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Mikael Samuelsson

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Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 218 lbs. (99 kg)

Born: December 23, 1976 in Mariefred, Sweden
Draft: San Jose, 5th round (145th overall), 1998 NHL Entry

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2000-01 24 SJS NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 19 4:41
2001-02 25 NYR NHL 67 6 10 16 10 23 3 1 2 1 10 0 0 94 6.4 795 11:52
2002-03 26 TOT NHL 80 10 14 24 -21 40 7 2 1 2 10 3 1 154 6.5 1211 15:08
2002-03 26 NYR NHL 58 8 14 22 0 32 6 1 1 2 10 3 1 118 6.8 901 15:32
2002-03 26 PIT NHL 22 2 0 2 -21 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 36 5.6 309 14:04
2003-04 27 FLA NHL 37 3 6 9 0 35 3 0 0 1 5 1 0 50 6.0 454 12:15
2005-06 29 DET NHL 71 23 22 45 27 42 16 7 0 3 16 6 0 187 12.3 960 13:31
2006-07 30 DET NHL 53 14 20 34 1 28 8 6 0 2 12 8 0 189 7.4 803 15:09
2007-08 31 DET NHL 73 11 29 40 21 26 8 3 0 1 21 8 0 249 4.4 397 1187 16:16 6 8 42.9 74 21 20 29 Selke-65
2008-09 32 DET NHL 81 19 21 40 0 50 12 7 0 1 8 13 0 257 7.4 419 1245 15:22 2 6 25.0 91 23 20 43
2009-10 33 VAN NHL 74 30 23 53 10 64 23 7 0 4 16 7 0 219 13.7 385 1271 17:10 11 20 35.5 50 16 34 42
2010-11 34 VAN NHL 75 18 32 50 8 36 13 5 0 2 18 14 0 215 8.4 382 1247 16:38 9 19 32.1 76 21 25 36
2011-12 35 TOT NHL 54 14 17 31 1 20 7 7 0 1 11 6 0 138 10.1 240 861 15:57 12 21 36.4 79 11 23 15
2011-12 35 VAN NHL 6 1 2 3 -1 6 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 13 7.7 29 95 15:53 0 0 5 2 2 3
2011-12 35 FLA NHL 48 13 15 28 2 14 7 6 0 1 10 5 0 125 10.4 211 766 15:57 12 21 36.4 74 9 21 12
2012-13 36 DET NHL 4 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 11 51 12:52 0 0 6 1 1 1
2013-14 37 DET NHL 26 1 2 3 -4 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 36 2.8 56 269 10:21 0 2 0.0 13 3 4 9
6 yrs DET NHL 308 68 95 163 42 152 45 23 0 7 58 37 0 922 7.4 1259 4516 14:40 8 16 33.3 184 48 45 82
3 yrs VAN NHL 155 49 57 106 17 106 36 13 0 6 35 22 0 447 11.0 796 2614 16:52 20 39 33.9 131 39 61 81
2 yrs FLA NHL 85 16 21 37 2 49 10 6 0 2 15 6 0 175 9.1 261 1219 14:21 12 21 36.4 74 9 21 12
2 yrs NYR NHL 125 14 24 38 10 55 9 2 3 3 20 3 1 212 6.6 1696 13:34
1 yr PIT NHL 22 2 0 2 -21 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 36 5.6 309 14:04
1 yr SJS NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 19 4:41
Career NHL 699 149 197 346 50 370 101 45 3 18 128 68 1 1795 8.3 2567 10372 14:50 40 76 34.5 389 96 127 175

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 31 Detroit Red Wings NHL 73 974.2 960 644 59.9 -0.7 767 498 60.6 -0.2 7.8 93.9 101.6 62.2 37.8
2008-09 32 Detroit Red Wings NHL 81 1000.6 1064 749 58.7 1.1 827 600 58.0 1.4 6.2 92.0 98.3 54.6 45.4
2009-10 33 Vancouver Canucks NHL 74 1020.8 1047 789 57.0 7.3 762 617 55.3 5.1 9.5 91.4 100.9 50.8 49.2
2010-11 34 Vancouver Canucks NHL 75 1046.2 1100 902 54.9 3.1 826 684 54.7 3.0 7.9 92.6 100.5 49.5 50.5
2011-12 35 2 Teams NHL 54 654 620 51.3 0.9 502 462 52.1 1.5 7.3 92.8 100.1 46.2 53.8
2011-12 35 Vancouver Canucks NHL 6 64.5 71 48 59.7 1.3 51 35 59.3 2.2 5.1 88.9 94.0 59.5 40.5
2011-12 35 Florida Panthers NHL 48 646.6 583 572 50.5 0.7 451 427 51.4 1.3 7.6 93.1 100.7 44.8 55.2
2012-13 36 Detroit Red Wings NHL 4 42.5 35 36 49.3 -3.6 27 30 47.4 -8.9 7.1 87.0 94.1 43.8 56.3
2013-14 37 Detroit Red Wings NHL 26 204.7 161 153 51.3 -1.4 127 118 51.8 -1.8 2.1 93.3 95.3 51.2 48.8
4 yrs NHL 26 2222.1 2220 1582 58.4 0.5 1748 1246 58.4 0.7 6.6 92.7 99.3 57.1 42.9
3 yrs NHL 74 2131.5 2218 1739 56.1 5.0 1639 1336 55.1 3.9 8.6 91.9 100.5 50.4 49.6
Career NHL 73 5000.1 5675 4513 55.7 2.2 4340 3471 55.6 2.0 7.5 92.5 100.0 51.6 48.4

