Salei has represented Belarus at the World Championships eight times, five times in the top division (1998, 2000, 2001, 2008 and 2009). He recorded his best statistics in 2009 with five points (2-3-5) in six games played.
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets