Jan Rutta is a Trutnov-born Czech personality famously known for his ice hockey professional games. He plays as a defenseman for Tampa Bay Lightning. He worked hard and had the Stanley Cups on his team name while playing for the Lightning in 2020 and 2021.
Jan Rutta was born on 29th July 1990, making him 32 years old as of 2022. Rutta’s father took him to the ice hockey field at the local ice rink when he was merely 5 years old. Since then he has been hooked on ice hockey only. For the first ten years, he was playing the games as the forward and then switched to defenseman. Even though he developed his passion for ice hockey, he is an avid lover of American football games and has been brought up watching Peyton Manning and colts games on the American ESPN channel.
Jan Rutta Career
Jan Rutta began his debut game with Czech Extraliga while playing with Piráti Chomutov for the 2012-13 Czech Extraliga season. He played for the continuous 7 seasons with Chomutov and then left the Czech Republic while signing a contract with Chicago Blackhawks for one year for playing NHL on 8th June 2017. After signing the contract, he went to attend his first training camp with the Blackhawks and later made an opening with the night roster for the 2017-2018 season. On 9th October 2017, he scored his NHL goal while standing against the Toronto Maple Leafs. He also secured a blue line goal while living within the Blakhawkins during the season.
He missed the postseason with the Blackhawks and then appeared for 57 games while offensively scoring 6 goals, 14 assists, and 20 points. It was the time when the Blackhawks continued to struggle out of the game and Rutta was placed on waivers for the season 2018-19 after contributing to a total of 2 goals, and 6 points for 23 games on 23rd December 2018. After learning, he was assigned to AHL affiliate Rockford IceHogs. Then on 11th January 2019, he was traded by the Blackhawks to the Tampa Bay Lightning with a seventh-round pick in 2019 in the exchange for another player Slater Koekkoek.
Tampa Bay Lightning
Rutta had his debut with the Tampa Lightning on 3rd March 2019 where he scored overall 3-2 with a win against Detroit Red Wings at Amalie Arena. Rutta had his continuous games and played out of the tail til the end of the regular season with the Lightning while posting 2 assists in a total of 14 games. Later on 15th June 2021, Rutta scored his first NHL playoff goals while being committed to the Lightning and had a total score of 4-2 while standing against New York Islanders.
Jan Rutta Biography
|Real Name||Jan Rutta|
|Birth Date||29 July 1990|
|Age (as of 2022)||31 Years|
|Birth Place||Pisek, Czechia|
|Profession||Ice Hockey Player|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 191 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 90 kg – in Pounds – 198 lbs|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Denisa Volek|
Rutta first announced publicly that he is committed to a girl on 22nd January 2020 through the medium of Instagram while posting or sharing a post. Although the defenseman has not shared the intel or depth of the story of his love, it is revealed that he is neither engaged nor married. He is committed to his long-time partner named Denisa Volek, who has also maintained her secrecy in front of the cameras. It seems that Denisa doesn’t like to enjoy her fame in the media and therefore stays out of the spotlight. So, there is very little information on what she is doing in her life, what she does to earn a livelihood, and where she resides.
Jan Rutta Net Worth
On 8th March, Jan Rutta went to produce the signing contract of extension with the Blackhawks and had the signing bonus worth $2.25 million. On 4th May 2019, Rutta re-signed the contract with Lightning and had a one-year extension of his contract worth $1.3 million. Seeing his signing contracts, it is clear that Rutta might be having a total net worth of around $2 million, which is enough to give him a name and fame in the industry.