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Tuomo Ruutu  #15

New Jersey Devils  Right Wing
NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: February 16, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Vantaa, Finland
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: CHI / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (9th overall)
Ruutu will make his Olympic debut after missing the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin due to injury. Though he has yet to play in the Olympics, the Vantaa, Finland, native has extensive international experience, representing his country at tournaments including the World Junior Championships (2001, 2002, 2003), the World Cup of Hockey (2004) and World Championships (2006, 2007, 2008).

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