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2000-01 24 SJS NHL 4 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
2001-02 25 NYR NHL 67 6 0.09 0.15 0.24 0.09 0.34 1.40 7 11 18 7 31 1 39 19 10 0.2 0.9 1.1
2002-03 26 TOT NHL 80 9 0.13 0.18 0.30 0.12 0.50 1.93 11 15 26 10 36 6 65 14 -21 0.3 0.5 0.8
2002-03 26 NYR NHL 58 8 0.14 0.24 0.38 0.14 0.55 2.03 9 15 24 9 34 5 43 14 0 0.8 0.9 1.7
2002-03 26 PIT NHL 22 1 0.09 0.00 0.09 0.05 0.36 1.64 2 0 2 1 2 1 22 0 -21 -0.4 -0.4 -0.9
2003-04 27 FLA NHL 37 3 0.08 0.16 0.24 0.09 0.95 1.35 4 7 11 4 13 2 14 3 0 0.1 0.6 0.7
2005-06 29 DET NHL 71 18 0.32 0.31 0.63 0.26 0.59 2.63 23 21 44 18 71 26 19 1 27 3.9 2.0 5.9
2006-07 30 DET NHL 53 13 0.26 0.38 0.64 0.24 0.53 3.57 15 20 35 14 43 19 23 0 1 2.7 0.9 3.6
2007-08 31 DET NHL 73 14 0.15 0.40 0.55 0.19 0.36 3.41 12 31 43 15 69 24 24 0 21 2.1 2.3 4.4 Selke-65
2008-09 32 DET NHL 81 16 0.23 0.26 0.49 0.19 0.62 3.17 20 21 41 17 74 35 39 0 0 2.5 1.0 3.5
2009-10 33 VAN NHL 74 22 0.41 0.31 0.72 0.30 0.86 2.96 33 24 57 25 90 36 44 0 10 5.3 1.5 6.9
2010-11 34 VAN NHL 75 18 0.24 0.43 0.67 0.24 0.48 2.87 20 34 54 20 73 28 38 1 8 3.8 1.6 5.5
2011-12 35 TOT NHL 54 12 0.26 0.31 0.57 0.22 0.37 2.56 16 18 34 14 46 19 26 0 1 2.6 1.1 3.7
2011-12 35 VAN NHL 6 1 0.17 0.33 0.50 0.18 1.00 2.17 1 2 3 1 6 4 3 0 -1 0.2 0.1 0.2
2011-12 35 FLA NHL 48 11 0.27 0.31 0.58 0.23 0.29 2.60 15 16 31 13 40 15 23 0 2 2.5 1.0 3.5
2012-13 36 DET NHL 4 0 0.00 0.25 0.25 0.07 0.00 1.00 0 2 2 1 1 0 4 0 -3 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
2013-14 37 DET NHL 26 1 0.04 0.08 0.12 0.04 0.23 1.38 1 2 3 1 5 3 6 0 -4 -0.3 0.1 -0.2
6 yrs DET NHL 308 62 0.22 0.31 0.53 0.20 0.49 2.99 71 97 168 65 263 107 115 1 42 10.9 6.3 17.1
3 yrs VAN NHL 155 41 0.32 0.37 0.68 0.27 0.68 2.88 54 60 114 46 169 68 85 1 17 9.4 3.2 12.6
2 yrs FLA NHL 85 14 0.19 0.25 0.44 0.17 0.58 2.06 19 23 42 17 53 17 37 3 2 2.6 1.6 4.2
2 yrs NYR NHL 125 14 0.11 0.19 0.30 0.11 0.44 1.70 16 26 42 16 65 6 82 33 10 1.0 1.8 2.8
1 yr PIT NHL 22 1 0.09 0.00 0.09 0.05 0.36 1.64 2 0 2 1 2 1 22 0 -21 -0.4 -0.4 -0.9
1 yr SJS NHL 4 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
Career NHL 699 133 0.21 0.28 0.49 0.19 0.53 2.57 162 206 368 145 552 199 341 38 50 23.3 12.5 35.7

