Borje Salming

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 193 lbs. (88 kg)

Born: April 17, 1951 in Kiruna, Sweden
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1996 (Full List)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Jul 29, 2015 7:25 AM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1973-74 22 TOR NHL 76 5 34 39 38 48 2 3 0 0 26 8 0 130 3.8 Calder-3,Norris-5
1974-75 23 TOR NHL 60 12 25 37 4 34 7 4 1 1 13 11 1 136 8.8 AS-2,AS-4,Norris-4
1975-76 24 TOR NHL 78 16 41 57 33 70 8 8 0 1 24 15 2 194 8.2 AS-2,Norris-3
1976-77 25 TOR NHL 76 12 66 78 45 46 11 1 0 0 42 21 3 186 6.5 AS-1,Byng-5,Hart-4,Norris-2
1977-78 26 TOR NHL 80 16 60 76 30 70 10 6 0 5 34 26 0 258 6.2 AS-2,Norris-4
1978-79 27 TOR NHL 78 17 56 73 36 76 13 4 0 2 32 23 1 230 7.4 AS-2,AS-3,Hart-7,Norris-3
1979-80 28 TOR NHL 74 19 52 71 4 94 15 4 0 1 25 27 0 222 8.6 AS-2,AS-3,Norris-2
1980-81 29 TOR NHL 72 5 61 66 0 154 3 1 1 1 34 27 0 210 2.4 AS-9,Norris-10
1981-82 30 TOR NHL 69 12 44 56 4 170 11 1 0 0 24 20 0 175 6.9 AS-13,Norris-13
1982-83 31 TOR NHL 69 7 38 45 -3 104 4 2 1 0 27 11 0 110 6.4 AS-12,AS-14,Norris-11
1983-84 32 TOR NHL 68 5 38 43 -34 92 2 2 1 0 22 16 0 160 3.1
1984-85 33 TOR NHL 73 6 33 39 -26 76 3 3 0 0 16 16 1 181 3.3
1985-86 34 TOR NHL 41 7 15 22 -7 48 3 3 1 1 6 9 0 71 9.9
1986-87 35 TOR NHL 56 4 16 20 17 42 3 0 1 1 13 3 0 71 5.6
1987-88 36 TOR NHL 66 2 24 26 7 82 1 1 0 0 15 8 1 92 2.2
1988-89 37 TOR NHL 63 3 17 20 7 86 2 1 0 0 12 5 0 58 5.2
1989-90 38 DET NHL 49 2 17 19 20 52 0 2 0 0 12 4 1 52 3.8
16 yrs TOR NHL 1099 148 620 768 155 1292 98 44 6 13 365 246 9 2484 6.0
1 yr DET NHL 49 2 17 19 20 52 0 2 0 0 12 4 1 52 3.8
Career NHL 1148 150 637 787 175 1344 98 46 6 13 377 250 10 2536 5.9

