Name: Tero Maata
Born: 1/2/82 in Vantaa, Finland
Drafted: 2nd Round (41st overall) in 2000 by the Sharks
A smooth, solid skater with good balance ... an intelligent player and clever decision maker who usually opts for the safe play ... a confident puckhandler with good hockey sense ... has a strong shot from the point ... is used in all game situations ... not an overly physical player, but effectively takes his man out of the play ... a good competitor who improved a lot throughout the season ... needs to better utilize his size and strength.
Source: Central Scouting Bureau