2005-06: Tallied five points (1g, 4a) in 46 games for the Blues Recorded his 300th career NHL penalty minute on Oct. 29 at Los Angeles Appeared in his 300th career NHL game on Nov. 22 vs. Los Angeles Missed 36 games due to injury.
CAREER: 2004-05: Played in seven games with the Missouri River Otters of the United Hockey League, registering 16 penalty minutes Appeared in three playoff games.2003-04: Tallied eight points (3g, 5a) in 69 games St. Louis recorded a 5-1-1-0 record when he notched a point and a 2-0-1-0 record when he tallied a goal Five (3g, 2a) of his eight points were tallied on home ice Recorded two game-winning points (1g, 1a) Notched his second career game-winning goal in overtime, while adding an assist on March 27 vs. Chicago Registered a plus-or-even rating in 47 of his 69 games Missed 10 games due to injury. Playoffs: Skated in five postseason contests, collecting six shots. 2002-03: Posted a career-high 95 penalty minutes and tied a career-high with eight assists Skated in his 200th career NHL game on March 13 at Vancouver Contributed a plus-or-even rating in 51 of the 71 games, posting a plus-seven rating Missed six games due to injury. Playoffs: Played in all seven postseason contests. 2001-02: Registered career highs in goals (five), points (12) and penalty minutes (78) Scored the game-winning goal in overtime on Jan. 21 at Boston, marking the first overtime goal of his career Posted a plus-or-even rating in 37 of the 50 contests he skated in Recorded 138 hits Skated in his 100th career NHL game on Dec. 15 vs. Calgary Blocked at least one shot in 44 of the 66 games he played in Missed 16 games due to injury. Playoffs: Skated in all 10 postseason contests, collecting one assist. 2000-01: Ranked third on the club with 142 hits Registered 10 points (2g, 8a), appearing in 75 games ... Scored an overtime goal in game five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on April 19 vs. San Jose Recorded his first NHL point on Oct. 28 Played in his first NHL game on Oct. 5 at Phoenix.
MINOR CAREER: Played three seasons (1997-2000) with Worcester, collecting 41 points (7g, 34a) appearing in 170 games ... Was voted Worcester's "Most Improved Player" while winning the team's "Plus/Minus Award" for the 1997-98 season.
JUNIOR CAREER: Played five seasons with the Western Hockey League's Lethbridge Hurricanes, registering 89 points (18g, 71a) in a career 311 games Voted Lethbridge's best defenseman in 1997 Member of the 1996-97 Lethbridge team that advanced to the Memorial Cup Finals Member of the 1992 and 1997 Lethbridge League Champion clubs Played one season with the Brandon Kings of the MAHA, Notching 29 points (6g, 23a) in 52 games.
BACKGROUND: Nickname is "Sal"... Developed Jam and Sal's Community Stars with teammate Jamal Mayers This initiative recognizes area students in grades one through eight who perform an uncommon act of kindness or good deed within their school or community Is a program designer and instructor along with teammates Barret Jackman and Jamal Mayers for the Hockey Academy of St. Louis, which offers instruction designed to develop every aspect of a hockey player's game Put on his first pair of skates at age three Spends the offseason in Boston His wife's name is April.
TRANSACTIONS: Dec. 16, 1996 - Signed as a free agent by St. Louis June 28, 1994 - Tampa Bay's sixth choice, 138th overall, in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.