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Rasmus Rissanen

Rasmus Rissanen  #62

Carolina Hurricanes  Defenseman
NUMBER: 62 BIRTHDATE: July 13, 1991  (AGE 24)
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 at PHI (4/9) * 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: 13 (MCL: 3/17-4/9) * 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
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It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process