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#48 VALTTERI PUUSTINEN (R)
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
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Age 24 Birth Date 1999-06-04
Shoots R Draft Info 2019 (7/203)
Height 5'9 Fantrax Roster% 0
Weight 183 Yahoo Roster% 0
Country FIN Status Off Roster
2023-2024 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI SOG HIT BKS
5251520211:451:26863934
PROSPECT UPSIDE
6.7 / 10
PROSPECT CERTAINTY
70%
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Latest News & Analysis

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Date Type News
2024-05-11ArticleRamblings: Panthers Take Series Lead with Marchand Injured; Oilers Tie Series with Dominant McDavid and Draisaitl (May 11)
2024-05-10Player UpdatePuustinen inked a two-year, $1.55 million contract with the Penguins on Friday.
2024-04-18Player UpdatePuustinen was sent to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Thursday.
2024-03-08Player UpdatePuustinen was summoned from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday, per the AHL's transaction list.
2024-03-08Player UpdatePuustinen was loaned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday, per Seth Rorabaugh of Tribune-Review Sports.
2024-03-05ArticleTop 300 Keeper League Skaters – March 2024
2024-02-15Player UpdatePuustinen was recalled from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Thursday.
2024-01-28Player UpdatePuustinen was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday
2023-12-17ArticleRamblings: Raanta Waived, Kyrou Responds, Vilardi, Sharangovich, Jones (Dec 17)
2023-12-08Player UpdatePuustinen will join the team from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday.
2023-11-16Player UpdatePuustinen (upper body) has two points over three games since returning for AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
2023-11-01Injury UpdatePuustinen (upper body) is considered week-to-week for AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Taylor Haase of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
2023-06-20Player UpdatePuustinen signed a one-year, two-way contract with Pittsburgh on Tuesday.

Fantasy Rankings


Category Rank
Top 300 Skaters298
Top Prospect Forwards76

Salary/CapHit Information

  Our player salaries only cover up to 2029-2030. For more contract information, please visit CapFriendly.
Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2023-2024775,000775,000775,000
2024-2025775,000775,000775,000
2025-2026775,000775,000775,000

Upside Trend Chart

NHL ID: 8481703

2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status G A PTS +/- PIM SOG PPG PPP HITS BKS FOW FO% PPTOI %PP SHTOI %SH TOI HIghlights

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2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status W L OTL GA SA GAA SV% GSAA SO QS RBS MIN

DraftKings

Game Date Team Opponent DraftKings Yahoo FanDuel OwnersBox

2023-2024 Regular Season Line Combinations

Even Strength Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Even Strength Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Even Strength Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Power Play Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Power Play Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Power Play Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Pittsburgh Penguins Last Game Lines (2024-04-17)

Opponent: New York Islanders
Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
112:2623.6EVGENI MALKIN - RICKARD RAKELL - MICHAEL BUNTING11010566.7211460.0
211:5522.6SIDNEY CROSBY - BRYAN RUST - DREW O'CONNOR0006650.0131252.0
39:0417.2JEFF CARTER - JESSE PULJUJARVI - JANSEN HARKINS0008372.716672.7
48:4016.4LARS ELLER - REILLY SMITH - VALTTERI PUUSTINEN1108372.713572.2
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
117:2533.0PIERRE-OLIVIER JOSEPH - KRIS LETANG01-18850.0171750.0
214:5628.3ERIK KARLSSON - MARCUS PETTERSSON10115768.2321174.4
39:3218.1RYAN SHEA - JACK ST. IVANY1106650.091537.5
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:2262.6JEFF CARTER - EVGENI MALKIN - SIDNEY CROSBY - MICHAEL BUNTING10110100.040100.0
20:4937.4EVGENI MALKIN - SIDNEY CROSBY - BRYAN RUST - MICHAEL BUNTING10130100.050100.0
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:11100.0ERIK KARLSSON20240100.090100.0
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:1945.4LARS ELLER - DREW O'CONNOR000010.0010.0
21:3731.7JEFF CARTER - BRYAN RUST01-1030.0040.0
30:309.8JEFF CARTER - REILLY SMITH000030.0030.0
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:3550.7MARCUS PETTERSSON - KRIS LETANG01-1030.0040.0
22:0039.2RYAN SHEA - JACK ST. IVANY01-1020.0020.0
30:3110.1MARCUS PETTERSSON - RYAN SHEA000030.0030.0

