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Position
LW
 
Jersey
15
Name  Tuomo Ruutu
Born  2/16/1983
Height  6-0
Weight  205
Shoots  L
3/5/2014 2:05:00 PM
Description: The Hurricanes have traded winger Tuomo Ruutu to the Devils for Andrei Loktionov.
Insight: Ruutu has five goals, 11 assists, a -19 rating and 79 SOG in 57 games. Ignore him in fantasy. The same goes for Loktionov.
 
11/27/2013 10:07:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes winger Tuomo Ruutu scored a goal for the second straight game Wednesday at New Jersey.
Insight: Ruutu has just five points this season but he's currently skating on the top line with Eric Staal and may be able to provide some short-term fantasy value.
 
10/15/2013 12:10:00 AM
Description: Hurricanes winger Tuomo Ruutu (lower back injury) has been skating with Carolina's top line in practice and is expected to replace Jiri Tlusty for Tuesday's game with Chicago.
Insight: If the placement is permanent, Ruutu has a chance to post 50 plus points this season. Watch this situation carefully.
 
10/13/2013 11:06:00 AM
Description: Hurricanes winger Tuomo Ruutu has yet to play this season with a lower back injury, but could be activated for Sunday's game with Phoenix.
Insight: Ruutu recently skated with the team on Saturday. He'll likely have his ice time limited for a while, but could eventually land a spot on the No. 2 line.
 
10/11/2013 10:06:00 AM
Description: Hurricanes winger Tuomo Ruutu has yet to play this season with a lower back injury.
Insight: Ruutu recently skated with a no-contact jersey and is traveling with the team. He can come off the IR whenever he's ready which should be soon.
 
4/2/2013 2:58:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes winger Tuomo Ruutu will not be in the lineup Tuesday after suffering a groin injury.
Insight: Ruutu had just returned from a hip injury, played four games and had collected three points. Fantasy owners should not be looking his way for any late-season help.
 
2/19/2013 11:15:00 AM
Description: The latest news from Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller is not encouraging concerning Carolina winger Tuomo Ruutu. He told the Charlotte Observer that Ruutu still hasn't begun skating following December hip surgery.
Insight: At this point it's more than likely that he will not return until next season. Fantasy owners should not be looking his way for any late-season help.
 
1/7/2013 1:18:00 PM
Description: Carolina winger Tuomo Ruutu will miss at least three months following hip surgery.
Insight: He played 72 games last season with 18 goals and 16 assists, but h should not be on any fantasy rosters this season.
 
1/10/2011 4:01:00 PM
Description: Ruutu scored his fifth power play goal of the season in Sunday's victory over Atlanta.
Insight: That total ranks just 32nd in the league, but it also accounts for half of Ruutu's total goal tally for the year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
1/2/2011 1:50:00 AM
Description: Tuomo Ruutu scored a goal and added three assists with a +3 in the Hurricanes' 6-3 win over New Jersey on Saturday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Ruutu is riding a four-game point streak in which he has posted eight points (2g-6a). His 133 hits placed him second in that category entering Saturday's action, so he is a must-own in leagues that count that category.
 
12/27/2010 4:01:00 PM
Description: Ruutu scored a goal and added an assist on Sunday against the Capitals.
Insight: Ruutu now has eight goals and 14 assists in 34 games so far this season. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/27/2010 9:05:00 AM
Description: Ruutu scored a goal and added an assist on Friday against the Bruins.
Insight: Ruutu has points in five straight games with two goals and four assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 
9/10/2010 11:02:00 PM
Description: Tuomo Ruutu says he's ready to play after undergoing shoulder surgery in March.
Insight: Ruutu is always an injury risk due to his style of play. However, when he is healthy, he has an impact in several areas of fantasy hockey, so he?s usually a good asset to have. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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