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Rasmus Ristolainen
Born October 27, 1994 (1994-10-27) (age 27)
Turku, Finland
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Buffalo Sabres
Rochester Americans (AHL)
NHL Draft 8th overall, 2013
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 2011–present

Rasmus Ristolainen (born on October 27, 1994) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays with the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect of the Buffalo Sabres in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing Career[]

Rasmus was selected by Buffalo in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and wears #55.

On October 2, 2013, he made his NHL debut with the Sabres on the opening night of the 2013–14 season against the Detroit Red Wings.

On October 25, 2013, Rasmus scored his first NHL goal on October 25, 2013 against Jacob Markstrom of the Florida Panthers.

International Play[]

Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for  Finland
World Junior Championships
Gold 2014 Malmö

On January 5, 2014, Rasmus scored the OT winner in the final of the 2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships against previously undefeated Sweden, giving Finland the gold medal.