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Finland Sakari Salminen

#23 Västerås IK / HockeyAllsvenskan - 22/23

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Database: 1 083 247 players
Last added: Jeff Warren
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexandre Lavoie 43 15 42 57
2. Nicolas Deschamps 43 17 36 53
3. Rolands Vigners 40 26 19 45
4. Anthony Rech 42 19 26 45
5. Nikita Scherbak 40 10 35 45
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Sakari Salminen Facts

Date of Birth
Position
RW/LW
Age
35
Height
5'10" / 179 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
165 lbs / 75 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
-
Highlights
1-time Liiga Golden Helmet 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time Liiga All-Star Team 1

Salminen is a fleet-footed winger with smooth hands. Offensive-minded, he has good hockey sense and vision. A skilled passer, too. Lacking in size, which can be a hinderance at times.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2016)

Sakari Salminen Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Ässät U16 U16 SM-sarja 3* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* |
2003-04 Ässät U16 U16 SM-sarja 16* 8* 7* 15* 6* -* | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0 -
2004-05 Ässät U18 U18 SM-sarja 26* 8* 7* 15* 12* -* |
Ässät U20 U20 SM-liiga 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* | Relegation 3 0 0 0 0 -
2005-06 Ässät U18 U18 SM-sarja 20* 20* 16* 36* 6* -* | Playoffs 8 6 10 16 6 -
Ässät U20 U20 SM-liiga 19* 4* 9* 13* 10* 4* | Relegation 2 0 0 0 0 -
2006-07 Ässät U20 U20 SM-liiga 31* 21* 30* 51* 32* 5* | Relegation 3 3 2 5 4 3
Suomi U20 Mestis 4* 1* 0* 1* 4* -4* |
2007-08 Ässät U20 U20 SM-liiga 12* 18* 5* 23* 4* 11* | Playoffs 12 5 10 15 4 6
Ässät SM-liiga 30* 3* 10* 13* 2* -12* |
Jukurit Mestis 8* 1* 5* 6* 0* -2* |
Suomi U20 Mestis 5* 3* 2* 5* 2* 3* |
Finland U20 WJC-20 6* 1* 3* 4* 4* 0* |
2008-09 Ässät SM-liiga 55* 16* 14* 30* 16* -15* | Relegation 13 5 3 8 4 -1
2009-10 Ässät SM-liiga 52* 12* 13* 25* 20* -2* |
2010-11 KalPa SM-liiga 57* 12* 33* 45* 10* -16* | Playoffs 7 4 2 6 29 4
2011-12 KalPa SM-liiga 54* 24* 23* 47* 16* 17* | Playoffs 7 1 6 7 0 1
Finland (all) International 5* 1* 2* 3* 0* 3* |
2012-13 KalPa SM-liiga 54* 26* 29* 55* 18* 14* | Playoffs 5 2 2 4 0 -2
Finland WC 10* 1* 2* 3* 0* 1* |
Finland (all) International 22* 4* 5* 9* 2* 5* |
2013-14 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 54* 18* 30* 48* 16* 8* | Playoffs 7 3 2 5 4 -2
Finland OG 2* 0* 0* 0* 4* 1* |
Finland (all) International 8* 3* 2* 5* 4* 2* |
2014-15 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 60* 18* 29* 47* 30* 12* | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0 -2
Finland (all) International 7* 3* 1* 4* 0* 2* |
2015-16 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 43* 10* 15* 25* 10* -3* |
Växjö Lakers HC SHL 12* 4* 2* 6* 6* 0* | Playoffs 13 3 3 6 4 -2
2016-17 Jokerit KHL 56* 6* 20* 26* 16* 3* | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -3
Finland (all) International 2* 0* 1* 1* 0* -2* |
2017-18 Dynamo Moskva KHL 18* 2* 6* 8* 12* 3* |
Ässät Liiga 15* 7* 9* 16* 16* 5* | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 0 -3
2018-19 Ässät “A” Liiga 35* 10* 21* 31* 18* -2* |
HIFK Liiga 22* 5* 7* 12* 8* -2* | Playoffs 12 4 3 7 6 -2
2019-20 Örebro HK SHL 45* 8* 16* 24* 26* 6* |
2020-21 Ässät Liiga 11* 2* 0* 2* 12* -2* |
2021-22 Ässät Liiga 55* 7* 26* 33* 30* -23* |
2022-23 Västerås IK HockeyAllsvenskan 47* 8* 13* 21* 10* -7* | Qualification 7 1 5 6 2 0

