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Tuomo Ruutu
Tuomo Ruutu
Left Wing
(ROO-Too)
Number: 15
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 16, 1983  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Vantaa, Finland
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Drafted: CHI / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (9th overall)

Is 9a shy of 200 in his NHL career…2013-14: Acquired from Car. Mar. 5; traded mid-season for second time in ten-season NHL career…Tallied 8g-16a-24pts in 76 games overall, including 3g-5a-8pts in 19 appearances with NJ…Totals included three 2pt games: 2a Mar. 11 at Phi., 1g-1a-2pts Mar. 8 vs. Car. and 2a Jan. 5 vs. Nsh…Recorded points in season-high four straight games Mar. 31-Apr. 5 (2g-2a-4pts); also had points in back-to-back games six times, most recently Mar. 8-11 (1g-3a-4pts)…Notched first goal in a Devils’ sweater with GWG Mar. 8; also posted GWG Nov. 24 vs. Ott…Made New Jersey debut Mar. 7 at Det.; appeared in his 600th career NHL game Feb. 7 vs. Fla…Made season debut Oct. 13 vs. Phx.; began campaign on I.R. and missed first 5 games with lower body injury…Won second Bronze Medal with Finland at Sochi Winter Olympics; posted 1g-4a-5pts in 6 games.



- 2007-08 -
- Had an assist and was a +1 in a 7-2 win at Columbus on Feb.13th
- Played his 200th career game at Ottawa on Dec. 22, 2007
- Earned his 100th career NHL point with a goal vs. Los Angeles on Dec. 12, 2007
- Tied a career high by scoring 2 goals vs. Phoenix on Nov. 30, 2007
- Missed 1 game due to the flu, at Edmonton on Nov. 24, 2007
- Had two assists and a +2 rating at Dallas on Oct. 31, 2007
- Had three assists and a +3 rating vs. Columbus on Oct. 23, 2007
- Scored the GWG in a 5-3 win vs. Colorado on Oct.19, 2007
- Led the team with 156 hits in 2006-07
- Pre-Season: 3 gp - 0-4=4 - 0 pim

-CAREER-
- Represented Team Finland in four World Junior Championships capturing one Gold, one Silver, and two Bronze Medals..
- Was Assistant Captain for Team Finland in the under-18 World Juniors in 2000 that won a Gold Medal.
- Was Assistant Captain for Team Finland in the under-20 World Juniors in 2002 that won a Bronze Medal.
- Served as Captain of Team Finland in the under-20 World Juniors in 2003 where he led the tournament in scoring as Finland won a Bronze Medal.
- Appeared in 6 games for Team Finland in the World Cup in 2004 and had 1-2=3 while placing second in the tournament