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SAMI SALO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lightning introduce Salo amid busy off-season

When the NHLs free agency window opened July 1, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman wasted no time reaching through it and grabbing a player who could be just what the young Bolts defense needs. Among a flurry of high-profile recent moves, Yzerman signed Sami Salo, the longtime defenseman for the Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators with a resume that speaks for itself...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Canucks sign Jason Garrison, lose Salo.

The Vancouver Canucks have signed Whiterock, BC native Jason Garrison to a six year, $27.6 million dollar contract. The contract carries a cap hit of $4.6 million per season, a figure that according to some is a lot less than he could have gotten. It’s believed he took less to play closer to home. Entering the league as an undrafted 23 year old, Garrison has spent his entire four...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Lightning sign Salo to two-year contract

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed former Vancouver defenseman Sami Salo to a two-year contract. General manager Steve Yzerman announced a two-year agreement with the 37-year-old free agent on Sunday night. Salo spent the past nine seasons with the Canucks and has appeared in 761 career games with Vancouver and the Ottawa Senators. Over portions of 13 NHL seasons...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Salo signs 2-year contract with Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed former Vancouver defenseman Sami Salo to a two-year contract. General manager Steve Yzerman announced a two-year agreement with the 37-year-old free agent on Sunday night. Salo spent the past nine seasons with the Canucks and has appeared in 761 career games with Vancouver and the Ottawa Senators. Over portions of 13 NHL seasons, Salo has 93...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Lightning reaches agreement with Salo on 2-year deal

The Tampa Bay Lightning reached a two-year agreement with free-agent defenseman Sami Salo that will pay him $3.75 million per year, NHL.com reported. Salo, who turns 38 in September, has missed an average of 24 games a year since the 2004-05 season because of injuries. He just completed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Vancouver Canucks. Salo had nine goals and 16...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Salo back for another year

Vancouver Canucks Sami Salo gritty new 'Iron Man' Quote: "For sure, I'll be playing somewhere next year," said Salo. "I feel really good and the key has been being healthy and playing with a lot of good teammates has made it fun."
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Salo ruled out vs. Panthers

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo has been ruled out of Monday's road game against the Florida Panthers. Salo suffered a concussion during Saturday's Stanley Cup rematch with the Boston Bruins after taking a low-bridge hit from Brad Marchand, who was assessed a clipping major and game misconduct in the second period. The 37-year-old Finn was unable to continue...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss
SHOTS FIRED

Canucks GM: Marchand is dirty

Canucks GM Mike Gillis is upset with Bruins winger Brad Marchand, who gave Vancouver defenseman Sami Salo a concussion with a hit.

Via NESN.com
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Marchand Explains The Hit On Salo

from Matt Kalman of The Bruins Blog, The Bruins were off from practice today, but the players participated in the team’s “Slice the Ice” charity event at the TD Garden. For the first time since he was ejected from the Bruins’ loss to Vancouver yesterday, Marchand addressed the media and spoke about the clip on Canucks defenseman Sami Salo that resulted in a game misconduct...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Canucks veteran D Salo to return vs. Kings

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo knows a thing or two about making a comeback. After all, Salo will be coming back from an injury for the 23rd time since the 2004-05 lockout when the Canucks visit the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, the Vancouver Sun reported. "The focus has always been to play every game,” the 37-year-old Finn told the newspaper. “But hockey is the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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