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Tuomo Ruutu
Tuomo Ruutu
Right Wing
(TOO-oh-moh ROO-too)
Number: 15
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 16, 1983  (Age 32)
Birthplace: Vantaa, Finland
Acquired: Acquired from Chicago in exchange for Andrew Ladd, Feb. 26, 2008
Drafted: CHI / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (9th overall)


Missed majority of 2005-06 due to back (October 15, 2005 at San Jose) and ankle (January 8, 2006 vs. Nashville) injuries. Traded to Carolina by Chicago for Andrew Ladd, February 26, 2008. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring hip injury and resulting surgery, January 18, 2013. Traded to New Jersey by Carolina for Andrei Loktionov and future considerations, March 5, 2014.