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Bryce Salvador
Bryce Salvador
Number: 24
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 11, 1976
Birthplace: Brandon, MB, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent by St.Louis, December 16,1996. Traded to DEVILS by St. Louis for Cam Janssen, February 26, 2008.
Drafted: TBL / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (138th overall)
2012-13: Named tenth captain in team history Jan. 17, just prior to start of regular-season schedule Jan. 19 at NY Islanders...Appeared in his 700th career NHL contest Feb. 3 at NY Islanders...Injuries limited offensive production to just two assists: Mar. 15 at Philadelphia and Jan. 22 vs. Philadelphia...Saw action in career- high 106 consecutive games through Mar. 7 vs. Buffalo (since Oct. 8, ’11 vs. Phi.); missed contest Mar. 9 at Carolina due to upper body injury...Missed final eight contests of season Apr. 12-27 after suffering wrist injury Apr. 10 vs. Boston...2011-12: One of five players in Devils’ lineup – and one of just two defensemen (M. Fayne) – to play in all 82 games; appeared in every game for first time in NHL career...Led squad with career-high plus-18 mark...Reached 100- point mark in NHL career with assist Mar. 6 vs. NY Rangers...Had points in back-to-back games Dec. 12-13 (2a)...Picked up first point of campaign with assist Nov. 5 vs. Winnipeg for first assist/point since Apr. 6, 2010 at Atlanta...Returned to lineup for season opener Oct. 8 vs. Philadelphia; missed entire 2010-11 campaign...Finished post-season tied for third on club (T. Zajac)/first among defensemen/second among league rearguards (D. Doughty, LA, 16) with 4g-10a-14pts...Point-total is most in NHL history among players who recorded less than ten points during the regular- season...Second on squad (A. Henrique, +12)/first among defensemen with +9 mark...2010-11: Missed entire campaign due to concussion suffered during Sept. 28 pre-season contest vs. Philadelphia; placed on Long Term Injured Reserve Oct. 6, just prior to start of regular-season schedule...Playing time was limited to just three pre-season contests...2009-10: Established career high by appearing in 79 games (since surpassed); tied for third among the team’s defensemen (C. White) with +8 mark...Totaled 4g-10a-14pts overall; four goals was second-highest total of NHL career (5, ’01-02), while two game-winning tallies matched career best (’01- 02&’08-09)...Stats included two 2pt games: 1g-1a Jan. 23 at NY Islanders and 2a Oct.16 at Atlanta...Totals showed points in back-to-back games twice: Mar. 10-12 (1g-1a)/Nov. 25-27 (2a)...Appeared in his 600th career NHL game Mar. 23 vs. Columbus; played in his 100th game with squad Nov. 11 vs. Anaheim...Played in season’s first 37 games; missed three contests Dec. 30-Jan. 2 with lower body injury...2008-09: Recorded 3g-13a-16pts in 76 matches overall; games-played total was his most since 2000-01 rookie campaign...Stats included career-high 13a/16pts (10a, ‘07-08/12pts, ‘01-02)...Three goals were his most since 2003-04; posted career-high 5g in 2001-02...Totals included 2g-11a- 13pts on home ice and 1g-2a-3pts on the road...Appeared in his 500th career NHL game Feb. 3 vs. Washington...Tallied points in back-to-back matches twice: Feb. 13-15 (1g-1a- 2pts) and Dec. 10-12 (3a)...Recorded two multiple-point games for fifth/sixth career 2pt efforts: 2a Mar. 12 vs. Phoenix and 2a Dec. 10 vs. Pittsburgh...Recorded career-high (tie, ’01-02) 2 GW tallies: Feb.13 vs. Boston and Nov.21vs.NYIslanders...Missed 5 gamesDec. 19-27 with inner ear infection...Posted first goal with squad Nov. 21 vs. NY Islanders; recorded first assist Oct. 22 vs. Dallas... 