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Philip Samuelsson
Philip Samuelsson
Defenseman  - PIT
(SAM-yuhl-suhn, FIHL-ihp)
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


Home: 3GP 0G-0A-0PTS  E           Even Strength: 0G-0A-0PTS          Shorthanded: 0G-0A-0PTS

Road: 2GP 0G-0A-0PTS  -1             Power Play: 0G-0A-0PTS


* Finished even in 4 of 5 games w/PIT this season.

* Notched 3 hits and 2 BkS in 2nd NHL game @ NYR Dec. 18.

* Skated 15:43 minutes while finishing even in his NHL debut vs. TOR Dec. 16.

* Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL) on Dec. 16.

* Has 6 assists and a +3 in 26 AHL games this year.

* Son of former Penguins D-man Ulf Samuelsson.

* The Samuelssons are the 5th father-son combo to play for the Penguins.

* His dad wore No. 5.

* Played 2 years of college hockey at Boston College, winning a national championship in 2010.

* Was teammates at Boston College with Brian Dumoulin and Brian Gibbons.


2012-13 SEASON:

* Established career highs across the board in GP (65), goals (2), assists (8), points (10) and plus/minus (+10).

* Had 2 assists in 15 playoff games.


Career Info:


PPG: 0

SHG: 0

Signed Letter of Intent to attend Boston College (Hockey East) in fall of 2009.
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