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Coyotes Sign Samuelsson to Entry-Level Contract

Monday, 03.11.2013 / 1:40 PM MT / News
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Coyotes Sign Samuelsson to Entry-Level Contract

Monday, March 11, 2013

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed 2012 first round draft choice forward Henrik Samuelsson of the Edmonton Oil Kings (Western Hockey League) to a three-year entry-level contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.


The 6-foot-2, 215-pound Samuelsson has posted 32-47-79 in 67 games with the Oil Kings this season. He currently ranks third on the team in goals and points.

The 19-year-old native of Scottsdale, Arizona finished the 2011-12 season with Edmonton, recording 7-16-23 in 28 games with the Oil Kings after recording 0-2-2 in 15 games with Modo Hockey Ornskoldsvik (Swedish Elite League).

Samuelsson was originally drafted by the Coyotes in the first round (27th overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2015 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us