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Henrik Samuelsson | Winger | #55

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/7/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (27) / ARI

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Arizona Coyotes GM Don Maloney announced that Henrik Samuelsson's season is over due to ankle surgery.
The 21-year-old defender managed just 16 games for AHL Springfield before getting hurt. He accumulated a goal, five points, and 10 PIMS in that time. Sun, Dec 6, 2015 02:17:00 PM

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The Arizona Coyotes have cut Henrik Samuelsson from their training camp roster.

Samuelsson had 18 goals and 40 points in 68 AHL contests last season. He also appeared in three games with Arizona, although he's still searching for his first career NHL point.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 06:49:00 PM

Henrik Samuelsson is out of action with a lower body injury.

The winger played three games with Arizona last season but spent most of his time in the AHL where he had 40 points in 68 games. A first round pick of the Coyotes in the 2012 draft has a good shot of breaking with the big club out of training camp. If he does, he really should not be drafted in fantasy pools at this time.
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 05:38:00 AM

Henrik Samuelsson spent two weeks of the summer working with a skating coach.

Samuelsson feels like he has an extra gear as a result of his efforts. Although the real test will be what he does during training camp, Coyotes GM Don Maloney has been encouraged by what he's seen from him in the prospects camp. Samuelsson had 18 goals and 40 points in 68 AHL contests as a rookie last season.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 10:36:00 AM

Henrik Samuelsson has been summoned by the Arizona Coyotes.

Samuelsson will presumably serve as the Coyotes' insurance policy in case Shane Doan (lower body) isn't able to play Thursday. Samuelsson has 14 goals and 35 points in 65 AHL contests in 2014-15.
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 10:41:00 AM

Henrik Samuelsson has been re-assigned to the minors on Sunday.

The 21-year-old has played two games with the Coyotes this season. He was the team's first round pick (27th overall) in 2012.
Sun, Mar 1, 2015 12:09:00 PM

Henrik Samuelsson will make his NHL debut against the Rangers Thursday night.

The son of former Blueshirts defender Ulf Samuelsson said that playing "in New York is extra special" for his first NHL appearance.
Thu, Feb 26, 2015 12:46:00 PM

Henrik Samuelsson has been called up by Arizona.

He has recorded 10 goals and 25 points in 50 games during his rookie season in the AHL. Samuelsson was the 27th overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Wed, Feb 25, 2015 06:00:00 PM

Although Henrik Samuelsson didn't make the Coyotes' opening game roster, coach Dave Tippett is very happy with his progress.

"One of the things I mentioned to him is the difference between last year and this year is miles ahead. Miles ahead," Tippett said. "Like he might have come in last year and thought, 'Oh boy, it would be nice to make an NHL team,' and he had no idea how hard it was, and now this year he's miles ahead of there." Samuelsson was sent to AHL Portland. He had 35 goals and 95 points in 65 WHL games in 2013-14.
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 09:46:00 AM

Henrik Samuelsson was assigned to the Portland Pirates on Saturday.

There was some thought that maybe Samuelsson could jump right from the WHL to the NHL this season, but that won’t be the case. He had 35 goals and 95 points with the Oil Kings last season. The 20-year-old was a first-round pick of the team in 2012.
Sat, Sep 27, 2014 09:04:00 PM

Henrik Samuelsson has a good chance to bypass the minors and play with the Coyotes this season.

The hero of the Memorial Cup final was drafted in the first round of the 2012 Draft, 27th overall, and led the Edmonton Oil Kings to a 6-3 win over Guelph in the final as he potted two goals and set up three others. Samuelsson is looking forward to starting his professional career and is hoping it's with the Coyotes rather than a stint in the minors. "It's definitely a little pressure, but this is why we play the game — to get to the next level," Samuelsson said. "So it's good pressure. I don't mind it." Samuelsson could be a 25-30 point performer this season in the NHL and we suggest taking him late in keeper leagues but leaving him to the waiver wire in one-year leagues at this time.
Sat, Sep 13, 2014 06:03:00 AM

Phoenix Coyotes GM Don Maloney was really impressed with the play of 2012 first round pick Henrik Samuelsson at the 2014 Memorial Cup final.

Well, what was there not to be impressed about as Samuelsson had two goals and five points in the 6-3 win for the Edmonton Oil Kings. "When the lights shone their brightest, he was the biggest star on the ice," Maloney said. "He's been able to have great success at the junior level without really pushing himself as hard as I think he can. And when I say that, it's just the pace that he plays at, the tempo, the shift-in, shift-out quickness of the game." Samuelsson will be in tough to make the Coyotes next season so expect to see him in the AHL, at least at the start of the season.
Mon, Jun 2, 2014 09:34:00 AM

Henrik Samuelsson helped the Edmonton Oil Kings win the Memorial Cup on Sunday with a 6-3 win over Guelph.

He registered two goals and three helpers in the match to finish as the tournament's leading scorer. Samuelsson posted eight points in five games. He is projected to start his professional career next year and could challenge for a roster spot with the Phoenix Coyotes out of training camp.
Mon, May 26, 2014 10:56:00 AM

Henrik Samuelsson scored for the Edmonton Oil Kings in their 5-2 loss to the Guelph Storm at the Memorial Cup.

Samuelsson is a 2012 first-round pick of the Coyotes. He had 35 goals and 60 assists in the regular season, and he has 23 points in 21 games during the playoffs.
Sat, May 17, 2014 09:10:00 PM

Henrik Samuelsson has been reassigned to the WHL Edmonton Oil Kings.

Samuelsson scored 33 goals and 80 points in 69 games last season. He was a dark horse contender to make the Coyotes' roster, but he should have a better shot in 2014-15. The Coyotes still have 49 players left on their training camp roster.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 04:05:00 PM

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