Rasmus Ristolainen

Age 24 October 27, 1994
Turku FIN
Defense shoots right
6'4" 193 cm
215 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2021
Agent Michael Liut
Draft Year 2013
Drafted Overall 8
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres
Transaction History
Mar 29, 2017 Announced C Rasmus Ristolainen has served his suspension.
Mar 23, 2017 Suspended NHL suspended D Rasmus Ristolainen three games for interference against an opponent.
Oct 11, 2016 Signed D Rasmus Ristolainen to a six-year, $32.4 million contract.
Mar 27, 2014 Recalled Recalled D Rasmus Ristolainen from Rochester (AHL).
Mar 24, 2014 Assigned Assigned D Rasmus Ristolainen to Rochester (AHL).
Mar 15, 2014 Recalled Recalled D Rasmus Ristolainen from Rochester (AHL).
Nov 19, 2013 Assigned Assigned D Rasmus Ristolainen to Rochester (AHL).
Oct 21, 2013 Recalled Recalled D Rasmus Ristolainen from Rochester (AHL).
Oct 19, 2013 Assigned Assigned D Rasmus Ristolainen to Rochester (AHL).
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats

Rasmus Ristolainen
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Buffalo Sabres 78 5 38 43 -41 38 1,424 40.80 47.06 -0.94 47.70 -3.18 0.13 0.88
Rasmus Ristolainen Stats by Elite Prospects Rasmus Ristolainen Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2008-2009 TPS U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Q 5 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
TPS U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 21 3 2 5 8 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2009-2010 TPS U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 24 3 4 7 12 Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0
TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 5 1 1 2 0
Finland U17 WHC-17 5 0 2 2 4
TPS U18 Jr. B SM-sarja Q 8 0 3 3 16 Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0
TPS U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Q 1 1 4 5 0 Playoffs 5 2 5 7 0
TPS U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 5 5 3 8 4 Playoffs 5 2 5 7 0
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 5 0 1 1 4
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 11 4 2 6 6
2010-2011 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 27 0 12 12 30
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 10 1 0 1 12
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 13 1 2 3 64
TPS U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 2 1 2 3 0 Playoffs 13 5 3 8 0
Finland U17 WHC-17 5 1 0 1 4
TPS Liiga 1 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 8 0 4 4 6
TPS Liiga 40 3 5 8 78 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
TPS ET 6 0 0 0 6
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 0 9 9 0
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 3 3 0
Finland U18 WJC-18 7 2 1 3 10
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 11 3 3 6 16
Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 1 2 3 10
Draft Yr 2012-2013 TPS Liiga 52 3 12 15 32
Draft Yr TPS ET 7 1 2 3 18
Draft Yr Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 14 2 6 8 32
Draft Yr Finland U20 WJC-20 6 2 4 6 20
Draft Yr TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0
Draft Yr Finland (all) International 4 0 1 1 2
2013-2014 Buffalo Sabres NHL 34 2 2 4 6 529 34.21 36.34 -0.70 38.79 -1.15 0.23 0.45
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 5 3 0 3 8
Rochester Americans AHL 34 6 14 20 22 Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
Finland U20 WJC-20 5 3 0 3 8
2014-2015 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 8 12 20 26 1,270 33.33 38.34 -3.06 35.50 -0.90 0.09 0.38
Finland EHT 4 0 0 0 2
Finland (all) International 4 0 0 0 2
2015-2016 Buffalo Sabres NHL 82 9 32 41 33 1,496 42.31 46.21 -1.80 44.50 -3.74 0.16 0.72
2016-2017 Finland WCup 3 0 0 0 0
Finland (all) International 6 1 2 3 4
Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 6 39 45 58 1,508 45.54 46.76 -1.97 43.44 -5.45 0.16 0.64
2017-2018 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 6 35 41 48 1,361 42.00 45.90 0.58 46.66 0.74 0.13 0.62
2018-2019 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 5 38 43 38 1,424 40.80 47.06 -0.94 47.70 -3.18 0.13 0.88
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date October 11, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Agent Michael Liut
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 6 Years $32,400,000 6.79% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000
UFA
AAV $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $4,400,000 $5,400,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000,000 $0
Total Salary $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000
Minors Salary $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 12, 2013
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $5,325,000 1.44% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,775,000 $1,775,000 $1,775,000
Performance Bonuses $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
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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