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Sami Salo
Sami Salo
Defenceman
(SA-loh)
Number: 6
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Right
Born: 2 Sep 1974
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
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Acquired: Acquired in a trade from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for winger Peter Schaefer on Sept. 21, 2002
Drafted: OTT / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (239th overall)
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 4.6
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 Canucks 27 3 4 7 -3 14 1 0 0 39 7.7
2010-2011 Manitoba Moose-AHL 3 2 0 2 -2 2 1 0 1 4 50.0
2011-2012 Canucks 69 9 16 25 7 10 7 0 3 136 6.6
2012-2013 Lightning 46 2 15 17 5 16 1 0 0 48 4.2
2013-2014 Lightning 71 4 13 17 11 18 0 0 0 81 4.9
2013-2014 Finland-Olympics 6 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 11
NHL Totals 878 99 240 339 130 286 56 1 24 1,581 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
1996-1997 TPS Turku-Finland 10 2 3 5 0 4
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
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
2010-2011 Canucks 21 3 2 5 -4 2 3 0 1 33 9.1
2011-2012 Canucks 5 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 5 0.0
2013-2014 Lightning 2 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
NHL Totals 102 12 19 31 -19 18 8 0 3 195 6.2