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Borje Salming

Borje Salming

BIRTHDATE: April 17, 1951
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Kiruna, Sweden
Shoots: Left
Best Defenseman at EJC-A (1969) WEC-A All-Star Team (1973) NHL Second All-Star Team (1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980) Canada Cup All-Star Team (1976) NHL First All-Star Team (1977) Swedish World All-Star Team (1989) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1976, 1977, 1978) Signed as a free agent by Toronto, May 12, 1973. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, June 12, 1989.
Quote of the Day

I got a chance to play a thousand games and that's pretty special to me. To get a thousand [points], it's a great accomplishment. I'm not going to hide my feelings, I'm proud of that. To do it on a win, do it on a goal, I think it makes it special.

— New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis after scoring his 1000th NHL point on Friday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series