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Belarus Ruslan Salei
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Database: 781 154 players
Last added: Hubert Ball
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vadim Shipachyov 61 17 48 65
2. Dmitrij Jaskin 58 31 32 63
3. Kirill Kaprizov 57 33 29 62
4. Linus Omark 59 12 42 54
5. Nigel Dawes 59 20 30 50
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
-
Highlights
3-time Belarus Champion 3

A primarily defensive defenseman, Salei also had some offensive ability, including a hard slapshot and good passing game. He played a tough game and didn't mind dishing it out in the corners and in front of the net.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Progress-ShVSM Grodno Soviet2 1 0 0 0 0 | -
1991-92 Neman Grodno Soviet2 6 0 0 0 0 | -
1992-93 Dinamo Minsk Russia 9 1 0 1 10 | -
Neman Grodno Russia2 28 4 2 6 20 | -
Tivali Minsk Belarus 11 2 0 2 6 | -
1993-94 Tivali Minsk Russia 39 2 3 5 50 | -
Tivali Minsk Belarus 16 1 2 3 20 | -
Belarus WC C 6 1 2 3 10 | -
Belarus (all) International 12 1 5 6 24 | -
1994-95 Tivali Minsk Russia 51 4 2 6 44 | -
Tivali Minsk Belarus 10 3 5 8 2 | -
Belarus WC C 4 0 1 1 4 | -
Belarus (all) International 4 0 1 1 4 | -
1995-96 Las Vegas Thunder IHL 76 7 23 30 123 42 | Playoffs 15 3 7 10 18 4
1996-97 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 30 0 1 1 37 -8 | -
Baltimore Bandits AHL 12 1 4 5 12 -1 | -
Las Vegas Thunder IHL 8 0 2 2 24 2 | Playoffs 3 2 1 3 6 -2
Belarus (all) International 4 0 2 2 18 | -
1997-98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 66 5 10 15 70 7 | -
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 6 3 6 9 14 1 | -
Belarus “A” OG 7 1 0 1 4 -2 | -
Belarus WC 2 1 0 1 8 -1 | -
Belarus (all) International 9 2 0 2 12 | -
1998-99 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 74 2 14 16 65 1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 -4
1999-00 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 71 5 5 10 94 3 | -
Belarus WC 6 0 1 1 6 -6 | -
Belarus (all) International 7 0 1 1 6 | -
2000-01 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 50 1 5 6 70 -14 | -
Belarus WC 6 0 1 1 31 -1 | -
Belarus (all) International 6 0 1 1 31 | -
2001-02 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 82 4 7 11 97 -10 | -
Belarus OG 6 2 1 3 4 -6 | -
Belarus (all) International 6 2 1 3 4 | -
2002-03 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 61 4 8 12 78 2 | Playoffs 21 2 3 5 26 3
2003-04 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 82 4 11 15 110 -1 | -
Belarus WC D1 5 3 4 7 2 0 | -
Belarus (all) International 5 3 4 7 2 | -
2004-05 Ak Bars Kazan Russia 35 8 12 20 36 15 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -1
Belarus OGQ 2 1 0 1 2 -1 | -
Belarus (all) International 2 1 0 1 2 | -
2005-06 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 78 1 18 19 114 17 | Playoffs 16 3 2 5 18 10
2006-07 Florida Panthers “A” NHL 82 6 26 32 102 -13 | -
2007-08 Florida Panthers NHL 65 3 20 23 75 -5 | -
Colorado Avalanche NHL 16 3 4 7 23 1 | Playoffs 10 1 4 5 4 0
Belarus “C” WC 5 0 2 2 6 3 | -
Belarus (all) International 5 0 2 2 6 | -
2008-09 Colorado Avalanche “A” NHL 70 4 17 21 72 -4 | -
Belarus “A” WC 6 2 3 5 6 -1 | -
Belarus (all) International 6 2 3 5 6 | -
2009-10 Colorado Avalanche NHL 14 1 5 6 10 -1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Belarus “C” OG 4 1 0 1 0 2 | -
Belarus “C” WC 6 1 1 2 8 -1 | -
Belarus (all) International 11 2 1 3 12 | -
2010-11 Detroit Red Wings NHL 75 2 8 10 48 0 | Playoffs 11 1 0 1 0 6
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1993-94 Belarus Izvestia Trophy 4 0 2 2 4 -3 | -
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 18 4 10 14 0.78 26 0 | 0
Belarus 3 37 6 7 13 0.35 28 0 | 0
IHL 2 84 7 25 32 0.38 147 44 | 2 18 5 8 13 0.72 24 2
International 12 77 13 21 34 0.44 127 0 | 0
Izvestia Trophy 1 4 0 2 2 0.50 4 -3 | 0
NHL 14 916 45 159 204 0.22 1065 -25 | 6 62 7 9 16 0.26 52 15
OG 3 17 4 1 5 0.29 8 -6 | 0
OGQ 1 2 1 0 1 0.50 2 -1 | 0
Russia 4 134 15 17 32 0.24 140 15 | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1
Russia2 1 28 4 2 6 0.21 20 0 | 0
Soviet2 2 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
WC 6 31 4 8 12 0.39 65 -7 | 0
WC C 2 10 1 3 4 0.40 14 0 | 0
WC D1 1 5 3 4 7 1.40 2 0 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/05/2011
07/05/2011 Confirmed Detroit Red Wings Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
08/09/2010
08/09/2010 Confirmed Colorado Avalanche Detroit Red Wings
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 24 retired by Belarus

Number 24 retired by Dinamo Minsk

Number 24 retired by Yunost Minsk

Cult/Star player for Ak Bars Kazan

Cult/Star player for Anaheim Ducks

Cult/Star player for Baltimore Bandits

Cult/Star player for Belarus

Ruslan was killed in the plane crash of September 7, 2011 that claimed the lives of several members of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL team.

Career transactions
- 2011-07-05 • Signed to a one-year contract by Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
- 2010-08-09 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2008-02-26 • Traded to the Colorado Avalanche for Karlis Skrastins & a 2008 3rd round pick (Adam Comrie)
- 2006-07-02 • Signed to a four-year contract by the Florida Panthers
- 2005-09-07 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
- 2004-10-20 • Signed to a lockout contract by Ak Bars Kazan
- 2004-06-29 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
- 2002-08-06 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
- 1999-09-04 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

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