Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Alexander Salak
Goaltender Alexander Salak was born on January 5, 1987 in Strakonice, Czechoslovakia. Following two seasons with TPS Turku of the SM-liiga in Finland, Salak signed with the Florida Panthers as an unrestricted free agent in May of 2009. Salak was then assigned to the Panthers AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans, where he spent the majority of the 2009-10 season. Salak did however get his first taste of NHL action in his first North American season, appearing in two games for the Panthers.

On August 13, 2010, Salak was loaned to Farjestad BK of the Swedish Elite League for the 2010-11 season. On February 9, 2011, his NHL rights were dealt to the Chicago Blackhawks as part of a five-player trade.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
2006-07 Jokipojat Joensuu Finland-2 35 2.81
2007-08 TPS Turku Finland 31 7 12 6 1 2.59
2008-09 TPS Turku Finland 52 20 20 9 4 2.40 8 4 4 0 0 1.96
2009-10 Florida Panthers NHL 2 0 1 0 0 5.37
2009-10 Rochester Americans AHL 48 29 14 0 1 2.89 2 0 1 0 0 4.37
2010-11 Farjestads BK Karlstad Sweden 32 7 1.97 9 0 2.35
2011-12 Rockford IceHogs AHL 21 6 10 0 0 2.69
2012-13 Farjestads BK Karlstad Sweden 41 25 15 0 7 1.61 10 5 5 1 2.34
2012-13 Czech Republic WC-A 3 1 2 0 0 1.42
2013-14 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 34 18 12 0 3 1.96 10 6 4 2 1.93
2013-14 Czech Republic Olympics 2 0 1.72
2013-14 Czech Republic WC-A 10 2 2.29
2014-15 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 19 14 4 0 1 2.39
2014-15 Czech Republic WC-A 2 0 5.44
2014-15 Sibir Novosibirsk Region KHL 21 14 5 0 2 1.62 14 8 5 1 1.57
2015-16 Sibir Novosibirsk Region KHL 52 26 15 0 6 1.89 9 5 4 2 1.83
2016-17 Sibir Novosibirsk Region KHL 15 5 4 0 2 1.96
NHL Totals 2 0 1 0 0 5.37


Signed as a free agent by Florida, May 29, 2009. Loaned to Farjestad (Sweden) by Florida (Rochester-AHL), August 8, 2010. Traded to Chicago by Florida with Michael Frolik for Jack Skille, Hugh Jessiman and David Pacan, February 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Farjestad (Sweden), June 18, 2012. Signed as a free agent by St. Petersburg (KHL), May 2, 2013.
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