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Rasmus Ristolainen
Rasmus Ristolainen
Defenseman  - BUF
(RAZ-muhs rihs-toh-LIGH-nehn)
Number: 55
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 207
Shoots: Right
Born: Oct 27, 1994  (Age 21)
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Drafted: BUF / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (8th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2015-16: Had a two-point game (1+1) and led Sabres skaters with 24:58 of ice time vs. CBJ (10/12) Recorded two assists in 24:49 of ice time at PIT (10/29) Logged two goals, including the GWG with 16.8 seconds left in regulation vs. VAN (11/7) which was the latest regulation GWG since Mike Grier scored at 19:55 of the third period on 3/11/2006 at PHI Had a four-game point streak (3+3) from 11/7 vs. VAN - 11/14 vs. SJS Tallied the first hat trick of his career with three goals at CGY (12/10) Contributed assists in back-to-back games vs. NYI (12/31) and vs. DET (1/2) Recorded two assists and played a career-high 30:15 TOI at ARZ (1/18) Netted points in consecutive games with a goal vs. CGY (3/3) and an assist vs. MIN (3/5) Posted career-high marks in goals (9), assists (31) and points (40) so far this season. Ranked 10th in the NHL with an average ice time of 25:16 per game. Only Alexei Zhitnik (four times) has averaged more minutes per game in a full season with the Sabres.

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