Börje Salming

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Börje Salming
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1996
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Börje Salming at an Oldtimers game in Scandinavium
Born (1951-04-17) 17 April 1951 (age 70)
Kiruna, Sweden
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Brynäs IF (SEL)
Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
Detroit Red Wings (NHL)
AIK Hockey (SEL)
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1967–1993
Medal record
Representing Sweden Sweden
Men's ice hockey
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1973 Soviet Union
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Czechoslovakia

Anders Börje Salming (pronounced [ˈbœ̂rjɛ ˈsâlːmɪŋ]; born 17 April 1951), nicknamed "The King", is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey defenceman. He played for Brynäs IF, the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Detroit Red Wings, and AIK.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Regular season and playoffs[change | change source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967–68 Kiruna AIF SWE II 8
1968–69 Kiruna AIF SWE II 13
1969–70 Kiruna AIF SWE II 16 5 5
1970–71 Brynäs IF SWE 14 0 5 5 6 13 2 1 3 16
1971–72 Brynäs IF SWE 14 1 1 2 20 14 0 4 4 30
1972–73 Brynäs IF SWE 14 2 3 5 20 12 3 1 4 24
1973–74 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 76 5 34 39 48 4 0 1 1 4
1974–75 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 60 12 25 37 34 7 0 4 4 6
1975–76 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 78 16 41 57 70 10 3 4 7 9
1976–77 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 76 12 66 78 46 9 3 6 9 6
1977–78 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 80 16 60 76 70 6 2 2 4 6
1978–79 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 78 17 56 73 76 6 0 1 1 8
1979–80 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 74 19 52 71 94 3 1 1 2 2
1980–81 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 72 5 61 66 154 3 0 2 2 4
1981–82 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 69 12 44 56 170
1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 69 7 38 45 104 4 1 4 5 10
1983–84 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 68 5 38 43 192
1984–85 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 73 6 33 39 176
1985–86 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 41 7 15 22 48 10 1 6 7 14
1986–87 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 56 4 16 20 42 13 0 3 3 14
1987–88 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 66 2 24 26 82 6 1 3 4 8
1988–89 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 63 3 17 20 86
1989–90 Detroit Red Wings NHL 49 2 17 19 52
1990–91 AIK IF SEL 36 4 9 13 46
1991–92 AIK IF SEL 38 6 14 20 98 3 0 2 2 6
1992–93 AIK IF SEL 6 1 0 1 10
SWE totals 42 3 9 12 46 39 5 6 11 70
NHL totals 1148 150 637 787 1344 81 12 37 49 91
SEL totals 80 11 23 34 154 3 0 2 2 6

International[change | change source]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1968 Sweden EJC 5 1 0 1 4
1969 Sweden EJC 5 0 0 0 8
1972 Sweden WC 4 0 0 0 6
1973 Sweden WC 10 4 6 10 4
1976 Sweden CC 5 4 3 7 2
1981 Sweden CC 5 0 2 2 10
1989 Sweden WC 8 1 1 2 8
1991 Sweden CC 6 0 0 0 10
1992 Sweden OLY 8 4 3 7 4
Junior totals 10 1 0 1 12
Senior totals 46 13 15 28 48

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