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Sami Salo | Defenseman | #6

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (43) / 9/2/1974
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
Drafted: 1996 / Rd. 9 (239) / OTT
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It's somewhat unsurprising that an injury forced hulking, defensive defenseman Sami Salo to retire.
Salo was an effective force when he was in the lineup, but perhaps the 40-year-old Finn was blocked from reaching his full potential due to a long list of injuries during his career. To name just a few, Salo tore his pectoral muscle, suffered a right foot infection from abrasions made by his skate laces, took a slapshot that ripped up muscles in his buttocks and tore his Achilles tendon. Sat, Aug 15, 2015 12:12:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Yanni Gourde
4Cedric Paquette
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Chris Kunitz
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Brayden Point
3Ryan Callahan
4Gabriel Dumont
5J.T. Brown
6Erik Condra
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Mikhail Sergachev
4Jake Dotchin
5Braydon Coburn
6Dan Girardi
7Andrej Sustr
8Slater Koekkoek
G1Andrei Vasilevskiy
2Peter Budaj