|Assets:||Has great size for the NHL, plus plenty of two-way appeal. Is versatile enough to play either center or wing, and he's also a capable checker. There's also some offensive upside to his game.|
|Flaws:||At times, he can run into some penalty trouble because he lacks a little discipline. Also, he's a bit raw in terms of his overall offensive approach. Needs to develop a niche for the highest level.|
|Career Potential:||Talented, versatile two-way forward with upside.|
|Memorial Cup||Ed Chynoweth Award||2013-14|
|Memorial Cup||All-Star Team||2013-14, 2011-12|
|9/27/2014||Assigned to the Portland Pirates (AHL).|
|9/17/2013||Returned to his junior team (Edmonton-WHL).|
|3/11/2013||Signed by the Phoenix Coyotes to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|6/22/2012||Drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round (27th overall) in 2012.|
Coyotes GM impressed with Henrik Samuelsson | 06/02/2014 9:34 AM
NewsPhoenix Coyotes GM Don Maloney was really impressed with the play of 2012 first round pick Henrik Samuelsson at the 2014 Memorial Cup final.
Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette
ImpactWell, 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.
Coyotes' pick Samuelsson wins Memorial Cup | 05/26/2014 10:56 AM
NewsHenrik Samuelsson helped the Edmonton Oil Kings win the Memorial Cup on Sunday with a 6-3 win over Guelph.
ImpactHe 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.
Henrik Samuelsson gets goal for Oil Kings | 05/17/2014 9:10 PM
NewsHenrik Samuelsson scored for the Edmonton Oil Kings in their 5-2 loss to the Guelph Storm at the Memorial Cup.
ImpactSamuelsson 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.
Henrik Samuelsson heads back to Oil Kings | 09/17/2013 4:05 PM
NewsHenrik Samuelsson has been reassigned to the WHL Edmonton Oil Kings.
ImpactSamuelsson 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.
Henrik Samuelsson eyes roster spot | 09/10/2013 9:54 AM
NewsHenrik Samuelsson is a dark horse contender to make the Phoenix Coyotes' opening game roster.
Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette
Impact"Obviously you want to make the NHL as young as possible and stay in the league," Samuelsson said. If he can't make the team, he'll head back to the WHL Edmonton Oil Kings. He had 80 points and 97 penalty minutes in 69 games with Edmonton last season.
Coyotes ink prospect Henrik Samuelsson | 03/11/2013 4:47 PM
NewsPhoenix has signed prospect Henrik Samuelsson to a three-year, entry-level deal.
ImpactThe Coyotes selected him in the first round, 27th overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He has tallied 32 goals, 79 points and 95 penalty minutes in 67 games with the WHL's Edmonton Oil Kings this season.
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||16||4||5||9||-||22||-||-||-||-||-||0.56|
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