|Born||October 27, 1994 |
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
Rochester Americans (AHL)
|NHL Draft||8th overall, 2013|
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).
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.
|Competitor for Finland|
|World Junior Championships|
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.