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SAMI SALO  Finland

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BIRTHYEAR 1974-09-02 BIRTHPLACETurku, FIN
AGE 40 NATION Finland
POSITION D SHOOTS R
HEIGHT 191 cm / 6'3" WEIGHT 98 kg / 216 lbs
YOUTH TEAM TuTo STATUS Retired
NHL DRAFT 1996 round 9 #239 overall by Ottawa Senators


A defenceman with an very strong and heavy slapshot. A good skater skilled in both ends of the rink. A large player who doesn't take enough advantage of his size. Has had a lot of injury worries. (Matias Strozyk)

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1992-93 Kiekko-67 U20 Jr. I-divisioona 21 9 4134 |            
 1993-94 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 36 7 132016 19 | Playoffs 7 0 1110 -4 
 1994-95 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 14 1 346 |            
  TPS Liiga 7 1 236 2 | Playoffs 1 0 000
  Kiekko-67 I-divisioona 19 4 264 |            
 1995-96 TPS Liiga 47 7 142132 -2 | Playoffs 11 1 348
 1996-97 TPS Liiga 48 9 61510 17 | Playoffs 10 2 354
 1997-98 Jokerit Liiga 35 3 5810 -4 | Playoffs 8 0 112 -1 
 1998-99 Ottawa Senators NHL 61 7 121924 20 | Playoffs 4 0 000 -3 
  Detroit Vipers IHL 5 0 220 1 |            
 1999-00 Ottawa Senators NHL 37 6 8142 6 | Playoffs 6 1 120 -8 
 2000-01 Ottawa Senators NHL 31 2 161810 9 | Playoffs 4 0 000
  Finland WC 9 3 696 9 |            
 2001-02 Ottawa Senators NHL 66 4 141814 1 | Playoffs 12 2 134
  Finland OG 4 0 000 -1 |            
 2002-03 Vancouver Canucks NHL 79 9 213010 9 | Playoffs 12 1 340 -2 
 2003-04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 74 7 192622 8 | Playoffs 7 1 232 -3 
  Finland WCup 6 0 112 |            
  Finland WC 7 0 330 1 |            
 2004-05 Frölunda  SHL 41 6 81418 10 | Playoffs 14 1 672 17 
 2005-06 Vancouver Canucks NHL 59 10 233338 9 |            
  Finland OG 6 1 340 4 |            
  Finland (all) International 6 1 340 4 |            
 2006-07 Vancouver Canucks NHL 67 14 233726 21 | Playoffs 10 0 114
 2007-08 Vancouver Canucks NHL 63 8 172538 8 |            
 2008-09 Vancouver Canucks  NHL 60 5 202526 5 | Playoffs 7 3 472
 2009-10 Vancouver Canucks  NHL 68 9 192818 14 | Playoffs 12 1 562
  Finland OG 6 1 124 2 |            
  Finland (all) International 6 1 124 2 |            
 2010-11 Vancouver Canucks NHL 27 3 4714 -3 | Playoffs 21 3 252 -4 
  Manitoba Moose AHL 3 2 022 -2 |            
 2011-12 Vancouver Canucks NHL 69 9 162510 7 | Playoffs 5 0 002 -3 
 2012-13 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 46 2 151716 5 |            
 2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 71 4 131718 11 | Playoffs 2 0 000 -2 
  Finland OG 6 0 110 2 |            
  Finland (all) International 6 0 110 2 |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 1996-97 TPS EHL 6 0 226 2 | Playoffs 2 0 000  



CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  AHL: 3 2 0 2 0.67 -2  |    
  EHL: 6 0 2 2 0.33 | 2 0 0 0 0.00
  I-divisioona: 19 4 2 6 0.32 |    
  IHL: 5 0 2 2 0.40 |    
  International: 18 2 5 7 0.39 |    
  Jr. A SM-liiga: 50 8 16 24 0.48 22  19  | 7 0 1 1 0.14 10  -4 
  Jr. I-divisioona: 21 9 4 13 0.62 |    
  Liiga: 137 20 27 47 0.34 58  13  | 30 3 7 10 0.33 14  11 
  NHL: 878 99 240 339 0.39 286  130  | 102 12 19 31 0.30 18  -19 
  OG: 22 2 5 7 0.32 |    
  SHL: 41 6 8 14 0.34 18  10  | 14 1 6 7 0.50 17 
  WC: 16 3 9 12 0.75 10  |    
  WCup: 6 0 1 1 0.17 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
1993-1994 Jr. A SM-liiga Silver Medal
1994-1995 SM-liiga Champion
1995-1996 SM-liiga Silver Medal
1996-1997 European Hockey League (EHL) Champion
  SM-liiga Silver Medal
1997-1998 SM-liiga Bronze Medal
1998-1999 NHL All-Rookie Team
2000-2001 World Championship Silver Medal
2003-2004 World Cup Runner Up
2004-2005 SHL Champion
2005-2006 Olympic Silver Medal
2009-2010 Olympic Bronze Medal
2013-2014 Olympic Bronze Medal
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- European Hockey League (EHL) Champion 96/97
- Jr. A SM-liiga Silver Medal 93/94
- NHL All-Rookie Team 98/99
- Olympic Bronze Medal 09/10, 13/14
- Olympic Silver Medal 05/06
- SHL Champion 04/05
- SM-liiga Bronze Medal 97/98
- SM-liiga Champion 94/95
- SM-liiga Silver Medal 96/97, 95/96
- World Championship Silver Medal 00/01
- World Cup Runner Up 03/04



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
07/01/2012 Confirmed Vancouver Canucks Tampa Bay Lightning 2 years 
07/01/2011 Extension Vancouver Canucks Vancouver Canucks 1 year 
02/10/2011 Up/Down Manitoba Moose Vancouver Canucks Recalled 
02/04/2011 Up/Down Vancouver Canucks Manitoba Moose Conditioning, after injury 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
Cult/Star player for Frölunda
Cult/Star player for TPS
Cult/Star player for Vancouver Canucks
Cult/Star player for Finland
 
Career transactions
- 2011-07-01 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2007-03-29 • Signed to a four-year contract extension by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2005-08-15 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2004-09-24 • Signed to a lockout contract by Frölunda
- 2003-07-17 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2002-09-21 • Traded to the Vancouver Canucks for Peter Schaefer
- 2002-07-31 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Ottawa Senators