Jesper Samuelsson, C/LW
Hometown: Norrkoping, SWE
Drafted: 2008 by Detroit, 211th overall
July 2013- With the last pick of the 2008 draft, Detroit selected Jesper Samuelsson hoping they could strike gold… again. Unfortunately Samuelsson hasn’t elevated his game to a high enough level to make it in the Swedish Elite League let alone the NHL. Samuelsson, known for his offensive instincts, sees the ice and reads the play with ease because of his superb vision which makes him a lethal weapon when on the powerplay. At the age of 25, it is beginning to look like Samuelsson’s window of opportunity is closing if it hasn’t already. Travis Watson
Fantasy Outlook: D-
Talented offensive player but when playing against stronger competition he has struggled to produce.
Buy the latest Fantasy Prospects Report here.
- Exception Status: Connor Bedard Makes History
- Exceptions to the Rule: John Tavares and Shane Wright
- Prospect Ramblings: Major Junior Outlook & NHL Prospect Signings
- Prospect Ramblings: What to Expect from Graduating Prospects
- Talking with the USNTDP about Netflix, COVID-19 and Training
- MHL Report: Ovchinnikov and Rangayev
- Prospect Feature: Talking with Ryan Suzuki
- Prospect Ramblings: Comparing 2020 NHL Draft Rankings Published 15 Months Apart