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Ulf Samuelsson

Ulf Samuelsson  #5

Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: March 26, 1964
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Fagerstad, Sweden
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: HFD / 1982 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (67th overall)
EJC-A All-Star Team (1982) Traded to Pittsburgh by Hartford with Ron Francis and Grant Jennings for John Cullen, Jeff Parker and Zarley Zalapski, March 4, 1991. Traded to NY Rangers by Pittsburgh with Luc Robitaille for Petr Nedved and Sergei Zubov, August 31, 1995. Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers for Detroit's 2nd round choice (David Inman) in 1999 Entry Draft and NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (previously acquired, NY Rangers' selected Johan Asplund) in 1999 Entry Draft, March 23, 1999. Traded to Atlanta by Detroit for future considerations, June 25, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, October 19, 1999. Officially announced his retirement, February 12, 2001.
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We think that Randy is a very good coach. Our players think that Randy is a very good coach. We think that he's going to get the most out of this group. With the addition of the two assistants, a bit of a different dynamic, we're very comfortable that this is a quality coaching staff that's going to maximize the potential of this team.

— Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis on head coach Randy Carlyle and his staff