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Tuomo Ruutu

\TOO-oh-moh ROO-too\

Position: C/LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs. (93 kg)

Born: February 16, 1983 in Vantaa, Finland
Draft: Chicago, 1st round (9th overall), 2001 NHL Entry
Relatives: Jarkko Ruutu (brother)
Current salary: $4,050,000
Current cap hit: $3,800,000

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



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
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
2 yrs NJD NHL 96 10 11 21 -2 38 9 1 0 1 11 0 0 100 10.0 164 1132 11:47 7 8 46.7 222 27 22 31
Career NHL 702 148 197 345 -63 588 104 44 0 15 158 39 0 1244 11.9 2055 11120 15:50 385 568 40.4 1450 201 216 211

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 24 2 Teams 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 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 60 757.3 639 541 54.2 0.7 490 406 54.7 1.8 8.9 90.8 99.6 55.8 44.2
2007-08 24 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 17 208.3 202 197 50.6 -5.2 161 152 51.4 -3.8 9.4 91.8 101.2 56.3 43.8
2008-09 25 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 79 1121.4 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 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 54 692.3 682 620 52.4 1.5 498 482 50.8 1.6 8.4 90.1 98.5 47.4 52.6
2010-11 27 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 1083.3 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 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 72 985.9 979 1013 49.1 0.0 727 776 48.4 -0.6 9.5 90.9 100.4 53.7 46.3
2012-13 29 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 17 235.4 260 219 54.3 3.4 185 178 51.0 0.8 8.3 85.7 94.0 51.9 48.1
2013-14 30 2 Teams 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 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 57 688.0 730 714 50.6 -0.7 513 527 49.3 -0.8 6.5 89.0 95.5 62.4 37.6
2013-14 30 New Jersey Devils NHL 19 272.2 238 173 57.9 4.0 176 140 55.7 2.4 7.1 92.2 99.4 52.6 47.4
2014-15 31 New Jersey Devils NHL 77 798.8 606 636 48.8 2.3 439 488 47.4 1.3 4.7 94.8 99.5 46.9 53.1
7 yrs NHL 82 5014.5 5228 4994 51.1 0.3 3820 3771 50.3 0.1 8.8 90.5 99.3 53.4 46.6
2 yrs NHL 77 1070.9 844 809 51.1 3.8 615 628 49.5 2.6 5.4 94.2 99.6 48.4 51.6
2 yrs NHL 77 1809 1625 52.7 -0.1 1340 1225 52.2 0.3 7.8 90.3 98.2 58.1 41.9
Career NHL 77 6842.7 8520 7969 51.7 1.1 6265 6030 51.0 1.0 8.2 90.9 99.1 54.0 46.0

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 +/- 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 -0.1 1.0 0.9
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
2 yrs NJD NHL 96 8 0.10 0.11 0.22 0.09 0.40 1.04 11 12 23 9 26 2 28 2 -2 0.3 1.5 1.8
Career NHL 702 134 0.21 0.28 0.49 0.19 0.84 1.77 166 212 378 148 550 163 462 12 -63 22.5 10.1 32.5

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 (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 25 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 16 200.7 155 200 43.7 -12.1 104 149 41.1 -17.7 8.3 91.7 100.1 46.7 53.3
Career NHL 16 200.7 155 200 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
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
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
2002-03 19 HIFK Helsinki Finland 30 12 15 27 24
2002-03 19 Finland WJC-A 7 2 8 10 6
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
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 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 Finland 5 0 0 0 4
2001-02 18 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 10 0 6 6 29
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
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
Lee Stempniak 93.0 5.8 5.7 4.0 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.2 2.4
Marc Tardif 92.2 5.9 5.8 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.6 2.7 0.2
Steve Reinprecht 91.9 6.0 5.6 4.5 4.5 3.6 3.0 2.8 0.0
Dick Duff 90.9 5.8 5.2 4.7 4.0 3.7 3.6 2.8 -0.1
Shawn McEachern 90.8 7.0 5.8 4.8 4.3 3.5 2.3 2.2 -0.1
Lorne Carr 89.8 4.3 4.1 3.4 3.0 2.5 1.9 1.7 -0.5
Sylvain Turgeon 89.8 6.6 5.7 4.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 2.1 0.8
Edgar Laprade 89.6 5.1 3.9 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.4 2.2 0.2
Gerry Meehan 89.4 5.7 5.4 4.6 4.3 3.7 3.3 2.0 -0.7
John Ferguson 88.8 6.0 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Tuomo Ruutu 6.0 6.0 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 2.4 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
Lee Stempniak 93.0 5.8 5.7 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.2 2.4 2.3
Marc Tardif 92.2 5.9 5.8 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.6 2.7 0.2
John Ferguson 88.8 6.0 4.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.4 1.4
Antoine Vermette 88.6 7.0 5.5 5.0 4.3 4.0 3.5 3.3 2.5 2.4 2.0 1.3
Bob Berry 88.4 6.0 5.6 4.8 4.1 2.9 2.8 2.4 -0.1
Edgar Laprade 88.4 5.1 3.9 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.4 2.2 0.2 -0.2 -0.3
Jan Hrdina 87.7 5.9 4.5 4.0 3.9 3.3 2.9 1.7
Ilkka Sinisalo 86.6 6.4 6.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.2 2.2 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.0
Orest Kindrachuk 86.6 6.2 5.3 4.2 3.8 3.4 2.8 1.5 0.8 -0.1 -0.1
Alexei Ponikarovsky 86.4 6.4 5.2 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1

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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