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Jarkko Ruutu

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'1" / 185 cm
  • Weight
    203 lbs / 92 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

An well known agitator who can also score some points. Plays very physically and checks hard. Dose everything to win. Although he usually gets under the opposite players skin can his own personal show hurt his owns teams game as well. Is shootout expert.

Brothers: Tuomo Ruutu, Mikko Ruutu

Team Staff profile of Jarkko Ruutu also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 1 0 0 0 0 |
1992-93 HIFK U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 33 26 21 47 53 |
HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 |
1993-94 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 7 0 1 1 10 | Relegation 12 9 11 20 34
1994-95 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 35 26 22 48 117 |
1995-96 Michigan Tech NCAA 38 12 10 22 96 5 |
1996-97 HIFK Liiga 48 11 10 21 155 7 |
1997-98 HIFK “A” Liiga 37 10 10 20 166 2 | Playoffs 9 7 4 11 10 11
Finland WC 10 1 0 1 16 2 |
Finland (all) International 20 4 2 6 34 |
1998-99 HIFK “C” Liiga 25 10 4 14 136 0 | Playoffs 9 0 2 2 43 1
1999-00 Vancouver Canucks NHL 8 0 1 1 6 -1 |
Syracuse Crunch AHL 65 26 32 58 164 33 | Playoffs 4 3 1 4 8 0
2000-01 Vancouver Canucks NHL 21 3 3 6 32 1 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 8 0
Kansas City Blades IHL 46 11 18 29 111 25 |
Finland WC 9 1 0 1 10 3 |
2001-02 Vancouver Canucks NHL 49 2 7 9 74 -1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -1
Finland OG 4 0 0 0 4 1 |
Finland (all) International 4 0 0 0 4 1 |
2002-03 Vancouver Canucks NHL 36 2 2 4 66 -7 | Playoffs 13 0 2 2 14 1
2003-04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 71 6 8 14 133 -13 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 10 -3
Finland WCup 4 0 0 0 6 |
Finland WC 6 0 0 0 20 -1 |
2004-05 HIFK Liiga 50 10 18 28 215 22 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 41 -2
Finland EHT 8 1 1 2 26 |
Finland WC 7 1 0 1 4 -1 |
2005-06 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 10 7 17 142 1 |
Finland EHT 3 0 0 0 2 |
Finland OG 8 0 0 0 31 -1 |
Finland “A” WC 9 0 3 3 34 4 |
2006-07 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 81 7 9 16 125 0 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 10 -1
Finland “A” WC 9 0 1 1 29 0 |
2007-08 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 71 6 10 16 138 3 | Playoffs 20 2 1 3 26 -1
2008-09 Ottawa Senators NHL 78 7 14 21 144 0 |
Finland “A” WC 6 0 2 2 10 0 |
2009-10 Ottawa Senators NHL 82 12 14 26 121 -2 | Playoffs 6 2 1 3 34 2
Finland OG 6 2 1 3 14 3 |
2010-11 Ottawa Senators NHL 50 2 8 10 59 -2 |
Anaheim Ducks NHL 23 1 1 2 38 0 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 12 -1
2011-12 Jokerit Liiga 59 14 21 35 192 11 | Playoffs 10 1 2 3 33 2
2012-13 Jokerit Liiga 48 12 17 29 122 13 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 14 0
2013-14 Jokerit Liiga 51 10 11 21 86 17 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 -1
2014-15 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA 4 0 0 0 14 -2 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 HIFK Euro HL 5 1 2 3 8 4 |
2011-12 Jokerit ET 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 3 2 0 2 2 1
2012-13 Jokerit ET 6 2 0 2 70 |
2013-14 Jokerit ET 8 1 1 2 12 |
2014-15 EHC Biel-Bienne Swiss Cup 1 1 0 1 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2015-16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Scout European Pro Scout
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Development Coach European Development Coach
2016-17 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Development Coach European Development Coach
2017-18 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Development Coach European Development Coach
2018-19 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Development Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 65 26 32 58 0.89 164 33 | 4 3 1 4 1.00 8 0
EHT 11 1 1 2 0.18 28 0 |
ET 14 3 1 4 0.29 82 0 | 3 2 0 2 0.67 2 1
Euro HL 5 1 2 3 0.60 8 4 |
IHL 46 11 18 29 0.63 111 25 |
International 24 4 2 6 0.25 38 1 |
Jr. A SM-liiga 43 26 23 49 1.14 127 0 | 12 9 11 20 1.67 34 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
Jr. B SM-sarja 33 26 21 47 1.42 53 0 |
Liiga 318 77 91 168 0.53 1072 72 | 39 8 10 18 0.46 141 11
NCAA 38 12 10 22 0.58 96 5 |
NHL 652 58 84 142 0.22 1078 -21 | 58 5 5 10 0.17 114 -4
NLA 4 0 0 0 0.00 14 -2 |
OG 18 2 1 3 0.17 49 3 |
Swiss Cup 1 1 0 1 1.00 0 0 |
WC 56 3 6 9 0.16 123 7 |
WCup 4 0 0 0 0.00 6 0 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/15/2014
12/15/2014 Confirmed No team Retired
11/05/2014
11/05/2014 Confirmed Biel-Bienne Unknown
10/22/2014
10/22/2014 Confirmed Jokerit Biel-Bienne
09/09/2011
09/09/2011 Confirmed Anaheim Ducks Jokerit
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Finland

Cult/Star player for HIFK

Cult/Star player for HIFK U18

Cult/Star player for HIFK U20

Cult/Star player for Jokerit

Cult/Star player for Michigan Tech

Cult/Star player for Vancouver Canucks

Career transactions
- 2011-02-17 • Traded to the Anaheim Ducks for a 2011 6th round pick
- 2008-07-02 • Signed to a three-year contract by the Ottawa Senators
- 2006-07-04 • Signed to a two-year contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2005-09-01 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2004-09-23 • Signed to a lockout contract by HIFK
- 2003-07-03 • Re-signed to a tw-year contract by the Vancouver Canucks

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