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Buffalo Sabres Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
 
Rasmus Ristolainen • #55 • D
4 pts in last 4 GP
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'4", 207 lbs.
Born:Oct 27, 1994 (22 yrs) in Turku, FIN
Experience:3 years
Drafted:Drafted by Buffalo in 2013 (1/8).
Shoots:R
2016-17 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 59 4 31 35 -3 25 1 0 2 27:02 138 0.59
On Pace 82 6 43 49 -4 35 1 0 3 27:02 192 0.60
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has excellent size (6-4, 207 pounds), a big shot, shutdown ability and some physicality to his game, so he can be an all-around defender. Skates very well, produces good offensive numbers and can log big minutes.
Flaws: Needs to improve his overall play without the puck and defensive-zone coverage in order to become an elite, all-round defender at the NHL level. Must also keep things simpler, since he can overplay the puck.
Career Potential: Big, all-around defenseman with good upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
WJC-A The Directorate - Best Player 2013-14
WJC-A Media - All-Star Team 2013-14
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