Jérôme Samson

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Jérôme Samson
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Born (1987-09-04) September 4, 1987 (age 27)
Greenfield Park, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 188 lb (85 kg; 13 st 6 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Tampa Bay Lightning
Syracuse Crunch (AHL)
Carolina Hurricanes
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present

Jérôme Samson (born September 4, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger. He is currently playing within the Tampa Bay Lightning organization of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Samson was signed by the Carolina Hurricanes on July 2, 2007. During the 2009–10 season, Samson made his NHL debut with the Hurricanes and assisted on a Rod Brind'Amour goal on his first shift against the Nashville Predators on January 7, 2010.[1]

He scored his first NHL goal on January 10, 2012 against Sergei Bobrovsky of the Philadelphia Flyers.[2]

On July 5, 2013, Samson left the Hurricanes organization as a free agent and signed a one-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets.[3] In his single season in 2013–14 within the Jets organization, Samson was assigned to AHL affiliate, the St. John's IceCaps.

On July 10, 2014, Samson agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 63 6 11 17 22 12 1 4 5 8
2005–06 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 62 20 32 52 46 21 6 12 18 15
2006–07 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 38 19 33 52 20
2006–07 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 33 25 22 47 16 20 14 12 26 10
2007–08 Albany River Rats AHL 65 21 18 39 38 7 1 1 2 2
2008–09 Albany River Rats AHL 70 22 32 54 56
2009–10 Albany River Rats AHL 74 37 41 78 66 8 6 3 9 8
2009–10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 7 0 2 2 10
2010–11 Charlotte Checkers AHL 53 26 28 54 44
2010–11 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 23 0 2 2 0
2011–12 Charlotte Checkers AHL 57 20 17 37 26
2011–12 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 16 2 3 5 8
2012–13 Charlotte Checkers AHL 37 7 11 18 27
2013–14 St. John's IceCaps AHL 68 27 29 56 49 17 3 3 6 4
NHL totals 46 2 7 9 18

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