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Sweden Tommy Salo
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Last added: Patrick Flanigan
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Pius Suter 50 30 23 53
2. Mark Arcobello 50 15 33 48
3. Garrett Roe 44 13 35 48
4. Grégory Hofmann 50 24 23 47
5. Toni Rajala 50 23 23 46
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
49
Height
6'0" / 182 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
179 lbs / 81 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
2-time World Championship Silver Medal 2
4-time World Championship Bronze Medal 4

A very experienced goaltender with plenty of medals and awards. Was a stand-up goalie with good hockey sense and decent mobility, nice glove and average stickhandling ability.

Team Staff profile of Tommy Salo also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1988-89 Surahammars IF J18 J18 Elit - - - | -
Surahammars IF J20 J20 Div.1 18 3.67 - | -
Surahammars IF Division 1 1 5.00 .872 | -
1989-90 Västerås IK J20 Juniorserien - - - | Playoffs 2 2.55
Västerås IK SHL 0 0 - - 0 | -
1990-91 Västerås IK SHL 2 0 6.60 .851 00 00 0 000 | -
IK Westmannia-Köping Division 1 24 3.37 .879 | -
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 3.33 - | -
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 2 0.77 - | -
1991-92 IK Westmannia-Köping Division 1 29 3.23 .882 | Qualification 3 3.33 .905
Västerås IK SHL 0 0 - - 0 | -
1992-93 Västerås IK SHL 24 00 2.46 .918 00 000 0 0000 | Playoffs 2 0 3.00 .895 0 00 0 000
Sweden B (all) International 5 1.60 - | -
Sweden (all) International 1 0.00 1.000 | -
1993-94 Västerås IK SHL 32 00 3.35 .885 000 000 0 0000 | Playoffs 4 0 4.75 .852 00 000 0 000
Sweden OG 6 2.11 .896 | -
Sweden WC 3 3.33 .846 | -
Sweden (all) International 15 2.31 - | -
Sweden B International 2 0.50 - | -
1994-95 New York Islanders NHL 6 3.02 .905 00 000 0 000 000 | -
Denver Grizzlies IHL 65 2.60 .910 000 0000 0 000 | Playoffs 8 3.07 .890 00 000 0 000
1995-96 New York Islanders NHL 10 4.01 .860 00 000 0 000 000 | -
Utah Grizzlies IHL 45 2.65 .902 | Playoffs 22 2.28 .919
Sweden WCup 2 1.50 .937 | -
Sweden (all) International 2 1.50 .937 | -
1996-97 New York Islanders NHL 58 2.82 .904 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
Sweden WC 10 2.00 .918 | -
Sweden (all) International 14 2.08 .919 | -
1997-98 New York Islanders NHL 62 2.64 .906 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
Sweden OG 4 2.27 .918 | -
Sweden WC 9 0.77 .951 | -
Sweden (all) International 13 1.23 .940 | -
1998-99 New York Islanders NHL 51 2.62 .904 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
Edmonton Oilers NHL 13 2.32 .903 00 000 0 000 000 | Playoffs 4 2.23 .926 00 000 0 000 000
Sweden WC 8 1.84 .921 | -
Sweden (all) International 8 1.84 .921 | -
1999-00 Edmonton Oilers NHL 70 2.33 .914 000 0000 0 000000 0000 | Playoffs 5 2.83 .895 00 000 0 000 000
Sweden WC 6 1.67 .922 | -
Sweden (all) International 6 1.67 - | -
2000-01 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73 2.46 .904 000 0000 0 000000 0000 | Playoffs 6 2.22 .920 00 000 0 000 000
Sweden WC 8 1.94 .920 | -
Sweden (all) International 8 1.94 .920 | -
2001-02 Edmonton Oilers NHL 69 2.20 .913 000 0000 0 000000 0000 | -
Sweden OG 3 0 2.35 .924 0 00 0 000 000 | -
Sweden WC 7 1.96 .919 | -
