Henrik Samuelsson

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Henrik Samuelsson
Henrik Samuelsson Team USA 2011.jpg
Born (1994-02-07) February 7, 1994 (age 21)
Scottsdale, AZ, USA[1]
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Arizona Coyotes
Portland Pirates (AHL)
NHL Draft 27th overall, 2012
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 2011–present

Henrik Samuelsson (born February 7, 1994) is a American professional ice hockey player of Swedish ancestry. He is currently playing with the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). Previously, he played with Modo Hockey in the Swedish Hockey League.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Samuelsson was drafted twenty-seventh overall by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft whilst playing major junior hockey for the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League. On March 11, 2013, he was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Coyotes.[3]

On February 26, 2015, Henrik made his NHL debut in a game against the New York Rangers. His father Ulf was in attendance as an assistant coach for the Rangers.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Henrik is the son of two-time Penguins Stanley Cup winner, Ulf Samuelsson, and his older brother Philip currently also belongs to the Arizona Coyotes organization. Samuelsson was born in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2010–11 USNTDP USHL 27 4 7 11 78
2011–12 Modo Hockey J20 16 4 5 9 22
2011–12 Modo Hockey SEL 15 0 2 2 12
2011–12 Edmonton Oil Kings WHL 28 7 16 23 42 17 4 10 14 20
2012–13 Edmonton Oil Kings WHL 69 33 47 80 97 22 11 8 19 43
2013–14 Edmonton Oil Kings WHL 65 35 60 95 97 21 8 15 23 51
2014–15 Arizona Coyotes NHL 3 0 0 0 2
WHL totals 162 75 123 198 236 60 23 33 56 114

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2011 United States WHC17 2nd 5 6 4 10 6
2011 United States WJC18 1st 6 0 1 1 4
Junior totals 11 6 5 11 10

Awards and honours[edit]

Honours Year
CHL Memorial Cup All-Star Team 2012 [5]
Memorial Cup Champion 2014 [6]
CHL Memorial Cup All-Star Team 2014 [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vest, Dave (2012-06-21). "Young Guns: Henrik Samuelsson". coyotes.nhl.com. Retrieved 2015-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Modo Hockey season statistics". eliteprospects.com. 2012-04-15. Retrieved 2012-04-15. 
  3. ^ "Coyotes sign Samuelsson to entry-level contract". Phoenix Coyotes. 2013-03-11. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  4. ^ "Arizona Coyotes at New York Rangers". NHL. 2015-02-27. 
  5. ^ Memorial Cup All-Star Teams
  6. ^ "Oil Kings vs Storm". Memorial Cup. 2014-05-25. Retrieved 2014-05-25. 
  7. ^ Memorial Cup All-Star Teams

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Connor Murphy
Phoenix Coyotes first round draft pick
2012
Succeeded by
Max Domi