Adam Ruzicka

Age 24 May 11, 1999
Bratislava Slovakia
Center shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
216 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2026
Agent Craig Oster
Draft Year 2017
Drafted Overall 109
Draft Round 4
Draft Team Calgary Flames logo

Transaction History
Feb 23, 2024 Adam Ruzicka | The Coyotes placed Ruzicka on unconditional waivers Friday, according to Chris Johnston of The Athletic.
Feb 8, 2024 Arizona Coyotes | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka (not injury related) was on the ice for practice with the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, Patrick Brown of the Arizona Coyotes' official site reports.
Feb 4, 2024 Arizona Coyotes | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka (not injury related) is still working through the immigration process but is hoping to join the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday, Craig Morgan of PHNX Sports reports.
Jan 25, 2024 Arizona Coyotes | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Coyotes from the Calgary Flames on Thursday, Randy Sportak of The Hockey News reports.
Jan 24, 2024 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was placed on waivers Wednesday, per Chris Johnston of The Athletic.
Dec 23, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka logged a power-play assist in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Dec 7, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka logged an assist in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Dec 2, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka posted a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Nov 24, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Friday's 7-4 win over the Dallas Stars.
Nov 7, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka (shoulder) will return to the lineup Tuesday versus the Nashville Predators, according to Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan.
Nov 4, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka (shoulder) won't play Saturday against the Seattle Kraken, according to Brendan Parker of Flames TV.
Nov 1, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka (shoulder) will not play Wednesday versus the Dallas Stars, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Oct 29, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka (shoulder) will not dress for Sunday's matchup with the Edmonton Oilers, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
Oct 28, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka (shoulder) is still day-to-day but has not been ruled out of Sunday's Heritage Classic in Edmonton, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Oct 26, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka will miss Thursday's game against the St. Louis Blues due to a shoulder injury and is day-to-day beyond that, per Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan.
Oct 24, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka (undisclosed) was hurt after taking a hit from Jimmy Vesey along the boards in Tuesday's game versus the New York Rangers, Ryan Pike of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Oct 20, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Oct 16, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal and added a power-play assist in Monday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Washington Capitals.
Oct 12, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka notched a power-play assist in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Mar 4, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka has been scratched for nine of the Calgary Flames' last 11 games.
Jan 23, 2023 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was a healthy scratch for the second straight game Monday versus the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Dec 23, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka produced an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Dec 22, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka produced a power-play assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Dec 20, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka produced an assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Dec 14, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka notched a power-play assist and four shots on goal in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Dec 10, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka notched a power-play assist in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Dec 7, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka recorded two assists in a 5-3 victory against the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday.
Dec 3, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka provided a goal and two assists in Calgary's 5-2 win against the Washington Capitals on Saturday.
Dec 2, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka posted an assist and four shots on goal in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.
Nov 26, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a power-play goal in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Nov 19, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored twice and added an assist in Saturday's 5-4 shootout win over the Florida Panthers.
Nov 14, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal and drew an assist for a second-straight outing during Monday's 6-5 victory over the visiting Kings.
Nov 13, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal and was credited with an assist during Saturday's 3-2 victory over the visiting Jets.
Nov 8, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka produced a power-play assist and two hits in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils.
Sep 21, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday. The deal is a two-way deal in year one before converting to a one-way.
May 27, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was demoted to AHL Stockton on Friday, per CBS Sports.
Apr 16, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka notched an assist in Saturday's 9-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Apr 11, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was promoted from AHL Stockton on Monday, per CBS Sports.
Apr 10, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was demoted to AHL Stockton on Sunday, per CBS Sports.
Apr 4, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was called up from AHL Stockton on Monday.
Mar 16, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was reassigned to AHL Stockton on Wednesday.
Mar 15, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was recalled by the Calgary Flames on Tuesday.
Mar 13, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was reassigned to AHL Stockton on Sunday.
