Tampa Bay Lightning
Sami Salo
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SamiSalo
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 215
BIRTHDATE: 09/02/1974
BIRTHPLACE: Turku, FIN
DRAFTED: OTT: 1996-239 overall
NHL All-Rookie Team (1999) Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to wrist injury vs. Philadelphia, November 28, 1999. Missed majority of 2000-01 due to shoulder injury vs. Atlanta, December 14, 2000. Traded to Vancouver by Ottawa for Peter Schaefer, September 21, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Frolunda (Sweden), September 24, 2004. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to torn achilles tendon during off-season training, July 22, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 1, 2012.