Rutta (undisclosed) will be in the lineup for Thursday's matchup with Montreal, NHL.com's Sean Farrell reports.
Coach Jon Cooper deemed Rutta a little "banged up" Tuesday, but he's evidently feeling well enough to suit up against the Canadiens. The 29-year-old, who's picked up four points in 19 games this campaign, will skate on Tampa Bay's top pairing Thursday. Jan 02 4:26 pm (EST)
- According to coach Jon Cooper, Rutta is a little "banged up" and may miss the entirety of Tampa Bay's four-game road trip, Caley Chelios of the Lightning's official site reports.
- Rutta scored his first goal of the season Saturday in a 5-2 loss to Washington.
- Rutta notched an assist in 18:49 of ice time during his season debut Wednesday against New Jersey. All Jan Rutta News
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