Mar 8, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal, logged two hits and added two PIM in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Mar 7, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka notched an assist in Monday's 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Feb 15, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Feb 12, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal, dished an assist and went plus-3 in Saturday's 5-2 win over the New York Islanders.
Feb 1, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka notched an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars.
Jan 26, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka notched an assist in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Jan 24, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal on four shots and went plus-2 in Monday's 7-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Jan 18, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was promoted to the active roster Tuesday.
Jan 8, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was demoted to the taxi squad Saturday.
Jan 7, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was added to Calgary's active roster Friday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Jan 4, 2022 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was reassigned to the taxi squad Monday, per CBSSports.com.
Dec 27, 2021 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka cleared COVID-19 protocol and practiced Monday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Dec 13, 2021 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Monday alongside five other Calgary players.
Dec 7, 2021 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Nov 25, 2021 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was elevated from AHL Stockton on Thursday.
May 18, 2021 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka notched an assist in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
May 18, 2021 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka will be in the lineup against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
May 13, 2021 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka is up with the Calgary Flames but won't be in the lineup against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Apr 12, 2021 Calgary Flames | Adam Ruzicka | Ruzicka was recalled from AHL Stockton on Monday, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Jul 26, 2020 Calgary Flames | Assigned C Adam Ruzicka to Stockton (AHL).
Jul 12, 2020 Calgary Flames | Recalled C Adam Ruzicka from Stockton (AHL).
Sep 23, 2019 Calgary Flames | Assigned C Adam Ruzicka to Stockton (AHL).
Apr 12, 2019 Calgary Flames | Signed C Adam Ruzicka to a three year, entry-level contract.
Sep 19, 2017 Calgary Flames | Assigned C Adam Ruzicka to Sarnia (OHL).
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Adam Ruzicka
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Calgary Flames Calgary Flames logo 39 3 6 9 -8 6 326 36.00 46.20 -3.60 45.90 -5.10 0.55 0.92
Arizona Coyotes Arizona Coyotes logo 3 0 0 0 -1 6 23 50.00 31.10 -24.60 34.00 -15.70 7.72 12.87
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 HC Bratislava QC Int PW 3 2 2 4 4
2011-2012 HC Bratislava QC Int PW 1 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 HK Ruzinov 99 Bratislava U18 Slovakia U18 2 7 9 2 11 0
2013-2014 HK Ruzinov 99 Bratislava U18 Slovakia U18 16 8 4 12 6
2013-2014 HC Slovan Bratislava U18 Slovakia U18 7 5 5 10 0 Playoffs 8 1 1 2 0
2014-2015 HC Dynamo Pardubice U16 Czechia U16 10 14 14 28 0 Playoffs 5 3 6 9 0
2014-2015 HC Dynamo Pardubice U20 Czechia U20 11 3 3 6 0
2014-2015 Slovakia U17 WHC-17 5 1 0 1 2
2014-2015 HC Dynamo Pardubice U18 Czechia U18 22 10 12 22 4 Playoffs 4 4 1 5 0
2014-2015 Slovakia U17 EYOF 3 2 4 6 4
2014-2015 Slovakia U17 (all) International-Jr 3 3 1 4 0
2014-2015 Slovakia U16 (all) International-Jr 4 2 2 4 2
2015-2016 Slovakia U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 1 2 2
2015-2016 HC Dynamo Pardubice U20 Czechia U20 30 14 16 30 39
2015-2016 HC Dynamo Pardubice U18 Czechia U18 3 5 3 8 2 Playoffs 4 2 2 4 0
2015-2016 Team Slovakia U18 Slovakia U20 4 3 2 5 2
2015-2016 Slovakia U17 (all) International-Jr 3 2 1 3 0
2015-2016 Slovakia U18 (all) International-Jr 7 5 4 9 4
2015-2016 Slovakia U18 WJC-18 5 2 2 4 4
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Slovakia U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 2 2 4 2
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Sarnia Sting OHL 61 25 21 46 30 Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Slovakia U20 WJC-20 5 1 0 1 2
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Slovakia U20 (all) International-Jr 2 1 2 3 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Slovakia U18 WJC-18 5 2 3 5 6
2017-2018 Sarnia Sting OHL 63 36 36 72 40 Playoffs 12 0 3 3 0
2017-2018 Slovakia U20 WJC-20 5 0 2 2 2
2017-2018 Slovakia U20 (all) International-Jr 2 1 1 2 0
2018-2019 Sarnia Sting OHL 35 11 26 37 22
2018-2019 Slovakia U20 WJC-20 5 2 1 3 4
2018-2019 Sudbury Wolves OHL 30 24 17 41 14 Playoffs 8 3 7 10 0
2019-2020 Stockton Heat AHL 54 10 17 27 12
2020-2021 Stockton Heat AHL 28 11 10 21 10
2020-2021 Calgary Flames NHL 3 0 1 1 4 24 100.00 50.80 -12.40 51.10 -7.80 2.54
2021-2022 Slovakia OGQ 3 2 0 2 4
2021-2022 Stockton Heat AHL 16 11 9 20 2 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2021-2022 Calgary Flames NHL 28 5 5 10 8 276 77.80 50.40 -8.50 56.00 -2.20 1.09 2.17
2021-2022 Slovakia (all) International 3 2 0 2 4
2022-2023 Calgary Flames NHL 44 6 14 20 8 420 47.20 55.30 0.50 56.50 0.10 0.57 2.00
2023-2024 Calgary Flames NHL 39 3 6 9 6 326 36.00 46.20 -3.60 45.90 -5.10 0.55 0.92
2023-2024 Arizona Coyotes NHL 3 0 0 0 6 23 50.00 31.10 -24.60 34.00 -15.70 7.72 12.87
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Contract History

Signing Team Calgary Flames logo
Signing Date September 21, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent Craig Oster
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $813,750
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,525,000 0.92% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $762,500 $762,500
RFA
AAV $762,500 $762,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $775,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $750,000 $775,000
Minors Salary $300,000 $775,000
Clauses
UFA Year
$375K Guaranteed
Signing Team Calgary Flames logo
Signing Date April 12, 2019
Agent Craig Oster
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $787,500
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,404,998 0.98% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $801,666 $801,666 $801,666
RFA
AAV $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Performance Bonuses $65,000 $65,000 $15,000
Base Salary $700,000 $700,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $85,000 $85,000 $85,000
Total Salary $785,000 $785,000 $835,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year