Urho Vaakanainen

Age 22 Jan 1, 1999
Joensuu FIN
Defense shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
185 lbs 84 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2026
Agent Mika Rautakallio
Draft Year 2017
Drafted Overall 18
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Boston Bruins

Transaction History
Oct 12, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen (upper body) practiced with AHL Providence on Tuesday, Mark Divver of the New England Hockey Journal reports.
Oct 5, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen was absent from Tuesday's practice session due to an upper-body injury, Matt Porter of The Boston Globe reports.
May 11, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen has been added to Boston's roster and will play in Tuesday's regular-season finale against the Capitals.
Apr 28, 2021 Assigned Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | The Bruins reassigned Vaakanainen to AHL Providence on Wednesday, Mark Divver of the New England Hockey Journal reports.
Apr 20, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen was added to the taxi squad Tuesday, Mark Divver of the New England Hockey Journal reports.
Mar 25, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen has been returned to AHL Providence, Mark Divver of the New England Hockey Journal reports.
Mar 13, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen was promoted to the active roster and played in Saturday's game versus New York, CBS reports.
Mar 11, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen was promoted to the active roster ahead of Thursday's game versus the Rangers, per CBS.
Mar 7, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen was promoted to the active roster for Sunday's game versus the Devils, per CBS Sports.
Feb 28, 2021 Assigned Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen was reassigned to the taxi squad Sunday, CBS Sports reports.
Feb 25, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen is slated to work on the Bruins' top defensive pairing along with Charlie McAvoy in Thursday night's game against the Islanders, Eric Russo of the team's official site reports.
Feb 21, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen recorded an assist and three shots on goal in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Flyers.
Feb 4, 2021 Assigned Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen was assigned to AHL Providence on Thursday, Mark Divver of the New England Hockey Journal reports.
Jan 4, 2021 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen is participating in the first day of training camp with the Bruins, which means that he has returned from his overseas loan to Finnish club SaiPa, Matt Porter of The Boston Globe reports.
Nov 23, 2020 Boston Bruins | Urho Vaakanainen | Vaakanainen will start the 2020-21 season on loan with Finnish club SaiPa, Matt Porter of The Boston Globe reports.
Feb 9, 2020 Assigned Boston Bruins | assigned D Urho Vaakanainen to Providence (AHL).
Feb 9, 2020 Recalled Boston Bruins | recalled D Urho Vaakanainen from Providence (AHL).
Nov 23, 2019 Assigned Boston Bruins | assigned D Urho Vaakanainen to Providence (AHL).
Nov 18, 2019 Recalled Boston Bruins | recalled D Urho Vaakanainen from Providence (AHL).
Nov 17, 2019 Assigned Boston Bruins | assigned D Urho Vaakanainen to Providence (AHL).
Nov 11, 2019 Recalled Boston Bruins | recalled D Urho Vaakanainen from Providence (AHL).
Oct 2, 2019 Recalled Boston Bruins | recalled D Urho Vaakanainen from Providence (AHL).
Sep 26, 2019 Assigned Boston Bruins | assigned D Urho Vaakanainen to Providence (AHL).
Dec 21, 2018 Boston Bruins | loaned D Urho Vaakanainen to Team Finland (WJC).
Oct 20, 2018 Recalled Boston Bruins | recalled D Urho Vaakanainen from Providence (AHL).
Oct 5, 2018 Assigned Boston Bruins | assigned D Urho Vaakanainen to Providence (AHL).
Jun 13, 2018 Boston Bruins | signed D Urho Vaakanainen to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Regular Season Stats

Urho Vaakanainen
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2011-2012 Jokipojat U16 U16 I-divisioona 1 0 0 0 2 Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
2011-2012 Finland Selects U13 QC Int PW 2 1 2 3 2
2012-2013 Jokipojat U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 5 4 2 6 0
2012-2013 Jokipojat U16 U16 SM-sarja 15 5 14 19 16
2012-2013 Jokipojat U18 U18 Mestis 13 3 9 12 52
2012-2013 Jokipojat U18 U18 SM-sarja 9 1 4 5 4
2013-2014 Kiekko-Espoo U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 1 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Kiekko-Espoo U16 U16 SM-sarja 6 4 6 10 10 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Kiekko-Espoo U18 U18 SM-sarja 41 8 25 33 48 Playoffs 5 0 3 3 0
2014-2015 Kiekko-Espoo U20 JCWC 5 1 0 1 6 Playoffs 9 2 0 2 0
2014-2015 Kiekko-Espoo U20 U20 SM-sarja 30 4 8 12 34 Playoffs 9 2 0 2 0
2014-2015 Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 19 1 6 7 10
2014-2015 Finland U17 WHC-17 6 0 1 1 2
2014-2015 Finland U17 EYOF 3 0 1 1 0
2015-2016 Kiekko-Espoo U20 U20 SM-sarja 18 2 11 13 8 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Finland U17 WHC-17 5 0 0 0 6
2015-2016 Blues Liiga 25 1 5 6 8
2015-2016 Blues Champions HL 2 0 1 1 2
2015-2016 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 1 2 3 6
2015-2016 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 2 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 JYP Liiga 41 2 4 6 12 Playoffs 14 0 3 3 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 0 1 1 2
Draft Yr 2016-2017 JYP Champions HL 5 0 1 1 4 Playoffs 14 0 3 3 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Finland U20 WJC-20 6 1 0 1 4
Draft Yr 2016-2017 JYP-Akatemia Mestis 3 0 1 1 29
Draft Yr 2016-2017 JYP U20 U20 SM-sarja 1 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 8 3 3 6 4
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 9 2 1 3 4
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Finland U18 WJC-18 5 3 3 6 2
2017-2018 SaiPa Liiga 43 4 7 11 24 Playoffs 9 0 1 1 0
2017-2018 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 13 0 2 2 26
2017-2018 Finland U20 WJC-20 5 0 1 1 2
2017-2018 Finland (all) International 9 0 3 3 4
2017-2018 Finland EHT 5 0 1 1 2
2018-2019 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 0 4 4 10
2018-2019 Providence Bruins AHL 30 4 10 14 10 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 Boston Bruins NHL 2 0 0 0 0 17 0.00 32.21 -27.12 59.26 8.01 0.00 0.00
2018-2019 Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 4 4 6
2019-2020 Providence Bruins AHL 54 5 9 14 18
2019-2020 Boston Bruins NHL 5 0 0 0 0 75 75.00 40.20 -16.80 39.60 -9.60
2020-2021 SaiPa Liiga 2 1 0 1 2
2020-2021 Providence Bruins AHL 11 1 2 3 6
2020-2021 Boston Bruins NHL 9 0 2 2 2 149 27.30 44.50 -3.50 47.30 -1.40 0.80
2021-2022 Providence Bruins AHL 2 0 1 1 2
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date June 13, 2018
Agent Mika Rautakallio
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,682,501 1.13% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
RFA
AAV $1,333,333 $1,302,500 $1,302,500 $1,302,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $300,000 $425,000 $500,000
Base Salary $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $92,500 $925,000 $925,000 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
ENTRY-LEVEL SLIDE
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History