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Rasmus Ristolainen

Born:October 27, 1994Draft:2013 Sabres, 8th Overall
Hometown:Turku, FinlandPosition:D
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:Philadelphia Flyers

Rasmus Ristolainen (born 27 October 1994) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenseman for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected eighth overall by the Buffalo Sabres at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Rasmus Ristolainen, Philadelphia Flyers
Rasmus Ristolainen, Philadelphia Flyers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Rasmus Ristolainen Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
July 23, 2021Buffalo SabresPhiladelphia Flyers1st-Round Pick
(Isak Rosen)
2nd-Round Pick
Robert Hagg

Deeper Dive


  • U16 Pohjola Camp All-Star Team — 2008-09
  • U16 Pohjola Camp Roster (TPS) — 2008-09
  • U16 SM-sarja Silver Medal — 2008-09
  • U18 SM-sarja Silver Medal — 2010-11
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team — 2013-14
  • U20 WJC Best Defenseman — 2013-14
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal — 2013-14
  • U20 WJC Scorer of the Championship Winning Goal — 2013-14
  • Alternate Captain (Sabres) — 2020-present