Buffalo Sabres

 
Rasmus Ristolainen
current status: On roster
Birth Date:October 27, 1994 (21 years old)
Place of Birth:Turku, FIN
Shoots:R
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Buffalo in 2013 (1/8).
Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 53 8 24 32 -13 16 4 0 1 25:14 127 0.60
On Pace 82 12 37 49 -20 25 6 0 2 25:14 196 0.60
Scouting Report
Assets: Has great size (6-4, 219 pounds), a big shot, shutdown ability and some physicality to his game, so he can play an all-around game. Skates very well, produces good offensive numbers and can log big minutes, as well.
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 offensive defenseman with upside.

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