Ulf Samuelsson was hired as an assistant coach by the Florida Panthers on Monday.
“Ulf is a knowledgeable and experienced coach who will be a great addition to the Panthers,” said general manager Bill Zito. “We are delighted that he is joining the coaching staff (from Coach Joel Quenneville) and we look forward to his competitive mentality and the impact he can have on our team.
Samuelsson was an assistant under Quenneville with the Blackhawks from June 15, 2017, until each of them was fired on November 6, 2018.
The native of Fagersta, Sweden, has won the Stanley Cup twice with the Penguins (1991, 1992). He scored 332 points (57 goals, 275 assists) in 1,080 regular season games and 34 points (seven goals, 27 assists) in 132 Stanley Cup playoff games. His 2,453 regular-season penalty minutes are the largest among Swedish-born NHL players.