29 Harri Sateri
First season as a Griffin…11th year pro…Signed as a free agent by Podolsk (KHL), 5/19/14…Signed as a free agent by Florida, 7/1/17…Signed to a one-year contract by Detroit, 7/1/18.
Career Highlights: Ranked sixth in the AHL in GAA (2.30) and third in save percentage (0.927) in 2017-18 with Springfield…Made his NHL debut with Florida in 2017-18, showing a 4-4-0 record, a 2.92 GAA and a 0.911 save percentage in nine games…Represented Finland at the 2018 and 2017 IIHF World Championships, 2009 and 2008 World Junior Championships, and 2007 U18 World Junior Championship.
2017-18: In his first season back in North America, appeared in 29 games with the Springfield Thunderbirds and posted a 14-9-3 record, a 2.30 GAA, a 0.927 save percentage and four shutouts…Ranked as one of the AHL’s top netminders in GAA (6th), save percentage (3rd) and shutouts (T7th)…Named the AHL Player of the Week for the period ending April 8 after finishing 3-0-0 in three road games during the week with a 0.67 GAA, a 0.967 save percentage and one shutout…Logged two separate career-high five-game winning streaks, 11/12/17-11/29/17 and 2/18/18-3/4/18…Stopped a season-high 46 shots, 4/13/18 vs. WBS…Made his NHL debut with the Florida Panthers, showing a 4-4-0 record, a 2.92 GAA and a 0.911 save percentage in nine appearances…Recorded 14 saves in a relief effort during his NHL debut, 1/2/18 at MIN…Earned his first NHL victory behind 32 saves, 1/30/18 at NYI…Won four straight games during which he showed a 1.50 GAA and a 0.950 save percentage, 1/30/18-2/6/18…Represented Finland at the 2018 IIHF World Championship and posted a 1.41 GAA and a 0.939 save percentage in five games.
2016-17: In 42 games with Podolsk in the KHL, sported a 20-16-0 record, a 2.50 GAA, a 0.929 save percentage and two shutouts…Ranked ninth in the KHL in save percentage…Finished 0-4 in four playoff appearances with a 5.56 GAA…Represented Finland at the 2017 IIHF World Championship, sporting a 2.26 GAA and a 0.916 save percentage in six appearances.
2015-16: Appeared in 45 games with Podolsk and compiled a 15-23-0 record, a 2.43 GAA, a 0.929 save percentage and four shutouts…Tied for 10th in the KHL in shutouts and sixth in save percentage.
2014-15: In his first campaign in the KHL with Podolsk, registered a 17-21-0 record, a 2.95 GAA, a 0.911 save percentage and three shutouts in 45 games.
2013-14: Posted an 18-24-0 record alongside a 2.95 GAA, a 0.894 save percentage and one shutout in an AHL career-high 45 games with the Worcester Sharks…Tied for ninth in the AHL in games played and placed ninth in minutes (2646:20)…Went on a season-high four-game winning streak, 3/8/14-3/22/14, during which he recorded a 0.954 save percentage, a 1.25 GAA and one shutout.
2012-13: Showed a 14-21-0 record, a 2.89 GAA, a 0.903 save percentage and one shutout in 39 games with Worcester…Tallied a season-high four-game winning streak and compiled a 0.930 save percentage and a 2.37 GAA, 11/23/12-12/9/12…Recorded a career-high 50 saves while facing a career-high 52 shots, 12/2/12 at PRO…Started a career-high 12 consecutive contests, 3/2/13-3/30/13.
2011-12: Skated in 38 games with Worcester and sported a 15-20-0 record, a 2.86 GAA, a 0.908 save percentage and two shutouts…Stopped 99-of-109 shots (0.908) during a season-high four-game winning streak, 12/2/11-12/30/11…Blocked a season-high 49 shots, 4/10/12 vs. MCH…Appeared in a career-high 13 straight games, 3/17/12-4/13/12.