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2005-06 29 DET NHL 6 0 1 1 -1 6 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 93 15:33
2006-07 30 DET NHL 18 3 8 11 2 14 2 1 0 1 45 6.7 278 15:27
2007-08 31 DET NHL SC 22 5 8 13 8 8 5 0 0 1 79 6.3 130 351 15:56 2 8 20.0 20 7 9 14
2008-09 32 DET NHL 23 5 5 10 7 6 5 0 0 2 79 6.3 122 348 15:08 1 3 25.0 42 2 6 12
2009-10 33 VAN NHL 12 8 7 15 7 16 5 3 0 1 42 19.0 78 216 17:58 4 7 36.4 30 1 2 9
2010-11 34 VAN NHL 11 1 2 3 -4 8 1 0 0 1 20 5.0 43 181 16:26 1 2 33.3 19 5 6 1
2011-12 35 FLA NHL 7 0 5 5 -1 2 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 23 113 16:06 1 0 100.0 21 3 2 2
2012-13 36 DET NHL 5 1 1 2 -1 2 1 0 0 0 8 12.5 13 65 13:05 0 0 3 1 0 2
Career NHL 1 104 23 37 60 17 62 19 4 0 6 303 7.6 470 1645 15:49 9 20 31.0 135 19 25 40

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2009-05-19 DET DET 3-2 CHI 1 5:14
2010-04-15 VAN VAN 3-2 LAK 1 8:52

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 31 Detroit Red Wings NHL 22 290.2 324 199 62.0 -0.1 262 156 62.7 -0.7 10.5 90.4 100.8 57.7 42.3
2008-09 32 Detroit Red Wings NHL 23 284.7 291 217 57.3 1.5 227 176 56.3 1.1 6.7 96.9 103.6 57.3 42.7
2009-10 33 Vancouver Canucks NHL 12 174.3 199 130 60.5 6.4 147 98 60.0 6.8 11.7 92.8 104.5 47.0 53.0
2010-11 34 Vancouver Canucks NHL 11 149.4 157 132 54.3 -1.3 110 105 51.2 -3.0 4.7 90.9 95.6 61.5 38.5
2011-12 35 Florida Panthers NHL 7 91.6 77 76 50.3 3.4 60 58 50.8 1.1 7.1 90.5 97.6 43.2 56.8
2012-13 36 Detroit Red Wings NHL 5 56.5 55 53 50.9 -5.8 44 44 50.0 -4.3 7.7 90.6 98.3 60.5 39.5
3 yrs NHL 23 631.4 670 469 58.8 0.7 533 376 58.6 0.5 8.6 93.4 102.1 57.8 42.2
2 yrs NHL 12 323.8 356 262 57.6 2.7 257 203 55.9 2.1 8.7 91.8 100.5 54.0 46.0
Career NHL 22 1046.8 1103 807 57.7 1.5 850 637 57.2 1.0 8.5 92.6 101.2 55.2 44.8

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1994-95 18 Sodertalje SK Jr. Swe-Jr. 30 8 6 14 12
1995-96 19 Sodertalje SK Jr. Swe-Jr. 22 13 12 25 20
1995-96 19 Sodertalje SK Sweden-2 18 5 1 6 0
1996-97 20 Sodertalje SK Jr. Swe-Jr. 2 2 1 3
1996-97 20 Sodertalje SK Sweden 29 3 2 5 10
1997-98 21 IK Nykopings Hockey 90 Sweden-2 10 5 1 6 14
1997-98 21 Sodertalje SK Sweden 41 11 9 20 66
1998-99 22 Sodertalje SK Sweden-2 18 13 10 23 26
1998-99 22 Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 27 0 5 5 10
1999-00 23 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 40 4 3 7 76
1999-00 23 Brynas IF Gavle EuroHL 4 0 2 2 4
2000-01 24 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 66 32 46 78 31 58 19 8 5 8 237 13.5
2001-02 25 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 8 3 6 9 0 12 2 1 0 1
2004-05 28 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 12 2 4 6 14
2004-05 28 Sodertalje SK Sweden 29 7 13 20 45
2004-05 28 Sweden WC-A 9 1 4 5 5 4 1 0 0 0
2005-06 29 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss 1 0 0 0 0
2005-06 29 Sweden Olympics 8 1 3 4 1 2 0 1 0 0
2005-06 29 Sweden WC-A 8 4 5 9 7 4 2 2 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 74 35 52 87 31 70 21 9 5 9 237 13.5
Career 1 Season EuroHL 4 0 2 2 4
Career 1 Season Olympics 8 1 3 4 1 2 0 1 0 0
Career 3 Seasons Swe-Jr. 54 23 19 42 32
Career 5 Seasons Sweden 166 25 32 57 207
Career 3 Seasons Sweden-2 46 23 12 35 40
Career 2 Seasons Swiss 13 2 4 6 14
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 17 5 9 14 12 8 3 2 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1995-96 19 Sodertalje SK Sweden-2 4 0 0 0 0
1996-97 20 Sodertalje SK Sweden 10 0 0 0 4
1998-99 22 Sodertalje SK Sweden-2 10 2 2 4 12
1999-00 23 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 11 7 2 9 6
2000-01 24 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
2004-05 28 Sodertalje SK Sweden 10 3 3 6 24
Career 1 Season AHL 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons Sweden 31 10 5 15 34
Career 2 Seasons Sweden-2 14 2 2 4 12
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 2006 SWE 1 3 0 2 15 24
Car 1 3 0 2 15 24

