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Who is Michael Rasmussen?
Michael Rasmussen is a professional Canadian ice hockey center for the Detroit Red Wings of the NFL (National Hockey League). He was drafted by the Red Wings ninth overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
How Old Is Michael Rasmussen?
He is 23 years old as of December 2022, having been born on April 17, 1999, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Michael shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Devan Key, De’arra Taylor, Joy Sunday, Jennifer Garner, Victoria Beckham, and many more.
Michael Rasmussen Family
Who are Michael Rasmussen’s Parents?
He was born to Paul (Father) and Denise (Mother).
Does Michael Rasmussen have Siblings?
He has two elder sisters by the names of Jaclyn and Samantha.
Michael Rasmussen Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the Internet.
Michael Rasmussen’s Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Michael Rasmussen Kids
He does not have any kids as of December 2022. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Michael Rasmussen’s Playing Career
He was selected by the Tri-City Americans seventh overall in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft. In his rookie season during the 2015-16 season, he recorded 18 goals and 25 assists in 63 games. However, he was limited to 50-of-72 games played during the 2016-17 season due to injury. He went on to record 32 goals and 23 assists including a team-best 15 power-play goals which tied for sixth most in the WHL. He was thus ranked the No. 5 North American skater by NHL Central Scouting leading up to the NHL draft.
Craig Button of TSN described him as a solid size with a size that can score at the net. On June 23, 2017, he was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings ninth overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. That same year on August 5, the Red Wings signed him to a three-year entry-level contract. On October 4, 2018, he made his NHL debut for the Red Wings, during a 3-2 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. He went on to record his first career NHL point on October 8, assisting on a goal by Tyler Bertuzzi during a 3-2 shootout loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
On October 30, he scored his first career NHL goal against Joonas Korpisalo of the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 5-3 win. Because of the delayed start to the 2020-21 North American season, he was loaned to the Graz99ers of the Austrian Hockey League. In the ISEHL, he made 18 appearances with the 99ers, collecting 11 assists and 16 points before returning to the Red Wings organization. On July 22, 2021, he signed a three-year, $4.38 million contract extension with the Red Wings.
An International Play Career
In addition to playing hockey at the club level, he has also played hockey internationally. Thus he represented Canada Black at the 2015 World U-17 Hockey Challenge where he recorded two goals and one assist in five games. Moreover, he presented Canada at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament where he recorded one goal and three assists in four games.
Michael Rasmussen Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 6 inches (1.98m) and a weight of 104kg (229 lbs).
Michael Rasmussen’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an average salary of $1,460,000 and an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.