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Tuomo Ruutu

\TOO-oh-moh ROO-too\

Position: C/LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 200 lbs. (91 kg)

Born: February 16, 1983 in Vantaa, Finland
Draft: Chicago, 1st round (9th overall), 2001 NHL Entry
Relatives: Jarkko Ruutu (brother)
Current salary: $950,000
Current cap hit: $950,000

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com

Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-09 NJD TOR W 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 14 11:57 0 0 0 0
2 2016-03-29 NJD BOS W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 8:57 1 0 1 0 100.0
3 2016-03-27 NJD @ CAR L 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 9:28 5 0 0 0
4 2016-03-25 NJD WSH L-OT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 10:51 3 0 0 0
5 2016-03-24 NJD @ PIT W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 14 10:11 3 0 0 0
2015-16: Complete Gamelog | Scoring Log | Advanced Stats | Splits

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2003-04 20 CHI NHL 82 23 21 44 -31 58 13 10 0 3 14 7 0 174 13.2 1345 16:24 Calder-6
2005-06 22 CHI NHL 15 2 3 5 -7 31 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 30 6.7 221 14:43
2006-07 23 CHI NHL 71 17 21 38 4 95 16 1 0 1 14 7 0 115 14.8 1232 17:21
2007-08 24 TOT NHL 77 10 22 32 4 91 6 4 0 1 22 0 0 100 10.0 190 1224 15:54 28 38 42.4 171 19 28 16
2007-08 24 CHI NHL 60 6 15 21 3 75 5 1 0 1 15 0 0 71 8.5 131 935 15:35 26 23 53.1 133 15 19 12
2007-08 24 CAR NHL 17 4 7 11 1 16 1 3 0 0 7 0 0 29 13.8 59 289 17:01 2 15 11.8 38 4 9 4
2008-09 25 CAR NHL 79 26 28 54 0 79 16 10 0 4 21 7 0 190 13.7 363 1447 18:19 19 18 51.4 228 44 32 31
2009-10 26 CAR NHL 54 14 21 35 -4 50 9 5 0 1 14 7 0 122 11.5 222 885 16:23 19 28 40.4 152 12 23 19
2010-11 27 CAR NHL 82 19 38 57 1 54 12 7 0 1 29 9 0 148 12.8 302 1380 16:50 256 369 41.0 307 38 42 38
2011-12 28 CAR NHL 72 18 16 34 -3 50 15 3 0 2 14 2 0 156 11.5 271 1185 16:28 44 80 35.5 151 24 32 42
2012-13 29 CAR NHL 17 4 5 9 -6 8 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 30 13.3 59 259 15:14 1 7 12.5 51 7 12 8
2013-14 30 TOT NHL 76 8 16 24 -18 44 5 3 0 2 16 0 0 105 7.6 207 1107 14:34 14 23 37.8 216 34 32 34
2013-14 30 CAR NHL 57 5 11 16 -19 34 3 2 0 1 11 0 0 79 6.3 165 812 14:15 11 20 35.5 168 30 25 26
2013-14 30 NJD NHL 19 3 5 8 1 10 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 26 11.5 42 295 15:32 3 3 50.0 48 4 7 8
2014-15 31 NJD NHL 77 7 6 13 -3 28 7 0 0 0 6 0 0 74 9.5 122 837 10:52 4 5 44.4 174 23 15 23
2015-16 32 NJD NHL 33 0 1 1 -7 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 34 0.0 52 380 11:30 2 3 40.0 63 8 10 8
7 yrs CAR NHL 378 90 126 216 -30 291 60 30 0 9 101 25 0 754 11.9 1441 6257 16:33 352 537 39.6 1095 159 175 168
4 yrs CHI NHL 228 48 60 108 -31 259 35 13 0 5 46 14 0 390 12.3 450 3732 16:22 26 23 53.1 133 15 19 12
3 yrs NJD NHL 129 10 12 22 -9 46 9 1 0 1 12 0 0 134 7.5 216 1511 11:43 9 11 45.0 285 35 32 39
Career NHL 735 148 198 346 -70 596 104 44 0 15 159 39 0 1278 11.6 2107 11500 15:39 387 571 40.4 1513 209 226 219

