The hockey world pays tribute to ‘icon’ Börje Salming

News of Börje Salming’s death shocked the hockey world on Thursday when the Maple Leafs legend succumbed to ALS at age 71.

The Hall of Famer was beloved in Toronto, where he spent more than 15 years as a dominant defenseman, and was recently celebrated at Scotiabank Arena with other Leafs icons.

Salming’s death sparked an outpouring of reactions and tributes from hockey fans around the world.

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