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Mikael Samuelsson
Mikael Samuelsson
Right Wing
(SAM-yuhl-suhn, MIH-kigh-ehl)
Number: 37
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 218
Shoots: Right
Born: Dec 23, 1976
Birthplace: Mariefred, Sweden
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Acquired: 1. Signed as a free agent on Sept. 17, 2005; 2. Signed as a free agent by Detroit on July 1, 2012.
Drafted: SJS / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (145th overall)
CAREER: In the 2nd season of a 2-year contract...2008 Stanley Cup champion... Member of the 'Triple Gold Club' - Olympic gold (2006 with Sweden), World Championships gold (2006 with Sweden), Stanley Cup champion (2008 with DET).
 
2013-14: Scored DET's 1st goal of the season, 10/2 vs. BUF...Appeared in his 300th game as a Wing, 12/6 at NJ...Has not played since 1/16 due to injury...Man Games Lost: 24.
 
OTHER: Has also played for VAN (155 GP), NYR (125), FLA (85), PIT (22), SJS (4)...Traded from NYR with Joel Bouchard, Rico Fata and Richard Lintnar to PIT for Alexei Kovalev, Janne Laukkanen, Mike Wilson and Dan LaCouture, 2/10/03...Traded from PIT with a 1st round pick in 2003 (Nathan Horton) and 2nd round pick in 2003 (Stefan Meyer) to FLA for a 1st round pick in 2003 (Marc-Andre Fleury) and a 3rd round pick in 2003 (Daniel Carcillo), 6/21/03...Traded from VAN with Marco Sturm to FLA for David Booth, Steven Reinprecht and a 3rd round pick in 2013, 10/22/11.



-Currently in his eighth season in the NHL and fourth with Detroit.
-Won his first Stanley Cup championship in 2008.

2009 PLAYOFF HIGHS
Goals - 1,5x, Most Recent: Game 2 vs CHI 5/19
Assists - 2, Game 1 vs CBJ 4/16
Points - 2, Game 1 vs CBJ 4/16
Shots - 10, Game 2 vs ANA
PIM - 2, 3x, Most Recent: Game 1 vs PIT 5/30
Plus/Minus - (+2), Game 1 vs CBJ 4/16
Ice Time - 26:59, Game 2 vs ANA
Hits - 5, 2x, Most Recent: Game 2 vs CHI 5/19
Blocked Shots - 1, 2x, Most Recent: Game 4 at CHI 5/24

2008-09 HIGHS
Goals - 1, 19x, 3/29 vs NSH
Assists - 2, 5x, 12/27 at COL
Points - 3, 10/18 vs NYR
Shots - 8, 1/15 at LA
PIM - 6, 2x, 3/20 at ATL
Plus/Minus - (+2), 3x, 3/14 at STL
Ice Time - 20:38, 10/29 at ANA

CAREER HIGHS
Goals - 2, 6x, 4/7/07 DET vs CHI
Assists - 3, 4/7/07 DET vs CHI
Points - 5, 4/7/07 DET vs CHI
Shots - 9, 12/12/06 DET vs OTT
PIM - 9, 11/8/03, FLA at STL

Contract Status: Signed through the 2008-09 season.

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