After playing 6 seasons in Liiga, Finland's top pro circuit. It was not suprising it only took 13 games playing for the Rochester Americans before getting his first call up to the Sabres. "He has earned it by his work ethic, his commitment," interim Sabres coach Don Granato said when the Sabres first call Ruotsalainen up to the taxi squad. "He's done a nice job down there and consistently progressed." The 5-foot-8, 181-pound Ruotsalainen, who possesses a heavy shot he often utilizes from the circle, has quickly established himself as one of the Amerks' top players.
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