At a glance
Reijo Ruotsalainen, who is considered to be one of the best Finnish defenders, began his hockey career in 1975 with Kärpät Oulu and played there until 1981. He won a Finnish title with them in 1981 and in 1980 and 1981 he was named as the best defenseman of the SM-liiga. In 1981 Ruotsalainen joined the New York Rangers and played there until 1986 when he joined the Edmonton Oilers. In 1987 he played on a Stanley Cup champion with the Oilers. After his Stanley Cup victory Ruotsalainen returned to Europe and played one season in Sweden with HV71 and...
Reijo in numbers
Calgary 1988GamesResultsSportEventCalgary 1988
2 Silver medalIce HockeyIce Hockey