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Finland Sakari Salminen

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GAMES
GP
G
A
TP
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5
1
2
3
-2
10
1
3
4
-4
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Database: 982 473 players
Last added: Albin Andersson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. J.J. Piccinich 24 8 22 30
2. David Morley 20 9 20 29
3. Patrick Thoresen 24 8 21 29
4. Kristian Jakobsson 23 14 14 28
5. Dan Kissel 24 11 17 28
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW/LW
Age
34
Height
5'10" / 179 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
165 lbs / 75 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
22/23
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)

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 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 21 1 8 9 10 -5 |
Projected HockeyAllsvenskan 51 2 19 21 24 -12 |
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
HockeyAllsvenskan
2022-12-02T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs AIK
2022-11-30T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK @ Östersunds IK
2022-11-26T17:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs Djurgårdens IF
2022-11-25T19:30:00+0000 Västerås IK @ BIK Karlskoga
2022-11-23T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs Tingsryds AIF
2022-11-18T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs MoDo Hockey
2022-11-16T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK @ Västerviks IK
2022-11-11T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs BIK Karlskoga
2022-11-06T14:00:00+0000 Västerås IK vs IF Björklöven
2022-11-04T18:00:00+0000 Västerås IK @ Östersunds IK
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Player Career Totals
Team Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Dynamo Moskva 1 18 2 6 8 0.44 12 3 | 0
Finland 1 10 1 2 3 0.30 0 1 | 0
Finland (all) 5 44 11 11 22 0.50 6 10 | 0
Finland U20 1 6 1 3 4 0.67 4 0 | 0
Finland (EHT) 5 24 7 7 14 0.58 2 3 | 0
Finland (OG) 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 4 1 | 0
HC Fribourg-Gottéron 1 49 12 18 30 0.61 16 -3 | 0
HIFK 1 22 5 7 12 0.55 8 -2 | 1 12 4 3 7 0.58 6 -2
Jokerit 1 56 6 20 26 0.46 16 3 | 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 2 -3
Jukurit 1 8 1 5 6 0.75 0 -2 | 0
KalPa 3 178 67 92 159 0.89 44 15 | 3 19 7 10 17 0.89 29 3
Suomi U20 2 9 4 2 6 0.67 6 -1 | 0
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod 2 114 36 59 95 0.83 46 20 | 2 12 3 3 6 0.50 4 -4
Västerås IK 1 21 1 8 9 0.43 10 -5 | 0
Växjö Lakers HC 1 12 4 2 6 0.50 6 0 | 1 13 3 3 6 0.46 4 -2
Ässät 7 253 57 93 150 0.59 114 -51 | 2 20 6 5 11 0.55 4 -4
Ässät U16 2 19 8 7 15 0.79 6 - | 1 5 2 1 3 0.60 0 -
Ässät U18 2 46 28 23 51 1.11 18 - | 1 8 6 10 16 2.00 6 -
Ässät U20 4 62 43 44 87 1.40 46 20 | 4 20 8 12 20 1.00 8 9
Örebro HK 1 45 8 16 24 0.53 26 6 | 0
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Teamwork
15
Puckhandling
15
Passing
15
Acceleration
15
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Player 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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