Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
 

Predators sign Finnish forward Miikka Salomaki to 3-year, entry-level contract

Wednesday, 04.24.2013 / 6:25 PM / News

The Canadian Press

Share with your Friends


Predators sign Finnish forward Miikka Salomaki to 3-year, entry-level contract

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators signed 2011 second-round draft pick Miikka Salomaki (MEE-kah SA-loh-MA-kee) to a three-year, entry-level contract Wednesday.

The 21-year-old Salomaki was the 52nd selection overall and Nashville's second choice. The 2009-10 Finnish Junior League rookie of the year, Salomaki has spent three seasons with Karpat Oulu of the Finnish Elite League. The left wing had 25 goals, 25 assists and 153 penalty minutes in 122 games.

This season, the 5-foot-11, 205-pound Salomaki had 19 points and 44 penalty minutes in 42 games. He also has played for Finland in the last three World Junior Championships.

Quote of the Day

(The tribute) was great, brought back a lot of memories. I felt I wanted to give them the thank you they deserved. I understand the booing and it was expected. They are great fans.

— Martin St. Louis after playing his first game in Tampa Bay since being traded to the Rangers last season
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series