7 Sami Salminen
7 Sami Salminen
Height: 6-4
Weight: 222
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Helsinki, Finland
Position: F
Previous Team: Wichita Falls (NAHL)
gp 14
p 2
g 0
a 2
pim 8
+/- -1

2015-16 (Junior): Played in 14 games, missing significant time due to injury ... Notched an assist in the season opener at Wisconsin Oct. 9 ... Picked up second assist against Alabama-Huntsville Feb. 20 ... Posted a season-best +1 rating in three games and fired a season-high five shots against Alabama-Huntsville Feb. 19 ... Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete and to the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Appeared in 29 games, totaling 12 points (6g-6a) ... Netted two points (1g-1a) against Bowling Green Dec. 5 ... Recorded a season-high three points (1g-2a) at Penn State Jan. 23 ... Scored 4:49 into overtime to send the Wildcats past Alaska-Anchorage, 3-2, Jan. 31 ... Netted season-best two goals at Lake Superior State Feb. 27 ... Finished a season-best +3 at Penn State Jan. 23 and sent a season-high three shots on net four times ... Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete and to the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2013-14 (Freshman): Skated in 29 games, registering 10 points (2g-8a) ... Was one of five Wildcat newcomers to reach the double digits in scoring ... Posted first collegiate point with an assist at Alaska-Fairbanks Nov. 1 ... Scored first collegiate goal, and added an assist, against Alabama-Huntsville Nov. 22 ... Netted points in three of Northern Michigan's four games from Nov. 22 to Nov. 30, posting four points (1g-3a) ... Notched assists on game-winning goals against Alaska-Fairbanks Jan. 17 and against Lake Superior State Feb. 15 ... Finished a season-best +2 three times and sent a season-high four shots on net against Alabama-Huntsville Nov. 22.

Before NMU: In 2012-13, played for the Wichita Falls Wildcats (NAHL), posting 27 points (13g-14a) in 27 games ... Spent 2011-12 with the Jokerit U20 team (Jr. A SM-liiga) and posted 45 points (21g-24a) in 41 games ... Spent 2007 to 2011 in the HIFK system, playing for its U16, U18 and U20 teams ... In 2010-11, recorded 36 points (15g-21a) in 30 U20 games for HIFK ... Also represented Finland in international competition at the U16, U17, U18 and U20 levels.

Recent Games
Feb 26 at Lake Superior St. L, 3-1
Feb 27 at Lake Superior St. T, 2-2
Mar 4 at Michigan Tech L, 4-0
Mar 5 Michigan Tech L, 5-1
Mar 11 at Ferris St. L, 3-2
Mar 12 at Ferris St. L, 5-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 14 9
Points 2 1
Goals 0 0
Assists 2 1
PIM 8 8
+/- -1 +0
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started - -
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 19 14
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 3 U.S. NTDP U-18 W, 4-0 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 9 at Wisconsin T, 2-2 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 10 at Wisconsin T, 3-3 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 16 Lake Superior St. W, 6-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 17 at Lake Superior St. L, 4-0 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 23 Michigan Tech W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 24 at Michigan Tech L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 Bemidji St. T, 0-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Bemidji St. W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 Minn. St. Mankato T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 Minn. St. Mankato T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 27 at Bowling Green L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 28 at Bowling Green L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 at Ala.-Huntsville W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 5 at Ala.-Huntsville T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 11 Ferris St. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 12 Ferris St. W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 vs. Michigan L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 vs. Michigan St. W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 8 at Minn. St. Mankato W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 9 at Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Minn. Duluth W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Minn. Duluth L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Alas. Anchorage W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 6 Alas. Anchorage W, 5-4 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 12 at Ferris St. L, 5-1 - 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 13 at Ferris St. W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 19 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 20 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 26 at Lake Superior St. L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 27 at Lake Superior St. T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Michigan Tech L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 Michigan Tech L, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 11 at Ferris St. L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 12 at Ferris St. L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2013-14 29 2 8 10 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 34
2014-15 29 6 6 12 8 -1 1 0 0 1 0 0 37
2015-16 14 0 2 2 8 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
2016-17 23 1 5 6 12 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0 34
Total 95 9 21 30 32 -3 1 0 0 1 1 0 124
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 14 0 2 2 8 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Conference 9 0 1 1 8 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Exhibition 1 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
-
Home 7 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Away 7 0 1 1 6 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 0 1 1 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
Losses 5 0 0 0 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Ties 2 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
-
October 5 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
February 7 0 1 1 8 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
March 2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

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