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Rasmus Ristolainen

20-Year-Old Defenseman – Buffalo Sabres

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The 19-year-old Ristolainen is Buffalo’s top-rated young player on defense, and will likely remain with Buffalo for the entire season in 2014-2015. Though his production was muted in his 34 games with the Sabres last season, Ristolainen was a key player for the team’s AHL af...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 219   DOB: 10/27/1994   BORN: Turku, Finland   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #8 Overall in 2013  

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Rasmus Ristolainen Contract Information:

Signed an entry-level contract with the Sabres in July of 2013.

December 16, 2014  –  Rasmus Ristolainen News

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Ristolainen netted his second goal and first power-play marker of the season in Monday's win over the Senators.

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Rasmus Ristolainen 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
2013-14 18 NHL BUF 34 2 2 4 -15 6 52 3.8 0 0 19:07 0 0 0 1:39 66 32
2013-14 18 AHL ROC 34 6 14 20 -2 22 1 4
2014-15 19 NHL BUF 32 2 4 6 -14 14 43 4.7 0 0 19:48 1 2 3 1:33 50 53
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#3 Right Defenseman
  1. Tyler Myers
  2. Andre Benoit
  3. Rasmus Ristolainen
Buffalo Sabres

Time On Ice Stats

19:48

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Rasmus Ristolainen was on the ice for 19:48.

1:33

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Rasmus Ristolainen was on the ice for 1:33 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 19:07 1:39
2014-15 19:48 1:33

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Rasmus Ristolainen 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Dec 16 at WPG 0 1 1 -2 2 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 1 20:39 0:49
Dec 15 OTT 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 1 2 25:24 2:36
Dec 13 FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 21:50 0:42
Dec 11 CGY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 4 17:54 0:18
Dec 9 LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 22:40 1:35
Dec 6 at FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 2 18:23 1:30
Dec 4 at TB 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 3 19:15 2:17
Dec 2 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 20:50 1:36
Nov 29 at MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 4 22:54 1:32
Nov 28 MON 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 2 19:25 3:52
Nov 26 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 6 23:30 4:39
Nov 22 at WAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 2 20:45 0:47
Nov 21 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 18 SJ 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:13 1:51
Nov 15 TOR 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:09 0:23
Nov 13 at MIN 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 1 24:06 1:07
Nov 11 at STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 24:31 3:23
Nov 8 PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 20:51 2:02
Nov 7 EDM 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 2 20:51 0:28
Nov 5 MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 24:03 2:58
Nov 2 DET 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 25:30 3:00
Nov 1 at PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 20:08 3:12
Oct 30 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 17:05 0:43
Oct 28 at TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:32 0:43
Oct 25 at SJ 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 19:22 0:37
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Oct 23 at LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 15:23 0:53
Oct 22 at ANH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 14:28 0:00
Oct 18 BOS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 15:34 0:01
Oct 17 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 14:44 0:23
Oct 14 at CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 19:15 0:18
Oct 13 ANH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:38 1:38
Oct 11 at CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 16:41 2:36
Oct 9 CLS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:04 1:19

Rasmus Ristolainen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ristolainen picked up his first goal of the year and went plus-2 in Thursday's loss to the Wild.

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Ristolainen was credited with the second assist on Drew Stafford's goal for his first point of the season in a 3-2 loss to Edmonton on Friday.

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Head coach Ted Nolan said Ristolainen had been suffering from fatigue and he considered scratching him last week, the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Ristolainen reported to training camp at 205 pounds, 25 pounds lighter than he was the previous season, reports John Vogl of The Buffalo News.

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The eighth overall pick in 2013, Ristolainen appeared in 34 NHL games and 31 AHL games in his rookie season.

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Ristolainen scored Buffalo's only goal as Nashville trounced the league's worst team by a score of 6-1 on Thursday.

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Ristolainen was recalled on an emergency basis Thursday, WGR 550 reports.

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The Sabres reassigned Ristolainen to AHL Rochester on Monday, Bill Hoppe of the Times Herald reports.

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Ristolainen was recalled from Rochester of the AHL on Saturday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Ristolainen was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Saturday.

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After leading Finland to gold at the World Junior Championships, the country's first since 1998, Ristolainen will return to Rochester, reports The Buffalo News.

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Ristolainen has resumed playing after missing time with a concussion, John Vogl of the Buffalo News reports.

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2013-14

Keeper leaguers should familiarize themselves with Ristolainen, the 8th overall pick in June�s NHL Draft. The 6�3� defenseman is expected to compete for a spot with the Sabres this fall after posting 15 points in 52 games for Turku in the Finnish league last season. Ristolainen is one of the top prospects among defensemen in all of hockey, with strong mobility and a cannon from the point. Since Ristolainen is just 18 years old, you should temper your expectations in one-year leagues, but be ready to pounce if he makes the big club and starts strong.