Arttu Ruotsalainen

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Age 25 Oct 29, 1997
Oulu FIN
Center shoots left
5'9" 175 cm
181 lbs 82 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2025
Agent Michael Curran

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Transaction History
Feb 2, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen was demoted from the taxi squad to AHL Rochester on Wednesday.
Feb 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen was reassigned from AHL Rochester to the taxi squad Tuesday.
Jan 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen was assigned to AHL Rochester on Saturday.
Dec 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen was recalled from AHL Rochester on Tuesday.
Nov 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | The Sabres loaned Ruotsalainen to AHL Rochester on Sunday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Apr 30, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen notched his first NHL assist in Thursday's loss to Boston.
Apr 24, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen scored his fourth goal of the season in Friday's win over the Boston Bruins.
Apr 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen scored a goal on his only shot and added a pair of hits Thursday in a 5-1 loss to Boston.
Apr 18, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen scored a goal on his only shot in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Apr 9, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen will be promoted to Buffalo's active roster and make his NHL debut Friday against the Washington Capitals, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Apr 6, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen won't suit up for Tuesday's game versus the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 6, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen was promoted to the active roster Tuesday, WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Apr 5, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen was assigned to the taxi squad Monday.
Feb 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen was assigned to AHL Rochester on Wednesday, CBS Sports reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen was assigned to the taxi squad Tuesday, per TSN.
Jan 12, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen was assigned to AHL Rochester on Tuesday.
Dec 14, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | Arttu Ruotsalainen | Ruotsalainen will travel to Buffalo following the conclusion of his loan spell with Ilves, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Sep 22, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Assigned C Arttu Ruotsalainen to Ilves (Finland).
Sep 21, 2019 Montreal Canadiens | Assigned G Connor LaCouvee to Laval (AHL).
May 8, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Signed C Arttu Ruotsalainen to a three-year, entry-level contract.
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Regular Season Stats

Arttu Ruotsalainen
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
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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
2011-2012 Kärpät U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 8 8 4 12 4 Playoffs 8 4 8 12 0
2011-2012 Kärpät U16 U16 SM-sarja 30 24 35 59 18 Playoffs 8 4 8 12 0
2011-2012 Kärpät U18 U18 SM-sarja 2 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Kärpät U18 U18 SM-sarja 45 15 36 51 22 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Kärpät U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 1 0 2 2 4 Playoffs 11 12 15 27 0
2012-2013 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 11 10 6 16 6
2012-2013 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-sarja 2 0 0 0 2
2013-2014 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-sarja 39 13 18 31 16 Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0
2013-2014 Kärpät U18 U18 SM-sarja 9 5 6 11 4 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 12 2 5 7 2
2014-2015 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 1 2 18
2014-2015 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-sarja 46 12 21 33 55 Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0
2014-2015 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 23 3 5 8 24
2014-2015 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 0 2 2 0
2015-2016 Ässät Liiga 51 5 5 10 4
2015-2016 Ässät U20 U20 SM-sarja 18 12 20 32 14 Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 Finland U19 (all) International-Jr 7 7 2 9 4
2016-2017 Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 18 7 4 11 10
2016-2017 Ässät U20 U20 SM-sarja 7 6 3 9 8 Playoffs 6 3 7 10 0
2016-2017 Ässät Liiga 34 1 0 1 10 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Ilves Liiga 60 9 11 20 12
2018-2019 Ilves Liiga 59 21 21 42 14 Playoffs 7 2 5 7 0
2018-2019 Finland EHT 6 1 1 2 2
2018-2019 Finland (all) International 11 2 1 3 4
2019-2020 Ilves Liiga 44 15 28 43 14
2019-2020 Finland EHT 2 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 Finland (all) International 2 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 Ilves Liiga 19 16 11 27 8
2020-2021 Rochester Americans AHL 13 5 8 13 2
2020-2021 Buffalo Sabres NHL 17 5 1 6 8 216 34.60 39.70 -6.90 44.30 -0.60 1.39 1.67
2020-2021 Finland WC 10 4 1 5 2
2020-2021 Finland (all) International 10 4 1 5 2
2021-2022 Buffalo Sabres NHL 18 2 2 4 6 189 45.50 47.60 1.10 46.90 -1.00 0.64 1.27
2021-2022 Rochester Americans AHL 57 18 33 51 26 Playoffs 10 8 4 12 0
2022-2023 Kloten NL 25 6 10 16 16
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Contract History

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date May 8, 2019
Agent Michael Curran
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.13% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
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