He was very good last night not too many people have wrote about him very underrated defensemen. He set up the Van Ryn goal and had another helper on Bertuzzi's goal both on the PP. Nice to see! I'm very happy with him even though it's the first game, looks to be a better defenseive addition we have had in years, Hill, Pitlick, Biron lol the list goes on and on of wowful defensemen thank god we finally signed a keeper
Salei has always been a solid Dman, one of the better hitters in the league. By his name not showing up more times than not means that he is doing his job. Dont expect that many points from him though.
Right now....I just love this whole team! I love it that guys like Roberts, Bertuzzi, Nieuwyndyk, Gelinas, Gratton, and Salei are all Panthers. Their leadership is obviously make a difference out there. All lines played well, and I think the defense will only continue to improve. I think the huge lead the Panthers had kindof lended a hand to the players play. When there's that kinda lead, you can tend to be a bit more relaxed than you should be.