Sami Niku

Age 22 Oct 10, 1996
Haapavesi FIN
Defense shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
176 lbs 80 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2024
Agent Jay Grossman
Draft Year 2015
Drafted Overall 198
Draft Round 7
Draft Team Winnipeg Jets
Transaction History
Feb 12, 2019 Assigned Winnipeg Jets assigned D Sami Niku to Manitoba (AHL).
Jan 27, 2019 Recalled Winnipeg Jets recalled D Sami Niku from Manitoba (AHL).
Jan 20, 2019 Assigned Winnipeg Jets assigned D Sami Niku to Manitoba (AHL).
Dec 14, 2018 Assigned Winnipeg Jets assigned D Sami Niku to Manitoba (AHL).
Nov 11, 2018 Recalled Winnipeg Jets recalled D Sami Niku from Manitoba (AHL).
May 14, 2018 Recalled Winnipeg Jets recalled D Sami Niku from Manitoba (AHL).
Apr 18, 2018 Assigned Winnipeg Jets assigned D Sami Niku to Manitoba (AHL).
Apr 17, 2018 Recalled Winnipeg Jets recalled D Sami Niku from Manitoba (AHL).
Apr 6, 2018 Assigned Winnipeg Jets assigned D Sami Niku to Iowa (AHL).
Apr 1, 2018 Recalled Winnipeg Jets recalled D Sami Niku from Manitoba (AHL).
Sep 24, 2017 Assigned Winnipeg Jets assigned D Sami Niku to Manitoba (AHL).
May 15, 2017 Winnipeg Jets signed D Sami Niku to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats

Sami Niku
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Winnipeg Jets 30 1 3 4 0 2 407 50.00 41.29 -3.83 43.99 -2.38 0.15 0.59
Sami Niku Stats by Elite Prospects Sami Niku Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 JYP U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Q 9 1 2 3 4 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
JYP U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 25 1 5 6 10 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 JYP U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Q 7 0 4 4 2 Playoffs 3 0 3 3 0
JYP U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 14 1 8 9 4 Playoffs 3 0 3 3 0
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 1 0 0 0 0
JYP U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 17 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 JYP U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 30 0 8 8 22 Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 6 1 1 2 2
Finland U17 WHC-17 5 1 1 2 4
JYP U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 3 2 1 3 0
JYP U17 Jr. B2 SM-sarja 0 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 7 1 4 5 0
Finland U17 EYOF 3 0 1 1 2
2013-2014 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 1 2 4
JYP U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 20 4 10 14 20
JYP-Akatemia Mestis 30 0 3 3 16
JYP U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 1 0 3 3 0
Finland U18 WJC-18 5 1 0 1 0
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 20 3 5 8 6
Draft Yr 2014-2015 JYP Liiga 12 0 1 1 6
Draft Yr Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 24 3 5 8 6
Draft Yr JYP Champions HL 1 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr JYP-Akatemia Mestis 39 3 22 25 24 Playoffs 6 0 5 5 0
Draft Yr Finland U20 WJC-20 5 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 JYP Liiga 38 4 7 11 2 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
JYP Champions HL 6 0 1 1 2
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 17 2 3 5 8
JYP-Akatemia Mestis 7 0 2 2 4
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 1 1 2 2
2016-2017 JYP Liiga 59 5 22 27 26 Playoffs 15 1 5 6 0
JYP Champions HL 8 1 2 3 4
2017-2018 Manitoba Moose AHL 76 16 38 54 30 Playoffs 9 1 2 3 0
Winnipeg Jets NHL 1 1 0 1 0 13 50.00 30.98 -9.40 49.76 4.68 4.59 4.59
2018-2019 Manitoba Moose AHL 20 3 9 12 14
Winnipeg Jets NHL 30 1 3 4 2 407 50.00 41.29 -3.83 43.99 -2.38 0.15 0.59
2019-2020 Manitoba Moose AHL 0 0 0 0 0
Winnipeg Jets NHL 0 0 0 0 0
Sami Niku Stats by Elite Prospects | Sami Niku Advanced Stats by Offside Review

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date May 15, 2017
Agent Jay Grossman
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,750,000 0.95% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $775,000 $775,000 $775,000
RFA
AAV $916,667 $916,667 $916,667
Performance Bonuses $182,500 $182,500 $60,000
Base Salary $650,000 $650,000 $840,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $742,500 $742,500 $840,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History