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Sweden Tommy Salo

#31 Frölunda HC / Elitserien - 06/07

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Tommy Salo Facts

Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
53
Height
6'0" / 182 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
179 lbs / 81 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time J20 SM Gold Medal 1
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
1-time Olympic All-Star Team 1
3-time World Championship All-Star Team 3
2-time World Championship Best Goaltender 2

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.

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Tommy Salo 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* -* -* 0* - * -* |
1989-90 Västerås IK J20 Juniorserien -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - * -* | Playoffs 2 - 2.55 - - - - - -
Västerås IK Elitserien 0* 1* -* -* -* -* -* - * 0* |
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 3* 3* 0.88* -* 3* -* -* - * 160* |
1990-91 Västerås IK Elitserien 2* 9* 6.60* .851* 11* 63* 0* - * 100* |
IK Westmannia Division 1 -* 25* 3.37* .879* -* -* -* - * -* |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6* -* 3.33* -* -* -* -* - * -* |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 7* 13* 2.85* -* 20* -* -* - * 420* |
1991-92 IK Westmannia Division 1 -* 30* 3.23* .882* -* -* -* - * -* | Qualification 3 - 3.33 .905 - - - - -
Västerås IK Elitserien 0* 2* -* -* -* -* -* - * 0* |
1992-93 Västerås IK Elitserien 24* 40* 2.46* .918* 59* 660* 2* - * 1 440* | Playoffs 2 3 3.00 .895 6 51 0 - 120
Sweden B (all) International 5* 8* 1.60* -* 8* -* 2* - * 300* |
Sweden (all) International 1* 1* 0.00* 1.000* 0* -* 1* - * 60* |
1993-94 Västerås IK Elitserien 32* 40* 3.35* .885* 106* 815* 0* - * 1 896* | Playoffs 4 4 4.75 .852 19 109 0 - 240
Sweden OG 6* -* 2.11* .896* 13* -* 1* - * 370* |
Sweden WC 3* 8* 3.33* .846* -* -* -* - * -* |
Sweden (all) International 15* 28* 2.31* -* 35* -* 2* - * 910* |
Sweden B International 2* 3* 0.50* -* 1* -* 1* - * 120* |
1994-95 New York Islanders NHL 6* -* 3.02* .905* 18* 171* 0* 1-5-0 * 358* |
Denver Grizzlies IHL 65* -* 2.60* .910* 165* 1 671* 3* - * 799* | Playoffs 8 - 3.07 .890 20 161 0 - 391
1995-96 New York Islanders NHL 10* -* 4.01* .860* 35* 215* 0* 1-7-1 * 523* |
Utah Grizzlies IHL 45* -* 2.65* .902* -* -* -* - * -* | Playoffs 22 - 2.28 .919 - - - - -
1996-97 New York Islanders NHL 58* -* 2.82* .904* 151* 1 425* 5* 20-27-8 * 3 208* |
Sweden WCup 2* -* 1.50* .937* -* -* 0* 1-1-0 * -* |
Sweden WC 10* 11* 2.00* .918* -* -* 1* - * -* |
Sweden (all) International 14* 19* 1.92* -* 31* -* 1* - * 970* |
1997-98 New York Islanders NHL 62* -* 2.64* .906* 152* 1 465* 4* 23-29-5 * 3 461* |
Sweden OG 4* -* 2.27* .918* 9* 94* 0* 2-2-0 * 238* |
Sweden WC 9* 10* 0.77* .951* 7* -* 3* - * -* |
Sweden (all) International 13* 14* 1.23* .940* 16* -* 3* - * 780* |
1998-99 New York Islanders NHL 51* -* 2.62* .904* 132* 1 236* 5* 17-26-7 * 3 018* |
Edmonton Oilers NHL 13* -* 2.32* .903* 27* 252* 0* 8-2-2 * 700* | Playoffs 4 - 2.23 .926 11 138 0 0-4-0 296
Sweden WC 7* 8* 1.84* .921* -* -* 0* - * -* |
Sweden (all) International 8* -* 1.84* .921* -* -* 0* - * 426* |
1999-00 Edmonton Oilers NHL 70* -* 2.33* .914* 162* 1 713* 2* 27-28-13 * 4 164* | Playoffs 5 - 2.83 .895 14 119 0 1-4-0 297
Sweden WC 6* 6* 1.67* .922* 10* 118* 1* - * 359* |
Sweden (all) International 6* -* 1.67* -* -* -* -* - * -* |
2000-01 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73* -* 2.46* .904* 179* 1 677* 8* 36-25-12 * 4 364* | Playoffs 6 - 2.22 .920 15 172 0 2-4-0 406
Sweden WC 8* 9* 1.94* .920* 16* 185* 2* - * 495* |
Sweden (all) International 8* -* 1.94* .920* -* -* -* - * -* |
2001-02 Edmonton Oilers NHL 69* -* 2.20* .913* 149* 1 564* 6* 30-28-10 * 4 035* |
Sweden OG 3* 4* 2.35* .924* 7* 85* 0* 2-1-0 * 180* |
Sweden WC 7* 9* 1.96* .919* 14* 164* 1* - * 429* |
Sweden (all) International 11* -* 2.25* .909* -* -* -* - * -* |
2002-03 Edmonton Oilers NHL 65* -* 2.71* .899* 172* 1 536* 4* 29-27-8 * 3 814* | Playoffs 6 - 3.15 .888 18 143 0 2-4-0 343
Sweden WC 3* 7* 4.15* .861* 10* 62* 0* - * 145* |
Sweden (all) International 3* -* 4.15* .861* -* -* -* - * -* |
2003-04 Edmonton Oilers NHL 44* -* 2.58* .896* 107* 917* 3* 17-18-6 * 2 487* |
Colorado Avalanche NHL 5* -* 2.37* .912* 12* 124* 0* 1-3-1 * 304* | Playoffs 1 - 0.00 1.000 0 7 0 0-0-0 27
Sweden (all) International 1* -* 2.00* .895* -* -* -* - * -* |
2004-05 MODO Hockey Elitserien 36* 44* 2.58* .909* 93* 934* 0* 16-15-5 * 2 165* | Playoffs 6 6 3.18 .888 19 150 1 2-4-0 359
Sweden WCup 1* 4* 2.00* .895* 2* 17* 0* 1-0-0 * 60* |
Sweden (all) International 2* 6* 1.48* .927* 3* 41* 0* - * 122* |
2005-06 Frölunda HC Elitserien 37* 44* 2.47* .910* 90* 912* 0* 25-10-1 * 2 190* | Playoffs 17 17 2.35 .920 40 458 1 10-7-0 1 020
2006-07 Frölunda HC Elitserien 22* 51* 3.29* .875* 70* 492* 1* 6-12-3 * 1 278* |

