Ruslan Salei

Detroit Red Wings #24 - Defenseman

  • Born: 11/02/74
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 212

Yaroslavl Crash Still Tragic Two Years Later

On the second anniversary of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash we're re-posting this tribute to Rulsan Salei because we just didn't think we could do him justice with anything new.

In remembrance of Daniil Sobchenko, one year later

Remembering former Sharks prospect Daniil Sobchenko a year after the tragic KHL plane crash claimed his life.

Fresh Links: Remembering Lokomotiv Edition

One year ago today, the hockey world was rocked by a horrible tragedy - the loss of an entire KHL team in a plane crash. Today, take a minute and remember the likes of Pavol Demitra, Brad McCrimmon, and Ruslan Salei - all of whom, in addition to doze

All-Time Florida Panthers Roster Countdown: 58-57

Today, we look into former Florida Panthers Ruslan Salei, a defenseman from Belarus, and Florida's first ever team Captain, center Brian Skrudland.

Dallas Stars Daily Links: New CBA May Hinge On Definition Of Hockey-Related Revenue

It's becoming more and more clear that the real sticking point in the current negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA involve what defines hockey-related revenue and other news and notes from around the NHL.

Unforgettable Dallas Stars Moments: Modano, Messier And An Unfortunate Ambulance Crew

We continue our look back at some unforgettable moments in Dallas Stars history with the night Mike Modano was knocked out by Mark Messier, then later dropped when strapped to the gurney.

Top 10 Dallas Stars Regular Season Games #5: Line Brawling With The Ducks

Game Five in our series counting down the top ten games in Dallas Stars history. 3/13/1998 Line Brawling With The Ducks.

Unforgettable Dallas Stars Moments: Ruslan Salei Nearly Ends Mike Modano's Career

As we continue to look at the most unforgettable moments in Stars history, we remember the night Mike Modano's career nearly ended with a brutal fall into the end boards.

LBC's All-Time Florida Panthers Roster Countdown: 58-57

Today, we look into former Florida Panthers Ruslan Salei, a defenseman from Belarus, and Florida's first ever team Captain, center Brian Skrudland.

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Everyone's favorite whipping boy

So I want you to consider two players based on their first "full year" of playing meaningful minutes on D: Player A - 26 years old. Had 2 definite HOF all-time great defensemen and 1 high quality,...

A Sobering & Inspirational Moment For Hockey Fans

Ruslan Salei, who played most of his career with the Anaheim Ducks, was one of the 44 that passed away in the tragic Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plan crash this past September. Last night, Salei's son...

Quick Hits: The Off-Season Continues

Winging It In Motown looks at Brendan Smith's suspension, power rankings, and injuries in this morning's Quick Hits

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