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Miikka Salomaki

Miikka Salomaki  #20

Nashville Predators  Right Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: March 9, 1993  (AGE 22)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Raahe, Finland
WEIGHT: 203 DRAFTED: NSH / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (52nd overall)    Prospect Bio
2015-16 Season Highlights * Scored the game-winning goal (the first of his career) on Nov. 17 vs. Anaheim. * Recalled from Milwaukee on Oct. 26. * Has two points (1g-1a) in three games for the Admirals, bringing his career AHL total to 70 points (28g-42a) in 116 games since the 2013-14 season. Golden Nuggets * Scored a goal in his first NHL game, a 3-2 overtime victory vs. the Dallas Stars on Jan. 8, 2015. * In his first North American professional season in 2013-14, led Milwaukee in points (20g-30a-50pts) while tying for fifth among AHL rookies in points, and for seventh among first-year AHLers in assists. * Helped Finland to a silver medal at the 2014 World Championship, posting two points (1g-1a), 18 penalty minutes and a +3 rating while appearing in all 10 games in his first appearance at the tournament. * Product of the Karpat Oulu system that also produced Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne.
Missed majority of 2014-15 as a healthy reserve.
Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016