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2015 NHL Draft
Philip Samuelsson

Philip Samuelsson  #25

Arizona Coyotes  Defenseman
NUMBER: 25 BIRTHDATE: July 26, 1991  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Leksand, Sweden
WEIGHT: 194 DRAFTED: PIT / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (61st overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15: Skated in 18:00 with 2 shots in his ARI debut vs. CGY, Jan. 15 Recalled from Portland (AHL) on Jan. 13 Has recorded 1-2-3 in 16 games with the Pirates Had 0-4-4 in 22 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL) Acquired by ARI from PIT in exchange for Rob Klinkhammer and a conditional 5th round draft choice in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft on Dec. 5, 2014. 2013-14: Appeared in 5 games with the Penguins Made his NHL debut on Dec. 16, 2013 vs. TOR Totaled 3-19-22 and a plus-17 rating in 64 games with WBS Ranked 2nd on the team in plus-minus. NOTES: Has also played for PIT.
Signed Letter of Intent to attend Boston College (Hockey East) in fall of 2009.
Quote of the Day

I think when you build a team, you look at pairs, and I think the pair of [Voracek and Giroux] is very good, certainly one of the top pairs in the League.

— Flyers GM Ron Hextall on Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek after giving Voracek a multiyear extension Thursday