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Finland Christian Ruuttu
#5 Blues / SM-liiga - 98/99
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Last added: Ayden Freund
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jesper Olofsson 16 12 11 23
2. Alexandre Grenier 16 5 14 19
3. Henrik Tömmernes 15 2 17 19
4. Damien Brunner 16 10 8 18
5. Andres Ambühl 14 6 11 17
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
57
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
201 lbs / 91 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Silver Medal 2
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

Son: Alexander Ruuttu

Team Staff profile of Christian Ruuttu also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1980-81 Ässät U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 4 1 1 2 2 |
1981-82 Belmont Hill School USHS-Prep - - - - - |
1982-83 Ässät U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 5 2 6 8 12 |
Ässät SM-liiga 36 15 18 33 34 8 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 2 4 14 |
1983-84 Ässät U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 2 0 2 2 12 |
Ässät SM-liiga 37 18 42 60 72 23 | Playoffs 9 2 5 7 12
Olympiajoukkue SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 2 -1 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 4 4 6 |
1984-85 Ässät U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 1 3 0 3 0 |
Ässät SM-liiga 32 14 32 46 34 20 | Playoffs 8 1 6 7 8 0
Finland WC 6 1 1 2 16 0 |
1985-86 HIFK SM-liiga 36 16 38 54 47 12 | Playoffs 10 3 6 9 8 7
Finland WC 10 2 5 7 12 -3 |
1986-87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 76 22 43 65 62 9 |
Finland WC 10 0 0 0 18 -6 |
1987-88 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 26 45 71 85 -3 | Playoffs 6 2 5 7 4 -2
Finland CC 5 2 1 3 10 -1 |
1988-89 Buffalo Sabres NHL 67 14 46 60 98 13 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 -1
1989-90 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 19 41 60 66 9 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 4 -5
Finland WC 9 5 3 8 4 5 |
1990-91 Buffalo Sabres NHL 77 16 34 50 96 -6 | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 29 3
Finland WC 10 7 3 10 10 |
1991-92 Buffalo Sabres NHL 70 4 21 25 76 -7 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 6 -1
Finland CC 6 1 5 6 4 2 |
Finland WC 5 0 1 1 6 4 |
1992-93 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 84 17 37 54 134 14 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -1
1993-94 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 54 9 20 29 68 -4 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 2 -2
Finland WC 4 2 2 4 4 4 |
Finland (all) International 4 2 2 4 4 4 |
1994-95 HIFK SM-liiga 20 4 8 12 24 -2 |
Chicago Blackhawks NHL 20 2 5 7 6 3 |
Vancouver Canucks NHL 25 5 6 11 23 11 | Playoffs 9 1 1 2 0 -3
1995-96 Västra Frölunda HC “C” Elitserien 32 13 25 38 98 | Playoffs 12 4 7 11 34
Finland WC 6 0 2 2 2 0 |
1996-97 Grasshopper Club Zürich NLB 42 31 40 71 72 | Playoffs 11 5 9 14 6
Finland WCup 4 1 0 1 2 0 |
1997-98 HIFK “C” SM-liiga 44 11 28 39 24 1 | Playoffs 9 3 3 6 8 4
Finland (all) International 7 2 1 3 12 |
1998-99 Blues SM-liiga 45 14 22 36 40 1 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 -2
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2000-01 Blues SM-liiga General Manager
2001-02 Blues SM-liiga General Manager
2002-03 Blues SM-liiga General Manager
2003-04 Blues SM-liiga General Manager
2004-05 Blues SM-liiga General Manager
Arizona Coyotes NHL Scout European Scout
2005-06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Scout European Scout
2006-07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Scout European Scout
2007-08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2008-09 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2009-10 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2010-11 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2011-12 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
2012-13 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
2013-14 Los Angeles Kings NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2014-15 Los Angeles Kings NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2015-16 Los Angeles Kings NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2016-17 Los Angeles Kings NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2017-18 Los Angeles Kings NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2018-19 Los Angeles Kings NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2019-20 Los Angeles Kings NHL Dir. of European Scouting
2020-21 Los Angeles Kings NHL Dir. of European Scouting
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 2 11 3 6 9 0.82 14 1 | 0
International 2 11 4 3 7 0.64 16 4 | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 4 12 6 9 15 1.25 26 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 7 251 92 188 280 1.12 277 62 | 5 40 9 21 30 0.75 36 9
NHL 9 621 134 298 432 0.70 714 39 | 8 42 4 9 13 0.31 49 -12
Elitserien (SHL) 1 32 13 25 38 1.19 98 - | 1 12 4 7 11 0.92 34 -
NLB (SL) 1 42 31 40 71 1.69 72 - | 1 11 5 9 14 1.27 6 -
USHS-Prep 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 8 60 17 17 34 0.57 72 4 | 0
WCup 1 4 1 0 1 0.25 2 0 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 2 6 8 0.57 20 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Jukka Tammi (G) 1983-1998 9 Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Olympiajoukkue
Raimo Helminen (F) 1982-1998 9 Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Finland U20, Olympiajoukkue
Esa Tikkanen (F) 1982-1998 8 Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Finland U20, HIFK, Olympiajoukkue
Jarmo Myllys (G) 1983-1998 8 Finland, Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Finland U20

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