Tommy Salo 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* 2* 4.50* .796* 9* 35* 0* 0-2-0 * 120* |
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 HockeyAllsvenskan Head Coach Resigned mid-season
Kungälvs IK Division 1 Head Coach Hired mid-season
2010-11 IK Oskarshamn HockeyAllsvenskan General Manager Resigned mid-season
Leksands IF HockeyAllsvenskan General Manager Hired mid-season
2011-12 Leksands IF HockeyAllsvenskan General Manager
Leksands IF HockeyAllsvenskan Asst. Coach
Leksands IF Riksserien (W) Asst. Coach
2012-13 Leksands IF HockeyAllsvenskan 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
2023-24 Kungälvs IK J20 J20 Div.1 Coach
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Tommy Salo 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 1* 55* -* -* -* -* 0* -* - | 1 3 - 3.33* .905* -* -* -* -* -*
ECC 1 2* 2* 4.50* .796* 9* 35* 0* 0-2-0* 120 | 0 * * * * * * *
IHL 2 110* -* 12.40* .910* 165* 1 671* 3* -* 799 | 2 30 - 3.07* .890* 20* 161* 0* -* 391*
International 11 89* 79* 1.73* .932* 94* 41* 10* -* 3 688 | 0 * * * * * * *
International-Jr 2 10* 16* 2.38* -* 23* -* -* -* 580 | 0 * * * * * * *
Izvestia Trophy 1 3* -* 2.34* .854* -* -* -* -* - | 0 * * * * * * *
J18 Elit (J18 Region) 1 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - | 0 * * * * * * *
J20 Div.1 1 18* -* 3.67* -* -* -* -* -* - | 0 * * * * * * *
Juniorserien 1 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - | 1 2 - 2.55* -* -* -* -* -* -*
NHL 10 526* -* 2.55* .905* 1 296* 12 295* 37* 210-225-73* 30 436 | 5 22 - 2.54* .909* 58* 579* 0* 5-16-0* 1 369*
OG 3 13* 4* 2.21* .918* 29* 179* 1* 4-3-0* 788 | 0 * * * * * * *
Elitserien (SHL) 8 153* 231* 2.84* .900* 429* 3 876* 3* 47-37-9* 9 068 | 4 29 30 2.90* .901* 84* 768* 2* 12-11-0* 1 738*
TV-Pucken 1 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - | 0 * * * * * * *
WC 8 53* 68* 2.10* .914* 57* 529* 8* -* 1 427 | 0 * * * * * * *
WCup 2 3* 4* 2.00* .895* 2* 17* 0* 2-1-0* 60 | 0 * * * * * * *
WJC-20 1 6* -* 3.33* -* -* -* -* -* - | 0 * * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Tommy Salo 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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