Morgan Samuelsson was born on April 6, 1968, and he was a Swedish ice hockey player and coach. While active, Morgan Samuelsson played as a center. He was the brother of Magnus Samuelsson who was a footballer.
Morgan Samuelsson was born in Boden. It must be noted that he started playing ice hockey at a local athletic club. He also played football, floorball and bandy till he was 15 years old. When he turned 15, Morgan Samuelsson decided to concentrate and focus on ice hockey.
He played his first game in 1983 in Hockeyettan and subsequently, he joined Lulea HF to play in the Swedish Hockey League. He played for Lulea for two seasons after which he left and joined AIK IF in the summer of 1992.
Later in 1996, he joined the Deutsche Eishockey Liga and played for Kassel Huskies and Kolner Hale for a season. He left Kolner Hale during the 1997 and 1998 DEL season and became part of the Lausitzer Fuchse. He later relocated from Germany and joined HC Davos for the Speng…
Morgan Samuelsson participated in the 1986 IIHF European U-18 Championship and won the silver medal with Sweden. He served as head coach for HC Sierre for the 2004 and 2005 Nationalalliga A Season but left in the year 2006. He also coached HC Bozen-Boizano and won the Coppa Italia with the team in 2009.
Regardless of the win, he was sacked the next season. In the 2007/2008 season, he was the coach of Djurgardens IF Hockey but later he took over from Karl Eloranta as coach of SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers. Morgan Samuelsson also coached Akers Hockey. A summary of the clubs he played for include Luleå HF, Södertälje SK, AIK IF, Boden Hockey, Kassel Huskies, Kölner Haie, Lausitzer Füchse, ZSC Lions, SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers, HC Thurgau, EK Zeller Eisbären and HC Davos.
Morgan Samuelsson Cause of Death
Morgan Samuelsson died on September 3, 2023. He was 55 years old at the time of his death.
He died of a heart attack