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Finland Sakari Salminen
#23 Ässät / Liiga - 20/21
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Database: 834 310 players
Last added: Blake Sheridan
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Patrick Thoresen 24 10 29 39
2. Dan Kissel 24 13 23 36
3. Tim McGauley 24 11 23 34
4. Bobby MacIntyre 23 10 23 33
5. Daniel Leavens 24 14 16 30
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW/LW
Age
32
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
161 lbs / 73 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Highlights
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 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)

Player 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 Jr. A 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 Jr. A SM-liiga 19 4 9 13 10 4 | Relegation 2 0 0 0 0
2006-07 Ässät U20 Jr. A 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 Jr. A 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 - - - - - |
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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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
SHL 2019-2020
Thu 12/03 Örebro HK @ Brynäs IF
Tue 10/03 Örebro HK vs Leksands IF
Sat 07/03 Örebro HK @ Luleå HF
Thu 05/03 Örebro HK vs Linköping HC
Tue 03/03 Örebro HK @ IK Oskarshamn
Sat 29/02 Örebro HK @ Växjö Lakers HC
Thu 27/02 Örebro HK vs Malmö Redhawks
Tue 25/02 Örebro HK @ Rögle BK
Sat 22/02 Örebro HK vs Djurgårdens IF
Thu 20/02 Örebro HK @ HV71
Skill Rating

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Puckhandling
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Passing
15
Acceleration
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Player 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
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) 9 374 115 159 274 0.73 124 -13 | 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 -
Jr. A 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
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
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 Gottéron Växjö Lakers HC
05/14/2015
05/14/2015 Confirmed Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod 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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