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Kjell Samuelsson
Kjell Samuelsson
Defenseman
Number: 26
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 235
Shoots: Right
Born: Oct 18, 1958
Birthplace: Tyngsryd, Sweden
Hometown: Tingsryd, Sweden
Drafted: NYR / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (119th overall)


Played in NHL All-Star Game (1988) Traded to Philadelphia by NY Rangers with NY Rangers' 2nd round choice (Patrik Juhlin) in 1989 Entry Draft for Bob Froese, December 18, 1986. Traded to Pittsburgh by Philadelphia with Rick Tocchet, Ken Wregget and Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (Dave Roche) in 1993 Entry Draft for Mark Recchi, Brian Benning and Los Angeles' 1st round choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Jason Bowen) in 1992 Entry Draft, February 19, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, August 31, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, October 14, 1998. Officially announced his retirement, April 18, 1999.