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 24 TOT NHL 77 841 738 53.3 -0.9 651 558 53.8 0.3 9.0 91.0 100.0 55.9 44.1
2007-08 24 CHI NHL 60 639 541 54.2 0.7 490 406 54.7 1.8 8.9 90.8 99.6 55.8 44.2
2007-08 24 CAR NHL 17 202 197 50.6 -5.2 161 152 51.4 -3.8 9.4 91.8 101.2 56.3 43.8
2008-09 25 CAR NHL 79 1259 1106 53.2 1.1 955 819 53.8 1.2 8.3 91.0 99.3 53.8 46.2
2009-10 26 CAR NHL 54 682 620 52.4 1.5 498 482 50.8 1.6 8.4 90.1 98.5 47.4 52.6
2010-11 27 CAR NHL 82 1116 1125 49.8 0.0 781 837 48.3 -0.5 10.3 91.7 102.0 50.3 49.7
2011-12 28 CAR NHL 72 979 1013 49.1 0.0 727 776 48.4 -0.6 9.5 90.9 100.4 53.7 46.3
2012-13 29 CAR NHL 17 260 219 54.3 3.4 185 178 51.0 0.8 8.3 85.7 94.0 51.9 48.1
2013-14 30 TOT NHL 76 968 887 52.2 0.4 689 667 50.8 0.0 6.7 89.7 96.4 59.8 40.2
2013-14 30 CAR NHL 57 730 714 50.6 -0.7 513 527 49.3 -0.8 6.5 89.0 95.5 62.4 37.6
2013-14 30 NJD NHL 19 238 173 57.9 4.0 176 140 55.7 2.4 7.1 92.2 99.4 52.6 47.4
2014-15 31 NJD NHL 77 606 636 48.8 2.3 439 488 47.4 1.3 4.7 94.8 99.5 46.9 53.1
2015-16 32 NJD NHL 33 364.0 249 283 46.8 1.0 188 223 45.7 -0.8 3.9 92.2 96.1 41.0 59.0
7 yrs CAR NHL 378 5228 4994 51.1 0.3 3820 3771 50.3 0.1 8.8 90.5 99.3 53.4 46.6
3 yrs NJD NHL 129 364.0 1093 1092 50.0 3.0 803 851 48.5 1.8 5.1 93.7 98.7 46.6 53.4
2 yrs TOT NHL 153 1809 1625 52.7 -0.1 1340 1225 52.2 0.3 7.8 90.3 98.2 58.1 41.9
Career NHL 720 364.0 8769 8252 51.5 1.1 6453 6253 50.8 1.0 8.1 90.9 99.0 53.5 46.5

