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Sami Salo
Sami Salo 2005.jpg
Born September 2, 1974 (1974-09-02) (age 44)
Turku, FIN
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 204 lb (93 kg; 14 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Tampa Bay Lightning
Vancouver Canucks
Frölunda HC (SEL)
Ottawa Senators
Jokerit (SM-l)
TPS (SM-l)
National team Flag of Finland.svg Finland
NHL Draft 239th overall, 1996
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 1994–present

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

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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