Canucks recall Sami Salo

Canucks recall Sami Salo…Cody Hodgson Re-assigned

Thursday, 10.02.2011 / 12:28 PM / News
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Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that defenceman Sami Salo has been recalled from his conditioning assignment with the Manitoba Moose of the AHL. Cody Hodgson has been re-assigned to Manitoba.

Salo, 6, appeared in three games for Manitoba, recording two goals and two penalty minutes during his conditioning assignment. The 6’3”, 212 pound defenceman has played 665 career NHL games, recording 273 points (81-192-273) and 228 penalty minutes.

Hodgson, 20, played in five games for the Canucks, recording two points (1-1-2).

In 2009.10 Salo 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
2010-2011 Manitoba Moose - AHL 3 2 0 2 -2 2 1 4 50.0
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