Jan Rutta Tampa Bay Lightning logo

Age 31 Jul 29, 1990
Pisek CZE
Defense shoots right
6'3" 191 cm
204 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 26
Waivers Signing Age 27
UFA Year 2018
Agent Allan Walsh

Transaction History
Jun 24, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta scored a goal in Friday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche in Game 5.
Jun 7, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta picked up a pair of assists in Tuesday's 4-1 victory over the Rangers.
Apr 29, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (upper body) will be in Friday's lineup against the Islanders, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Apr 29, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (upper body) will not play Friday against the Islanders.
Apr 28, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) will not be available Thursday against Columbus, Gabby Shirley of Bally Sports Florida reports.
Apr 26, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) will be held out of Tuesday's tilt with Columbus, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Apr 24, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) left Sunday's game against the Panthers and did not return, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Apr 15, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta has three points in his last six games.
Mar 9, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta tallied an assist in 13:58 of ice time in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Jets.
Feb 11, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta logged an assist and four blocked shots in Friday's 4-3 win over the Coyotes.
Feb 10, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta notched an assist, two hits and two PIM in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Jan 27, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) will play Thursday against the Devils, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Jan 25, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) participated in Tuesday's practice, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Jan 21, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) won't play Friday against Anaheim, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Jan 18, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) is not expected to be in the lineup Tuesday versus the Kings, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Jan 1, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta has one point in his last 14 games.
Nov 26, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta produced an assist, two hits and a plus-3 rating in Friday's 3-0 win over the Kraken.
Nov 21, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Devils.
Nov 2, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) is expected to be available for Thursday's game against Toronto, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Nov 1, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta missed Monday's win over Washington with an undisclosed injury and is considered day-to-day, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Nov 1, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta is not in Monday's lineup against Washington, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Oct 19, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) is in Tuesday's lineup against Florida, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Oct 18, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) was skating in a regular sweater at Monday's practice session, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Oct 16, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) left Saturday's contest versus the Capitals in the second period, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Jul 2, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta scored a goal on four shots in Friday's 6-3 win over the Canadiens in Game 3.
Jun 23, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (undisclosed) had three blocks and one shot Wednesday in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders in Game 6.
Jun 23, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Coach Jon Cooper said Rutta (undisclosed) will suit up in Wednesday's Game 6 against the Islanders, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Jun 21, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Lightning head coach Jon Cooper did not have an update on Rutta's status after Monday's Game 5 victory against the Islanders, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Jun 15, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta scored a goal on three shots Tuesday in a 4-2 win over the Islanders in Game 2.
May 10, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) is expected to suit up for Monday's game against Florida, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
May 8, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) won't play Saturday against Florida, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
May 7, 2021 Activated Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) will be activated off injured reserve and return to the lineup for Friday's game versus Dallas, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
May 4, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) was on the ice in a regular jersey for Tuesday's practice, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Mar 31, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | According to coach Jon Cooper, Rutta (lower body) is "steps back" from returning, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Mar 30, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) won't return to Tuesday's game versus the Blue Jackets.
Mar 25, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta posted an assist, five shots on goal and two hits in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Stars.
Mar 9, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) is skating next to Victor Hedman on the team's top defensive pairing Tuesday against Detroit, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Mar 9, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) is on the ice for warmups ahead of Tuesday's game against Detroit and appears set to play, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Mar 9, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) won't play Tuesday against Detroit, but he could return for Thursday's rematch with the Red Wings, (NHL).com reports.
Mar 8, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Head coach Jon Cooper said Monday that he's "hopeful" Rutta (lower body) will play in Tuesday's game versus the Blackhawks, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Mar 7, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Blackhawks, per the (NHL)'s official media site.
