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Börje Salming Passes Away at 71

Posted on November 24, 2022 by Matthew Honey
Borje Salming
Toronto Maple Leafs' Borje Salming is shown in this undated file photo by SportsNet staff.

Legendary Maple Leaf’s defenceman Börje Salming has passed away from ALS at the age of 71. Salming spent 16 seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Earlier this year, he announced that he had been diagnosed with ALS. 

To learn more, please visit the link below to the CBC article by Adam Carter.

Börje Salming. Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images.