Ruttenberg Commits to NIU for 2020-2021

Northern Illinois University Hockey is excited to announce the addition of Max Ruttenburg to our 2020-2021 recruiting class. Ruttenburg, a 5’10” 178 lbs. forward from Barrington, Illinois previously playing for Barrington High School this past season.

Coach Wallace commented “He is a smart player both on and off the ice, who we look forward to observing his continuing development.”

Ruttenburg stated he talked with his previous coach about how to continue hockey in college. “I took the steps to play and knew right away when I was invited to skate with the team, I wanted to be a Huskie. The team is a great group of guys that are very welcoming and made me feel like I should be playing for NIU.”

Player: Max Ruttenburg
Hometown: Barrington, IL
DOB: 10/24/2001
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 178 lbs.
Previous team: Barrington High School
Position: Forward