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- E+/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2003-04 20 CHI NHL 82 18 0.28 0.26 0.54 0.22 0.71 2.12 27 24 51 21 67 29 69 0 -31 3.7 0.3 4.1 Calder-6
2005-06 22 CHI NHL 15 2 0.13 0.20 0.33 0.13 2.07 2.00 2 3 5 2 10 2 15 0 -7 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006-07 23 CHI NHL 71 15 0.24 0.30 0.54 0.21 1.34 1.62 18 21 39 16 60 15 44 3 4 2.2 1.6 3.8
2007-08 24 TOT NHL 77 11 0.13 0.29 0.42 0.15 1.18 1.30 11 23 34 12 62 16 47 5 4 1.1 1.4 2.4
2007-08 24 CHI NHL 60 7 0.10 0.25 0.35 0.12 1.25 1.18 7 16 23 8 43 9 36 5 3 0.3 1.0 1.3
2007-08 24 CAR NHL 17 4 0.24 0.41 0.65 0.23 0.94 1.71 4 7 11 4 19 7 11 0 1 0.8 0.3 1.1
2008-09 25 CAR NHL 79 21 0.33 0.35 0.68 0.27 1.00 2.41 27 28 55 22 88 33 55 0 0 4.2 1.8 6.0
2009-10 26 CAR NHL 54 13 0.26 0.39 0.65 0.24 0.93 2.26 15 22 37 14 52 21 35 0 -4 2.8 0.8 3.6
2010-11 27 CAR NHL 82 21 0.23 0.46 0.70 0.25 0.66 1.80 21 41 62 23 83 27 56 1 1 4.5 1.5 6.0
2011-12 28 CAR NHL 72 15 0.25 0.22 0.47 0.20 0.69 2.17 20 17 37 16 59 10 52 0 -3 2.7 1.2 3.9
2012-13 29 CAR NHL 17 4 0.24 0.29 0.53 0.21 0.47 1.76 8 9 17 7 12 0 18 0 -6 0.7 0.0 0.7
2013-14 30 TOT NHL 76 9 0.11 0.21 0.32 0.12 0.58 1.38 9 17 26 10 41 9 52 2 -18 0.5 0.6 1.2
2013-14 30 CAR NHL 57 6 0.09 0.19 0.28 0.10 0.60 1.39 6 12 18 7 31 8 43 1 -19 0.1 0.2 0.3
2013-14 30 NJD NHL 19 3 0.16 0.26 0.42 0.15 0.53 1.37 3 5 8 3 10 1 9 1 1 0.4 0.5 0.9
2014-15 31 NJD NHL 77 5 0.09 0.08 0.17 0.07 0.36 0.96 8 7 15 6 16 1 19 1 -3 -3.4 -0.1 1.0 0.9
2015-16 32 NJD NHL 33 0 0.00 0.03 0.03 0.01 0.24 1.03 0 1 1 0 5 0 14 1 -7 -3.5 -0.9 0.3 -0.7
7 yrs CAR NHL 378 83 0.24 0.33 0.57 0.22 0.77 1.99 101 136 237 92 344 106 270 2 -30 15.9 5.7 21.6
4 yrs CHI NHL 228 42 0.21 0.26 0.47 0.18 1.14 1.71 54 64 118 47 180 55 164 8 -31 6.3 2.9 9.2
3 yrs NJD NHL 129 9 0.08 0.09 0.17 0.07 0.36 1.04 11 13 24 10 31 2 42 3 -9 -6.9 -0.6 1.7 1.1
Career NHL 735 134 0.20 0.27 0.47 0.18 0.81 1.74 166 213 379 149 555 163 476 13 -70 -6.9 21.5 10.4 31.9

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2008-09 25 CAR NHL 16 1 3 4 -3 8 1 0 0 0 17 5.9 36 228 14:16 4 5 44.4 54 5 4 5
Career NHL 16 1 3 4 -3 8 1 0 0 0 17 5.9 36 228 14:16 4 5 44.4 54 5 4 5

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 25 CAR NHL 16 155 200 43.7 -12.1 104 149 41.1 -17.7 8.3 91.7 100.1 46.7 53.3
Career NHL 16 155 200 43.7 -12.1 104 149 41.1 -17.7 8.3 91.7 100.1 46.7 53.3

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1998-99 15 HIFK Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 25 9 11 20 88
1999-00 16 HIFK Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 5 0 3 3 12
1999-00 16 HIFK Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 35 11 16 27 32
1999-00 16 HIFK Helsinki Finland 1 0 0 0 2
1999-00 16 Finland WJ18-A 7 6 2 8 2 0 4 2 0 1
1999-00 16 HIFK Helsinki SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 2
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 2 1 0 1 0
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 47 11 11 22 94
2000-01 17 Finland WJC-A 7 1 3 4 5 4 0 1 0 1
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki SM-liiga 47 11 11 22 8 86
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 51 7 16 23 69
2001-02 18 Finland WJC-A 7 4 1 5 3 10 1 3 0 1
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki SM-liiga 51 7 16 23 3 69
2002-03 19 HIFK Helsinki Finland 30 12 15 27 24
2002-03 19 Finland WJC-A 7 2 8 10 6
2002-03 19 HIFK Helsinki SM-liiga 30 12 15 27 4 24
2004-05 21 Finland W-Cup 6 1 2 3 4
2005-06 22 Finland WC-A 9 0 0 0 -1 49 0 0 0 0
2006-07 23 Finland WC-A 8 3 3 6 1 20 1 2 0 0
2007-08 24 Finland WC-A 9 4 2 6 2 8 3 1 0 0
2009-10 26 Finland Olympics 6 1 0 1 -1 2 0 1 0 1
2010-11 27 Finland WC-A 9 6 0 6 3 8 5 1 0 2
2013-14 30 Finland OG 6 1 4 5 6 2
2013-14 30 Finland (all) Internationa 6 1 4 5 6 2
2014-15 31 Finland EHT 3 1 1 2 0 8
2014-15 31 Finland WC 8 1 1 2 0 4
2014-15 31 Finland (all) Internationa 11 2 2 4 0 12
Career 2 Seasons Fin-Jr. 37 12 16 28 32
Career 2 Seasons Fin-U18 30 9 14 23 100
Career 4 Seasons Finland 129 30 42 72 189
Career 1 Season Olympics 6 1 0 1 -1 2 0 1 0 1
Career 1 Season W-Cup 6 1 2 3 4
Career 4 Seasons WC-A 35 13 5 18 5 85 9 4 0 2
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 7 6 2 8 2 0 4 2 0 1
Career 3 Seasons WJC-A 21 7 12 19 8 20 1 4 0 2

