8 - Sami Liimatainen
Sami Liimatainen
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Riverside, Ill.
Position: DEFENSEMAN

AS A SENIOR IN 2009-10:

Did not play due to injury.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2008-09:
Had an assist in Quinnipiac's 4-3 loss to St. Lawrence on 2/13/09.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007-08:
Saw action in 24 games in 2007-08...Contributor on the Bobcats’ blueline down the stretch...An ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team selection...Scored his first career point on an assist against Brown on 1/11.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-07:
Saw an increased role on the blue line during the second half of the season...An ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team selection...Appeared in 16 games for the Bobcats.

BEFORE QUINNIPIAC:
Suited up with the Chicago Steel (United States Hockey League) for two years, where he was a teammate of current Bobcats David Marshall and Eric Lampe during his career...Appeared in 120 games over two seasons with the Steel...Combined to score 23 points (three goals, 20 assists) and amass 215 penalty minutes over the two campaigns.

PERSONAL:
Born in Riverside, Ill. ...Son of Donna and Bruce Liimatainen...Majoring in business.

2008-09 SEASON HIGHS
Goals: ......................................................... N/A

Assists: ........................................... 1, two times

Points: ............................................ 1, two times

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: ......................................................... N/A

Assists: .........................................1, three times

Points: ..........................................1, three times

 

YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS
Year                       GP           G             A             PTS        PIM
2006-07                 16           0              0              0              10
2007-08                 24           0              1              1              14
2008-09                 28           0              1              1              16
2009-10                 Did Not Play - Injury
Totals                    66           0             2             2             40