Image of Börje Salming

Börje Salming

1951-04-17 Jukkasjärvi, Norrbottens län, Sweden

Image of Börje Salming


Börje Salming (17 April 1951 – 24 November 2022) was a Swedish ice hockey player. He was a defenceman who played professionally for 23 seasons, for the clubs Brynäs IF, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, and AIK. He spent 16 seasons with the Maple Leafs, who retired his number 21 in 2016. Salming holds several Maple Leafs records, including the most assists. Salming was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in July 2022. He died on 24 November 2022, days after accepting an award in what his wife announced on his behalf would be the family's final public appearance.


One Week Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2008-09-08
Hassel 07 - De giriga Robber 1992-03-05