Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Mattias Ritola
Mattias Ritola was born March 14, 1987 in Borlange, Sweden. The fourth round, 103rd overall selection of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Ritola honed his skills in his homeland with Leksands IF, IFK Arboga IK and Borlange HF.

An industrious forward, Ritola made his North American debut with the Red Wings' AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids. That season, Ritola registered 22 points and was called up by the Detroit Red Wings on March 15th ,2008 to appear in his first NHL game.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2002-03 Borlange HF Sweden-3
2003-04 Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg U18 Swe-U18 11 4 11 15 35 7 2 7 9 12
2003-04 Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg Jr. Swe-Jr. 24 7 4 11 8 5 0 1 1 0
2004-05 Frolunda HC Goteborg Jr. Swe-Jr. 9 2 6 8 6
2004-05 Leksands IF U18 Swe-U18
2004-05 Leksands IF Jr. Swe-Jr. 18 8 10 18 14 5 1 1 2 2
2005-06 Leksands IF Jr. Swe-Jr. 14 4 2 6 16
2005-06 Leksands IF Sweden 30 0 3 3 10
2005-06 Leksands IF Sweden-Q 8 0 0 0 4
2005-06 Sweden WJC-A 6 2 2 4 4
2006-07 Leksands IF Jr. Swe-Jr. 12 5 7 12 16
2006-07 Leksands IF Sweden-2 23 1 4 5 4
2006-07 IFK Arboga IK Sweden-2 3 1 0 1 2
2006-07 Borlange HF Sweden-3 11 4 6 10 14
2007-08 Detroit Red Wings NHL 2 0 1 1 0 0
2007-08 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 72 7 15 22 62 +10
2008-09 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 66 15 27 42 32 -13 8 0 2 2 0
2009-10 Detroit Red Wings NHL 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2009-10 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 73 19 23 42 50 -3
2010-11 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 31 4 4 8 11 -5 1 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Norfolk Admirals AHL 17 9 18 27 8 +3 4 1 4 5 0
2011-12 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 5 0 0 0 6 -2
2011-12 MODO Hockey Ornskoldsvik Sweden 35 7 13 20 30 6 1 1 2 8
2012-13 MODO Hockey Ornskoldsvik Sweden 50 11 13 24 12 5 2 1 3 4
2013-14 MODO Hockey Ornskoldsvik Sweden 38 7 11 18 26 2 1 0 1 0
2014-15 MODO Hockey Ornskoldsvik Sweden 10 2 2 4 12
2014-15 Leksands IF Sweden 42 10 22 32 18
2014-15 Leksands IF Sweden-Q 3 0 4 4 0
2015-16 Skelleftea AIK Sweden 33 9 23 32 16 16 5 8 13 10
2015-16 Sweden WC-A 8 0 1 1 2 -5
2016-17 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Swiss 27 4 13 17 22
2016-17 Leksands IF Sweden 16 1 6 7 6
2016-17 Leksands IF Sweden-Q 6 3 1 4 4
NHL Totals 43 4 5 9 17 2 0 0 0 0


Claimed on waivers by Tampa Bay from Detroit, October 5, 2010. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), November 10, 2011.
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