are going to get way more than many people expected. The other very interesting thing about Kesler is that Gillis has been talking to several teams "for months" about Kesler. Here is a real shocker to me... The Ducks are willing to...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Sami Vatanen

When I watch the Olympics, I often look for non-NHL players who appear capable of being NHLers.  While none of these have stood out to me so far, there is a bit NHL player who has looked like he is good enough to play a much bigger role in the NHL.  He is Sami Vatanen of Finland.  He is a rookie with the Anaheim Ducks in the NHL. Vatanen has been the top defenceman on the Finnish...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Recall Vatanen

The Ducks have recalled defenseman Sami Vatanen from the Norfolk Admirals, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). Vatanen, 22 (6/3/91), has appeared in 39 contests for Anaheim this season, earning 6-8=14 points with a +3 rating and 20 penalty minutes (PIM). The 5-10, 183-pound defenseman ranks tied for first among team blueliners in goals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks too much for Red Wings after four-goal first

Sami Vatanen had a goal and an assist and the Anaheim Ducks used a four-goal first period to extend their winning streak to six games with a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Nick Bonino, Jakob Silfverberg, Corey Perry and Saku Koivu also scored for Anaheim. Andrew Cogliano had three assists and Jonas Hiller made 16 saves. Tomas Jurco got his first career goal...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings fall to Ducks

DETROIT (AP) -- Sami Vatanen had a goal and an assist and the Anaheim Ducks used a four-goal first period to extend their winning streak to six games with a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Nick Bonino, Jakob Silfverberg, Corey Perry and Saku Koivu also scored for Anaheim. Andrew Cogliano had three assists and Jonas Hiller made 16 saves. Tomas Jurco got his...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Palumbo: Thoughts on Ducks Preseason Open and Roster Cuts

Look, it wasn't the crispest 60 minutes of hockey ever played , but the Anaheim Ducks did come out firing and were able dismantle the Coyotes 6-2 Monday night at the Honda Center. Teemu Selanne and Sami Vatanen scored 21 seconds apart in the games opening moments. Nolan Yonkman's shorthanded goal made it 3-0 before the game was even three minutes old. Daniel Winnik added...
Via HockeyBuzz
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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