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 13 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Mikael Samuelsson 6.9 5.9 5.5 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 1.1 0.8 0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Michael Peca 91.7 7.2 6.1 5.1 4.9 4.2 3.9 3.5 1.9 1.0 0.6 -0.1
Darren Turcotte 91.7 5.6 5.3 4.9 4.1 4.0 3.6 3.3 1.6 0.7 0.7 -0.2
Maxim Afinogenov 91.3 7.4 7.1 5.7 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 1.6 1.4 0.5
Claude Lemieux 91.2 6.8 6.4 5.3 4.5 4.1 3.8 3.2 0.7 0.1 0.0 -0.1
Brent Ashton 90.3 6.3 5.1 4.9 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.3 1.2 1.0 0.8 -0.6
Eric Vail 90.3 7.3 6.6 6.1 4.9 4.4 4.4 3.6 0.8 0.6
Tim Connolly 90.1 6.9 5.7 5.2 4.1 3.5 3.4 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.0 0.2
Michal Handzus 89.7 6.7 6.5 5.6 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.8 2.7 1.0 0.1 -0.1
Todd White 89.6 7.4 6.7 5.6 4.3 4.3 3.1 2.7 1.0 0.9 0.1 0.0
Tim Young 89.6 7.3 6.5 4.9 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.2 2.1 1.9 0.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Mikael Samuelsson 6.9 5.9 5.5 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 1.1 0.8 0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Darren Turcotte 91.7 5.6 5.3 4.9 4.1 4.0 3.6 3.3 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.0 -0.2
Maxim Afinogenov 91.3 7.4 7.1 5.7 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 1.6 1.4 0.5
Eric Vail 90.3 7.3 6.6 6.1 4.9 4.4 4.4 3.6 0.8 0.6
Tim Connolly 90.1 6.9 5.7 5.2 4.1 3.5 3.4 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.0 0.2
Todd White 90.0 7.4 6.7 5.6 4.3 4.3 3.1 2.7 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0
Fleming MacKell 89.7 6.3 5.5 5.0 4.3 3.5 3.2 2.2 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.1
Tim Young 89.6 7.3 6.5 4.9 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.2 2.1 1.9 0.2
Andrei Kovalenko 89.3 6.6 5.8 5.3 4.1 3.4 2.9 2.4 1.9 1.1
Alexei Ponikarovsky 89.1 6.4 5.2 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1
Vic Stasiuk 88.2 6.6 5.9 5.2 4.7 4.3 3.8 3.3 1.6 1.1 1.0 0.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 24, 2001: Traded to NY Rangers by San Jose with Christian Gosselin for Adam Graves and future considerations, June 24, 2001.

February 10, 2003: Traded to Pittsburgh by NY Rangers with Joel Bouchard, Richard Lintner and Rico Fata for Mike Wilson, Alex Kovalev, Janne Laukkanen and Dan LaCouture, February 10, 2003.

June 21, 2003: Traded to Florida by Pittsburgh with Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Nathan Horton) and 2nd round compensatory choice (Stefan Meyer) in 2003 Entry Draft for Florida's 1st (Marc-Andre Fleury) and 3rd (Daniel Carcillo) round choices in 2003 Entry Draft, June 21, 2003.

January 21, 2004: Missed majority of 2003-04 due to jaw (November 21, 2003 vs. Washington) and hand (January 21, 2004 vs. Columbus) injuries.

September 8, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), September 8, 2004.

October 26, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), October 26, 2004.

September 17, 2005: Signed as a free agent by Detroit, September 17, 2005.

July 3, 2009: Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 3, 2009.

October 22, 2011: Traded to Florida by Vancouver with Marco Sturm for David Booth, Steve Reinprecht and Vancouver's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Vancouver selected Cole Cassels) in 2013 Entry Draft, October 22, 2011.

July 1, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 1, 2012.

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