Sakari Salminen Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 KalPa ET 8* 3* 3* 6* 0* -* |
Finland EHT 3* 0* 2* 2* 0* 2* |
2012-13 KalPa ET 5* 2* 4* 6* 0* -* |
Finland EHT 9* 2* 2* 4* 2* 2* |
2013-14 Finland EHT 6* 3* 2* 5* 0* 1* |
2014-15 Finland EHT 4* 2* 0* 2* 0* 0* |
2015-16 HC Fribourg-Gottéron Champions HL 4* 1* 2* 3* 6* 0* |
HC Fribourg-Gottéron Swiss Cup 2* 1* 1* 2* 0* -* |
2016-17 Finland EHT 2* 0* 1* 1* 0* -2* |
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Sakari Salminen Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
HockeyAllsvenskan
2023-03-25T17:30:00+0000 Västerås IK @ IF Björklöven
2023-03-23T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs IF Björklöven
2023-03-21T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs IF Björklöven
2023-03-19T17:30:00+0000 Västerås IK @ IF Björklöven
2023-03-17T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK @ IF Björklöven
2023-03-14T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK @ HC Vita Hästen
2023-03-12T14:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs HC Vita Hästen
2023-03-03T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK @ IF Björklöven
2023-03-01T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs Tingsryds AIF
2023-02-24T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK @ Mora IK
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Sakari Salminen Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 1 4* 1* 2* 3* 0.75* 6* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
EHT 5 24* 7* 7* 14* 0.58* 2* 3* | 0 * * * * * *
ET 2 13* 5* 7* 12* 0.92* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
HockeyAllsvenskan 1 47* 8* 13* 21* 0.45* 10* -7* | 1 7 1 * 5 * 6 * 0.86 * 2 * 0 *
International 5 44* 11* 11* 22* 0.50* 6* 10* | 0 * * * * * *
KHL 4 188* 44* 85* 129* 0.69* 74* 26* | 3 16 3 * 3 * 6 * 0.38 * 6 * -7 *
Liiga (SM-liiga) 10 440* 124* 185* 309* 0.70* 166* -38* | 6 51 17 * 18 * 35 * 0.69 * 39 * -3 *
Mestis 2 17* 5* 7* 12* 0.71* 6* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
NLA (NL) 1 43* 10* 15* 25* 0.58* 10* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
OG 1 2* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 4* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
SHL 2 57* 12* 18* 30* 0.53* 32* 6* | 1 13 3 * 3 * 6 * 0.46 * 4 * -2 *
Swiss Cup 1 2* 1* 1* 2* 1.00* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
U16 SM-sarja 2 19* 8* 7* 15* 0.79* 6* -* | 1 5 2 * 1 * 3 * 0.60 * 0 * - *
U18 SM-sarja 2 46* 28* 23* 51* 1.11* 18* -* | 1 8 6 * 10 * 16 * 2.00 * 6 * - *
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 4 62* 43* 44* 87* 1.40* 46* 20* | 4 20 8 * 12 * 20 * 1.00 * 8 * 9 *
WC 1 10* 1* 2* 3* 0.30* 0* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-20 1 6* 1* 3* 4* 0.67* 4* 0* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.

Sakari Salminen Skill Rating

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Puckhandling
15
Teamwork
14
Passing
14
Agility
14
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Sakari Salminen Connections

Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/11/2022
07/11/2022 Confirmed Ässät Västerås IK
02/21/2021
02/21/2021 Confirmed No team Ässät
06/04/2019
06/04/2019 Confirmed Ässät Örebro HK
01/08/2019
01/08/2019 Loan Ässät HIFK
11/11/2017
11/11/2017 Confirmed Dynamo Moskva Ässät
09/15/2017
09/15/2017 Confirmed Jokerit Dynamo Moskva
04/29/2016
04/29/2016 Confirmed Växjö Lakers HC Jokerit
02/01/2016
02/01/2016 Confirmed HC Fribourg-Gottéron Växjö Lakers HC
05/14/2015
05/14/2015 Confirmed Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod HC Fribourg-Gottéron
05/21/2013
05/21/2013 Confirmed KalPa Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
11/20/2011
11/20/2011 Extension KalPa KalPa
04/26/2010
04/26/2010 Confirmed Ässät KalPa

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