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Top Santeri Hatakka News

  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Joins active roster

    Hatakka was promoted from AHL San Jose on Sunday, per CBS Sports.

    Hatakka was a healthy scratch for Sunday's contest against Vegas. The 21-year-old rookie has two assists in nine career NHL appearances.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Sent down Wednesday

    Hatakka was reassigned to AHL San Jose on Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

    Hatakka played in one of the Sharks' three games during his stint on the big club. The 21-year-old figures to end the season with the Barracuda.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Summoned by Sharks

    Hatakka was recalled from AHL San Jose on Sunday.

    It has been more than a month since Hatakka was reassigned to the Sharks' AHL affiliate, but he was brought back up to provide depth on the defensive end with Erik Karlsson (lower body) unavailable for at least a couple games.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Sent to AHL affiliate

    Hatakka was reassigned to AHL San Jose on Tuesday.

    Although Hatakka will head to the minors for now, it wouldn't be surprising to see him back with the big club ahead of Thursday's matchup with LA. He's picked up two helpers through eight NHL appearances this season.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Records helper

    Hatakka logged an assist in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Ducks.

    Hatakka played in his first NHL game since Nov. 18, though he saw just 10:08 of ice time Sunday. The 21-year-old Finn is with the Sharks as they deal with missing four of their regular blueliners. Hatakka has two assists, five blocked shots, four hits and a minus-3 rating in eight games, so he's not likely to be much of a factor in fantasy this season.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Recalled from AHL

    Hatakka was elevated from AHL San Jose on Saturday, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

    Hatakka has registered four points over 21 games for AHL San Jose in 2021-22. The 21-year-old's most recent NHL appearance was in a 4-1 loss to St. Louis on Nov. 18.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Reassigned to AHL affiliate

    Hatakka was reassigned to AHL San Jose on Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

    Hatakka's demotion indicates one of the Sharks' injured defensemen -- likely Erik Karlsson (forearm) or Jaycob Megna (foot) -- is nearing a return. If the Sharks need more reinforcements on the blue line, Hatakka will likely rejoin the big club.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Elevated from AHL

    Hatakka was recalled from AHL San Jose on Monday.

    Hatakka has averaged 13:06 of ice time and distributed one assist over seven NHL games this season. The 21-year-old has recorded three points over 20 AHL appearances in 2021-22.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Sent to AHL affiliate

    Hatakka was assigned to AHL San Jose on Thursday.

    Hatakka hasn't played since Nov. 18 versus St. Louis, so he'll head to the minors to get some much-needed playing time. The 20-year-old rookie has picked up one helper through seven top-level appearances this year.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Grabs first NHL assist

    Hatakka recorded an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Flames.

    Hatakka set up Logan Couture's third-period tally, which stood as the game-winner. The helper was Hatakka's first in four games at the NHL level. The 20-year-old Finn was often a healthy scratch to start the year, and he'll likely return to that role or be sent down to AHL San Jose once the Sharks get their regular blueliners out of the league's COVID-19 protocols.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Good to go Saturday

    Hatakka (upper body) will play Saturday against New Jersey, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

    Hatakka featured in a pair of games to begin his NHL career before sitting out Thursday against St. Louis on Thursday with the injury, but he's evidently ready to return. He'll be paired with Nicolas Meloche with four Sharks defensemen still in COVID-19 protocols.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Out against Blues

    Hatakka (upper body) will not play versus St. Louis on Thursday, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.

    Hatakka was playing in just his second NHL game when he sustained the upper-body injury. With four other defensemen in the league's COVID-19 protocols, the Sharks are having to dig deep into their prospect system to find players to line up on the blue line. As such, Artemi Kniazev will make his NHL debut in Thursday's clash.

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  • Sharks' Santeri Hatakka: Early exit Tuesday

    Hatakka (undisclosed) is unlikely to return to Tuesday's game versus the Sabres, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

    Hatakka was injured in the third period in just his second NHL appearance. The nature of the blueliner's injury is unknown, and given the late timing, there isn't likely to be an update on him until Wednesday at the earliest. Assuming the Sharks don't get any defensemen out of COVID-19 protocols, Hatakka would likely be replaced by Artemi Kniazev if the former can't play Thursday versus the Blues.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 174 lbs
Birthplace: Riihimaki, Finland
Age: 21
Experience: 1
Shoots: Left