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Finland Christian Ruuttu

#5 Blues / SM-liiga - 98/99
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Last added: Darina Bigler
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Noora Tulus 19 16 21 37
2. Anna Meixner 18 16 19 35
3. Lara Stalder 18 10 23 33
4. Petra Nieminen 19 14 15 29
5. Maja Nylén Persson 18 10 18 28
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
58
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 Liiga All-Star Team 1
1-time 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
2021-22 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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