Samuel Pahlsson

C / Vancouver Canucks / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

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  • Pahlsson Ruptures Achilles

    News: Samuel Pahlsson suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon playing in the Swedish Elite League, according to The Vancouver Sun.
    Analysis: Samuel Pahlsson was playing for the Modo team when he suffered the injury. He will be out of action for a significant period of time and in the case that the NHL lockout is resolved, will not be ready to play immediately. Between the Blue Jackets and Canucks last season, he scored four goals and added 13 assists in 80 games played.
  • Pahlsson Signs With Swedish Team

    News: Samuel Pahlsson signed a three-year deal with club team Modo of the Swedish Elite League, Jonathan Lindquist of reports.
    Analysis: Modo has a press conference scheduled for Monday to officially introduce Samuel Pahlsson. This deal will likely end Pahlsson's NHL career. The 34-year-old defensive center has totaled 199 points (68 G, 131 A) in 798 games with five NHL teams.
  • Canucks' Pahlsson Nets Game-Winner

    News: Samuel Pahlsson netted the game-winner in Thursday's 3-2 victory over the Jets.
    Analysis: Thursday's marker was Samuel Pahlsson's first goal since joining the Canucks at the trade deadline. The third-line center is known more for his defensive prowess, so don't expect big point totals from him going forward.
  • Pahlsson Has Quiet Debut With Canucks

    News: Samuel Pahlsson saw 11:41 minutes of ice time in his debut with the Canucks on Tuesday.
    Analysis: Samuel Pahlsson was held off the scoresheet while firing off three shots and picking up two hits. He'll center the third line for the Canucks while facing opponents' top offensive lines. Expect minimal scoring, as he was acquired to shore up the defensive play of Vancouver's third unit.
  • Jackets' Pahlsson Dealt To Canucks

    News: Samuel Pahlsson has been traded to the Canucks from the Blue Jackets, reports TSN's Bob McKenzie. The price is two fourth-round picks this year and defenseman Taylor Ellington.
    Analysis: Samuel Pahlsson brings valuable playoff experience to the Canucks' lineup. He won't be of much interest to your fantasy team, though, as he has just 11 points this season.
  • Blue Jackets' Pahlsson To Return Thursday

    News: Samuel Pahlsson (illness) took part in Thursday's morning skate, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports.
    Analysis: Samuel Pahlsson missed Tuesday's game with the illness, but he is line to return to the Blue Jackets' blue line Thursday night.
  • Jackets' Pahlsson Expected To Play Thursday

    News: Samuel Pahlsson (illness) didn't practice Wednesday but is expected to be in the lineup Thursday, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
    Analysis: He was able to do some off-ice work on Wednesday. Your fantasy team's hopes won't be pinned to his return, but the Jackets' goaltenders will be happier with Samuel Pahlsson anchoring a checking line.
  • Jackets' Pahlsson Out With Illness

    News: Samuel Pahlsson will miss Tuesday's game due to illness, Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
    Analysis: Aaron Johnson will move into a forward role with Samuel Pahlsson out. Consider Pahlsson day-to-day now, but seeing as he was a game-time decision, he should be able to return for the Jackets' next game.
  • Pahlsson Anchors Blue Jackets' Checking Line

    News: Samuel Pahlsson will begin the season centering the Jackets' checking line between Matt Calvert and Derek Dorsett.
    Analysis: The trio won't produce much offense, but they should provide a nice mix of defensive skill, grit and abrasiveness.
  • Pahlsson nets empty-net score

    News: Blue Jackets C Samuel Pahlsson scored a goal and finished at plus-1 during Wednesday's game against the Panthers. Pahlsson chopped at the puck on the late faceoff, and it slid between the Florida defensemen and into the net for an empty-net score. He has two goals and one assist in his last four games.
    Analysis: Pahlsson is starting to wake up a bit at the offensive end, but don't expect this hot stretch to last. Pahlsson is on the ice because he is great in the faceoff circle and a solid veteran presence. He is best used in Fantasy leagues that reward heavily for short-handed and faceoff stats now that he is healthy.
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