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Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Nets first point of season
Ristolainen snagged an assist during Monday's 2-1 overtime win against the Penguins.
A lower-body injury has limited Ristolainen to just five games this season. His ice time thus far has been drastically cut down to 15:42 from last year's average of 19:01. In five appearances, the defenseman has one assist, four PIM, nine hits, seven blocks and a plus-1 rating.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Removed from LTIR
Ristolainen (lower body) was activated from long-term injured reserve Saturday, per the NHL media site.
Ristolainen appears to be ready to make his season debut Saturday against the Islanders. He compiled 20 points, 86 shots on goal, 142 blocked shots and 162 hits in 74 games during the 2022-23 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Sporting regular sweater
Ristolainen (lower body) ditched the non-contact jersey for Tuesday's practice session, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
With Ristolainen cleared for contact, he could be close to making his return, perhaps even in Wednesday's matchup with the Islanders. Considering the defenseman has yet to play this season, his minutes may be limited in his first couple of outings. Last year, the Finn recorded the lowest minutes of his NHL career, averaging just 19:01 of ice time and less than a minute per game with the man advantage.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Practicing in non-contact jersey
Ristolainen (undisclosed) is still practicing in a non-contact jersey Friday, according to Bill Meltzer of NHL.com.
Ristolainen has yet to play this season as he suffered an injury in training camp. Ristolainen had three goals, 17 assists, 162 hits and 142 blocked shots in 74 games last season.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Shifts to LTIR
Ristolainen (undisclosed) was moved to the long-term injured reserve Friday, per CapFriendly.
Ristolainen has yet to play this season and his timeline to return remains unclear. His movement to the long-term injured reserve is a paper transaction as he'll still be eligible to return whenever he's healthy.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Suffers setback
Coach John Tortorella told Kevin Kurz of The Athletic on Tuesday that Ristolainen (undisclosed) suffered a setback in his recovery.
Ristolainen doesn't have a timetable in place for his return to the lineup. He hasn't played yet during the 2023-24 campaign because of an injury he sustained during the preseason.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Officially ruled out
Ristolainen (undisclosed) will not be available against Columbus on Thursday, Charlie O'Connor of PHLY Sports reports.
Ristolainen will remain on injured reserve for at least one more contest after being originally considered a game-time decision to face the Blue Jackets. With Risto on the shelf, Travis Sanheim should see increased minutes Thursay, including opportunities with the man advantage.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Could play in season opener
Ristolainen (undisclosed) is currently on injured reserve, but he could still play in Thursday's season opener versus Columbus, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Ristolainen was on the ice for practice Tuesday, indicating there's still a decent chance he'll be activated off IR in advance of Thursday's matchup with the Blue Jackets. Ristolainen collected 20 points through 74 contests last campaign.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Lands on IR
Ristolainen (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Monday.
Ristolainen was back at practice over the weekend but he'll miss at least three games to start the regular season. Without him on the Opening Night roster, both Emil Andrae and Egor Zamula will stay at the top level. Ristolainen had 20 points in 74 games last season.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Back at practice
Ristolainen (undisclosed) took part in Saturday's practice, per Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia.
Ristolainen sat out Thursday's preseason finale against the Islanders for precautionary reasons. It appears as though he will be good to go for Opening Night versus Columbus this Thursday. Ristolainen supplied 20 points, 86 shots on goal, 142 blocked shots and 162 hits in 74 games last season.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Dealing with minor injury
Ristolainen is dealing with a minor undisclosed injury and will not play Thursday versus the Islanders, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
With this being the Flyers' last preseason game, there's little point in risking a more significant injury. Ristolainen figures to fill a bottom-four role in 2023-24, and he could also see some power-play time.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Set to play Tuesday
Ristolainen (upper body) will return to the lineup Tuesday versus the Blues, Charlie O'Connor of The Athletic reports.
Ristolainen missed Sunday's game versus the Penguins, but he was able to draw back in after going through warmups. The Flyers will dress seven defensemen Tuesday with Ronnie Attard in the lineup, which should allow head coach John Tortorella to alleviate Ristolainen's workload.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Game-time decision
Ristolainen (upper body) will be a game-time decision Tuesday versus St. Louis, Giana Han of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Ristolainen, who sat out Sunday's 4-2 loss to Pittsburgh, has registered 18 points, 134 blocked shots and 144 hits in 68 contests this campaign. If he is able to play, Philadelphia is expected to dress seven defensemen.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Not playing Sunday
Ristolainen (upper body) is not in Sunday's lineup against the Penguins, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Ristolainen appears to be dealing with a minor injury and is currently considered day-to-day. The 28-year-old has 18 points in 68 games this season, including four over his last five appearances. Both Justin Braun and Kieffer Bellows will suit up Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Nets assist in win
Ristolainen collected an assist during Saturday's 3-0 win over Detroit.
With the assist, Ristolainen has points in back-to-back contests. After an abysmal start to the season in which he was held pointless for the first 27 games, he has climbed up to three goals and 16 points through 65 games.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Earns assist versus Wings
Ristolainen garnered an assist in a 3-1 win over Detroit on Sunday.
Ristolainen is currently stuck in a 14-game goal drought but has registered seven helpers over that stretch, including a pair with the man advantage. During his goal slump, the Finnish blueliner has put just 16 shots on target and will be hard-pressed to put one into the netting if he doesn't increase his shot volume.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Adds two assists Sunday
Ristolainen notched two assists in a 4-3 loss to Seattle on Sunday.
Ristolainen's first assist came while Philadelphia was on the power play, and his second helper was recorded while the Flyers were shorthanded. He has two goals and 11 points in 48 contests this season. Ristolainen was scoreless in his previous three outings.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Two points in victory
Ristolainen tallied a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Ducks.
Ristolainen gave Philadelphia a 2-1 lead with a shorthanded goal in the second period, his first tally of the season. The 28-year-old defenseman added an assist on Morgan Frost's goal later in the frame. While Tuesday's performance was impressive, multi-point games shouldn't be expected from Ristolainen going forward -- the two-point effort doubled his point total this year. Ristolainen now has four points, 86 hits, and 92 blocked shots through 38 games while playing on the Flyers' bottom defensive pair.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Pockets assist in win
Ristolainen registered a shorthanded assist in Saturday's win over Los Angeles.
Ristolainen was held off the scoresheet for the first 27 games of the season, but he has two assists over the past three contests. He continues to be a reliable source for peripherals, posting 72 hits and 74 blocks on the campaign.... See More ... See Less
Flyers' Rasmus Ristolainen: Still seeking first point
Ristolainen has yet to produce any offense this season.
Ristolainen has played 25 games this year, generating no goals or assists. He's averaging 18:31 of ice time per game, and has posted 62 hits and 61 blocks. He's better left off fantasy rosters until he starts contributing offensively.... See More ... See Less
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|Birthplace: Turku, Finland|