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Philip Samuelsson
Philip Samuelsson
Defenseman  - PIT
Number: 55
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 194
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 26, 1991  (Age 23)
Birthplace: Leksand, Sweden
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Drafted: PIT / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (61st overall) PROSPECT BIO
Defensive-minded blueliner plays with a physical edge and excels on the penalty kill.

Son of former two-time Stanley Cup-winning Penguin Ulf Samuelsson.

Playing 1st season of professional hockey in 2011-12 season.

Before turning pro, played last 2 years with Boston College of Hockey East from 2009-11.

Member of Eagles’ 2010 NCAA national championship-winning team in freshman year.

Totaled 30 points (5G-15A) in 81 career collegiate games.

Suited up for Chicago of the United States Hockey League (2008-09).

Member of the United States Under-18 National Development Team in 2007-08.

Boston College teammate of fellow Penguins prospects Carl Sneep and Brian Gibbons.

Signed through 2013-14 season.
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