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Name GP W L OTL GA SHA GAA SV% GSAA SO QUAL QUAL% RBS RBS% MIN

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
FILIP LINDBERG25201971974.03.5
TAYLOR GAUTHIER230005.02.0
JOEL BLOMQVIST2220202527.53.0

Career Stats (Regular Season)

Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024PIT52515200.383246865.81.739020034125.001:2626.40.011:45
2021-2022PIT10111.00822010.01.0100000001:0623.70.010:14
CAREER 53516210.403266875.71.640020034125.001:2526.30.011:43

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024PIT5250.10150.29200.3860.12861.6520.04390.75340.6510.02
2021-2022PIT100.0011.0011.0000.0011.0000.0011.0000.0000.00

Career Stats (Non-NHL)  AHL Profile Page

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2023-2024AHLWilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins2458130.544-6512.19.8322
2022-2023AHLWilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins722435590.8222-91882.612.82833
2021-2022AHLWilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins732022420.5814-151832.510.91723
2020-2021LiigaHPK512120410.80141100.00030
2020-2021WCFinland20000.000100.000
2019-2020LiigaHPK541723400.7422000.00027
2018-2019LiigaHPK47103130.2814800.00010
2018-2019U20 SM-sarjaHPK U20113690.826-100.000
2018-2019WJC-20Finland U2060330.504200.000
2017-2018U20 SM-sarjaHPK U20521519340.65141300.000
2016-2017U18 SM-sarjaHPK U1844825330.7533000.000
2015-2016U17 SM-sarjaKalPa U17381527421.1126000.000
2014-2015Jr. C SM-sarjaKalPa U16321014240.7510000.000
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP

Career Stats (Non-NHL)  AHL Profile Page

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2023-2024AHLWilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins21231.502100.00060
2021-2022AHLWilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins60330.500-300.00020
2018-2019LiigaHPK162350.314500.00012
2017-2018U20 SM-sarjaHPK U2051340.804000.000
2016-2017U18 SM-sarjaHPK U1820000.000000.000
2015-2016U17 SM-sarjaKalPa U1750000.002000.000
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024PIT31231.008210812.52.71000001100.003:1058.30.014:52
2022-2023PIT20221.00821030.01.5200001001:4541.40.414:39
2021-2022PIT20221.00821000.00.0001000001:4458.60.013:24
CAREER 71671.008230119.11.63010011100.002:2153.70.114:23

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024PIT310.3320.6731.0000.0082.6700.0010.3300.0010.33
2022-2023PIT200.0021.0021.0000.0031.5000.0021.0010.5000.00
2021-2022PIT200.0021.0021.0000.0000.0010.5000.0000.0000.00

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2023-2024

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
10000000:00:0
2171673212:1011:14
3121561811:3512:24
4233473600:4711:46

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2022-2023

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
10000000:00:0
20000000:00:0
30000000:00:0
40000000:00:0

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

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Shooting % 5.8
5on5 Shooting % 9.3
PTS/60 2.0
PDO 1011
Sec. Asst% 0

Expected Goal (xG) stats below provided by Natural Stat Trick
Note: Expected Goals are updated overnight and will not include today's games. Stats only available as of 2020-21.

Advanced Stats

Year PDO 5 on 5 S% OZ Start% PTS/60 SOG/60 %PP IPP PPIPP CF% Sec Assists Sec Assist %

Expected Goals

Year GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5

NHL Edge

  Skating Speed Skating Distance Shot Speed Shot Location Zone Time%
Season Top speed 22+ MPH 20+ MPH 18+ MPH Tot. dist Tot. dist/60 Tot. dist EV Tot. dist/60 EV Tot. dist PP Tot. dist/60 PP Tot. dist PK Tot. dist/60 PK Top Speed AVG Speed 100+ 90-100 80-90 70-80 High Danger SOG High Danger G Mid Danger SOG Mid Danger G Long SOG Long G Off Zone Def Zone OZ - EV DZ - EV OZ - PP DZ - PP OZ - PK DZ - PK

Extended Game Log

Date OPP TEAM CF CA CF% GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5



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Stats

GP G A PTS PTS/60 +/- PIM SOG S% PPP HIT BLK FOW FO% PPTOI %PP TOI IPP

Even Strength Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Even Strength Line Production

PTS %Total Line Combination

Power Play Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Power Play Line Production

PTS %Total Line Combination