Rasmus Rissanen

Rasmus Rissanen  #62

Carolina Hurricanes  Defenseman
NUMBER: 62 BIRTHDATE: July 13, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Kuopio, Finland
WEIGHT: 217 DRAFTED: CAR / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (178th overall)    Prospect Bio
Last Game: Was scratched from the game with an MCL injury vs. NJ (3/28) 2014-15 Season: * Exited the game at CBJ (3/15) with a lower-body injury and did not return * Was (-2) and led the team with eight hits in his first NHL/Hurricanes game vs. MIN (3/6) * Received first NHL recall from Charlotte (AHL) on 3/2 * Had 11 points (1g, 10a) in 52 games for Charlotte prior to recall * Games missed due to injury: 6 (MCL: 3/17-3/28) * Was a healthy extra for: 1 game * OFF THE RADAR: He has represented Finland in several international tournaments, including the 2008 U-18 World Junior Championship and the 2011 World Junior Championship. * Career Highs: G: 0 A: 0 P: 0 PIM: 2 * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 6 gp, 0-0-0, 4 pim
Quote of the Day

The last time I did it was 1994 and surprise, 20 years later it’s still working. I don’t do it very much, though. I don’t think I had it. I’m kind of surprised. It was probably because I went to church before the game.

Panthers veteran forward Jaromir Jagr on the move that produced his second goal in a 4-2 victory against the Senators on Sunday
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