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Tuomo Ruutu
Tuomo Ruutu
Left Wing
Number: 15
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 16, 1983
Birthplace: Vantaa, Finland
Drafted: CHI / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (9th overall)
DND last three games; Apr. 2-7...Missed game Mar. 10 at San Jose (maintenance)...Posted a season-high five shots on goal Feb. 26 vs. Tampa Bay...DND in nine straight Feb. 2-19...Placed on I.R. Jan. 8, retroactive to Jan. 6; missed three games Jan. 8-12...Missed two games Dec. 29 -30 (ill)...Aappeared in 100th game with NJ Dec. 17 vs. Florida...Missed 27 games Oct. 18-Dec. 15 (right foot fracture)...Is just three assists shy of 200 in his NHL career...DND Oct. 10 at Washington...2014-15: Totaled 7g-6a-13pts in 77 games played during first full season with New Jersey Appeared in his 700th career NHL contest Apr. 7 vs. NY Rangers Had points in back-to-back games three times: Feb. 6-7 (1g-1a-2pts), Dec. 23-27 (2a) and Nov. 21-22 (2g) Missed three-game Western Conference road trip Jan. 14-19 (ill) Netted three goals over a six-game span Nov. 11-22 Scored first goal of season October 11 at Florida...Went 0/1 in the shootout.

Missed majority of 2005-06 due to back (October 15, 2005 at San Jose) and ankle (January 8, 2006 vs. Nashville) injuries. Traded to Carolina by Chicago for Andrew Ladd, February 26, 2008. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring hip injury and resulting surgery, January 18, 2013. Traded to New Jersey by Carolina for Andrei Loktionov and future considerations, March 5, 2014.