Urho Vaakanainen
Urho Vaakanainen
20-Year-Old DefensemanD
Boston Bruins
2019 Fantasy Outlook
In addition to making a two-game cameo with the Bruins, the No. 18 overall pick from the 2017 NHL Entry Draft registered four goals and 14 points in 30 games for AHL Providence last season. The 20-year-old's calling cards are his smooth skating and good stick, but it remains to be seen what sort of offensive ceiling he has at the NHL level. Given the team's current blue-line depth, Vaakanainen is probably destined to see some more AHL time in 2019-20, but the young Finn has established himself as the team's top blue-line prospect and it's only a matter of time before he becomes a fixture in Boston. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Bruins in June of 2018.
Recalled from minors
DBoston Bruins
November 18, 2019
The Bruins have recalled Vaakanainen from AHL Providence.
ANALYSIS
Vaakanainen will return to the big club after a brief demotion and is thus a candidate to suit up Tuesday night against New Jersey. The 2017 first-rounder hasn't recorded a point in his three games with Boston this season, though he has logged a plus-1 rating in that span.
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2019–20 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    17:26
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    0:16
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    0:46
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2017–18
0:00
0:00
0:00
2018–19
0:00
0:00
0:00
2018–19
9:06
0:00
0:27
2019–20
17:26
0:16
0:46
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
The 18th overall pick from the 2017 NHL Entry Draft registered four goals and 11 points in 43 games last season while playing for SaiPa in the Finnish Liiga. The 19-year-old is a smooth skater with a good stick, but it remains to be seen what sort of offensive ceiling he has. He'll have a shot to make the big club in his first campaign in North America, but given the team's blue-line depth, Vaakanainen will probably open the 2018-19 season in the AHL.
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Promptly sent down
DBoston Bruins
November 17, 2019
The Bruins reassigned Vaakanainen to AHL Providence on Sunday.
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Recalled from minors
DBoston Bruins
November 11, 2019
Vaakanainen was promoted from AHL Providence on Monday.
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Sent to minors
DBoston Bruins
September 26, 2019
Vaakanainen has been assigned to AHL Providence.
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Quiet in return
DBoston Bruins
April 8, 2019
Vaakanainen (upper body) failed to record a shot on net versus AHL Utica on Sunday.
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Sustains upper-body injury
DBoston Bruins
March 15, 2019
Vaakanainen is dealing with an upper-body injury, Mark Divver of The Providence Journal reports.
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