After filling in admirably for five games, a pair of young Pittsburgh Penguins are headed back to the farm.
The Penguins announced they’ve reassigned forward Harry Zolnierczyk and defenseman Philip Samuelsson to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in the AHL.
Both players played in the past five games for the Pens between Dec. 16 and Dec. 23. Zolnierczyk made the most of his return to the...
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Philip Samuelsson and forward Harry Zolnierczyk from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
For Samuelsson, 22, this marks the first time in his career that he has been recalled to the NHL. This season he has totaled six assists and...
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Another defenseman with the last name of Samuelsson will suit up for the Pittsburgh Penguins. 22-year-old Philip Samuelsson, the son of two-time Penguins Stanley Cup champion Ulf Samuelsson, has been recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Samuelsson, Pittsburgh’s second-round choice in 2009 (61st overall), has recorded 6 assists in 26 games so far...
Defenseman Philip Samuelsson, son of Ulf, is the most well-known second-generation Penguin playing in Wilkes-Barre these days, but he's not the only one.
When the dust settles, the big-picture beneficiaries might end up being Carl Sneep and Philip Samuelsson.
As he struggled through a September rookie tournament in Ontario, there were whispers that defenseman Philip Samuelsson might have made a mistake by leaving Boston College and turning pro after his sophomore season. Two months later, it looks like the Penguins' second-round pick in the 2009 draft probably made the right call.