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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 pick (Patrik Juhlin) in 1989 NHL Draft for Bob Froese, December 18, 1986. Traded to Pittsburgh by Philadelphia with Rick Tocchet, Ken Wregget and Philadelphia's 3rd round pick (Dave Roche) in 1993 NHL Draft for Mark Recchi, Brian Benning and Los Angeles' 1st round pick (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Jason Bowen) in 1992 NHL 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.