Sami Vatanen

#45
age33
posD
shotr
h5'10"
w185lbs
BirthdateJun 3, 1991
Draft Class2009 round4 pick106
No Current Contract

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2020-2021 | Standard Contract

1yr
value$2.00M
cap hit$2.00M
Signed By
Signed On Jan 07, 2021
Signing Agent Mika Rautakallio
Signing Status UFA age 30
Expiry 2021 UFA age 30
Qualifying Offer on Expiry -

Sami Vatanen Updates

Sep 27 2021

Vatanen agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Swiss club Geneve-Servette on Monday.

Apr 24 2021

Vatanen (upper body) had two shots and one block in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Apr 24 2021

Vatanen (upper body) will be available for Saturday's game versus the Detroit Red Wings, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Apr 22 2021

Vatanen (upper body) won't suit up in Thursday's game against the Detroit Red Wings, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Apr 12 2021

The Stars claimed Vatanen off waivers from the New Jersey Devils on Monday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

Apr 11 2021

Vatanen recorded an assist in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Apr 11 2021

Vatanen was placed on waivers by the New Jersey Devils on Sunday, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports.

Mar 31 2021

Vatanen had one shot, one block and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to Boston.

Mar 5 2021

Vatanen had an assist and a minus-2 rating in Thursday's 6-1 loss to the New York Rangers.

Feb 18 2021

Vatanen is expected to make his season debut Thursday against the Boston Bruins, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.

Feb 17 2021

Vatanen (not injury related) will be added to the New Jersey Devils' active roster and could make his season debut Thursday against the Boston Bruins, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.

Feb 16 2021

Vatanen (not injury related) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the New York Rangers, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.

Feb 15 2021

Vatanen (COVID-19 protocols) was on the ice for Monday's practice, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.

Feb 14 2021

Vatanen cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Sunday, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.

Feb 8 2021

Vatanen was added to the NHL's COVID-19 list Monday, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.

Profile

UFA Year 2018
ELC Year 20
Waivers Age 20
Nationality Finland
Est Career Earnings
$26,380,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2020-2021 Standard Contract
1yr
value$2,000,000$2.00M
cap hit$2,000,000$2.00M
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Signed By
Signed On Jan 7 2021
Signing Agent Mika Rautakallio
Signed On Jan 7 2021
Signing Status
UFA
age 30
% Cap Contract Start 2.45%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2020-21
2021
Cap Hit $2,000,000$2.00M UFAage 30
AAV $2,000,000$2.00M
Base $2,000,000$2.00M
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $2,000,000$2.00M
Minors Salary $2,000,000$2.00M
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2016-2020 Standard Contract
4yrs
value$19,500,000$19.50M
cap hit$4,875,000$4.88M
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Signed By
Signed On Jun 18 2016
Signing Agent Mika Rautakallio
Signed On Jun 18 2016
Signing Status
RFA
age 25
% Cap Contract Start 6.68%
Notes
* Retained Salary Feb 24, 2020

50% of contract was retained by New Jersey Devils in trade to Carolina Hurricanes

Trade Details
Abbreviated $Amounts
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
2019-20
2020
Cap Hit $4,875,000$4.88M $4,875,000$4.88M $4,875,000$4.88M $4,875,000$4.88M UFAage 29
AAV $4,875,000$4.88M $4,875,000$4.88M $4,875,000$4.88M $4,875,000$4.88M
Base $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $4,500,000$4.50M
Performance Bonuses - - - -
Signing Bonuses - - - -
Total Salary $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $4,500,000$4.50M
Minors Salary $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $4,500,000$4.50M
Clauses
-
-
M-NTC
M-NTC
UFA Year

2014-2016 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$2,525,000$2.53M
cap hit$1,262,500$1.26M
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Signed On Jul 22 2014
Signed On Jul 22 2014
Signing Status
RFA
age 23
% Cap Contract Start 1.83%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2014-15
2015-16
2016
Cap Hit $1,262,500$1.26M $1,262,500$1.26M RFAage 25
AAV $1,262,500$1.26M $1,262,500$1.26M
Base $1,250,000$1.25M $1,275,000$1.28M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $1,250,000$1.25M $1,275,000$1.28M
Minors Salary $1,250,000$1.25M $1,275,000$1.28M
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2011-2014 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$3,975,000$3.98M
cap hit$1,325,000$1.33M
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Signed On May 31 2011
Signed On May 31 2011
Signing Status age 20
% Cap Contract Start 1.22%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014
Cap Hit $785,000$785K $785,000$785K $785,000$785K RFAage 23
AAV $1,325,000$1.33M $1,325,000$1.33M $1,325,000$1.33M
Base $525,000$525K $750,000$750K $810,000$810K
Performance Bonuses $285,000$285K $910,000$910K $425,000$425K
Signing Bonuses $90,000$90K $90,000$90K $90,000$90K
Total Salary $615,000$615K $840,000$840K $900,000$900K
Minors Salary $67,500$68K $67,500$68K $67,500$68K
Clauses
-
-
-
UFA Year

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