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Olli Maatta
Olli Maatta
Defenseman  - PIT
(MA-TA, OH-lee)
Number: 3
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 206
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 22, 1994  (Age 21)
Birthplace: Jyväskylä, Finland
Drafted: PIT / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (22nd overall) PROSPECT BIO
Maatta finished 1st among PIT d-men and 3rd among NHL d-men with a plus-27. Blocked 2 shots in Game 1 at WSH. Ranked 3rd among PIT d-men in Round 1 with 18:27 TOI/G. Returned April 13 for Game 1. Named to Finland's roster for the 2016 World Cup on March 2. Ranked t-2nd (Daley) among team d-men (Letang - 16) with 6 goals. Scored goal and was career-best plus-4 on Feb. 8 vs. ANA. Scored game-winning goal on Jan. 17 vs. CAR. Recorded 1st shorthanded assist of career on Jan. 2 vs. NYI. Had points in 3-straight games on two occasions this season, matching a career-long streak. Had 1st multi-assist game (2A) on Dec. 9 at COL since 2014-15 regular season opener on Oct. 9, 2014 vs. ANA. Appeared in 100th NHL game Oct. 10 at ARI. Played in first game since Dec. 6, 2014, after missing 56 games due to injury, on Oct. 8 at DAL. Signed 6-year extension to remain with PIT until end of 2021-22 season on Feb. 26. NHL Playoffs Career Info: Highs: G: 0 A: 1 P: 1 PPG: 0 SHG: 0

OHL All-Rookie Team (2012) MIssed majority of 2014-15 due to shoulder injury vs. Ottawa, December 6, 2014.
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