February 14, 1989 |
Naperville, IL, USA
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|NHL Draft||46th overall, 2007
Theo "Teddy" Ruth (born February 14, 1989) is a retired American professional ice hockey player. He most recently played with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League. He was selected by the Washington Capitals in the 2nd round (46th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Prior to turning professional, Ruth attended the University of Notre Dame where he played three seasons of college hockey with the NCAA Division I Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's ice hockey team. During his freshman season in 2007–08, Ruth's NHL rights were traded by the Capitals nearing the trade deadline to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Sergei Fedorov on February 26, 2008.
On April 12, 2010, the Blue Jackets signed Ruth to a three-year entry level contract.
On December 26th, 2013, Theo Ruth announced his retirement from hockey.
Regular season and playoffs
|Men's ice hockey|
|Competitor for USA|
|World U-17 Hockey Challenge|
|IIHF U18 Championships|
|Junior int'l totals||19||1||1||2||27|
- "Capitals acquire center Sergei Fedorov from Columbus". National Hockey League. 2010-02-03. Retrieved 2008-02-26.
- "Columbus Blue Jackets sign Defenseman Theo Ruth to Three-Year Entry Level contract". Columbus Blue Jackets. 2010-04-12. Retrieved 2010-04-12.
- Theo Ruth's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Theo Ruth's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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