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Chad Ruhwedel | Defenseman | #2

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/7/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 191
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Chad Ruhwedel will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the Canadiens.
Ruhwedel has two goals and three assists in 42 games this season. This will be the second consecutive game he watches from the press box. Mar 31 - 6:52 PM

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Chad Ruhwedel will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Devils.

This will be the first time he's scratched since Mar. 1. Ruhwedel has two goals, three assists and a minus-7 rating in 42 games this season. Matt Hunwick will take his spot in the lineup. Dominik Simon will watch the game from the press box, too.
Mar 29 - 6:41 PM

Chad Ruhwedel will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins.

He has one goal, two assists and minus-7 in 30 games this season. Ruhwedel hasn't suited up in a game since Dec. 29. He won't have any fantasy value going forward.
Mar 1 - 6:50 PM

Chad Ruhwedel is expected to be a healthy scratch Saturday night.

Ruhwedel hasn't appeared in a game since Dec. 27. At this point, he should be viewed primarily as an injury insurance policy.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 24 - 6:54 PM

Chad Ruhwedel will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Ruhwedel hasn't played since Dec. 27. He has one goal, three points and a minus-7 rating in 30 games this season. Ryan Reaves and Ian Cole, who is reportedly heading to Ottawa in a trade involving Derick Brassard, will also serve as a healthy scratch for obvious reasons.
Feb 23 - 7:13 PM

Chad Ruhwedel will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Ruhwedel hasn't played a game since Dec. 27 because he's been scratched and injured. The 27-year-old has one goal and two assists in 30 games this season. Teddy Blueger will also watch the game from the press box.
Feb 17 - 6:52 PM

Chad Ruhwedel (upper body) skated with the Penguins but is still unable to play.

The defenseman suffered an upper body injury just after the Christmas break and while it was said that he would be week-to-week, he could be ready to return this week. He has a goals and three points in 30 games so don't put him in your lineup for his offensive ability.
Jan 14 - 9:06 AM

Chad Ruhwedel (upper body) will not play Saturday afternoon against Detroit.

He is still dealing with an upper-body injury that has kept him out of the lineup since the end of last month. Consider Ruhwedel day-to-day.
Jan 13 - 11:58 AM

Chad Ruhwedel (upper body) might be back in the lineup Sunday night versus Boston.

Ruhwedel is listed as a game-time decision, but he skated on the team's fourth pairing during the morning session. He hasn't played since Dec. 27 due to an upper-body injury.
Jan 7 - 12:12 PM

Chad Ruhwedel (upper body) has been moved to the injured reserve list.

As previously reported, Ruhwedel is considered week-to-week. He has a goal and three points in 30 contests this season.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 05:43:00 AM

Chad Ruhwedel has been sidelined with an upper-body injury.

Ruhwedel is regarded as week-to-week. He has a goal and three points in 30 games in 2017-18.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 01:31:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel had a goal and an assist in the Penguins' 4-2 loss to Colorado on Monday.

It was a very rare showing for Ruhwedel, who now has three points in 27 contests this season. His last multi-point game was on March 8 versus Winnipeg.
Tue, Dec 19, 2017 06:37:00 AM

Chad Ruhwedel will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against Buffalo.

The Penguins are going with the same lineup that beat Buffalo 4-0 last night, which means Greg McKegg will also watch the game from the press box.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 06:46:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel will be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

He has just one assist in 18 games with the Penguins this season. It'll be his second straight game in the press box.
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 06:41:00 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that Chad Ruhwedel and Josh Archibald will be scratched tonight against the Blackhawks.

Despite the Penguins dropping last night's contest in OT to the Blues, they have elected to make no lineup changes tonight. Ruhwedel and Archibald have no fantasy upside.
Thu, Oct 5, 2017 08:14:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Derick Brassard
4Riley Sheahan
5Carter Rowney
6Teddy Blueger
7Jean-Sebastien Dea
8Adam Johnson
LW1Jake Guentzel
2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Tom Kuhnhackl
5Garrett Wilson
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Dominik Simon
5Daniel Sprong
6Zach Aston-Reese
7Josh Jooris
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Brian Dumoulin
4Olli Maatta
5Chad Ruhwedel
6Matt Hunwick
7Jamie Oleksiak
8Chris Summers
9Jarred Tinordi
G1Matt Murray
2Casey DeSmith
3Tristan Jarry
4Michael Leighton