2007-08: Made his Devils’ debut Feb. 29 vs. Washington after being acquired from St. Louis Feb. 26... Missed 10 games Mar. 19-Apr. 6 with sore foot; had played in eight straight...Led Blues with career-high +12 mark (since surpassed) at time of trade and was third among the club’s defensemen with 1g-10a- 11 pts overall... Ten assists were a career high (since surpassed); 11 pts were his most since 2001-02 (5g-7a-12pts)... Totals included season/career-high four-game point-scoring streak Nov. 25-Dec. 1 (5a)...Recorded lone multiple-point game/matched career high with two-assist effort (since tied) Nov. 28 at Buffalo...Skated in his 400th career NHL game Nov. 1 at Minnesota...Posted GWG Oct. 17 at Chicago, his first since Mar. 27, 2004 vs. Chicago...Missed three contests Dec. 26-29 due to a hip flexor...Had career totals of 16g- 47a-63pts and 413 penalty minutes in 447 games at time of trade, all with Blues...Skated in all five playoff games and scored 1g... 2006-07: Tallied 2g-5a-7pts in 64 games played during final full season with St. Louis...Scored more than 1g for the first time since 2003- 04...Missed 18 games due to injury; suffered fractured clavicle Mar. 10 vs. Montreal and missed 13 games...2005-06: Forty-six games played were the fewest of his NHL career (since surpassed); missed 36 contests due to injury, including 35 with shoulder injury...Appeared in his 300th career NHL game Nov. 22 vs. Los Angeles...2004-05: Spent lockout season by appearing in 7 games with Missouri River Otters of the United Hockey League; also played in three post-season contests...2003-04: Saw action in 69 games with St. Louis and 2 games with Worcester (AHL) for last minor-league stint of pro career...Totaled 3g-5a-8pts overall, including 3g-2a-5pts on home ice...Notched his second career overtime tally Mar. 27 vs. Chicago...Missed eight early-season games due to wrist injury...Skated in five post-season contests; appeared in Stanley Cup Playoffs for fourth straight season...2002-03: Played in 71 matches; reached 70 games-played mark for second time in three seasons...Recorded a career-high 73 shots on goal and 95 PIM; 8a matched his career high (since surpassed)...Played in his 200th career NHL game Mar. 13 at Vancouver...Posted career-high +7 mark (since surpassed)...Missed 6 games due to injury, including two contests with hamstring injury and two matches with bruised shoulder...Played in all seven post-season contests...2001-02: Registered career highs with 5g/12pts (since surpassed)...Notched career-high 2 GWG (since tied), including first career OT tally Jan. 21 at Boston... Appeared in his 100th career NHL game Dec. 15 vs. Calgary...Suffered concussion Mar. 28 vs. Buffalo; missed 8 games as a result...Also missed seven contests Oct. 11-25 with strained rib muscle...Played in all ten post-season contests, collected 1a...2000-01: Appeared in 75 contests during first NHL season; also appeared in career-high 14 playoff games (since surpassed)...Recorded his first NHL point with assist Oct. 28 vs. Dallas; played in his first NHL game Oct. 5 at Phoenix...RecordedOT tally in game five of Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. SanJose...1999-00: Saw action in 55 games during final full AHL campaign...Thirteen assists matched three-season AHL career high...1998-99: Reached AHL career highs with 69 games, 5g, 13a (since tied), 18pts and 129 PIM...1997-98: Began pro career by appearing in 46 games with Worcester...Voted team’s Most Improved Player, while winning its Plus/Minus award...Signed with Blues’ organization as a free agent Dec. 16, 1996...OTHER: Originally selected as Tampa Bay’s sixth choice, 138th overall, in 1994 NHL Entry Draft... Played five seasons of junior hockey with Lethbridge (WHL), registering 18g-71a-89pts in 311 career games...Voted Hurricanes’ best defenseman in 1997...Member of the 1996-97 Lethbridge team that advanced to the Memorial Cup Finals; played for WHL Championship teams in 1996/1997...Played one season with the Brandon Kings of the MAHA, notching 6g-23a- 29pts in 52 games.