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Philip Samuelsson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Scottsdale, AZ

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 198

Position:
Defenseman

Previous Team:
Chicago Steel (USHL)

PHILIP BO SAMUELSSON; born July 26, 1991 in Leksand, Sweden ... shoots left ... signed a professional contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins organization in April 2011; was selected by the Penguins in the second round (61st overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft ... twice participated in the U.S. National Junior Team Evaluation Camp; traveled to Lake Placid, N.Y. in August of 2009 and August of 2010 ... graduated from New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, Ill., in May 2009 ... also attended Avon Old Farms in Avon, Conn., in 2005-06.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Played in all 39 games ... registered 16 points - four goals and 12 assists; recorded 10 points - three goals and seven assists - in conference contests ... finished the season with a plus-minus rating of plus-17; was a plus-16 in league action ... scored two power-play goals and one game-winning goal ... enjoyed two multiple-point performances, including one two-goal, three-point night ... tallied three points - two goals and one assist - in a 5-0 home win over Massachusetts (2/4); scored late in the second period and tallied his second goal of the game early in the third period against the Minutemen ... notched two points - one goal and one assist - in a 3-2 overtime win over Boston University (2/7) in the first round of the Beanpot in TD Garden; opened the scoring at 14:37 of the first period against the Terriers then notched an assist on Jimmy Hayes' tying goal in the third period ... scored a power-play goal - the decisive tally - in the team's 9-5 at Boston University (12/3).

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10): Played in all 42 games ... registered 14 points - one goal and 13 assists; recorded nine points - one goal and eight assists - in conference contests ... finished the season with a plus-15 rating; was a plus-14 in league action ... enjoyed one multiple-point performance ... tallied two assists in a 7-0 home win over Merrimack (2/23) ... notched a game-high plus-five rating in a 7-1 home win over Northeastern (2/21) ... registered his first collegiate point - an assist - on Ben Smith's second-period goal in a 3-2 win at Notre Dame (10/23) ... scored his first collegiate goal at 10:39 of the opening period in a 5-1 home win over Northeastern (11/7) ... assisted on Brian Gibbons' game-winning goal in a 3-1 win at Massachusetts (12/4) ... assisted on Chris Krieder's third-period goal that lifted the team to a 3-0 lead over Wisconsin (4/10) in the NCAA Tournament's championship game in Detroit, Mich.

SAMUELSSON'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR CL GP G A PTS +/- PEN PPG SHG HT GW 2009-10 Fr. 42 1 13 14 +15 18/36 0 0 0 0 2010-11 So. 39 4 12 16 +17 25/72 2 0 0 1 CAREER 81 5 25 30 +32 43/108 2 0 0 1

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