Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
Canucks vs Nashville Sunday at 6:30PM - Tickets available

Canucks assign Sami Salo to Manitoba for a conditioning assignment

CANUCKS ASSIGN SAMI SALO TO MANITOBA FOR CONDITIONING ASSIGNMENT

Friday, 04.02.2011 / 7:00 AM / News
Vancouver Canucks
X
Share with your Friends


Canucks assign Sami Salo to Manitoba for a conditioning assignment

Salo
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that defenceman Sami Salo has been assigned to the Manitoba Moose of the AHL for a conditioning assignment.

In 2009.10 the 6’3”, 212 lbs. defenceman registered 28 points (9-19-28) in 68 games played. He also collected six points (1-5-6) in 12 playoff games.

In 470 NHL games with the Canucks, the Turku, Finland, native has collected 204 points (62-142-204) and 178 penalty minutes. Salo ranks 33rd all-time in team scoring and is the seventh highest scoring Canucks defenceman. His 40 career power play goals rank first overall amongst Canucks defencemen and his +74 with Vancouver ranks second all-time amongst Canucks blue-liners.

In 665 career NHL games, Salo has collected 273 points (81-192-273) and 228 penalty minutes.

Salo was originally acquired by Vancouver from Ottawa in exchange for Peter Schaefer on Sept. 21, 2002.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1991-1992 Kiekko-67 Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 23 4 5 9 26
1992-1993 Kiekko-67 Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 21 9 4 13 4
1993-1994 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 36 7 13 20 16
1994-1995 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 14 1 3 4 6
1994-1995 Kiekko-67 Turku-Finland-2 19 4 2 6 4
1994-1995 TPS Turku-Finland 7 1 2 3 6
1995-1996 TPS Turku-Finland 47 7 14 21 32
1996-1997 TPS Turku-Finland 48 9 6 15 10
1996-1997 TPS Turku-EuroHL 6 0 2 2 6
1997-1998 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 35 3 5 8 24
1997-1998 Jokerit Helsinki-EuroHL 6 1 1 2 2
1998-1999 Senators 61 7 12 19 20 24 2 0 1 106 6.6
1998-1999 Detroit Vipers-IHL 5 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
1999-2000 Senators 37 6 8 14 6 2 3 0 1 85 7.1
2000-2001 Senators 31 2 16 18 9 10 1 0 0 61 3.3
2000-2001 Finland-WC-A 9 3 6 9 6
2001-2002 Senators 66 4 14 18 1 14 1 1 2 122 3.3
2001-2002 Finland-Olympics 4 0 0 0 0
2002-2003 Canucks 79 9 21 30 9 10 4 0 1 126 7.1
2003-2004 Canucks 74 7 19 26 8 22 5 0 2 143 4.9
2003-2004 Finland-WC-A 7 0 3 3 0
2004-2005 Finland-W-Cup 6 0 1 1 2
2004-2005 Frolunda HC Goteborg-Sweden 41 6 8 14 18
2005-2006 Canucks 59 10 23 33 9 38 9 0 2 140 7.1
2005-2006 Finland-Olympics 6 1 3 4 0
2006-2007 Canucks 67 14 23 37 21 26 5 0 6 143 9.8
2007-2008 Canucks 63 8 17 25 8 38 6 0 1 122 6.6
2008-2009 Canucks 60 5 20 25 5 26 5 0 2 110 4.5
2009-2010 Canucks 68 9 19 28 14 18 6 0 3 119 7.6
2009-2010 Finland-Olympics 6 1 1 2 4
NHL Totals 665 81 192 273 110 228 47 1 21 1,277 6.3
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1993-1994 TPS Turku Jr.-Fin-Jr. 7 0 1 1 0 10 0 0.0
1994-1995 TPS Turku-Finland 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
1995-1996 TPS Turku-Finland 11 1 3 4 0 8 0.0
1996-1997 TPS Turku-Finland 10 2 3 5 0 4 0.0
1996-1997 TPS Turku-EuroHL 2 0 0 0 2
1997-1998 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 8 0 1 1 0 2 0 0.0
1998-1999 Senators 4 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
1999-2000 Senators 6 1 1 2 -8 0 1 0 0 19 5.3
2000-2001 Senators 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0.0
2001-2002 Senators 12 2 1 3 4 4 0 0 0 19 10.5
2002-2003 Canucks 12 1 3 4 -2 0 0 0 0 19 5.3
2003-2004 Canucks 7 1 2 3 -3 2 1 0 0 19 5.3
2004-2005 Frolunda HC Goteborg-Sweden 14 1 6 7 0 2 0.0
2006-2007 Canucks 10 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 27 0.0
2008-2009 Canucks 7 3 4 7 0 2 2 0 2 12 25.0
2009-2010 Canucks 12 1 5 6 2 2 1 0 0 18 5.6
NHL Totals 74 9 17 26 -10 14 5 0 2 157 5.7