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Jan Rutta

Born:July 29, 1990Draft:Undrafted Blackhawks 2017
Hometown:Pisek, CzechiaPosition:Defence
Known For:Stanley CupShoots:Right
National Team:CzechiaCurrent Team:San Jose Sharks

Jan Rutta (born July 29, 1990) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the San Jose Sharks. Rutta won the Stanley Cup two times as a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2020 and 2021.

Jan Rutta Tampa Bay Lightning
Jan Rutta, Tampa Bay Lightning (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Jan Rutta Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Jan. 11, 2019Chicago Blackhawks Logo7th-Round pick in 2019 (Mikhail Shaligan)Tampa Bay Lightning5th-Round Pick in 2019 (Aku Raty)
Slater Koekkoek
Aug. 6, 2023Pittsburgh PenguinsMikael Granlund
Mike Hoffman
First-Round Pick
San Jose SharksErik Karlsson
Dillon Hamaliuk
Third-Round Pick

Deeper Dive


  • 2x Stanley Cup Champion (Lightning – 2020, 2021)
  • 2x Czech2 Champion (2012, 2015)
  • Czech2 to Czech Promotion (KLH Chomutov) (2015)
  • Czech U20 Champion (2012)
  • U18 WJC (D1|A) Gold Medal (2008)