Sami Salo
current status: Unrestricted Free Agent (Group III)
Birth Date:September 2, 1974 (40 years old)
Place of Birth:Turku, FIN
Shoots:R
Experience:15 years
Drafted:Drafted by Ottawa in 1996 (9/239).
Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 71 4 13 17 11 18 0 0 0 18:11 81 0.24
Playoffs 2 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 15:00 0 0.00
Scouting Report
Assets: Has one of the hardest point shots in the league. Reads the ice well and knows when to jump into the play. Is solid in his own end and has big-league size.
Flaws: His durability is constantly questioned and staying healthy has always been an issue for him. Isn't very physical, despite being 6-3, 212 pounds.
Career Potential: Quality, yet fragile veteran defenseman with a big shot.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL All-Rookie Team 1998-99
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2006 (Finland)
Olympic Olympic Bronze Medal 2014 (Finland), 2010 (Finland)

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