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1973-74 22 TOR NHL 76 12 0.07 0.45 0.51 0.16 0.63 1.71 5 33 38 12 115 22 78 23 38 2.3 6.0 8.3 Calder-3,Norris-5
1974-75 23 TOR NHL 60 14 0.20 0.42 0.62 0.23 0.57 2.27 10 22 32 11 96 22 109 39 4 2.7 2.9 5.7 AS-2,AS-4,Norris-4
1975-76 24 TOR NHL 78 20 0.21 0.53 0.73 0.26 0.90 2.49 14 36 50 17 177 53 134 43 33 4.3 5.4 9.7 AS-2,Norris-3
1976-77 25 TOR NHL 76 25 0.16 0.87 1.03 0.33 0.61 2.45 11 60 71 22 182 48 120 31 45 5.9 6.0 11.8 AS-1,Byng-5,Hart-4,Norris-2
1977-78 26 TOR NHL 80 25 0.20 0.75 0.95 0.31 0.88 3.23 14 54 68 22 157 50 111 34 30 5.9 6.1 12.0 AS-2,Norris-4
1978-79 27 TOR NHL 78 25 0.22 0.72 0.94 0.32 0.97 2.95 14 47 61 20 149 46 103 36 36 5.5 6.4 11.8 AS-2,AS-3,Hart-7,Norris-3
1979-80 28 TOR NHL 74 25 0.26 0.70 0.96 0.34 1.27 3.00 16 44 60 21 174 56 155 41 4 5.5 3.5 9.0 AS-2,AS-3,Norris-2
1980-81 29 TOR NHL 72 20 0.07 0.85 0.92 0.27 2.14 2.92 4 47 51 15 146 58 131 43 0 3.6 3.1 6.8 AS-9,Norris-10
1981-82 30 TOR NHL 69 19 0.17 0.64 0.81 0.28 2.46 2.54 9 32 41 14 143 37 155 53 4 3.4 3.3 6.7 AS-13,Norris-13
1982-83 31 TOR NHL 69 15 0.10 0.55 0.65 0.21 1.51 1.59 6 31 37 12 129 40 131 39 -3 2.4 3.4 5.8 AS-12,AS-14,Norris-11
1983-84 32 TOR NHL 68 13 0.07 0.56 0.63 0.20 1.35 2.35 4 30 34 10 121 33 182 60 -34 2.0 1.1 3.1
1984-85 33 TOR NHL 73 13 0.08 0.45 0.53 0.17 1.04 2.48 5 26 31 10 115 39 147 45 -26 1.8 2.6 4.3
1985-86 34 TOR NHL 41 8 0.17 0.37 0.54 0.20 1.17 1.73 5 12 17 6 67 24 66 16 -7 1.2 1.4 2.6
1986-87 35 TOR NHL 56 7 0.07 0.29 0.36 0.12 0.75 1.27 3 14 17 5 89 8 92 28 17 0.7 3.3 4.1
1987-88 36 TOR NHL 66 8 0.03 0.36 0.39 0.12 1.24 1.39 2 20 22 7 105 18 114 34 7 0.7 3.2 3.8
1988-89 37 TOR NHL 63 6 0.05 0.27 0.32 0.10 1.37 0.92 2 14 16 5 75 13 92 37 7 0.4 3.0 3.4
1989-90 38 DET NHL 49 6 0.04 0.35 0.39 0.12 1.06 1.06 2 14 16 5 71 13 57 19 20 0.6 3.1 3.7
16 yrs TOR NHL 1099 254 0.13 0.56 0.70 0.23 1.18 2.26 124 522 646 210 2040 567 1920 602 155 48.3 60.8 109.1
1 yr DET NHL 49 6 0.04 0.35 0.39 0.12 1.06 1.06 2 14 16 5 71 13 57 19 20 0.6 3.1 3.7
Career NHL 1148 260 0.13 0.55 0.69 0.23 1.17 2.21 126 536 662 215 2111 580 1977 621 175 48.9 63.9 112.8

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1973-74 22 TOR NHL 4 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
1974-75 23 TOR NHL 7 0 4 4 6 0 0 0 0
1975-76 24 TOR NHL 10 3 4 7 9 2 1 0 0
1976-77 25 TOR NHL 9 3 6 9 6 1 2 0 0
1977-78 26 TOR NHL 6 2 2 4 6 2 0 0 1
1978-79 27 TOR NHL 6 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 0
1979-80 28 TOR NHL 3 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0
1980-81 29 TOR NHL 3 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0
1982-83 31 TOR NHL 4 1 4 5 10 0 1 0 0
1985-86 34 TOR NHL 10 1 6 7 13 14 1 0 0 0 23 4.3
1986-87 35 TOR NHL 13 0 3 3 -1 14 0 0 0 0 20 0.0
1987-88 36 TOR NHL 6 1 3 4 1 8 1 0 0 0 16 6.3
Career NHL 81 12 37 49 13 91 7 5 0 1 59 3.4

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1967-68 16 Sweden EJC-A 5 1 0 1 4
1968-69 17 Sweden EJC-A 5 0 0 0 8
1970-71 19 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 14 0 5 5 6
1971-72 20 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 14 1 1 2 20
1971-72 20 Sweden WEC-A 4 0 0 0 6
1972-73 21 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 14 2 3 5 10
1972-73 21 Sweden WEC-A 10 4 6 10 8
1976-77 25 Sweden Can-Cup 5 4 3 7 2
1978-79 27 NHL All-Stars Ch-Cup 3 0 0 0 2
1981-82 30 Sweden Can-Cup 5 0 2 2 10
1988-89 37 Sweden WEC-A 8 1 1 2 8
1990-91 39 AIK Solna Sweden 36 4 9 13 46
1991-92 40 Sweden Can-Cup 6 0 0 0 10
1991-92 40 AIK Solna Sweden 38 6 14 20 98
1991-92 40 Sweden Olympics 8 4 3 7 4
1992-93 41 AIK Solna Sweden 6 1 0 1 10
Career 3 Seasons Can-Cup 16 4 5 9 22
Career 1 Season Ch-Cup 3 0 0 0 2
Career 2 Seasons EJC-A 10 1 0 1 12
Career 1 Season Olympics 8 4 3 7 4
Career 6 Seasons Sweden 122 14 32 46 190
Career 3 Seasons WEC-A 22 5 7 12 22

