Jérôme Samson

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Jérôme Samson
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Born (1987-09-04) September 4, 1987 (age 26)
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
Former teams
Tampa Bay Lightning
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 with the Tampa Bay Lightning 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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