Coyotes' Samuelsson lured to Sweden

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 7:54 PM ET

The Phoenix Coyotes associate coach Ulf Samuelsson has left the Phoenix Coyotes to become the coach of Modo of the Swedish Elite League.

Samuelsson, 47,was associate coach of the Coyotes -- a team he joined in 2006.

"We thank Ulf for all his hard work and dedication to the Coyotes over the past five seasons and we wish him the best of luck with Modo," Phoenix general manager Don Maloney said.

Samuelsson previously was an NHL defenceman, winning Stanley Cups with Pittsburgh in 1991 and '92.


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