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Reijo Ruotsalainen
Reijo Ruotsalainen
Defenseman
Number: 29
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Born: Apr 1, 1960
Birthplace: Oulu, Finland
Hometown: Oulu, Finland
Drafted: NYR / 1980 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (119th overall)


WJC-A All-Star Team (1980) Best Defenseman at WJC-A (1980) Finnish First All-Star Team (1980, 1981) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1986) Traded to Edmonton by NY Rangers with Clark Donatelli, Ville Kentala and Jim Wiemer for Mike Golden, Don Jackson, Miloslav Horava and future considerations (Stu Kulak, March 10, 1987), October 23, 1986. Claimed by New Jersey from Edmonton in Waiver Draft, October 5, 1987. Traded to Edmonton by New Jersey for Jeff Sharples, March 6, 1990.