Sami Vatanen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ducks leave Sami Vatanen, Josh Manson available for NHL expansion draft

    Orange County Register "There were no surprises for the Ducks when it came to the players they protected from the upcoming NHL expansion draft and those who were left exposed for the incoming Vegas Golden Knights to consider adding when it comes to building their roster. Protected lists were revealed Sunday and the..." June 19

  • Ducks don’t protect Manson or Vatanen, may have deal with Vegas

    Pro Hockey Talk "Vegas Golden Knights GM George McPhee likely entertained multiple version of the question: “Am I better off picking that player or accepting the bounty that comes with picking a lesser one?” The scenarios get even more interesting since, as of Sunday morning, the rest of the league knows which..." June 18

  • Devils, Bolts and Leafs could make play for Vatanen

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New Jersey Devils are in a good spot, for sort of a bad reason. With the expansion draft looming, and a player like Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen potentially available via trade, the Devils might be able to swoop in. Why? Well, just consider New Jersey’s defense, where only Damon..." June 13

  • Ducks' Vatanen, Lindholm out longterm with torn labrums

    Pro Hockey Talk "Not a great week for the Anaheim Ducks. After being eliminated in Game 6 of the Western Conference final — the toughest loss of Ryan Kesler’s career, apparently — the Ducks broke more bad news on Friday as GM Bob Murray announced d-men Hampus Lindholm and Sami Vatanen both require torn labrum..." May 25

  • No Bieksa for Anaheim tonight, but Vatanen could return

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Ducks will be without their most veteran skater on Friday as they look to even up their series with Edmonton. Kevin Bieksa, who exited Game 1 with a lower-body injury following a collision with fellow d-man Shea Theodore, has been ruled out for tonight’s Game 2. It marks the first tilt the..." April 28