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1998-99 15 HIFK Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 2 1 1 2 2
1999-00 16 HIFK Helsinki SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0
1999-00 16 HIFK Helsinki U18 Fin-U18 3 1 2 3 2
1999-00 16 HIFK Helsinki Jr. Fin-Jr. 3 0 1 1 4
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki SM-liiga 5 0 0 0 4
2000-01 17 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 5 0 0 0 4
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki SM-liiga 10 0 6 6 29
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 10 0 6 6 29
2002-03 19 HIFK Helsinki SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Fin-Jr. 3 0 1 1 4
Career 2 Seasons Fin-U18 5 2 3 5 4
Career 2 Seasons Finland 15 0 6 6 33
Career 4 Seasons SM-liiga 15 0 6 6 33
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 2010 FIN 1 0 -1 2 10 8
2 2014 FIN 1 4 6 2 7 12
Car 2 4 5 4 17 20

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Tuomo Ruutu 6.0 6.0 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 2.4 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
Buzz Boll 90.6 4.8 4.7 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.5 1.8 1.5 1.1 0.5 -0.3
Ab McDonald 89.3 6.2 5.3 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.7 2.8 2.8 1.2 1.1 0.4
Fleming MacKell 89.1 6.3 5.5 5.0 4.3 3.5 3.2 2.2 1.7 0.9 0.4 -0.1
Chris Higgins 88.6 5.9 5.1 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.4 0.0
Ilkka Sinisalo 88.1 6.4 6.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.2 2.2 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.0
Alexei Ponikarovsky 88.1 6.4 5.2 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.2
Ray Getliffe 87.9 4.8 4.6 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0
Pete Stemkowski 87.6 5.7 5.0 4.9 4.3 4.3 4.2 2.3 1.5 1.4 1.3 0.2
John Ferguson 87.1 6.0 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.4
Ralph Backstrom 87.1 6.7 5.6 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.0 2.1 2.1 1.8 0.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Tuomo Ruutu 6.0 6.0 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 2.4 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
Buzz Boll 90.6 4.8 4.7 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.5 1.8 1.5 1.1 0.5 -0.3
Fleming MacKell 90.0 6.3 5.5 5.0 4.3 3.5 3.2 2.2 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.1
Ab McDonald 88.8 6.2 5.3 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.7 2.8 2.8 1.2 1.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Chris Higgins 88.6 5.9 5.1 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.4 0.0
Alexei Ponikarovsky 88.1 6.4 5.2 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1
Ilkka Sinisalo 88.1 6.4 6.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.2 2.2 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.0
Ray Getliffe 87.9 4.8 4.6 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0
John Ferguson 87.1 6.0 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.4
Leo Labine 86.6 5.2 4.7 3.7 3.4 3.4 2.4 2.0 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.4
Tim Connolly 86.5 6.9 5.7 5.2 4.1 3.5 3.4 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.0 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

January 8, 2006: Missed majority of 2005-06 due to back (October 15, 2005 at San Jose) and ankle (January 8, 2006 vs. Nashville) injuries.

February 26, 2008: Traded to Carolina by Chicago for Andrew Ladd, February 26, 2008.

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