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Sweden Börje Salming

a.k.a. "B.J. Salming"
#21 AIK / Allsvenskan D1 - 92/93
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Database: 983 681 players
Last added: Vincent Delacroix
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matthew Phillips 20 15 15 30
2. Darren Raddysh 20 8 20 28
3. Alex Barré-Boulet 19 5 22 27
4. Brett Seney 20 10 16 26
5. Anthony Richard 23 15 10 25
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
Height
6'1" / 186 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
-
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time NHL First All-Star Team 1
5-time NHL Second All-Star Team 5
2-time Swedish Champion 2
1-time World Championship All-Star Team 1

Salming, 71, died on November 24, 2022, of complications related to ALS, in Nacka Municipality, Sweden.

Son: Rasmus Salming
Brother: Stig Salming

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1967-68 Kiruna AIF Division 2 8 0 0 0 - - |
Sweden U19 EJC-19 5 1 0 1 4 - |
1968-69 Kiruna AIF Division 2 13 - - - - - |
Sweden U19 EJC-19 5 0 0 0 8 - |
1969-70 Kiruna AIF Division 2 16 5 - - - - |
Sweden U19 EJC-19 5 1 2 3 2 - |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr - - - - - - |
1970-71 Brynäs IF Division 1 27 2 8 10 24 - |
Sweden B (all) International 7 1 - - - - |
1971-72 Brynäs IF Division 1 28 1 5 6 50 - |
Sweden WC 4 0 0 0 6 - |
1972-73 Brynäs IF Division 1 26 5 4 9 34 - |
Sweden WC 10 4 6 10 8 - |
1973-74 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 76 5 34 39 48 38 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 4 -
1974-75 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 60 12 25 37 34 4 | Playoffs 7 0 4 4 6 -
1975-76 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 78 16 41 57 70 31 | Playoffs 10 3 4 7 9 -
Sweden CC 5 4 3 7 2 - |
1976-77 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 76 12 66 78 46 45 | Playoffs 9 3 6 9 6 -
Sweden (all) International 4 1 1 2 - - |
1977-78 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 80 16 60 76 70 30 | Playoffs 6 2 2 4 6 -
1978-79 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 78 17 56 73 76 31 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 8 -
1979-80 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 74 19 52 71 94 3 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 2 -
1980-81 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 72 5 61 66 154 0 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 4 -
1981-82 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 69 12 44 56 170 3 |
Sweden CC 5 0 2 2 10 - |
Sweden (all) International 6 0 4 4 - - |
1982-83 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 69 7 38 45 104 -5 | Playoffs 4 1 4 5 10 -
1983-84 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 68 5 38 43 92 -32 |
1984-85 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 73 6 33 39 76 -23 |
1985-86 Toronto Maple Leafs “A” NHL 41 7 15 22 48 -6 | Playoffs 10 1 6 7 14 -
1986-87 Toronto Maple Leafs “A” NHL 56 4 16 20 42 17 | Playoffs 13 0 3 3 14 -
1987-88 Toronto Maple Leafs “A” NHL 66 2 24 26 82 7 | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 8 1
1988-89 Toronto Maple Leafs “A” NHL 63 3 17 20 86 7 |
Sweden (all) International 10 1 2 3 8 - |
Sweden WC 8 1 1 2 8 - |
1989-90 Detroit Red Wings NHL 49 2 17 19 52 20 |
1990-91 AIK Elitserien 36 4 9 13 46 - |
1991-92 AIK Elitserien 38 6 14 20 98 - | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 6 -
Sweden CC 6 0 0 0 10 -2 |
Sweden “A” OG 8 4 3 7 4 - |
Sweden (all) International 22 5 4 9 22 - |
1992-93 AIK Elitserien 6 1 0 1 10 - |
AIK Allsvenskan D1 2 1 3 4 0 - | Qualification 2 1 1 2 2 -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1978-79 NHL All-Stars Challenge Cup '79 3 0 0 0 2 - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Allsvenskan D1 1 2 1 3 4 2.00 0 - | 1 2 1 1 2 1.00 2 -
CC 3 16 4 5 9 0.56 22 -2 | 0
Challenge Cup '79 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 - | 0
Division 1 3 81 8 17 25 0.31 108 - | 0
Division 2 3 37 5 0 0 0.00 - - | 0
EJC-19 3 15 2 2 4 0.27 14 - | 0
International 5 49 8 11 18 0.37 30 - | 0
International-Jr 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NHL 17 1 148 150 637 787 0.69 1 344 170 | 12 81 12 37 49 0.60 91 1
OG 1 8 4 3 7 0.88 4 - | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 3 80 11 23 34 0.43 154 - | 1 3 0 2 2 0.67 6 -
WC 3 22 5 7 12 0.55 22 - | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Media and Articles
Date Article Website
09/25/2016 Old School Hockey - Börje Salming Hockeysverige.se
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 21 retired by Toronto Maple Leafs

Cult/Star player for AIK

Cult/Star player for Brynäs IF

Cult/Star player for Kiruna AIF

Cult/Star player for Sweden

Cult/Star player for Toronto Maple Leafs

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