- Two-year USHL player with three teams over the course of the last two years.
- Played this past season for Des Moines, helping the Buccaneers earn their first playoff berth in a decade alongside fellow incoming freshman Brendan Demlar ‘21.
- As a rookie in 2015-16, Rutherford was a member of the Tri-City Storm and helped the team claim the Clark Cup as the USHL Champions.
- Played T1EHL for the Buffalo Jr. Sabres where he helped his team earn a NYAHA State Championship (U18), while also serving as an alternate captain in 2014-15.
- Was selected to participate in three USA Hockey Select Festivals.
- Interested in studying economics or astronomy.
- His father played DIII hockey at Buffalo State.