#23 MATTIAS SAMUELSSON (D)
BUFFALO SABRES
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Age 23 Birth Date 2000-03-14
Shoots L Draft Info 2018 (2/32)
Height 6'4 Fantrax Roster% 11
Weight 224 Yahoo Roster% 1
Country USA Status IR
2023-2024 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI SOG HIT BKS
41167020:300:024410686
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Date Type News
2024-02-07ArticleInjury Ward: Lightning Defense Receives Boost, Updates on Hughes and Svechnikov
2024-02-06Injury UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
2024-02-04Injury UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) underwent surgery and will not return during the 2023-24 campaign.
2024-01-26Injury UpdateSamuelsson is still undergoing medical imaging for his upper-body injury, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports Friday.
2024-01-24Injury UpdateSamuelsson (undisclosed) is banged up and won't play versus the Kings on Wednesday, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
2024-01-20Injury UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) is expected to be a game-time call Saturday versus the Lightning, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
2024-01-20Player UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) will suit up Saturday against the Lightning, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
2024-01-17Injury UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) isn't expected to be an option Wednesday versus Chicago, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
2024-01-15Injury UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) won't play Monday against the Sharks, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
2024-01-13Injury UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) won't return to Saturday's contest against the Canucks.
2023-12-13Player UpdateSamuelsson (undisclosed) is good to play Wednesday versus Colorado.
2023-12-11Injury UpdateSamuelsson (undisclosed) will not suit up Monday against Arizona, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
2023-12-11Injury UpdateSamuelsson (undisclosed) is questionable for Monday's matchup against Arizona, according to Heather Engel of NHL.com.
2023-11-27Player UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) is in Monday's lineup against the Rangers, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
2023-11-27Player UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) will be a game-time decision against the Rangers on Monday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
2023-11-25Injury UpdateSamuelsson (upper body) won't return to Saturday's game versus the Devils.
2023-11-11Player UpdateSamuelsson (lower body) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, per the NHL media site.
2023-11-10Injury UpdateSamuelsson (lower body) could be an option to face Minnesota on Friday.
2023-11-04Injury UpdateSamuelsson (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, per the NHL media site.
2023-11-03Injury UpdateSamuelsson (lower body) will not return to Friday's game against the Flyers.

Salary/CapHit Information

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Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2023-20244,285,7164,285,7144,285,714
2024-20254,285,7144,285,7144,285,714
2025-20264,285,7144,285,7144,285,714
2026-20274,285,7144,285,7144,285,714
2027-20284,285,7144,285,7144,285,714
2028-20294,285,7144,285,7144,285,714
2029-20304,285,7144,285,7144,285,714

Upside Trend Chart

NHL ID: 8480807

2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status G A PTS +/- PIM SOG PPG PPP HITS BKS FOW FO% PPTOI %PP SHTOI %SH TOI HIghlights

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Feb 21@MTL
Feb 23@CBJ
Feb 25CAR
Feb 27@FLA
Feb 29@T.B
Mar 2VGK
Mar 3WPG
Mar 6@TOR
Mar 7@NSH
Mar 9EDM
Mar 12DET
Mar 14NYI
Mar 16@DET
Mar 18@SEA
Mar 19@VAN
Mar 21@EDM
Mar 24@CGY
Mar 27OTT
Mar 29N.J
Mar 30TOR
Apr 2WSH
Apr 5PHI
Apr 7@DET
Apr 9@DAL
Apr 11WSH
Apr 13@FLA
Apr 15@T.B

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2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status W L OTL GA SA GAA SV% GSAA SO QS RBS MIN

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Feb 21@MTL
Feb 23@CBJ
Feb 25CAR
Feb 27@FLA
Feb 29@T.B
Mar 2VGK
Mar 3WPG
Mar 6@TOR
Mar 7@NSH
Mar 9EDM
Mar 12DET
Mar 14NYI
Mar 16@DET
Mar 18@SEA
Mar 19@VAN
Mar 21@EDM
Mar 24@CGY
Mar 27OTT
Mar 29N.J
Mar 30TOR
Apr 2WSH
Apr 5PHI
Apr 7@DET
Apr 9@DAL
Apr 11WSH
Apr 13@FLA
Apr 15@T.B

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2023-2024 Regular Season Line Combinations

Even Strength Line Combinations

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Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Even Strength Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Even Strength Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Power Play Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Power Play Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Power Play Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Buffalo Sabres Last Game Lines (2024-02-21)

