Samuel Påhlsson (pronounced /ˈpɔːlsən/ in English; born December 17, 1977) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Påhlsson began his professional career in Sweden for Modo Hockey and was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche, 176th overall, in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. He was traded to the Boston Bruins on March 6, 2000, along with Brian Rolston, Martin Grenier, and a first round pick in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Dave Andreychuk and Raymond Bourque.
Påhlsson played 17 games for the Boston Bruins before once again being traded. On November 18, 2000, Påhlsson was traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim for Andrei Nazarov and Patrick Traverse.