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Christian Ruuttu

Christian Ruuttu

Center
BIRTHDATE: February 20, 1964
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Lappeenranta, Finland
WEIGHT: 194 DRAFTED: BUF / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 7th   (134th overall)

CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1980-1981 Assat Pori Jr.-Fin-Jr. 41 1 2 2
1981-1982 Belmont Hill High School-High-MA
1982-1983 Assat Pori Jr.-Fin-Jr. 52 6 8 12
1982-1983 Assat Pori-Finland 3615 18 33 34
1982-1983 Finland-WJC-A 72 2 4 14
1983-1984 Assat Pori Jr.-Fin-Jr. 20 2 2 12
1983-1984 Olympia-Finland 10 0 0 2
1983-1984 Assat Pori-Finland 3718 42 60 72
1983-1984 Finland-WJC-A 70 4 4 6
1984-1985 Assat Pori Jr.-Fin-Jr. 13 0 3 0
1984-1985 Assat Pori-Finland 3214 32 46 34
1984-1985 Finland-WEC-A 61 1 2 16
1985-1986 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 3614 42 56 41
1985-1986 Finland-WEC-A 102 5 7 12
1986-1987Sabres7622 43 65 9 62 3 1 1 16713.2
1986-1987 Finland-WEC-A 100 0 0 18
1987-1988Sabres7326 45 71 -3 85 8 1 4 18514.0
1987-1988 Finland-Can-Cup 52 1 3 10
1988-1989Sabres6714 46 60 13 98 5 0 1 1499.4
1989-1990Sabres7519 41 60 9 66 4 1 2 16011.9
1989-1990 Finland-WEC-A 95 3 8 4
1990-1991Sabres7716 34 50 -6 96 2 3 1 15510.3
1990-1991 Finland-WEC-A 107 3 10 10
1991-1992Sabres704 21 25 -7 76 0 2 1 1083.7
1991-1992 Finland-Can-Cup 61 5 6 4
1991-1992 Finland-WC-A 50 1 1 6
1992-1993Blackhawks8417 37 54 14 134 3 1 6 1879.1
1993-1994Blackhawks549 20 29 -4 68 1 1 1 969.4
1993-1994 Finland-WC-A 42 2 4 4
1994-1995Blackhawks202 5 7 3 6 0 0 1 258.0
1994-1995 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 204 8 12 24
1994-1995Canucks255 6 11 11 23 0 0 1 1926.3
1995-1996 Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg-Sweden 3213 25 38 92
1995-1996 Finland-WC-A 60 2 2 2
1996-1997 Finland-W-Cup 41 0 1 2
1996-1997 Zurcher SC-Swiss 4231 40 71 72
1997-1998 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 4411 28 39 24
1998-1999 Blues Espoo-Finland 4514 22 36 40
NHL TOTALS621134298432397142610191,25110.7

CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1983-1984 Assat Pori-Finland 92 5 7 0 12
1984-1985 Assat Pori-Finland 81 6 7 0 8
1985-1986 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 103 6 9 0 8
1987-1988Sabres62 5 7 -2 4 1 0 0 1020.0
1988-1989Sabres20 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 10.0
1989-1990Sabres60 0 0 -5 4 0 0 0 120.0
1990-1991Sabres61 3 4 3 29 0 1 0 714.3
1991-1992Sabres30 0 0 -1 6 0 0 0 10.0
1992-1993Blackhawks40 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 70.0
1993-1994Blackhawks60 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 50.0
1994-1995Canucks91 1 2 -3 0 0 1 0 128.3
1995-1996 Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg-Sweden 124 7 11 0 34
1996-1997 Zurcher SC-Swiss 115 9 14 0 6
1997-1998 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 93 3 6 0 8
1998-1999 Blues Espoo-Finland 40 1 1 0 0 00.0
NHL TOTALS424913-1249120557.3
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday