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Christian Ruuttu

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-11 (180 cm) ▪ Weight: 194 lbs. (88 kg)

Born: February 20, 1964 in Lappeenranta, Finland
Draft: Buffalo, 7th round (139th overall), 1983 NHL Entry


NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1986-87 22 BUF NHL 76 22 43 65 24 9 62 18 3 1 1 31 11 1 167 13.2 Calder-6
1987-88 23 BUF NHL 73 26 45 71 27 -3 85 17 8 1 4 26 18 1 185 14.1
1988-89 24 BUF NHL 67 14 46 60 20 13 98 9 5 0 1 32 13 1 149 9.4
1989-90 25 BUF NHL 75 19 41 60 22 9 66 14 4 1 2 33 6 2 160 11.9 Selke-12
1990-91 26 BUF NHL 77 16 34 50 19 -6 96 11 2 3 1 20 13 1 155 10.3
1991-92 27 BUF NHL 70 4 21 25 8 -7 76 2 0 2 1 14 7 0 108 3.7
1992-93 28 CHI NHL 84 17 37 54 19 14 134 13 3 1 6 28 9 0 187 9.1
1993-94 29 CHI NHL 54 9 20 29 10 -4 68 7 1 1 1 14 6 0 96 9.4
1994-95 30 TOT NHL 45 7 11 18 7 14 29 7 0 0 2 11 0 0 69 10.1
1994-95 30 CHI NHL 20 2 5 7 2 3 6 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 25 8.0
1994-95 30 VAN NHL 25 5 6 11 4 11 23 5 0 0 1 6 0 0 44 11.4
6 yrs BUF NHL 438 101 230 331 118 15 483 71 22 8 10 156 68 6 924 10.9
3 yrs CHI NHL 158 28 62 90 32 13 208 22 4 2 8 47 15 0 308 9.1
1 yr VAN NHL 25 5 6 11 4 11 23 5 0 0 1 6 0 0 44 11.4
Career NHL 621 134 298 432 155 39 714 98 26 10 19 209 83 6 1276 10.5

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1986-87 22 BUF NHL 76 0.29 0.57 0.86 0.31 0.82 2.20 19 36 55 20 96 31 67 11 9 3.5 1.2 4.7 Calder-6
1987-88 23 BUF NHL 73 0.36 0.62 0.97 0.37 1.16 2.53 22 38 60 22 95 39 86 27 -3 4.4 0.8 5.2
1988-89 24 BUF NHL 67 0.21 0.69 0.90 0.30 1.46 2.22 12 38 50 17 84 30 64 23 13 2.8 1.2 4.0
1989-90 25 BUF NHL 75 0.25 0.55 0.80 0.29 0.88 2.13 16 34 50 18 81 17 83 28 9 2.9 1.3 4.3 Selke-12
1990-91 26 BUF NHL 77 0.21 0.44 0.65 0.24 1.25 2.01 14 30 44 16 78 26 90 32 -6 2.4 0.8 3.2
1991-92 27 BUF NHL 70 0.06 0.30 0.36 0.11 1.09 1.54 4 18 22 7 42 12 74 37 -7 -0.4 0.7 0.3
1992-93 28 CHI NHL 84 0.20 0.44 0.64 0.23 1.60 2.23 14 30 44 16 76 20 62 20 14 2.1 1.7 3.8
1993-94 29 CHI NHL 54 0.17 0.37 0.54 0.19 1.26 1.78 8 18 26 9 36 8 46 14 -4 1.1 0.6 1.7
1994-95 30 TOT NHL 45 0.16 0.24 0.40 0.15 0.64 1.53 12 19 31 12 27 1 19 7 14 0.6 1.1 1.6
1994-95 30 CHI NHL 20 0.10 0.25 0.35 0.12 0.30 1.25 3 9 12 4 10 0 10 3 3 0.1 0.4 0.4
1994-95 30 VAN NHL 25 0.20 0.24 0.44 0.17 0.92 1.76 9 10 19 8 17 1 9 4 11 0.5 0.7 1.2
6 yrs BUF NHL 438 0.23 0.53 0.76 0.27 1.10 2.11 87 194 281 100 476 155 464 158 15 15.7 6.0 21.7
3 yrs CHI NHL 158 0.18 0.39 0.57 0.20 1.32 1.95 25 57 82 29 122 28 118 37 13 3.2 2.7 5.9
1 yr VAN NHL 25 0.20 0.24 0.44 0.17 0.92 1.76 9 10 19 8 17 1 9 4 11 0.5 0.7 1.2
Career NHL 621 0.22 0.48 0.70 0.25 1.15 2.05 121 261 382 137 615 184 591 199 39 19.4 9.4 28.8

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1987-88 23 BUF NHL 6 2 5 7 2 -2 4 1 1 0 0 10 20.0
1988-89 24 BUF NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
1989-90 25 BUF NHL 6 0 0 0 0 -5 4 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
1990-91 26 BUF NHL 6 1 3 4 1 3 29 0 0 1 0 7 14.3
1991-92 27 BUF NHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1 6 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
1992-93 28 CHI NHL 4 0 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
1993-94 29 CHI NHL 6 0 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
1994-95 30 VAN NHL 9 1 1 2 1 -3 0 0 0 1 0 12 8.3
Career NHL 42 4 9 13 5 -12 49 1 1 2 0 55 7.3

