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MIKAEL SAMUELSSON RUMORS

Pleiness: Mikael Samuelsson’s upset with the way the Red Wings treated him

I saw this pop up on the Macomb Daily's Chuck Pleiness's Twitter feed and made a long, audible groan. Mikael Samuelsson apparently opened his mouth during the Red Wings' locker room clean-out day, and this happened: “I’m just disappointed the way this year started out,” said Samuelsson, who just wrapped up his two-year deal worth $6 million. “I was hoping...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikael Samuelsson Takes The High Road

via Afton Bladet with rough Google translation (link not translated), He is still one of the most deserving Swedish NHL veterans, including a Stanley Cup title under his belt, and has played twelve consecutive seasons at the highest level. - But I do know the most relief. I understand that the outside may look like this must be horrible, but it did not come as a bolt from...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Wings ready for youth movement?

If everything goes according to plan, Mikael Samuelsson will clear waivers at noon Sunday and be assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL -- or maybe not. "That's an option; we got to make a roster move (for Johan Franzen)," Red Wings GM Ken Holland said Saturday. "It could be Sammy or one of the kids." "I said to Mike Babcock, 'Dress the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Youth movement on hold

The Detroit Red Wings have dropped the puck on a new NHL season with a win at Joe Louis Arena on Wednesday night beating the Buffalo Sabres 2-1. Goals by Mikael Samuelsson and Pavel Datsyuk, separated by just 36 seconds halfway through the first period, held up long enough for the Red Wings to send their Hockeytown fans home happy. Thomas Vanek, Buffalo’s leading goal scorer from...
Via isportsweb.com
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: for better or Samuelsson

As September begins and the Red Wings prepare for the prospect tournament (which begins on Thursday in Traverse City) and their main training camp (from Thursday, September 12th to Tuesday, September 17th), there's a fly in the ointment in terms of the Wings' status as over the cap by about $638,000 (per Capgeek) and over the 23-man roster limit by 2 players. If the Wings...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Wings' lineup set for Game 3 at The Joe

Mikael Samuelsson along with Brian Lashoff are the only lineup changes the Detroit Red Wings will make for tonights playoff game against the Anaheim Ducks at Joe Louis Arena. Samuelsson suffered an injury plagued year missing 41 games of the regular season and has been a healthy scratch for the first two games of this series. Hes expected to play on a line with Cory Emmerton and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikael Samuelsson Needs X-Rays on Injured Hand, Per MLive Report

Mikael Samuelsson lasted all of one game after a return from a groin injury before being hit with some more bad luck. Or, more specifically in this case, being hit by an Ian White shot. Samuelsson left the ice early during Detroit’s pregame skate Tuesday in Nashville, after an errant shot from White struck Samuelsson on his left hand. MLive’s Ansar Khan reported after the Wings’...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikael Samuelsson Criticizes Alex Burrows for Biting Patrice Bergeron, Says He Should Have 'Let the Bear Sleep'

Don't poke the bear. NESN's Jack Edwards has been warning people for years, and the Canucks just didn't listen, although Mikael Samuelsson would have preferred if they did. During an interview with the Swedish website HockeySvierge.Se, Samuelsson, who played for the Canucks in 2011, made it clear that he thought Alex Burrows biting Patrice Bergeron during the Stanley...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Samuelsson returns to Red Wings

Forward Mikael Samuelsson is rejoining the team with whom he won a Stanley Cup in 2008. The Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms on a two-year contract Sunday, the team announced. Samuelsson, 35, was the third unrestricted free agent to sign with the Red Wings, joining goaltender Jonas Gustavsson and forward Damien Brunner. Samuelsson spent last season with the Florida Panthers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Samuelsson With Another Head-Scratcher From Center Ice

It's rare that a goal is scored from center ice, well, at least it's rare when there's a GOALIE in the net, that is. Earlier tonight, Florida's Mikael Samuelsson broke a scoreless game with a wrister from the red line; giving the Panthers a 1-0 lead, and Washington's Michal Neuvirth shame. This comes on the heels of Dennis Seidenberg's blast that ripped...
Via Tonight's Healthy Scratches
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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