2013 Rookie Tournament: Samuelsson looks to bring more consistency to his game
Late in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ final game of the Toronto Maple Leafs’-hosted 2013 Rookie Tournament, Philip Samuelsson came into a scrum acting as peacekeeper. He was trying to keep Bobby Shea at bay, but things got heated, and the blueliner dropped the gloves, ending his tournament early.
And, if Samuelsson has anything to say about it, you’re going to see more of that behaviour this year.
“It’s something I’m trying to incorporate into my game,” Samuelsson said of the physical play. “I think last season I had about six or seven fights, so it’s something that I’m not shy to do and I like to stand up for my teammates out there.”
Last season, Samuelsson played 65 games with the Penguins’ AHL farm club in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.… read more