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1980-81 16 Assat Pori Jr. Fin-Jr. 4 1 1 2 2
1982-83 18 Assat Pori Jr. Fin-Jr. 5 2 6 8 12
1982-83 18 Assat Pori Finland 36 15 18 33 34
1982-83 18 Finland WJC-A 7 2 2 4 14
1983-84 19 Assat Pori Jr. Fin-Jr. 2 0 2 2 12
1983-84 19 Finland WJC-A 7 0 4 4 6
1983-84 19 2 Teams Finland 38 18 42 60 74
1983-84 19 Olympia Finland 1 0 0 0 2
1983-84 19 Assat Pori Finland 37 18 42 60 72
1984-85 20 Assat Pori Jr. Fin-Jr. 1 3 0 3 0
1984-85 20 Assat Pori Finland 32 14 32 46 34
1984-85 20 Finland WEC-A 6 1 1 2 16
1985-86 21 HIFK Helsinki Finland 36 14 42 56 41
1985-86 21 Finland WEC-A 10 2 5 7 12
1986-87 22 Finland WEC-A 10 0 0 0 18
1987-88 23 Finland Can-Cup 5 2 1 3 10
1989-90 25 Finland WEC-A 9 5 3 8 4
1990-91 26 Finland WEC-A 10 7 3 10 10
1991-92 27 Finland Can-Cup 6 1 5 6 4
1991-92 27 Finland WC-A 5 0 1 1 6
1993-94 29 Finland WC-A 4 2 2 4 4
1994-95 30 HIFK Helsinki Finland 20 4 8 12 24
1995-96 31 Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 32 13 25 38 92
1995-96 31 Finland WC-A 6 0 2 2 2
1996-97 32 Finland W-Cup 4 1 0 1 2
1996-97 32 Zurcher SC Swiss 42 31 40 71 72
1997-98 33 HIFK Helsinki Finland 44 11 28 39 24
1998-99 34 Blues Espoo Finland 45 14 22 36 40
Career 2 Seasons Can-Cup 11 3 6 9 14
Career 4 Seasons Fin-Jr. 12 6 9 15 26
Career 7 Seasons Finland 251 90 192 282 271
Career 1 Season Sweden 32 13 25 38 92
Career 1 Season Swiss 42 31 40 71 72
Career 1 Season W-Cup 4 1 0 1 2
Career 3 Seasons WC-A 15 2 5 7 12
Career 5 Seasons WEC-A 45 15 12 27 60
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 14 2 6 8 20

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1983-84 19 Assat Pori Finland 9 2 5 7 12
1984-85 20 Assat Pori Finland 8 1 6 7 8
1985-86 21 HIFK Helsinki Finland 10 3 6 9 8
1995-96 31 Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 12 4 7 11 34
1996-97 32 Zurcher SC Swiss 11 5 9 14 6
1997-98 33 HIFK Helsinki Finland 9 3 3 6 8
1998-99 34 Blues Espoo Finland 4 0 1 1 0
Career 5 Seasons Finland 40 9 21 30 36
Career 1 Season Sweden 12 4 7 11 34
Career 1 Season Swiss 11 5 9 14 6

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Christian Ruuttu 5.2 4.7 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.2 1.7 1.6 0.3
Guy Carbonneau 93.8 5.0 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.1 2.9 2.4 0.0
Brian Savage 93.4 5.7 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.7 2.8 2.6 2.1 0.1
John Ferguson 92.7 6.0 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.4
Tony McKegney 92.2 5.8 5.7 4.5 4.1 3.5 3.0 2.8 1.8 0.8
Bob Pulford 92.2 5.1 4.7 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.4 2.7 2.1 1.4
Gerry Meehan 92.1 5.7 5.4 4.6 4.3 3.7 3.3 2.2 2.0 -0.7
George Armstrong 91.8 5.0 4.8 4.4 3.9 3.6 2.9 2.7 0.4 -0.1
Jim Fox 91.3 5.9 4.6 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.2 1.9 -0.1
Bob Gracie 90.9 4.1 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.4 1.3 1.1 0.2
Niklas Sundstrom 90.9 5.6 5.1 4.2 3.4 3.3 3.3 1.7 1.5 0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Christian Ruuttu 5.2 4.7 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.2 1.7 1.6 0.3
John Ferguson 92.7 6.0 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.4
Gerry Meehan 92.3 5.7 5.4 4.6 4.3 3.7 3.3 2.2 2.0 0.0 -0.7
Rejean Houle 91.5 6.0 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.3 3.3 2.6 1.4 0.8 0.1 -0.2
Jim Fox 91.3 5.9 4.6 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.2 1.9 -0.1
Bob Gracie 90.9 4.1 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.4 1.3 1.1 0.2
Pelle Eklund 90.6 5.1 4.6 4.5 3.6 3.3 3.0 1.8 1.1 0.4
George Gee 90.6 4.7 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.0 2.8 2.7 1.5 1.3
Niklas Sundstrom 89.8 5.6 5.1 4.2 3.4 3.3 3.3 1.7 1.5 0.5 0.3
Alexei Ponikarovsky 89.5 6.4 5.2 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1
Bill Hicke 88.9 5.6 4.7 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.2 2.0 1.8 1.3 0.3 0.3 -0.2 -0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 15, 1992: Traded to Winnipeg by Buffalo with future considerations for Stephane Beauregard, June 15, 1992.

August 10, 1992: Traded to Chicago by Winnipeg for Stephane Beauregard, August 10, 1992.

March 10, 1995: Traded to Vancouver by Chicago for Murray Craven, March 10, 1995.

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