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Sami Salo | Defenseman | #6

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (42) / 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
3Cedric Paquette
4Yanni Gourde
5Anthony Cirelli
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Chris Kunitz
5Cory Conacher
6Dennis Yan
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Brayden Point
3Ryan Callahan
4J.T. Brown
5Erik Condra
6Gabriel Dumont
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Braydon Coburn
4Jake Dotchin
5Dan Girardi
6Andrej Sustr
7Slater Koekkoek
8Jamie McBain
9Mikhail Sergachev
G1Andrei Vasilevskiy
2Peter Budaj