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SAMUELSSON ASSIGNED TO PENGUINS

 

Samuelsson Assigned to Penguins
Rookie defenseman potted first playoff goal with Wheeling
 
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – It was announced today that defenseman Philip Samuelsson has been re-assigned from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton by the Pittsburgh Penguins.   
 
Making his first professional playoff appearance, Samuelsson has skated in three games for Wheeling in their first round match-up against Kalamazoo.  He registered his first postseason goal in Game 2 versus the Wings.  Samuelsson recorded one assist and 11 penalty minutes over five regular season contests with the Nailers.  Samuelsson has also compiled a goal and seven assists in 43 games this season for the Penguins. 
 
Samuelsson is in his first year of professional hockey after skating two seasons with Boston College.  The 20-year-old native of Leksand, Sweden earned an NCAA Championship in 2010 during his freshman year with Eagles. 
 
For information, go to www.wbspenguins.com or the Penguins’ official Facebook and Twitter pages.
 
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