Olli Maatta Biography

Olli Maatta Maatta
( 1994 - )
May 13, 2018
First published on:May 13, 2018

Facts of Olli Maatta Biography

Date of Birth: 1994 August 22
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: Finland
Gender: Male

A professional Finnish hockey player, Olli Maatta was selected by the Penguins in the NHL Entry Draft 2012. For those who are new to the name, he is a professional Ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of NHL.

 

Olli was selected 95th overall by SKA St. Petersberg in 2011 KHL Draft. He is also known as the youngest Finnish hockey player to participate in the under 20 World Championship.

Want to know the detail information about Olli's early life, education, single, career, awards, achievements, net worth, salary, house, relationships, affairs, marriage, children, nationality? If yes, then go through the article.

Olli Maatta's Early life and Education

Olli Maatta was born on 22nd August 1994 in Jyvaskyla, Finland. He began playing hockey by playing for his hometown team's under-16. However, he hasn't revealed the name of his school and colleges. He belongs to Finnish nationality.

[ CAPTION: Olli Määttä ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Olli Maatta's Career

As mentioned above, Olli began his playing career playing for his hometown teams under- 16 programs.  He played a game for JYP U16 in the Jr.C SM-sarja classification. His play was so strong that he received a two-game call-up to JYP's under 20 teams and after that, he found himself on Finland's national under-16 team by posting 13 points in 13 games.

[ CAPTION: Olli Määttä ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

When he turned 16, he was automatically promoted to JYP under-18 team and was swiftly promoted to under- 20 team after one game. When he completed various level of junior leagues, he was selected 85th overall by SKA Saint Petersburg in 2011 KHL Draft.

In the year 2022, he joined a London team to make a run for the J. Ross Robertson Cup. He continued his strong play and finished for the team lead with a scoring 23 points in 19 games. And the team-London received a berth at 2012 Memorial Cup held in Shawinigan, Quebec.

[ CAPTION: Olli Määttä ][ SOURCE: Eurohockey.com ]

Olli was ranked as the 8th best North American skater, after the 2011-12 season and leading up to 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He was selected by the Draft hosts, Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round. He even attended the Penguins development camp.

Youtube: Olli Määttä #3 -Young Finnish Star

After being selected for Penguins, his start achieving huge success. He was the key role in the Penguins 10-2 runs in the absence of their defensive corps. he even scored his first multi-goal in the NHL with two tallies in the Penguins' 5-3 loss of the San Jose Sharks. Olli won the Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016

Because of Olli's undisclosed injury, he left a game against the Winnipeg Jets. And after missing 24 games, he returned to the Penguins for the last game of the 2016-17.

[ CAPTION: Olli Määttä with The Stanley Cup ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Olli played in his 300th career NHL game against Washington Capitals during the season 2017-2018. 

Olli Maatta's personal life

Professionally we know each and everything about our favorite player but when it comes to his personal life, Olli has kept it a secret. However, the 24 years old player, Olli is not a married person and is currently single.

[ CAPTION: Olli Määttä ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Moreover, there are no any pieces of information regarding his past affairs or other relationship. It looks as if he loves focusing on his career rather than being in any type of relationship. 

Olli Maatta's Net worth

Being such a prominent ice hockey defenceman, Olli Maatta earns a good sum of money from his playing career. His main source of income is through his playing career. As of now, his net worth is estimated to be $1,5 million. 

Talking about his salary, his salary of 2014 was $925,000 form Pittsburgh Penguins. he received $2,700,00 after his contract with Pittsburgh Penguins. As of 2017-2018, his basic salary is estimated to be $4,083,300, 

May 13, 2018
First published on:May 13, 2018
by ranamonika


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