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Sweden Tommy Salo
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Last added: Wayne Stephenson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. David Goyette 0 0 0 0
2. Evan Konyen 0 0 0 0
3. Ty Nelson 0 0 0 0
4. Matthew Poitras 0 0 0 0
5. Spencer Sova 0 0 0 0
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
50
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.

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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 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-Köping Division 1 24 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-Köping Division 1 29 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 1440 | 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 1896 | Playoffs 4 4 4.75 .852 19 109 0 240
Sweden OG 6 2.11 .896 |
Sweden WC 3 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 1671 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 1425 5 20-27-8 3208 |
Sweden WCup 2 1.50 .937 |
Sweden WC 10 2.00 .918 |
Sweden (all) International 14 19 1.92 - 31 1 970 |
1997-98 New York Islanders NHL 62 2.64 .906 152 1465 4 23-29-5 3461 |
Sweden OG 4 2.27 .918 |
Sweden WC 9 0.77 .951 |
Sweden (all) International 13 14 1.23 .940 16 3 780 |
1998-99 New York Islanders NHL 51 2.62 .904 132 1236 5 17-26-7 3018 |
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 8 1.84 .921 |
Sweden (all) International 8 1.84 .921 0 426 |
1999-00 Edmonton Oilers NHL 70 2.33 .914 162 1713 2 27-28-13 4164 | Playoffs 5 2.83 .895 14 119 0 1-4-0 297
Sweden WC 6 1.67 .922 |
Sweden (all) International 6 1.67 - |
2000-01 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73 2.46 .904 179 1677 8 36-25-12 4364 | Playoffs 6 2.22 .920 15 172 0 2-4-0 406
Sweden WC 8 1.94 .920 |
Sweden (all) International 8 1.94 .920 |
2001-02 Edmonton Oilers NHL 69 2.20 .913 149 1564 6 30-28-10 4035 |
Sweden OG 3 4 2.35 .924 7 85 0 2-1-0 180 |
Sweden WC 7 1.96 .919 |
Sweden (all) International 11 2.25 .909 |
2002-03 Edmonton Oilers NHL 65 2.71 .899 172 1536 4 29-27-8 3814 | Playoffs 6 3.15 .888 18 143 0 2-4-0 343
Sweden WC 3 4.15 .861 |
Sweden (all) International 3 4.15 .861 |
2003-04 Edmonton Oilers NHL 44 2.58 .896 107 917 3 17-18-6 2487 |
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 2165 | 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 2190 | Playoffs 17 17 2.35 .920 40 458 1 10-7-0 1020
2006-07 Frölunda HC Elitserien 22 51 3.29 .875 70 492 1 6-12-3 1278 |
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
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 2 4.50 .796 9 35 0 0-2-0 120 | 0
IHL 2 110 12.40 .910 165 1671 3 799 | 2 30 3.07 .890 20 161 0 391
International 11 89 79 1.53 .304 94 41 10 3688 | 0
International-Jr 2 10 16 2.38 .000 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 1296 12295 37 210-225-73 30436 | 5 22 2.54 .909 58 579 0 5-16-0 1369
OG 3 13 4 2.35 .924 7 85 0 2-1-0 180 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 8 153 231 2.84 .900 429 3876 3 47-37-9 9068 | 4 29 30 2.90 .901 84 768 2 12-11-0 1738
TV-Pucken 1 - | 0
WC 8 54 | 0
WCup 2 3 4 2.00 .895 2 17 0 1-0-0 60 | 0
WJC-20 1 6 3.33 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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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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