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Mikael Samuelsson     \MY-kul\

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 ▪ Weight: 218 lbs.

Born: December 23, 1976 in Mariefred, Sweden
Draft: San Jose, 5th round (145th overall), 1998 NHL Entry
Contract: 2 years/$6,000,000
2013-14 Cap Hit: $3,000,000.00 (full contract info at capgeek.com)

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

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2000-01 24 SJS NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 19 5:41
2001-02 25 NYR NHL 67 6 10 16 6 10 23 3 1 2 1 10 0 0 94 6.4 795 12:52
2002-03 26 TOT NHL 80 10 14 24 9 -21 40 7 2 1 2 10 3 1 154 6.5 1211 15:08
2002-03 26 NYR NHL 58 8 14 22 8 0 32 6 1 1 2 10 3 1 118 6.8 901 16:32
2002-03 26 PIT NHL 22 2 0 2 1 -21 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 36 5.6 309 14:04
2003-04 27 FLA NHL 37 3 6 9 3 0 35 3 0 0 1 5 1 0 50 6.0 454 12:15
2005-06 29 DET NHL 71 23 22 45 18 27 42 16 7 0 3 16 6 0 187 12.3 960 14:31
2006-07 30 DET NHL 53 14 20 34 13 1 28 8 6 0 2 12 8 0 189 7.4 803 15:09
2007-08 31 DET NHL 73 11 29 40 14 21 26 8 3 0 1 21 8 0 249 4.4 1187 16:16 Selke-66
2008-09 32 DET NHL 81 19 21 40 16 0 50 12 7 0 1 8 13 0 257 7.4 1245 15:22
2009-10 33 VAN NHL 74 30 23 53 22 10 64 23 7 0 4 16 7 0 219 13.7 1271 17:10
2010-11 34 VAN NHL 75 18 32 50 18 8 36 13 5 0 2 18 14 0 215 8.4 1247 17:38
2011-12 35 TOT NHL 54 14 17 31 12 1 20 7 7 0 1 11 6 0 138 10.1 861 16:57
2011-12 35 VAN NHL 6 1 2 3 1 -1 6 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 13 7.7 95 16:53
2011-12 35 FLA NHL 48 13 15 28 11 2 14 7 6 0 1 10 5 0 125 10.4 766 16:57
2012-13 36 DET NHL 4 0 1 1 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 51 13:52
2013-14 37 DET NHL 26 1 2 3 1 -4 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 36 2.8 269 10:21
6 yrs DET NHL 308 68 95 163 62 42 152 45 23 0 7 57 37 0 922 7.4 4516 15:39
3 yrs VAN NHL 155 49 57 106 41 17 106 36 13 0 6 35 22 0 447 11.0 2614 17:51
2 yrs NYR NHL 125 14 24 38 14 10 55 9 2 3 3 20 3 1 212 6.6 1696 14:34
2 yrs FLA NHL 85 16 21 37 14 2 49 10 6 0 2 15 6 0 175 9.1 1219 14:20
1 yr SJS NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 19 5:41
1 yr PIT NHL 22 2 0 2 1 -21 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 36 5.6 309 14:03
Career NHL 699 149 197 346 133 50 370 101 45 3 18 127 68 1 1795 8.3 10372 15:50

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2000-01 24 SJS NHL 4 0.00 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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-66
2008-09 32 DET NHL 81 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 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 0.24 0.43 0.67 0.24 0.48 2.87 20 34 54 20 73 28 38 1 8 3.9 1.6 5.5
2011-12 35 TOT NHL 54 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 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 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 0.00 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 0.04 0.08 0.12 0.04 0.23 1.38 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 -4 -0.3 0.1 -0.2
6 yrs DET NHL 308 0.22 0.31 0.53 0.20 0.49 2.99 71 97 168 65 258 104 109 1 42 10.9 6.3 17.1
3 yrs VAN NHL 155 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 NYR NHL 125 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
2 yrs FLA NHL 85 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
1 yr SJS NHL 4 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
1 yr PIT NHL 22 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
Career NHL 699 0.21 0.28 0.49 0.19 0.53 2.57 162 206 368 145 547 196 335 38 50 23.3 12.5 35.8

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2005-06 29 DET NHL 6 0 1 1 0 -1 6 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 93 16:33
2006-07 30 DET NHL 18 3 8 11 4 2 14 2 1 0 1 45 6.7 278 15:27
2007-08 31 DET NHL SC 22 5 8 13 5 8 8 5 0 0 1 79 6.3 351 16:56
2008-09 32 DET NHL 23 5 5 10 4 7 6 5 0 0 2 79 6.3 348 15:08
2009-10 33 VAN NHL 12 8 7 15 6 7 16 5 3 0 1 42 19.0 216 18:58
2010-11 34 VAN NHL 11 1 2 3 1 -4 8 1 0 0 1 20 5.0 181 16:26
2011-12 35 FLA NHL 7 0 5 5 1 -1 2 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 113 16:06
2012-13 36 DET NHL 5 1 1 2 1 -1 2 1 0 0 0 8 12.5 65 13:05
Career NHL 1 104 23 37 60 22 17 62 19 4 0 6 303 7.6 1645 16:48

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1994-95 18 Sodertalje SK Jr. Swe-Jr. 30 8 6 14 0 12 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1995-96 19 Sodertalje SK Jr. Swe-Jr. 22 13 12 25 0 20 13 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1995-96 19 Sodertalje SK Sweden-2 18 5 1 6 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 20 Sodertalje SK Jr. Swe-Jr. 2 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 20 Sodertalje SK Sweden 29 3 2 5 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 21 IK Nykopings Hockey 90 Sweden-2 10 5 1 6 0 14 5 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 21 Sodertalje SK Sweden 41 11 9 20 0 66 11 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1998-99 22 Sodertalje SK Sweden-2 18 13 10 23 0 26 13 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1998-99 22 Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 27 0 5 5 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1999-00 23 Brynas IF Gavle Sweden 40 4 3 7 0 76 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1999-00 23 Brynas IF Gavle EuroHL 4 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2000-01 24 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 66 32 46 78 31 58 19 8 5 8 237 13.5 0 0:00
2001-02 25 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 8 3 6 9 0 12 2 1 0 1 0 0 0:00
2004-05 28 HC Geneve-Servette Swiss 12 2 4 6 0 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2004-05 28 Sodertalje SK Sweden 29 7 13 20 0 45 7 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2004-05 28 Sweden WC-A 9 1 4 5 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2005-06 29 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2005-06 29 Sweden Olympics 8 1 3 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0:00
2005-06 29 Sweden WC-A 8 4 5 9 7 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons AHL 74 35 52 87 31 70 21 9 5 9 237 14.8 0 0:00
Career 1 Season EuroHL 4 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season Olympics 8 1 3 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 3 Seasons Swe-Jr. 54 23 19 42 0 32 23 0 0 0 0 0
Career 5 Seasons Sweden 166 25 32 57 0 207 25 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 3 Seasons Sweden-2 46 23 12 35 0 40 23 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons Swiss 13 2 4 6 0 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 17 5 9 14 12 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 0:00

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- 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 2012-13)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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
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
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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