Samuel Pahlsson
Samuel Pahlsson
Number: 26
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 202
Shoots: Left
Born: Dec 17, 1977
Birthplace: Ange, Sweden
Acquired: From ANA with Logan Stephenson and a conditional draft pick in exchange for James Wisniewski and Petri Kontiola on March 4, 2009.
Drafted: COL / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (176th overall)

Playoffs: Notched his first multiple-point performance as a member of the Blackhawks, tallying a goal and an assist on April 22 at Calgary ... Matched a postseason high with two points (G, A) on May 22 in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final against Detroit.

Regular Season: Appeared in 13 games with the Blackhawks after being acquired by the team at the NHL Trade Deadline (March 4), notching three points (2G, A) and a 53.8 faceoff winning percentage (93 of 173) ... Chicago notched a 8-2-3 record with him in the lineup ... Traded to the Blackhawks by Anaheim with Logan Stephenson and a conditional draft pick, in exchange for James Wisniewski and Petri Kontiola ... Posted his first point as a member of the Blackhawks on March 31 and his first goal with the club the next night (April 1) against St. Louis ... Logged 20:31 time on ice on April 3 against Nashville, his highest as a member of the Blackhawks ... Missed 18 games on Injured Reserve from Feb. 2 to March 17, which includes his first six tilts as a member of the Blackhawks and final 12 as a member of the Anaheim Ducks ... Credited with 30 hits in his 13 contests with Chicago ... Recorded 10 assists and 15 points in 52 games during his ninth season with the Anaheim before being traded to the Blackhawks ... Paced the Ducks with 569 faceoff wins and a 53.5 faceoff winning percentage ... Ranked third on Anaheim with 91 hits and held third among team forwards with an average time on ice of 18:30 ... Recorded a season-high two points with two assists on Jan. 27 at Phoenix ... Posted an assist in a season-best two straight games on Dec. 7 and 10 ... Skated in a season high 23:10 time on ice on Dec. 19 at Edmonton ... Appeared in his 500th career NHL game on Oct. 24 at Ottawa.

Stanley Cup Playoff Experience: This marks his fifth career postseason appearance with his second club ... Appeared in a team-high 64 games, all with the Anaheim Ducks, collecting 23 points (7G, 16A) and 50 penalty minutes ... Captured the 2007 Stanley Cup as a member of the Ducks, tallying 12 points (3G, 9A) in 21 contests during the team's run to the title ... Led the NHL in hits and faceoff wins during the 2007 postseason, while sharing first with a +10 plus/minus rating ... Helped the Ducks reach the 2003 Stanley Cup Finals during his playoff debut, racking up four assists and six points in 21 contests ... Reached the Western Conference Finals with Anaheim in 2006, netting three assists and five points in 16 outings along the way ... Held scoreless in six matchups with Anaheim last season.