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Tuomo Ruutu

31-Year-Old Left Wing – New Jersey Devils

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Tuomo Ruutu was a trade deadline arrival in New Jersey and scattered eight points over 19 games in Newark with a modest three goals in that span. The Devils used him in a variety of situations, but last season was one of his lower offensive outputs, notching 24 points over 7...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 205   DOB: 2/16/1983   BORN: Vantaa, Finland   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #9 Overall in 2001   Show ContractHide Contract

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Tuomo Ruutu Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year deal worth $4.75 million per year in February 2012.

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Ruutu tallied his fourth goal of the season in Friday's 2-0 win over the Oilers.

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Tuomo Ruutu NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 22 15 2 3 5 -7 31 30 6.7 0 0 1 0 1
2006-07 23 71 17 20 37 4 95 115 14.8 1 0 1 0 1
2007-08 24 77 10 22 32 4 91 100 10.0 1 0 4 0 4
2008-09 25 79 26 28 54 0 79 190 13.7 4 0 18:18 10 7 17 3:44 224 43
2009-10 26 54 14 21 35 -4 50 122 11.5 1 0 16:23 5 7 12 3:01 156 12
2010-11 27 NHL CAR 82 19 38 57 1 54 148 12.8 1 0 16:50 7 9 16 3:07 309 38
2011-12 28 NHL CAR 72 18 16 34 -3 50 156 11.5 2 0 16:28 3 2 5 2:29 151 24
2012-13 29 NHL CAR 17 4 5 9 -6 8 30 13.3 0 0 15:14 0 0 0 1:20 51 7
2013-14 30 NHL CAR 57 5 11 16 -19 34 79 6.3 1 0 14:15 2 0 2 1:59 168 30
2013-14 30 NHL NJ 19 3 5 8 1 10 26 11.5 1 0 15:32 1 0 1 0:33 48 4
2014-15 31 NHL NJ 32 5 1 6 0 18 32 15.6 0 0 11:13 0 0 0 0:13 74 14
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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Tuomo Ruutu was on the ice for 11:13.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Tuomo Ruutu was on the ice for 0:13 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 14:15 1:59
2013-14 15:32 0:33
2014-15 11:13 0:13

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Tuomo Ruutu 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Dec 17 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 12:02 0:00
Dec 15 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:59 0:00
Dec 13 at DAL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 17:26 0:07
Dec 11 at PHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:59 0:00
Dec 9 CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 14:56 0:20
Dec 8 at CAR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 1 15:34 1:17
Dec 6 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 0 10:41 0:59
Dec 4 at TOR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 16:30 1:22
Dec 2 at PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 6 1 14:36 0:41
Nov 29 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 13:08 0:00
Nov 28 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 14:04 0:23
Nov 25 at VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:07 0:00
Nov 22 at CGY 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 0 10:36 0:00
Nov 21 at EDM 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 1 10:42 0:00
Nov 18 at WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 2 12:26 0:00
Nov 15 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 9:02 0:00
Nov 14 at WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 10:42 0:00
Nov 11 MIN 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 3 0 7:27 0:22
Nov 10 at BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 2 13:05 0:00
Nov 7 at DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:54 0:27
Nov 6 at STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 0 13:30 0:52
Nov 4 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 10:04 0:14
Nov 1 CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 6:04 0:00
Oct 30 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 7:44 0:00
Oct 28 at PIT 1 0 1 -1 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 3 0 7:40 0:00
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Oct 25 at OTT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 7:52 0:00
Oct 24 DAL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 7:04 0:00
Oct 21 NYR Did Not Play
Oct 18 SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 6:24 0:00
Oct 16 at WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 10:35 0:00
Oct 14 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 7:33 0:00
Oct 11 at FLA 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 1 100.0 4 0 9:05 0:00
Oct 9 at PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 8:12 0:00

Tuomo Ruutu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ruutu will be a healthy scratch Tuesday versus the Rangers.

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Ruutu scored one of four first-period goals for the Devils in their 5-1 demolition of the Panthers on Saturday.

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Ruutu grabbed New Jersey's opening goal in Friday's 2-1 win over Washington, his second goal in as many games and third point in three.

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Ruutu scored his seventh goal of the season -- and his second as a member of the Devils -- in Tuesday's shootout loss to the Sabres.

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Ruutu (personal) will play Friday vs. the Panthers, Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record reports.

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Ruutu (personal) missed practice Thursday, but is expected to join his teammates in Florida for Friday's game against the Panthers, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.

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Ruutu assisted on both New Jersey goals while compiling a plus-2 rating and four PIM in Tuesday's victory over Florida.

