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Michael Rupp
Michael Rupp
Center
Number: 17
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 235
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 13, 1980
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH, United States
Hometown: Brunswick, Ohio
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Acquired: Signed as an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2009.
Drafted: NJD / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (76th overall)

PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS
*Ninth trip to Stanley Cup Playoffs
*Established playoff career highs in games played (20), PIM (36) and shots (17) in 2012
*Tallied 2002 Stanley Cup-clinching goal, his first career playoff tally, added two assists and +3 in 3-0 victory in Game Seven vs. ANA (6/9/02). Only player in NHL history whose first career playoff goal was the Stanley Cup-clincher

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS
*Suspended four games (final regular-season game and first three playoff games) for a late illegal check to the head of T.J. Oshie vs. STL (4/10)
*Recorded assist for first point of season and plus-1 rating vs. NYI (12/29)
*Notched season-highs with three hits and 9:07 in TOI at CBJ (12/6)
*Appeared in 600th career game vs. PHI (12/2) and registered first fighting major of season
*Designated Injured, Non-Roster on Sept. 30 and missed 24 games with a lower-body injury



CAREER HIGHS:
Goals:  3, 11/30/10 at NYR
Assists: 2, 4/2/08 vs. BOS
Points: 3, 11/30/10 at NYR (3G)
PIM: 20, 10/25/08 at PHI
SOG: 6, 1/29/08 vs. PIT
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