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USA Sweden Mattias Samuelsson

#23 Buffalo Sabres / NHL - 21/22
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GAMES
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G
A
TP
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5
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0
0
+2
10
0
3
3
+1
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Database: 919 358 players
Last added: Bowen Hahn
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nathan Smith 26 15 23 38
2. Hank Crone 23 9 24 33
3. Colin Theisen 27 16 16 32
4. Matty Beniers 26 15 17 32
5. Julian Napravnik 24 12 20 32
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
21
Height
6'4" / 193 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
227 lbs / 103 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
22/23
Cap Hit
$925,000 Powered by
Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 Team Comcast 13U AAA AYHL 13U 31 1 10 11 8 |
2013-14 Team Comcast 14U AAA AYHL 14U 23 6 19 25 10 |
2014-15 Northwood School Prep EJEPL 18U 19 1 1 2 0 |
2015-16 Northwood School USHS-Prep 47 14 15 29 - |
2016-17 USNTDP Juniors USHL 30 5 5 10 26 0 |
U.S. National U17 Team USDP 37 6 8 14 38 |
U.S. National U18 Team USDP 10 0 2 2 6 |
2017-18 USNTDP Juniors USHL 23 4 10 14 64 16 |
U.S. National U18 Team USDP 58 11 20 31 113 |
USA U18 “C” WJC-18 7 1 1 2 6 2 |
2018-19 Western Michigan Univ. NCAA 35 5 7 12 37 3 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 0 0 0 0 3 |
2019-20 Western Michigan Univ. “C” NCAA 30 2 12 14 41 17 |
USA U20 “C” WJC-20 5 0 0 0 6 3 |
2020-21 Buffalo Sabres NHL 12 0 2 2 4 -8 |
Rochester Americans AHL 23 3 10 13 12 -8 |
2021-22 Buffalo Sabres NHL 5 0 0 0 0 2 |
Rochester Americans AHL 20 2 13 15 16 -7 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 Philadelphia Flyers QC Int PW AA Elite 4 0 5 5 0 |
2014-15 East Coast Selects O U15 WSI U15 7 2 7 9 2 |
2015-16 Team Grey USA-S15 5 3 0 3 - |
USA U16 “C” YOG 6 0 2 2 0 6 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Wed 26/01 Buffalo Sabres @ Ottawa Senators
Sat 22/01 Buffalo Sabres vs Philadelphia Flyers
Fri 21/01 Buffalo Sabres vs Dallas Stars
Wed 19/01 Buffalo Sabres @ Ottawa Senators
Mon 17/01 Buffalo Sabres vs Detroit Red Wings
AHL
Sat 15/01 Rochester Americans vs Belleville Senators
Sat 15/01 Rochester Americans vs Belleville Senators
Thu 13/01 Rochester Americans vs Utica Comets
Sun 09/01 Rochester Americans @ Syracuse Crunch
Sun 19/12 Rochester Americans @ Hershey Bears
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 43 5 23 28 0.65 28 -15 | 0
AYHL 13U 1 31 1 10 11 0.35 8 - | 0
AYHL 14U 1 23 6 19 25 1.09 10 - | 0
EJEPL 18U 1 19 1 1 2 0.11 0 - | 0
NCAA 2 65 7 19 26 0.40 78 20 | 0
NHL 2 17 0 2 2 0.12 4 -6 | 0
QC Int PW AA Elite 1 4 0 5 5 1.25 0 - | 0
USA-S15 1 5 3 0 3 0.60 - - | 0
USDP 2 105 17 30 47 0.45 157 - | 0
USHL 2 53 9 15 24 0.45 90 16 | 0
USHS-Prep 1 47 14 15 29 0.62 - - | 0
WJC-18 1 7 1 1 2 0.29 6 2 | 0
WJC-20 2 12 0 0 0 0.00 6 6 | 0
WSI U15 1 7 2 7 9 1.29 2 - | 0
YOG 1 6 0 2 2 0.33 0 6 | 0
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Defensive
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Teamwork
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/17/2022
01/17/2022 Up/Down Rochester Americans Buffalo Sabres
11/03/2021
11/03/2021 Up/Down Buffalo Sabres Rochester Americans
03/25/2020
03/25/2020 Confirmed Western Michigan Univ. Buffalo Sabres
01/18/2018
01/18/2018 Confirmed USNTDP Juniors Western Michigan Univ.
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2016, 4 #68 overall by Sarnia Sting in the OHL Priority Selection

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #31 by ISS Hockey

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #38 by FCHockey

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #39 by McKeen's Hockey

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #31 by TSN/McKenzie

2018 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #21 by NHL Central Scouting

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