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1970-71 19 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 13 2 1 3 16
1971-72 20 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 14 0 4 4 30
1972-73 21 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 12 3 1 4 24
1991-92 40 AIK Solna Sweden 3 0 2 2 6
Career 4 Seasons Sweden 42 5 8 13 76
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1992 SWE 4 3 4
Car 4 3 4

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 17 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Borje Salming 12.0 11.8 11.8 9.7 9.0 8.3 6.8 6.7 5.8 5.7 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.1 2.6
Serge Savard 89.4 12.2 10.0 9.8 9.7 9.5 8.3 7.9 6.6 5.2 4.8 4.5 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.7 1.9 0.1
Sandis Ozolinsh 88.4 11.2 11.1 10.4 8.9 8.6 7.3 7.3 6.5 5.3 3.8 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.3 0.2
Bryan McCabe 87.8 10.9 10.5 9.1 8.6 7.1 7.0 6.7 6.5 5.7 5.6 5.4 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.3
Eric Desjardins 87.7 12.0 10.1 9.3 9.2 8.7 8.2 7.7 7.6 7.1 6.4 5.2 5.0 4.4 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.1
Mark Howe 87.4 14.5 10.8 10.5 10.1 9.8 9.3 8.0 6.7 5.5 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.6 3.9 2.0 1.0
Steve Duchesne 87.3 10.4 9.9 9.7 9.0 8.6 8.0 7.6 7.0 6.9 6.6 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.7 3.5
Mathieu Schneider 86.6 11.9 9.8 9.3 9.2 8.0 7.0 6.8 6.3 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.8 5.3 4.1 3.8 2.5 0.1
Rob Blake 86.0 12.2 9.8 9.5 9.5 8.8 8.5 8.4 8.1 7.6 6.4 6.1 4.6 3.7 3.2 0.8 0.5 0.1
Pierre Pilote 85.8 10.6 9.6 9.1 8.3 7.5 7.4 6.7 6.1 6.1 6.1 5.8 5.0 3.4 1.5
Kevin Hatcher 85.6 10.6 10.2 9.0 8.6 8.2 7.9 7.3 7.0 6.9 6.0 5.7 5.3 5.0 4.7 3.9 3.4 0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Borje Salming 12.0 11.8 11.8 9.7 9.0 8.3 6.8 6.7 5.8 5.7 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.1 2.6
Serge Savard 89.4 12.2 10.0 9.8 9.7 9.5 8.3 7.9 6.6 5.2 4.8 4.5 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.7 1.9 0.1
Sandis Ozolinsh 88.4 11.2 11.1 10.4 8.9 8.6 7.3 7.3 6.5 5.3 3.8 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.3 0.2
Bryan McCabe 87.8 10.9 10.5 9.1 8.6 7.1 7.0 6.7 6.5 5.7 5.6 5.4 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.3
Eric Desjardins 87.7 12.0 10.1 9.3 9.2 8.7 8.2 7.7 7.6 7.1 6.4 5.2 5.0 4.4 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.1
Mark Howe 87.4 14.5 10.8 10.5 10.1 9.8 9.3 8.0 6.7 5.5 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.6 3.9 2.0 1.0
Steve Duchesne 87.3 10.4 9.9 9.7 9.0 8.6 8.0 7.6 7.0 6.9 6.6 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.7 3.5
Pierre Pilote 85.8 10.6 9.6 9.1 8.3 7.5 7.4 6.7 6.1 6.1 6.1 5.8 5.0 3.4 1.5
Kevin Hatcher 85.6 10.6 10.2 9.0 8.6 8.2 7.9 7.3 7.0 6.9 6.0 5.7 5.3 5.0 4.7 3.9 3.4 0.3
Darryl Sydor 85.5 10.3 10.3 8.6 8.5 7.7 7.6 6.1 5.0 4.5 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.1 2.7 1.3 0.8
Flash Hollett 85.3 8.4 8.1 7.9 7.8 7.2 7.2 6.3 6.0 5.5 4.6 3.6 3.2 2.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

May 12, 1973: Signed as a free agent by Toronto, May 12, 1973.

June 12, 1989: Signed as a free agent by Detroit, June 12, 1989.

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