Mar 5, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta (lower body) will not be available for Friday's tilt with Chicago, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Feb 5, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta posted an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Friday's 3-1 win over the Red Wings.
Dec 22, 2020 Tampa Bay Lightning | Jan Rutta | Rutta inked a two-year, $2.6 million contract with the Lightning on Tuesday.
Jun 18, 2020 Activated Tampa Bay Lightning | activated D Jan Rutta from injured reserve.
Feb 20, 2019 Assigned Tampa Bay Lightning | assigned D Jan Rutta to Syracuse (AHL).
Feb 19, 2019 Recalled Tampa Bay Lightning | recalled D Jan Rutta from Syracuse (AHL).
Feb 13, 2019 Assigned Tampa Bay Lightning | assigned D Jan Rutta to Syracuse (AHL).
Feb 12, 2019 Recalled Tampa Bay Lightning | recalled D Jan Rutta from Syracuse (AHL).
Jan 11, 2019 Trade Tampa Bay Lightning | acquired D Jan Rutta and a 2019 seventh-round draft pick from the Chicago Blackhawks for D Slater Koekkoek and a 2019 fifth-round pick.
Mar 8, 2018 Chicago Blackhawks | signed D Jan Rutta to a one-year contract extension.
Feb 23, 2018 Activated Chicago Blackhawks | activated D Jan Rutta from injured reserve.
Feb 6, 2018 Injured Chicago Blackhawks | placed D Jan Rutta on IR.
Jun 7, 2017 Chicago Blackhawks | signed D Jan Rutta to a one-year contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Jan Rutta
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Lightning logo 76 3 15 18 25 47 1,120 62.00 51.70 -0.70 52.00 1.20 0.16 0.96
Jan Rutta Stats by Elite Prospects Jan Rutta Advanced Stats by
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
2005-2006 HC Plzen U18 Czechia U18 45 2 5 7 18 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2006-2007 HC Plzen U18 Czechia U18 40 6 21 27 32 Playoffs 8 1 4 5 0
2006-2007 HC Plzen U20 Czechia U20 1 1 1 2 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2006-2007 Czechia U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 0
2007-2008 Czechia U18 WJC-18 D1 5 0 0 0 0
2007-2008 HC Plzen U20 Czechia U20 43 3 15 18 16 Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
2007-2008 Czechia U18 (all) International-Jr 23 0 1 1 20
2008-2009 SK Trhaci Kadan Czechia2 2 0 0 0 0
2008-2009 Pirati Chomutov Czechia2 2 0 0 0 0
2008-2009 Pirati Chomutov U20 Czechia U20 38 4 19 23 26 Playoffs 3 1 2 3 0
2008-2009 IHC Kralove Pisek Czechia3 2 0 0 0 0
2008-2009 Czechia U20 (all) International-Jr 4 0 1 1 0
2009-2010 SK Trhaci Kadan Czechia2 18 1 4 5 0 Playoffs 9 0 3 3 0
2009-2010 Pirati Chomutov U20 Czechia U20 21 5 6 11 14
2009-2010 HC Klasterec nad Ohri Czechia3 3 0 1 1 0 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2009-2010 Czechia U20 (all) International-Jr 10 1 0 1 12
2010-2011 Pirati Chomutov Czechia2 24 0 0 0 10
2010-2011 Pirati Chomutov U20 Czechia U20 44 14 21 35 40
2011-2012 Pirati Chomutov Czechia2 48 2 6 8 16 Playoffs 9 1 2 3 0
2011-2012 Pirati Chomutov Czechia Q 3 0 2 2 0
2012-2013 Pirati Chomutov Czechia 37 1 3 4 18
2012-2013 Pirati Chomutov ET 8 1 1 2 2
2012-2013 SK Trhaci Kadan Czechia2 7 0 3 3 0
2012-2013 Pirati Chomutov Czechia 6 1 5 6 2
2012-2013 Pirati Chomutov Czechia Q 7 0 0 0 6
2013-2014 Pirati Chomutov Czechia 17 1 2 3 4
2013-2014 Pirati Chomutov ET 3 0 0 0 6
2013-2014 SK Trhaci Kadan Czechia2 18 1 3 4 8
2013-2014 Pirati Chomutov Czechia 2 0 0 0 2
2013-2014 Pirati Chomutov Czechia Q 9 1 1 2 0
2014-2015 Pirati Chomutov Czechia2 50 11 16 27 28 Playoffs 11 4 3 7 0
2014-2015 Pirati Chomutov Czechia Q 11 1 4 5 22
2015-2016 Pirati Chomutov Czechia 44 10 11 21 22 Playoffs 7 1 2 3 0
2015-2016 Czechia EHT 3 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Czechia (all) International 7 1 0 1 2
2016-2017 Pirati Chomutov Czechia 46 8 24 32 30 Playoffs 17 2 11 13 0
2016-2017 Czechia EHT 11 2 2 4 0
2016-2017 Czechia (all) International 21 3 4 7 0
2016-2017 Czechia WC 8 1 0 1 0
2017-2018 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 57 6 14 20 24 902 48.84 46.19 -4.87 49.56 -2.57 0.27 0.93
2018-2019 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 23 2 4 6 12 330 55.17 41.90 -5.35 49.58 -2.56 0.36 0.91
2018-2019 Rockford IceHogs AHL 8 1 3 4 2
2018-2019 Syracuse Crunch AHL 18 3 5 8 10
2018-2019 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 14 0 2 2 4 195 60.00 54.54 4.60 54.07 3.66 0.00 0.62 Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0
2018-2019 Czechia WC 10 1 2 3 4
2018-2019 Czechia EHT 3 0 1 1 0
2018-2019 Czechia (all) International 13 1 3 4 4
2019-2020 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 33 1 6 7 14 454 60.00 53.30 -0.50 53.20 0.80 0.13 0.79 Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0
2020-2021 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 35 0 8 8 22 494 57.10 46.70 -5.20 50.70 -0.60 0.61 Playoffs 23 2 1 3 0
2021-2022 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 76 3 15 18 47 1,120 62.00 51.70 -0.70 52.00 1.20 0.16 0.96 Playoffs 17 1 4 5 0
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Contract History

Signing Team Tampa Bay Lightning logo
Signing Date December 22, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Allan Walsh
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,600,000 1.60% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $1,300,000 $1,300,000
UFA
AAV $1,300,000 $1,300,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $800,000 $1,700,000
Signing Bonuses $100,000 $0
Total Salary $900,000 $1,700,000
Minors Salary $900,000 $1,700,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Tampa Bay Lightning logo
Signing Date May 3, 2019
Signing Status UFA
Agent Allan Walsh
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,300,000 1.60% of cap space
2019-2020
Cap Hit $1,300,000
UFA
AAV $1,300,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,300,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,300,000
Minors Salary $1,300,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Chicago Blackhawks logo
Signing Date March 8, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Allan Walsh
Standard Contract | 1 Years $2,250,000 2.83% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $2,250,000
UFA
AAV $2,250,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,750,000
Signing Bonuses $500,000
Total Salary $2,250,000
Minors Salary $2,250,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Chicago Blackhawks logo
Signing Date June 7, 2017
Agent Allan Walsh
Entry Level Contract | 1 Years $1,350,000 1.23% of cap space
2017-2018
Cap Hit $925,000
UFA
AAV $1,350,000
Performance Bonuses $425,000
Base Salary $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500
Total Salary $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year