2010-11: Posted a 1-3-0 record, a 2.56 GAA and a 0.918 save percentage in seven games during his AHL debut with Worcester…Skated in 37 games with Tappara in Finland and tallied a 2.96 GAA, a 0.911 save percentage and two shutouts to go with a 9-19-8 record.
2009-10: Appeared in 49 games with Tappara and showed a 21-22-4 record, a 2.73 GAA, a 0.915 save percentage and two shutouts…Posted a 4-5 mark in nine postseason appearances and had a 2.83 GAA and a 0.897 save percentage.
2008-09: In 22 games with Tappara, tallied a 2.30 GAA, a 0.921 save percentage and two shutouts as part of a 6-12-3 record…In three postseason appearances, recorded a 1.68 GAA and a 0.944 save percentage…Also skated in four games with Suomi U20 in Finland’s second-tier league and totaled a 2-2 record, 2.91 GAA and a 0.912 save percentage…Represented Finland at the 2009 World Junior Championship and finished with a 3.54 GAA and a 0.870 save percentage in two games.
2007-08: Tallied a 13-17-0 record, a 2.99 and a 0.908 save percentage in 34 games with Tappara’s junior team in the Finnish junior league…Finished 0-3 with a 2.70 GAA in three postseason appearances with the club…Skated in four games with Suomi U20 in Finland’s second-tier league and recorded a 2.01 GAA and a 0.940 save percentage…Represented Finland at the 2008 World Junior Championship, appearing in three games and showing a 3.98 GAA and a 0.878 save percentage.
2006-07: Skated in 23 games with Tappara’s junior club and produced a 2.63 GAA and a 0.924 save percentage…Played in 10 playoff contests with the junior team and concluded with a 3.03 GAA and a 0.913 save percentage…Also went between the pipes for two games with Tappara’s U18 team and registered a 2.02 GAA and a 0.932 save percentage…Appeared in four games with Finland at the U18 World Junior Championship and had a 3.27 GAA and a 0.899 save percentage.
Personal: Lives in Tampere, Finland during the off season…Greatest hockey memories are the World Juniors and World Championships…First position was as a goalie…Started playing hockey at the age of five…Hockey idol as a youth was Kari Lehtonen…Chose his jersey number because it’s his birthdate…Greatest influence on his hockey career has been his parents…Plans to do something around hockey after his playing career…If he could trade places for a day with another occupation, he would be a golfer…Also speaks Finnish…Also played soccer, golf and tennis growing up…Favorite vacation place is Spain…Favorite sports team is FC Barcelona…Least favorite team is Real Madrid…Enjoys watching golf and soccer.
|2006-07||Tappara U18||Finland U18||2||-||-||-||2.02||0||-||-||-||-||-|
|Tappara Jr.||Finland Jr.||23||-||-||-||2.63||2||10||-||-||3.03||0|
|2007-08||Tappara Jr.||Finland Jr.||34||13||17||0||2.99||1||3||0||3||2.70||0|
- Games Played 45, 2013-14
- Wins 18, 2013-14
- Shutouts 4, 2017-18
- Consecutive Starts 12, 3/2/13-3/30/13
- Consecutive Games Played 13, 3/17/12-4/13/12
- Winning Streak 5, twice (MR: 2/18/18-3/4/18)
- Losing Streak (Regulation) 7, 3/24/13-4/17/13
- Winless Streak 7, 3/24/13-4/17/13
- Saves, Game 50, 12/2/12 WOR at PRO
- Shots Faced, Game 52, 12/2/12 WOR at PRO
- Goals Against, Game 8, twice (MR: 2/15/14 WOR at BNG)
- AHL Game 3/18/11 WOR at PRO (1-4 ND, 22 saves)
- AHL Win 4/3/11 WOR at PRO (2-1 W, 33 saves)
- AHL Shutout 1/8/12 WOR vs. POR (5-0 W, 25 saves)
- NHL Game 1/2/18 FLA at MIN (1-5 ND, 13 saves)
- NHL Win 1/30/18 FLA at NYI (4-1 W, 32 saves)
- NHL Shutout N/A
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