Opponent: Montreal Canadiens
Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
14:0126.0JEFF SKINNER - ALEX TUCH - TAGE THOMPSON0001150.06366.7
23:2922.5JORDAN GREENWAY - CASEY MITTELSTADT - DYLAN COZENS01-12250.02722.2
32:5619.0KYLE OKPOSO - ZEMGUS GIRGENSONS - ERIC ROBINSON0001150.05362.5
42:4617.9PEYTON KREBS - JJ PETERKA - ZACH BENSON000000.0010.0
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
15:2334.8HENRI JOKIHARJU - RASMUS DAHLIN000020.01712.5
23:5325.1CONNOR CLIFTON - JACOB BRYSON0004266.78280.0
33:0920.4ERIK JOHNSON - KALE CLAGUE01-1010.04544.4
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
10:4255.3JEFF SKINNER - ALEX TUCH - TAGE THOMPSON - DYLAN COZENS000000.010100.0
20:1823.7ALEX TUCH - TAGE THOMPSON - DYLAN COZENS - JJ PETERKA000000.0000.0
30:067.9TAGE THOMPSON - PEYTON KREBS - JJ PETERKA000000.0000.0
40:056.6ALEX TUCH - TAGE THOMPSON - JJ PETERKA00010100.010100.0
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:0078.9RASMUS DAHLIN000000.010100.0
20:1621.1HENRI JOKIHARJU - RASMUS DAHLIN00020100.020100.0
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:1940.3JORDAN GREENWAY - DYLAN COZENS000030.0040.0
21:0834.7JORDAN GREENWAY - ZACH BENSON000010.0010.0
30:4824.5ALEX TUCH - ZACH BENSON000000.0000.0
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:2040.8ERIK JOHNSON - RASMUS DAHLIN000030.0040.0
20:4724.0ERIK JOHNSON - CONNOR CLIFTON000000.0000.0
30:3819.4CONNOR CLIFTON - JACOB BRYSON000010.0010.0

BUFFALO SABRES 2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Name GP W L OTL GA SHA GAA SV% GSAA SO QUAL QUAL% RBS RBS% MIN

BUFFALO SABRES Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
UKKO-PEKKA LUUKKONEN2420172548.09.0
DEVIN COOLEY260004.55.0
DEVON LEVI22202072128.08.0
TOPIAS LEINONEN2020222417.06.0
SCOTT RATZLAFF18202351415.54.0

Career Stats (Regular Season)

Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024BUF411670.1714426442.31.1106000086000:020.957.620:30
2022-2023BUF5528100.18151420762.61.4107000191000:051.560.122:11
2021-2022BUF42010100.2420-1016440.01.0100000060000:051.652.220:00
2020-2021BUF120220.1714-84100.00.820000010000:000.050.818:02
CAREER 150326290.19160661741.71.23330001247000:041.356.620:47

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024BUF4110.0260.1570.17260.63441.0700.001062.59862.1000.00
2022-2023BUF5520.0480.15100.18200.36761.3800.001071.95911.6500.00
2021-2022BUF4200.00100.24100.24160.38441.0500.001002.38601.4300.00
2020-2021BUF1200.0020.1720.1740.33100.8300.00201.67100.8300.00

Career Stats (Non-NHL)  AHL Profile Page

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2021-2022AHLRochester Americans22213150.6816-11482.24.2027
2020-2021AHLRochester Americans23310130.5712-8391.77.7123
2019-2020NCAAWestern Michigan Univ.30212140.47411700.00017
2019-2020WJC-20USA U2050000.006300.000
2018-2019NCAAWestern Michigan Univ.3557120.3437300.00012
2018-2019WJC-20USA U2070000.000300.000
2017-2018USDPU.S. National U18 Team581120310.53113000.000
2017-2018USHLUSNTDP Juniors23410140.61641600.000
2017-2018WJC-18USA U1871120.296200.000
2016-2017USDPU.S. National U17 Team3768140.3838000.000
2016-2017USHLUSNTDP Juniors3055100.3326000.000
2016-2017USDPU.S. National U18 Team100220.206000.000
2015-2016USHS-PrepNorthwood School471415290.620000.000
2015-2016YOGUSA U1660220.330600.000
2015-2016USA-S15Team Grey53030.600000.000
2014-2015EJEPL 18UNorthwood School Prep191120.110000.000
2013-2014AYBHLVirtua Hockey Bantam Major AAA23619251.0910000.000
2012-2013AYMBHLVirtua Hockey Bantam Minor AAA31110110.358000.000
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP

Career Stats (Non-NHL)  AHL Profile Page

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2014-2015WSI U15East Coast Selects O U1572791.292000.000
2012-2013QC Int PW AA ElitePhiladelphia Jr. Flyers40551.250000.000
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024BUF30220.67552230.01.0200003000:041.146.716:35
2022-2023BUF20000.000-1060.03.0300001000:000.037.218:42
CAREER 50220.40331290.01.8500004000:020.842.117:26

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024BUF300.0020.6720.6720.6731.0000.0020.6731.0000.00
2022-2023BUF200.0000.0000.0000.0063.0000.0031.5010.5000.00

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2023-2024

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
1191231700:0219:34
2200442600:0121:26
32000100:1119:52
40000000:00:0

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2022-2023

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
190111400:0420:30
2191232700:0523:12
3180442400:0521:09
491121100:0323:41

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Shooting % 2.3
5on5 Shooting % 7.7
PTS/60 0.5
PDO 988
Sec. Asst% 0

Expected Goal (xG) stats below provided by Natural Stat Trick
Note: Expected Goals are updated overnight and will not include today's games. Stats only available as of 2020-21.

Advanced Stats

Year PDO 5 on 5 S% OZ Start% PTS/60 SOG/60 %PP IPP PPIPP CF% Sec Assists Sec Assist %

Expected Goals

Year GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5

Extended Game Log

Date OPP TEAM CF CA CF% GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5



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GP G A PTS PTS/60 +/- PIM SOG S% PPP HIT BLK FOW FO% PPTOI %PP TOI IPP

Even Strength Line Combinations

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Even Strength Line Production

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Power Play Line Combinations

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