Meet Carolina hockey player Tuomo Ruuto

Meet Carolina hockey player Tuomo Ruuto

Meet Carolina hockey player Tuomo Ruuto

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by DAVE WAGNER / NBC Charlotte

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Posted on January 24, 2014 at 12:07 AM

Updated Saturday, Jan 25 at 4:04 PM

Get to know your local Olympians!

Tuomo Ruuto is a forward for the Carolina Hurricanes.  He will be playing for his home country of Finland at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.  At the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Tuomo helped Finland win a bronze medal.  Tuomo says, “I grew up watching the Olympics and it was something special.”

Photos: Tuomo Ruuto

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