Penguins sign Philip Samuelsson
PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Tuesday that they have signed defenseman Philip Samuelsson to a three-year, entry- level contract.
Samuelsson was Pittsburgh's second-round pick (61st overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
The 6-foot-3, 198-pound rearguard played the last two years for Boston College and captured a national title with the Eagles as a freshman in 2009-10. He compiled five goals and 30 points in 81 games with the university.
Samuelsson is the son of former NHLer Ulf Samuelsson. The elder Samuelsson, who also was a blueliner, won Stanley Cups with Pittsburgh in 1991 and '92.