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Ducks News: Vantanen quacks new deal

Young blueliner Sami Vatanen has quacked his way to a new contract.#470280633 / gettyimages.comAnd by quacked, I mean played well in his rookie season. Per Curtis Zupke of NHL.com,Ducks announce two-year contract for Sami Vatanen. One-way deal is worth $1.25M and $1.275M.— Curtis Zupke (@curtiszupke) July 22, 2014He'll still be an RFA at the end of the deal, however.Sami Vatanen...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Re-Sign Sami Vatanen to Two-Year Contract

The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Vatanen, 23 (6/3/91), scored 6-15=21 points with a +9 rating and 22 PIM in 48 games with the Ducks last season. Among rookie NHL defensemen, Vatanen ranked tied for fifth in goals, fourth in points-per-game (.44) and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks sign defenseman Sami Vatanen to two-year contract

The Ducks signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vatanen (5-foot-10, 183-pounds) scored 21 points in 48 games with the Ducks last season. He also picked up his first career postseason assist in five games with Anaheim during their Stanley Cup playoff run Vatanen, a native of Jyvaskyla, Finland...
Via Fox Sports West
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sami Vatanen Signs A Two-Year Contract With The Anaheim Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vatanen, 23 (6/3/91), scored 6-15=21 points with a +9 rating and 22 PIM in 48 games with the Ducks last season. Among rookie NHL...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks-Kings, Game 3: Morning skate notebook

LOS ANGELES -- Anaheim head coach Bruce Boudreau played coy about lineup changes for Thursday night's Game 3 against the Kings but it didn't take long to deduce that defenseman Sami Vatanen and left winger Kyle Palmieri will likely be entered into the lineup. Prior to Thursday's morning skate, the team announced that Vatanen was recalled from the Ducks' AHL affiliate...
Via Fox Sports West
May 08, 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
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