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Ruutu recorded his first points as a Devil in Saturday's win over Carolina, notching a goal and an assist.

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Ruutu was traded to the Devils on Wednesday in exchange for Andrei Loktionov and a conditional draft pick.

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Ruutu scored Finland's lone goal in their 2-1 loss to Canada on Sunday.

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Ruutu assisted on the eventual game-winning goal Thursday against Buffalo, his first point in seven games.

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Ruutu, who has been skating primarily on the Canes' top line alongside Eric Staal and Jeff Skinner, was bumped down to the third line during Saturday's 5-2 loss to Toronto.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Ruutu played most of last season with a hip injury, but still managed to record nine points in the 17 games he played. He underwent successful surgery for the ailment shortly after the end of the regular season, and it's expected he'll be ready to go come training camp. Assuming he's healthy, Ruutu should open the season as the Hurricanes' second-line right winger alongside Jordan Staal and Jeff Skinner, a combination that has good point-producing potential. Ruutu will likely have fallen off the average poolie's fantasy radar come October, so don't be afraid to take a flyer on him in the later rounds of your draft - he has good sleeper pick potential.

2012-13

Though Ruutu's fantasy owners may have been disappointed by the 29 year-old's production in 2011-2012 relative to what he was able to accomplish the year previous, it is important to keep an eye on his shots on goal; tallying 156 last year, the Finnish veteran got to the net more often than he did during that more impressive 2010-2011 campaign. His production dropped 23 points from 57 to 34 and his hits total fell nearly by 150. Though Ruutu's ice-time will almost assuredly take a hit with Jordan Staal coming to town, he still makes for a decent sleeper pick in the later rounds, especially pools that reward secondary statistics such as hits.

2011-12

Ruutu recovered nicely from his injury-shortened 2009-10 campaign, tallying a career-high 57 points last season without missing a single game. The 6-foot sparkplug really found his stride last year with the Hurricanes, and no signs point to the contrary moving forward.

2010-11

It would be a severe injustice to put up a Ruutu bio without first cautioning you about his propensity for sustaining injuries. After all, he's a fearless skater who has a tendency to annoy opponents with plenty of hits. Ruutu can also score - he had 26 goals in 2008-09 - though it's tough to predict when he'll light the lamp. In spite of his shortcomings in regards to being prone to injury and an inconsistent point producer, Ruutu is a decent option if you ever need depth at the forward spot.

2009-10

Ruutu was the source of distraction when it appeared that he would enter salary arbitration in the offseason. Setting career highs as Ruutu did last year is obviously a fine way to bid for a lucrative contract. However, despite racking up a career-best 54 points (26G, 28A) in 79 games, 'Canes brass exercised caution by putting thought into the fact that Ruutu is familiar with the injury bug. You see, Ruutu is a pesky character in his own right when it comes to hits -- he amassed 228 of them last year -- but when over-aggression leads to injuries, there is cause for concern. A bad ankle injury deemed him helpless against the Penguins in the conference finals, but nonetheless, the 'Canes eventually secured Ruutu's services with a three year, $11.4 million contract in July 2009. Now that he's healthy and satisfied with the new deal, look for plenty of production out of No. 15. GM Jim Rutherford said to the Raleigh News & Observer in the offseason that he expects 25-35 goals out of the emerging, physical Ruutu. His best years are still ahead of him.

2008-09

Ruutu fit well in his new digs in the South, and he has an outside chance to exceed 55 points this season. It's more likely he'll finish with close to 50, which would still be a career high.

2007-08

If there is one player on the Hawks' 2007-08 roster that has received some acclaim the last few years on the Hawks roster, it has to be Ruutu. Ruutu, who has struggled with injuries, was healthy last season playing in 71 games, but he only tallied 17 goals and 21 assists. The shine on this prospect appears to be fading before it even lit up, and he may lose out on some playing time with the influx of younger, capable talent on the roster.

2006-07

Ruutu finally re-signed with the Hawks a day before the start of training camp. In the offseason it was a game of posturing as he was even talking in his home country of Finland about retiring. Ruutu was plagued with injuries in 2005-06 and his one-time bright star is dulling rapidly. He missed the first month of the 2006-07 season after spraining his left knee.

2005-06

Most observers are expecting a breakout season for Ruutu after a solid second half in 2003-04. He led the team in goals with 23 and tied Kyle Calder for the team lead in power play goals with 10. He also led the team in game-winning goals with three, while being among the top five in goals, assists (21), points (44), power play goals (10) and power play points (17).

2004-05