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Reijo Ruotsalainen

Reijo Ruotsalainen  #29

Defenseman
NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: April 1, 1960
BIRTHPLACE: Oulu, Finland
DRAFTED: NYR / 1980 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 6th   (119th overall)

CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1975-1976 Karpat Oulu-Finland-2 349 15 24 12
1975-1976 Finland-EJC-A 31 0 1 0
1976-1977 Karpat Oulu-Finland-2 4225 41 66 14
1976-1977 Finland-WJC-A 72 4 6 6
1976-1977 Finland-EJC-A 20 2 2 0
1977-1978 Karpat Oulu-Finland 309 14 23 4
1977-1978 Finland-WJC-A 63 3 6 2
1977-1978 Finland-WEC-A 102 0 2 2
1978-1979 Karpat Oulu-Finland 3614 8 22 47
1978-1979 Finland-WJC-A 60 3 3 0
1978-1979 Finland-WEC-A 62 0 2 2
1979-1980 Karpat Oulu-Finland 3015 13 28 31
1979-1980 Finland-WJC-A 54 3 7 2
1980-1981 Karpat Oulu-Finland 3428 23 51 28
1980-1981 Finland-WEC-A 83 2 5 4
1981-1982 New York Rangers-DN-Cup 41 6 7
1981-1982 Finland-Can-Cup 50 1 1 2
1981-1982Rangers7818 38 56 18 27 7 0 3 2477.3
1982-1983Rangers7716 53 69 27 22 5 0 4 2307.0
1983-1984Rangers7420 39 59 17 26 5 0 4 2877.0
1984-1985Rangers8028 45 73 -27 32 10 0 2 25511.0
1984-1985 Finland-WEC-A 100 4 4 6
1985-1986Rangers8017 42 59 22 47 6 0 2 2287.5
1986-1987 Sc Bern-Swiss 3526 27 53 27
1986-1987Oilers165 8 13 8 6 3 0 1 529.6
1987-1988 Finland-Can-Cup 40 0 0 2
1987-1988 HV 71 Jonkoping-Sweden 4010 22 32 26
1987-1988 Finland-Olympics 84 2 6 0
1988-1989 Sc Bern-Swiss 3617 29 46 46
1988-1989 Finland-WEC-A 102 4 6 6
1989-1990Devils312 5 7 -4 14 1 0 0 523.8
1989-1990Oilers101 7 8 -1 6 0 0 0 283.6
1990-1991 Sc Bern-Swiss 3613 25 38 20
1991-1992 Sc Bern-Swiss 357 16 23 24
1992-1993 Sc Bern-Swiss 317 15 22 42
1993-1994 Karpat Oulu-Finland-2 41 5 6 6
1993-1994 Tappara Tampere-Finland 62 4 6 2
1994-1995 Sc Bern-Swiss 193 7 10 20
1995-1996 KalPa Kuopio-Finland 163 5 8 4
1995-1996 Zurcher SC-Swiss 184 11 15 4
1996-1997 Karpat Oulu-Finland-2 171 5 6 14
1997-1998 Karpat Oulu-Finland-2 448 23 31 42
NHL TOTALS44610723734460180370161,3797.8

CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1979-1980 Karpat Oulu-Finland 65 2 7 0 0
1980-1981 Karpat Oulu-Finland 127 4 11 0 6
1981-1982Rangers104 5 9 2 2 0 1
1982-1983Rangers94 2 6 6 1 0 1
1983-1984Rangers51 1 2 2 1 0 1
1984-1985Rangers32 0 2 6 1 0 0
1985-1986Rangers160 8 8 6 0 0 0
1986-1987Oilers212 5 7 10 1 0 1
1987-1988 HV 71 Jonkoping-Sweden 20 1 1 0 2 00.0
1988-1989 Sc Bern-Swiss 114 7 11 0 22
1989-1990Oilers222 11 13 13 12 1 0 0 553.6
1990-1991 Sc Bern-Swiss 105 8 13 0 10
1991-1992 Sc Bern-Swiss 114 6 10 0 4
1992-1993 Sc Bern-Swiss 50 3 3 0 29 00.0
1993-1994 Tappara Tampere-Finland 91 2 3 0 6
1994-1995 Sc Bern-Swiss 61 5 6 0 4
1996-1997 Karpat Oulu-Finland-2 90 4 4 0 0 00.0
1997-1998 Karpat Oulu-Finland-2 142 6 8 0 10
NHL TOTALS86153247134470455
Quote of the Day

You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.

— Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Brent Burns returning back to defense