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Borje Salming Biography

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Swedish hockey player

Anders (Borje) Salming was the first European player to achieve fame in North American professional hockey. In his sixteen seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Salming galvanized a struggling team and became a crowd favorite at its legendary home venue, Maple Leaf Gardens. A six-time National Hockey League (NHL) All-Star player, Salming opened the door for a new generation of foreign-born hockey stars.

Borje Salming, left


Address: c/o Bornicon and Salming, Box 45438, S-1043 Stockholm, Sweden.

Sketch by Carol Brennan

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