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Bryce Salvador

Bryce Salvador  #24

Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: February 11, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Brandon, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: TBL / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (138th overall)
Placed on I.R. Nov. 17, retroactive to Nov. 10; missed 66 games Nov. 11-Apr. 9 (lower body)...Notched 1a Nov. 7 at Det. & Nov. 1 vs. CBJ for first point of season...2013-14: Injuries during second season as Devils captain/seventh year with club/13th NHL campaign limited playing time to just 40 games Total included his 300th game with NJ Jan. 11 vs. Fla Notched lone goal of season Mar. 14 at Fla. for first regular-season tally since Mar. 10, 10 vs. NYR...Missed 30 games Oct. 24-Dec. 27 with a non-displaced stress fracture in foot; placed on I.R. Oct. 28, retroactive to Oct. 22 Also designated an injured/non-roster player from Oct. 23-28 due to personal reasons Activated off I.R. Dec. 28; saw action in season-high 21 straight contests through Feb. 27 Also missed final 10 games of season Mar. 27-Apr. 13 with lower body injury and two contests Mar. 1-2 due to collarbone injury.
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, December 16, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Missouri (UHL), March 11, 2005. Traded to New Jersey by St. Louis for Cam Janssen, February 26, 2008. Missed 2010-11 due to pre-seaon head injury vs. Philadelphia, September 28, 2010. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to foot (October 22, 2013 at Columbus) and lower-body (March 29, 2014 vs. NY Islanders) injuries.
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson