2013-14 Olli Maatta HOME Set #1
(Rookie, NHL Debut, 1st NHL Point/Assist, 1st NHL Goal, 2nd Ever SH-PS Goal by a D-Man)
Olli Maatta was selected #22 overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Maatta was invited to the Penguins 2013 Training camp where he impressed the Penguins staff enough to give him a look and opportunity to play a few games to begin the Penguins regular season. with an injury to defenseman Kris Letang and Maatta's excellent performance beyond his years, he was kept after the 9 game mark and earning himself a spot on the regular roster.
On October 08, 2013, Maatta would get his first NHL point/Assist on a Jussi Jokinen goal. Shortly after that, on October 19, 2013, Maatta would record his first NHL Goal Tally on the Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo.
Olli Maatta was also selected to be a member of the Finnish Olympic team representing his country on the internation stage in Sochi, Russia 2014.
On Short-Handed Penalty Shot goal on 12/19/13
Olli Maatta 1st rookie D-man to score penalty shot goal since Leafs’ Bob Goldham scored against NYR on Mar. 7, 1942.
Olli Maatta 1st D-man to score shorthanded penalty shot since Kimmo Timonen did with Nashville Nov. 18, 1999 vs. Montreal.
(9 of his 14 points as a rookie were scored while wearing this jersey --> 2G, 7A)
10/19/13 PIT vs. VAN (Per. 3 13:12) EVEN STRENGTH GOAL - Olli Maatta (Chris Kunitz, Sidney Crosby) (** FIRST NHL GOAL**)
12/19/13 PIT vs. MIN (Per. 3 7:54) SHORT-HANDED PENALTY SHOT GOAL - Olli Maatta (2nd Ever SH-PS Goal by a Pens D-man)
10/08/13 PIT vs. CAR (Per. 3 5:03 ) ASSIST Olli Maatta (Evgeni Malkin) EV Goal - Jussi Jokinen (**FIRST NHL POINT!**)
10/08/13 PIT vs. CAR (Per. 3 13:03) ASSIST Olli Maatta (Brandon Sutter) PP Goal - Jussi Jokinen
11/18/13 PIT vs. ANA (Per. 3 4:54) ASSIST Olli Maatta (Brian Gibbons) EV Goal - Brandon Sutter
12/05/13 PIT vs. SJS (Per. 3 3:30) ASSIST Olli Maatta (Joe Vitale) EV Goal - Kris Letang
12/09/13 PIT vs. CBJ (Per. 3 8:52) ASSIST Olli Maatta (Pascal Dupuis) EV Goal - Sidney Crosby
12/19/13 PIT vs. MIN (Per. 2 1:54) ASSIST Olli Maatta (Joe Vitale) EV Goal - Brandon Sutter
01/05/13 PIT vs. WPG (Per. 3 12:38) ASSIST Olli Maatta (Chris Kunitz) EV Goal - Matt Niskanen
Short-Handed Penalty shot goal on 12/19/13