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Tommy Salo

Tommy Salo  #35

Goalie
NUMBER: 35 BIRTHDATE: February 1, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Surahammar, Sweden
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: NYI / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 5th   (118th overall)
IHL First All-Star Team (1995) Garry F. Longman Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year IHL) (1995) James Norris Memorial Trophy (fewest goals against IHL) (1995) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP IHL) (1995) James Norris Memorial Trophy (fewest goals against IHL) (1996) (shared with Mark McArthur) Norman R. ``Bud'' Poile Trophy (Playoff MVP IHL) (1996) WC-A All-Star Team (1997, 1998, 1999) Named Best Goaltender at WC-A (1997, 1999) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2000, 2002) Traded to Edmonton by NY Islanders for Mats Lindgren and Edmonton's 8th round choice (Radek Martinek) in 1999 Entry Draft, March 20, 1999. Traded to Colorado by Edmonton with Edmonton's 6th round choice (Justin Mercier) in 2005 Entry Draft for Tom Gilbert, March 8, 2004. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), June 3, 2004.
Quote of the Day

It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract