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Western Central Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
14-6-5 33
15-7-1 31
13-9-2 28
13-8-1 27
12-9-2 26
11-13-0 22
7-11-4 18
7-13-4 18

2022 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 0 0 0 06:03 2

Top Sampo Ranta News

  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Sent back down

    Ranta was reassigned to AHL Colorado following Saturday's 4-1 win over the Stars.

    Ranta had four hits in the win, but he's gone without a point in three NHL contests. The 22-year-old will likely be back up with the Avalanche in the near future as they continue to make paper moves with their fourth-liners.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Up with Avalanche

    Ranta was brought up from AHL Colorado on Saturday, per the AHL transaction page.

    Ranta and Anton Blidh joined the Avalanche roster ahead of Saturday's game against Dallas. The former has four shots on goal, one block and one hit in three NHL outings this year.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Back in AHL

    Ranta was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Friday.

    Ranta and Anton Blidh were recalled Thursday as Evan Rodrigues (lower body) wasn't going to be able to play Friday against the Predators. The game in Nashville, set for Friday, was postponed due to a water main break that flooded the arena, so Ranta and Blidh were subsequently returned to the AHL. Ranta has gone pointless through three games with the Avalanche this season.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Recalled from AHL

    Ranta was recalled from AHL Colorado on Thursday,

    Ranta was sent to the Eagles on Nov. 14 and had an assist in two games before his promotion. Ranta has not yet picked up a point in three games this season with the Avalanche.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Demoted Monday

    Ranta was reassigned to AHL Colorado after Monday's loss to St. Louis.

    Ranta logged just 5:21 of ice time in Monday's game. The 22-year-old forward could rejoin the team later in the week.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Back with Avalanche

    Ranta (undisclosed) was recalled from the minors Monday.

    Ranta left Saturday's game versus Carolina prior to being assigned to the minors Sunday. He was sporting a full face shield during Monday's morning skate, Ryan Boulding of NHL.com reports. It appears as though Ranta will play Monday against St. Louis.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Leaves game early

    Ranta (undislcosed) was removed from the Avalanche bench during the third period of Saturday's 4-1 win over the Hurricanes, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports. He finished with one shot on goal and a two-minute minor over 6:08 of ice time before departing.

    Ranta went off after being involved in a scuffle behind the Carolina net. There is no immediate word on his prognosis.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Dropped to AHL

    Ranta (undisclosed) was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Sunday, per CapFriendly.

    Ranta was injured Saturday against Carolina but it doesn't appear to be anything serious as he was quickly sent back to the AHL level. He has two points in 10 minor-league contests this season.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Skates on fourth line

    Ranta had two shots on net and finished minus-1 over 5:36 of ice time in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Predators.

    Ranta was called up Wednesday and skated on the fourth line in what was his season debut. Colorado's fourth line has been a revolving door all season and usually gets little ice time.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Promoted to top level

    Ranta was recalled by the Avalanche on Wednesday.

    Due to injuries, the Avalanche are shorthanded up front at the moment, so Ranta could draw into the lineup immediately Thursday versus the Predators. The 22-year-old winger has picked up two helpers through 10 AHL appearances this season.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Placed on waivers

    Ranta was waived by the Avalanche on Thursday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

    Assuming he passes through waivers unclaimed, Ranta will head to AHL Colorado. The 22-year-old Finn went scoreless through 10 appearances with the big club last season.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Snipes pair of goals in AHL

    Ranta scored two goals on three shots for AHL Colorado on Saturday.

    Ranta, who started the season with the Avalanche, was demoted to the AHL Eagles after 10 scoreless games. The 21-year-old Finn went top shelf late in the second period in what might be described as a goal-scorer's goal. He later stole a puck in the neutral zone, sped by a defender, and sent a backhander past AHL Stockton's goalie. These were the first goals for Ranta since the demotion.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Demoted to minors

    Ranta was sent down to AHL Colorado on Monday.

    With Valeri Nichushkin (upper body) seemingly ready to return, the Avs needed to make room on the 23-man roster. As a result, Ranta was reassigned to the minors but should remain a strong candidate to be recalled should the need arise.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: Another quiet night

    Ranta had one shot on goal and one hit over 8:42 of ice time in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Blue Jackets.

    Ranta is nominally on the third line, but his shifts are often skipped, leaving him with an average TOI of 10:54. Saturday's game was the fourth time in 10 games he's played under 10 minutes. Ranta entered the season as a prospect on the rise, but thus far there hasn't been much to get excited about from a fantasy perspective.

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  • Avalanche's Sampo Ranta: In lineup for Game 1

    Ranta was activated for Game 1 of Colorado's playoff series against Vegas on Sunday. He finished minus-1 in the Avalanche's 7-1 win.

    Ranta skated on the fourth line, supplanting Carl Soderberg, who filled in for an injured Alex Newhook for the final two games of Colorado's first-round sweep of St. Louis. Ranta and Newhook were the fourth line wingers for Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. Game 2 is Wednesday in Denver .

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 195 lbs
Birthplace: Naantali, Finland
Age: 22
Experience: 2
Shoots: Left