Tomi Sallinen

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Tomi Sallinen
Born (1989-02-11) February 11, 1989 (age 27)
Espoo, Finland
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
HC Kunlun Red Star
Leksands IF
Espoo Blues
Djurgårdens IF
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
National team  Finland
Playing career 2007–present
Medal record
Representing  Finland
Ice hockey
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2016 Russia
Silver medal – second place 2014 Belarus

Tomi Sallinen (born February 11, 1989) is a Finnish professional ice hockey center who currently plays for HC Kunlun Red Star of the KHL.


Sallinen started his Liiga career with his hometown club, Espoo Blues.[1] In 2008 and 2011, he made the Liiga finals with the Blues, but did not capture the title. On April 11, 2014, Sallinen left the Blues to sign a one-year contract in Sweden with Leksands IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).[2] Leksand was relegated in the 2014–15 SHL season, and Sallinen signed with SHL rivals Djurgårdens IF in April 2015.[3]

He left Sweden at the conclusion of the 2015-16 campaign to further his career in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), landing a deal with HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk.[4] In November 2016, he transferred to fellow KHL side HC Kunlun Red Star.[5]

National team[edit]

Sallinen won silver with Team Finland at the 2014 and 2016 World Championships.


  1. ^ "Espoo Blues 2013-14 Roster" (in Finnish). Espoo Blues. 2014-01-02. Retrieved 2014-01-02. 
  2. ^ "Two new acquisitions and two extensions" (in Swedish). Leksands IF. 2014-04-11. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Tomi Sallinen klar för Djurgården" (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Нефтехимик | Клубная жизнь". Retrieved 2016-05-28. 
  5. ^ "Кашпар, Лингле и Краичек в списке отказов и другие трансферы 18 ноября". Retrieved 2016-11-19. 

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