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Salminen Reassigned to Norfolk - Manitoba Moose


Salminen Reassigned to Norfolk

By: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: May 6th 2024

The Winnipeg Jets announced today the team reassigned goaltender Oskari Salminen from the Manitoba Moose to the ECHL's Norfolk Admirals.


Oskari Salminen


Born Sept. 22, 1999 — Kotka, Finland

Height 6.04 — Weight 220 — Catches L


Salminen, 24, appeared in 12 contests for the Moose this season with a record of 4-7-0 to go with a 4.00 goals-against average and .867 save percentage. Over his career with Manitoba, the Kotka, Finland product owns a mark of 22-20-6 with a 3.27 goals-against average, .890 save percentage and two shutouts. The netminder guarded the pipes in 12 contests for Norfolk this season while posting an 8-2-1 record alongside a 2.82 goals-against average and .897 save percentage. Salminen scored a goal for the Admirals on March 29 against the Atlanta Gladiators. He has played one post-season game for Norfolk, stopping 33 of 35 shots in a 4-2 Admirals win over the Trois-Rivieres Lions.


Norfolk is currently competing in the ECHL's North Division Finals against the Adirondack Thunder. The Admirals currently lead the series 2-0.