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Samuelsson’s a Swede surprise


Samuelsson’s a Swede surprise
tearing it up: No matter what Henrik Sedin says, no one could have seen this coming

Gordon McIntyre The Province April 23, 2010

Had it been Christian Ehrhoff at the point and not Daniel Sedin, Mikael Samuelsson might have gone to the net for a rebound.

But since Ehrhoff was in front of the crease, screening Jonathan Quick, and it was a Sedin with the puck at the blueline, Samuelsson knew he had to be ready for anything.

So when Daniel’s slap-pass arrived, Samuelsson turned his blade at the perfect angle to redirect the puck past Quick and pull the Canucks even at 3-3 at 7:29 of the third period in Wednesday’s pivotal Game 4.

“I’m looking to do a little more with them, I guess,” Samuelsson said about being moved to the Sedin line for the third period.

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