Sami Salo

ice hockey player

Sami Salo (born September 2, 1974 in Turku, Finland) was a professional Finnish ice hockey defenceman that played for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). He also played for the Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators. He was selected by the Ottawa Senators with the 239th pick in the 1996 NHL Draft.

Sami Salo
Born (1974-09-02) September 2, 1974 (age 49)
Turku, FIN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 204 lb (93 kg; 14 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Vancouver Canucks
Tampa Bay Lightning
Frölunda HC (SEL)
Ottawa Senators
Jokerit (SM-l)
TPS (SM-l)
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 239th overall, 1996
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 1994–2015

Salo has also played 9 seasons with the Vancoucer Canucks, 4 seasons with the Ottawa Senators, 3 seasons with TPS of the SM-liiga, 1 season with Jokerit of the SM-liiga and 1 season with Frölunda HC of the Swedish Elite League.

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