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Tuomo Ruutu
Tuomo Ruutu
Left Wing
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)
Had points in season high four straight games Mar. 31-Apr. 5 (2g-2a-4pts)...Recorded 2a Mar. 11 at Phi...Posted 1g-1a-2pts (GWG) Mar. 8 vs. Car...Made NJD debut Mar. 7 at Det...Acquired from Car. on Mar. 5; traded for 2nd time in NHL career…Had 5g-11a-16pts in 57 games for Canes this season…Appeared in 600th game Feb. 7 vs. Fla…Posted 2a Jan. 5 vs. Nsh…Recorded points in back-to-back games six times, most recently Mar. 8-11 (1g-3a-4pts)…Scored GWG Nov. 24 vs. Ott…Made season debut Oct. 13 vs. Phx.; began season on I.R. &  missed first five games (lower body)…A member of Finland’s Bronze Medal-winning teams at 2014 &  2010 Winter Olympics; posted 1g-4a-5pts in six games in Sochi…2012-13: Totaled 4g-5a-9pts in ninth NHL season; injuries limited playing time to just 17 games…Posted two multi-pt. games: Apr. 18 at Wpg. (2g) &  Mar. 30 at Wpg. (2a)...Had points in season-high three straight Apr. 23-27 (2g-1a-3pts)...Registered 300th career point Mar. 28 at Tor.

- 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

- 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