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Tommy Salo

Player Facts
  • Position
    G
  • Height
    6'0" / 182 cm
  • Weight
    179 lbs / 81 kg
  • Catches
    L
  • Status
    Retired

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 GAA SVS%   POST GP GAA SVS%
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 J20 Elit - - - | Playoffs 2 2.55
1990-91 Västerås IK SHL 2 6.60 .851 |
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
1992-93 Västerås IK SHL 24 2.46 .918 | Playoffs 2 3.00 .895
Sweden B (all) International 5 1.60 - |
Sweden (all) International 1 0.00 1.000 |
1993-94 Västerås IK SHL 32 3.35 .885 | Playoffs 4 4.75 .852
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 |
Denver Grizzlies IHL 65 2.60 .910 | Playoffs 8 3.07 .890
1995-96 New York Islanders NHL 10 4.02 .860 |
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 |
Sweden WC 10 2.00 .918 |
Sweden (all) International 14 2.08 .919 |
1997-98 New York Islanders NHL 62 2.64 .906 |
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 |
Edmonton Oilers NHL 13 2.31 .903 | Playoffs 4 2.23 .926
Sweden WC 8 1.84 .921 |
Sweden (all) International 8 1.84 .921 |
1999-00 Edmonton Oilers NHL 70 2.33 .914 | Playoffs 5 2.83 .895
Sweden WC 6 1.67 .922 |
Sweden (all) International 6 1.67 - |
2000-01 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73 2.46 .904 | Playoffs 6 2.22 .920
Sweden WC 8 1.94 .920 |
Sweden (all) International 8 1.94 .920 |
2001-02 Edmonton Oilers NHL 69 2.22 .913 |
Sweden OG 3 2.35 .924 |
Sweden WC 7 1.96 .919 |
Sweden (all) International 11 2.25 .909 |
2002-03 Edmonton Oilers NHL 65 2.71 .899 | Playoffs 6 3.15 .888
Sweden WC 3 4.15 .861 |
Sweden (all) International 3 4.15 .861 |
2003-04 Edmonton Oilers NHL 44 2.58 .896 |
Colorado Avalanche NHL 5 2.37 .912 | Playoffs 1 0.00 1.000
Sweden WCup 1 2.00 .895 |
Sweden (all) International 1 2.00 .895 |
2004-05 MODO Hockey SHL 36 2.58 .909 | Playoffs 6 3.18 .888
Sweden (all) International 1 0.96 .958 |
2005-06 Frölunda HC SHL 37 2.47 .911 | Playoffs 17 2.35 .920
2006-07 Frölunda HC SHL 22 3.29 .875 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GAA SVS%   POST GP GAA SVS%
1986-87 Västmanland TV-Pucken - - - |
1993-94 Sweden Izvestia Trophy 3 2.34 .854 |
2005-06 Frölunda HC ECC 2 4.50 .796 |
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
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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