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Canes Activate Tuomo Ruutu from Injured Reserve

Forward has missed Carolina’s last 15 games

Tuesday, 02.9.2010 / 1:40 PM ET / News
By Ken Preston
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Canes Activate Tuomo Ruutu from Injured Reserve

RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has activated forward Tuomo Ruutu from injured reserve. Ruutu has missed the Hurricanes’ last 15 games after sustaining an upper-body injury on Jan. 8 against Colorado.

Ruutu, 26, ranked tied for second on the team in goals (11) and ranked third in points (25) while playing in 39 of the Hurricanes’ games prior to the injury. The Vantaa, Finland, native is in his sixth NHL season, and has scored 89 goals and earned 106 assists (198 points) in 363 regular-season games with Chicago and Carolina. The Blackhawks drafted Ruutu (6’0”, 205 lbs.) in the first round, ninth overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He will represent his Finland at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Feb. 14-28.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
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2 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
3 x - TBL 78 47 24 7 250 204 101
4 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
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13 NJD 77 31 33 13 170 197 75
14 CAR 76 28 37 11 176 208 67
15 TOR 78 29 43 6 204 249 64
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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 71 22 28 -12 50
J. Faulk 76 15 32 -19 47
E. Lindholm 75 16 21 -20 37
J. Skinner 71 18 13 -22 31
V. Rask 74 11 20 -13 31
N. Gerbe 72 9 17 -13 26
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. McClement 76 7 13 -5 20
J. Staal 40 4 16 -6 20
J. Liles 51 2 17 -8 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 20 22 5 .909 2.43
A. Khudobin 8 15 6 .904 2.60