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Bruce Riutta

Full name: Bruce Henry Riutta
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: October 14, 1944 in Hancock, Michigan, United States
Died: January 24, 2012 in Houston, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Michigan Tech Huskies, Houghton (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Biography

Growing up in Michigan, in 1959 Bruce Riutta led his Dollar Bay Pee Wees to the state and national age group championship, and in 1969 led the Dollar Bay Midgets to the national title. He later played hockey at Michigan Tech, making All-American in 1966 and 1967. Riutta competed for the US at the 1970 and 1971 World Championships, helping lead the US to the 1970 Class B World Title, in addition to his 1968 Winter Olympic appearance. He played six years of minor league hockey with the Green Bay Bobcats of the US Hockey League from 1968-74. Riutta was named to the Michigan Tech Sports Hall of Fame in 1987, and the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. He later became an engineer, working with the Upper Lakes Coal Company and Fox River Dock Company in Green Bay as an engineer, vice-president and owner.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 6

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 6 1968-02-04 1 1 10
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #1 2 1968-02-06 TCH 5, USA 1 0 0 2
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #4 2 1968-02-07 SWE 4, USA 3 0 0 2
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #10 2 1968-02-09 URS 10, USA 2 0 0 2
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #13 2 1968-02-11 CAN 3, USA 2 1 0 2
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #17 1 1968-02-12 USA 8, FRG 1 0 1 0
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #21 1 1968-02-15 USA 6, GDR 4 0 0 0
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #26 1T 1968-02-17 USA 1, FIN 1 0 0 2
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