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Kjell Samuelsson

Born:Oct. 18, 1958Draft:1984, New York Rangers, #119 Overall
Hometown:Tingsryd, SWEPosition:D
Known For:Physical defensemanShoots/Catches:Right
National Team:Sweden

Kjell William Alf Samuelsson (born 18 October 1958) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey defenseman who played 14 seasons in the NHL with the New York RangersPhiladelphia FlyersPittsburgh Penguins, and Tampa Bay Lightning between 1985 and 1999. He is currently the Flyers Director of Player Development. On December 17, 2018 he was named interim assistant coach of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the AHL.

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Staff History

  • Trenton Titans (ECHL)- Assistant Coach 1999-2000
  • Philadelphia Phantoms (AHL)- Assistant Coach 2000-2013
  • Philadelphia Flyers- Development Coach 2013-2023


  • NHL All-Star Game 1987-1988
  • World Championship Gold Medal 1990-1991
  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1991-1992
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion (Coach) 2004-2005