Sweden (all) International 11 2.25 .909 | -
2002-03 Edmonton Oilers NHL 65 2.71 .899 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | Playoffs 6 3.15 .888 00 000 0 000 000
Sweden WC 3 4.15 .861 | -
Sweden (all) International 3 4.15 .861 | -
2003-04 Edmonton Oilers NHL 44 2.58 .896 000 000 0 00000 0000 | -
Colorado Avalanche NHL 5 2.37 .912 00 000 0 000 000 | Playoffs 1 0.00 1.000 0 0 0 000 00
Sweden WCup 1 0 2.00 .895 0 00 0 000 00 | -
Sweden (all) International 1 2.00 .895 | -
2004-05 MODO Hockey SHL 36 00 2.58 .909 00 000 0 00000 0000 | Playoffs 6 0 3.18 .888 00 000 0 000 000
Sweden (all) International 2 0 1.48 .927 0 00 0 000 | -
2005-06 Frölunda HC SHL 37 00 2.47 .910 00 000 0 00000 0000 | Playoffs 17 00 2.35 .920 00 000 0 0000 0000
2006-07 Frölunda HC SHL 22 00 3.29 .875 00 000 0 0000 0000 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1986-87 Västmanland TV-Pucken - - - | -
1993-94 Sweden Izvestia Trophy 3 2.34 .854 | -
2005-06 Frölunda HC ECC 2 0 4.50 .796 0 00 0 000 000 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2007-08 Kungälvs IK Division 1 Head Coach
2008-09 Kungälvs IK Division 1 Head Coach
2009-10 IK Oskarshamn Allsvenskan Head Coach Resigned mid-season
Kungälvs IK Division 1 Head Coach Hired mid-season
2010-11 IK Oskarshamn Allsvenskan General Manager Resigned mid-season
Leksands IF Allsvenskan General Manager Hired mid-season
2011-12 Leksands IF Allsvenskan General Manager
Leksands IF Allsvenskan Asst. Coach
Leksands IF SDHL (W) Asst. Coach
2012-13 Leksands IF Allsvenskan General Manager
2013-14 Leksands IF SHL General Manager
2014-15 Leksands IF SHL General Manager Fired mid-season
2019-20 Hedemora SK Division 2 Head Coach Hired December 8
2020-21 Hedemora SK Division 2 Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
Division 1 3 54 | 1 3
ECC 1 2 0 4.50 .795 0 00 0 000 000 | 0
IHL 2 110 12.40 .910 000 0000 0 000 | 2 30 3.07 .890 00 000 0 000
International 12 91 0 1.48 .932 0 00 0 000 | 0
International-Jr 1 2 | 0
Izvestia Trophy 1 3 | 0
J18 Elit 1 - | 0
J20 Div.1 1 18 | 0
Juniorserien 1 - | 1 2
NHL 10 526 2.55 .905 0000 00000 00 00000000 00000 | 5 22 2.54 .909 00 000 0 0000 0000
OG 3 13 0 2.35 .924 0 00 0 000 000 | 0
SHL 8 153 000 2.84 .900 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | 4 29 00 2.90 .901 00 000 0 00000 0000
TV-Pucken 1 - | 0
WC 8 54 | 0
WCup 2 3 0 2.00 .895 0 00 0 000 00 | 0
WJC-20 1 6 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Edmonton Oilers

Cult/Star player for Frölunda HC

Cult/Star player for IK Westmannia-Köping

Cult/Star player for MODO Hockey

Cult/Star player for New York Islanders

Cult/Star player for Surahammars IF

Cult/Star player for Sweden

Cult/Star player for Utah Grizzlies

Cult/Star player for Västerås IK

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
- 2007-03-23 • Announced his retirement
- 2006-05-09 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Frölunda
- 2005-08-11 • Signed to a one-year contract by Frölunda
- 2005-03-17 • Announced his retirement
- 2004-06-03 • Signed to a two-year contract by Modo
- 2004-03-09 • Traded to the Colorado Avalanche w/ a 2004 6th-rd pick (Derek Peltier) for Tom Gilbert
- 1999-03-20 • Traded to the Edmonton Oilers for Mats Lindgren and a 1999 8th-rd pick (Radek Martinek

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