North American Skater
MATTIAS
SAMUELSSON
POSITION: D
SHOOTS: Left
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
Weight: 218
Born: 03/14/2000
Mid Term Rank: 17
Nationality: American

• Samuelsson, a defenseman, collected 11-20—31 with the U.S. National Under-18 Team in 2017-18 (58 GP), including 4-10—14 in 23 USHL games.

• Internationally, Samuelsson captained Team USA to a silver medal at the 2018 Under-18 World Championship where he was recognized as one of the Top 3 Players on his team.

• His father, Kjell Samuelsson, is a Stanley Cup champion (1992 w/ PIT) who patrolled the blueline for 813 career NHL games with the Rangers, Flyers, Penguins and Lightning.

• He has committed to Western Michigan University for the 2018-19 season.

• Models his style of play after Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman.