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Ruutu suspended for one game

Ruutu suspended for one game

NEW YORK, April 21 (UPI) -- The NHL announced Thursday Anaheim forward Jarkko Ruutu would be suspended for the fifth game of the Ducks' playoff series against Nashville.

NHL: Ottawa 3, New Jersey 2

OTTAWA, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Jarkko Ruutu scored his second goal of the season midway through the second period Friday and it became the game-winner in Ottawa's 3-2 victory over New Jersey.

NHL: Ottawa 3, New York Rangers 1

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Chris Kelly scored a hat trick, including the go-ahead goal late in the third period Sunday in the Ottawa Senators' 3-1 win over the New York Rangers.

NHL: Pittsburgh 2, Ottawa 1

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Marc-Andre Fleury stopped all but one of the 43 shots Ottawa sent his way Friday, backstopping Pittsburgh's 2-1 comeback victory over the Senators.

NHL: Ottawa 5, Florida 3

OTTAWA, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Milan Michalek scored shorthanded early in the second period, touching off an Ottawa onslaught Thursday that sent the Senators past Florida 5-3.
NHL: Ottawa 5, Pittsburgh 4

NHL: Ottawa 5, Pittsburgh 4

PITTSBURGH, April 14 (UPI) -- Jarkko Ruutu scored the game-winner Wednesday, leading Ottawa to a 5-4 win over Pittsburgh in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

NHL: Ottawa 3, Calgary 2

OTTAWA, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Jason Spezza's second-period goal provided the winning margin Tuesday in the Ottawa Senators' 3-2 victory over Calgary.

NHL: Ottawa 7, Philadelphia 4

OTTAWA, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Ottawa's Alex Kovalev scored four goals and added an assist Sunday and the Senators whipped the Philadelphia Flyers 7-4.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Minnesota 1

OTTAWA, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Rookie Mike Brodeur made 22 saves in his NHL debut Saturday to lead the Ottawa Senators past Minnesota 4-1.

NHL: Tampa Bay 5, Ottawa 2

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Steven Stamkos scored two power-play goals Thursday and the Tampa Bay Lightning produced the first five scores of the game to overwhelm Ottawa 5-2.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Florida 3

SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Nick Foligno and Jarkko Ruutu scored 38 seconds apart in the second period to break open a close game Wednesday and boost Ottawa to a 4-3 victory over Florida.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Atlanta 2

OTTAWA, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Mike Fisher scored the go-ahead goal 3:44 into the second period Saturday and Ottawa overcame losing a two-score lead to defeat Atlanta 4-2.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Ottawa 2

OTTAWA, April 9 (UPI) -- New Jersey beat Ottawa 3-2 on Brendan Shanahan's shootout goal Thursday and the Devils clinched the Atlantic Division title for the third time in four seasons.
Ottawa's Ruutu suspended for alleged bite

Ottawa's Ruutu suspended for alleged bite

TORONTO, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The National Hockey League suspended Ottawa Senators' forward Jarkko Ruutu for two games Wednesday for allegedly biting Buffalo's Andrew Peters during a game.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 2, Ottawa 1

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Nikolai Zherdev scored the lone shootout goal Monday to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators.
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Pittsburgh Penguins Jarkko Ruutu of Finland connects with a left during a fight with New York Rangers Brandon Dubinsky in the second quarter against the New York Rangers at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on November 17, 2007. The Penguins Ruutu received a two minute penalty for boarding and a five minute penalty for fighting. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)
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Jarkko Ruutu (pronounced Yar-ko Roo-too (IPA: /ˈjʌrk.kɔ ˈruː.tu/); born August 23, 1975) is a Finnish professional ice hockey player. Ruutu currently plays for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the brother of Tuomo Ruutu, also currently playing in the NHL, and retired player Mikko Ruutu.

Ruutu initially moved to North America to play college hockey with Michigan Tech of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). After his first year, however, he returned to Finland and turned professional with HIFK of SM-liiga in 1996–97. In his draft year, he recorded 20 points in 37 games and was then drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the third round, 68th overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. He played one more season with HIFK before moving back to North America to play for the Canucks' minor league affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Ruutu played his first full season with the Canucks in 2001–02 and earned himself a reputation as one of the league's most effective "pests" or "agitators". During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Ruutu played once more for HIFK and set a SM-liiga record for penalty minutes in a single season with 215 (since broken by Matt Nickerson).

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