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Tuomo Ruutu | Winger

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (32) / 2/16/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 205
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Tuomo Ruutu scored the only goal for the Devils in their 6-1 loss to the Rangers on Saturday night.
Ruutu’s eighth goal of the season ruined Henrik Lundqvist’s shutout bid at 16:30 of the third period. Mark Fraser and Jordin Tootoo got the assists. Mike Cammalleri led the team with six shots on net, though he also had a minus-three rating. Apr 4 - 10:30 PM

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Tuomo Ruutu is expected to draw back into the lineup on Thursday.

Ruutu skated on the fourth line with Jacob Josefson and Dainius Zubrus during Wednesday's practice. Stefan Matteau is expected to be a healthy scratch as a result.
Mar 26 - 9:51 AM

Tuomo Ruutu is listed as a healthy scratch Monday night versus the Kings.

Ruutu had been seeing regular ice time on the Devils fourth line but will be held out Monday night. He has played in 68 games this season, scoring seven goals and 12 points. Reid Boucher will be inserted in the lineup in place of Ruutu.
Mar 23 - 7:18 PM

Tuomo Ruutu (flu) has been officially activated off of the injured reserve list.

Ruutu was already projected to return to the lineup on Wednesday, but this is further confirmation. He has five goals and eight points in 43 games in 2014-15.
Jan 28 - 3:48 PM

Tuomo Ruutu (flu) is ready to return.

Ruutu missed three contests due to the illness, but unlike Jaromir Jagr, Ruutu's illness wasn't later revealed to be the mumps. "I was pretty sick for a while," Ruutu said. "But, you know what? After being sick like that, even though it was nothing serious, there's nothing better than feeling normal. You appreciate it so much more when you're actually healthy." He has five goals and eight points in 40 games this season.
Jan 27 - 11:12 AM

Tuomo Ruutu (flu) should be available to play Wednesday against Toronto.

He's expected to resume practices with the Devils on Monday after the All-Star break is over. New Jersey will have to activate him off injured reserve to get him back in the fold.
Jan 22 - 5:36 PM

Tuomo Ruutu will not be in uniform Monday as he continues to recover from the flu.

Ruutu and Jaromir Jagr have been hit hard with the flu bug and both players have yet to return to skating. Ruutu has five goals and eight points in 43 games this season so he should not be on your fantasy radar.
Jan 18 - 8:16 AM

Tuomo Ruutu (illness) has been moved to injured reserve.

Joe Whitney will skate in his place on Wednesday night. Ruutu was placed on injured reserve to make room for Eric Gelinas' activation.
Jan 14 - 6:11 PM

Tuomo Ruutu (illness) will miss Wednesday's game.

Ruutu won't even travel with the Devils to Los Angeles for that contest. He might join the team later in the three-game road trip. His absence led to the Devils recalling Joe Whitney, who might take Ruutu's place on the fourth line.
Jan 13 - 11:05 AM

Tuomo Ruutu missed Monday's practice due to an illness.

This is the second skate in a row Ruutu has missed due to the disease. The Devils don't play until Wednesday though, so there's still plenty of time for him to recover.
Jan 12 - 11:01 AM

Tuomo Ruutu is not practicing on Sunday because of an illness.

Ruutu's better days are behind him. He has just five goals and eight points in 43 games this season. The 31-year-old has no fantasy value going forward.
Jan 11 - 1:32 PM

Tuomo Ruutu recorded an assist in a 2-1 shootout loss to Carolina on Tuesday.

Ruutu has five goals and seven points in 34 games this season. He has only averaged 11:26 minutes per contest in 2014-15, although he's been getting more responsibility lately as the Devils try to get by with several key injured forwards. Ruutu has averaged 14:16 minutes in December.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 06:11:00 AM

Tuomo Ruutu played on Friday after being a healthy scratch on Tuesday.

Ruutu played a team low 7:04 minutes but had four hits in that time span to make his presence felt. It now seems like hits are his biggest contribution in fantasy hockey so do not think about taking him if you do not play that category.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 08:22:00 AM

Tuomo Ruutu is projected to spend Tuesday's game in the press box.

Ruutu has a goal in five games with the New Jersey Devils in 2014-15. He still has some value in the hits department, but his limited playing time is preventing him from making noteworthy contributions in most other categories.
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 02:55:00 PM

Tuomo Ruutu scored a goal in the Devils' 3-2 shootout loss to Buffalo on Tuesday.

Ruutu ended a 10-game goal scoring drought. He now has two goals and six points in 13 contests with the New Jersey Devils.
Wed, Apr 2, 2014 09:12:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Jacob Josefson
LW1Adam Henrique
2Michael Cammalleri
3Ryane Clowe
4Dainius Zubrus
5Tuomo Ruutu
RW1Steve Bernier
2Stephen Gionta
3Kyle Palmieri
4Jordin Tootoo
5Martin Havlat
6Michael Ryder
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Adam Larsson
4John Moore
5Bryce Salvador
6Eric Gelinas
7Mark Fraser
8Jonathon Merrill
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid