Name: Alexi Salamone
Sport: Sled Hockey
Position: Forward
Height: 5'5"
College: Bryant & Stratton College, Human Resources


Paralympic Experience:
  • 2010 Paralympic Winter Games - gold medal
  • 2006 Paralympic Winter Games - bronze medal 

Career Highlights:

  • 2012: IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Championship, gold medal
  • 2011: World Sledge Hockey Challenge, second place
  • 2011: USA Hockey Adult Sled Hockey Tier I National Championship, first place
  • 2011: USA Hockey Sled Classic, first place
  • 2010: Japan Para Ice Sledge Hockey Championship, first place
  • 2009: IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Championship, gold medal
  • 2008: IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Championship, bronze medal 
  • 2006: Trecks Subs Determination and Perseverance Award
  • 2004: IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championship, silver medal
  • 2003: Named to U.S. National Sled Hockey Team

    Fun Facts: Born in Briansk, Ukraine 14 months after the now infamous nuclear reactor meltdown in Chernobyl... Born with deformed legs, had both of them amputated at the Children's Institute of Prosthetics in Moscow at the age of four... adopted by Susan and Joseph Salamone at the age of 6... Member of the Buffalo Sabres Sled Hockey club from 1997-2011... Scored game-winning goal in the gold-medal game against Japan at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver... Since 2008, has collected 18 goals, 30 assists and 48 points in 40 IPC games.