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Jerome Samson | Winger | #52

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/4/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 195

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Jerome Samson has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Samson had 27 goals and 56 points in 68 NHL games in 2013-14. He might enjoy a stint or two with the Lightning over the course of the season, but he isn't expected to secure a regular spot with the team. Thu, Jul 10, 2014 02:53:00 PM

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Jerome Samson has been placed on waivers.

If he clears then he'll be sent to AHL St. John's. He produced seven goals and 18 points in 37 games with AHL's Charlotte Checkers last year.
Mon, Sep 23, 2013 05:21:00 PM

Jerome Samson is another player on the bubble to possibly make Winnipeg's roster.

He could just as easily open the season in the AHL though. "Not knowing where you're going to end up is stressful," Samson said. "But you have to take a day-by-day mentality and give all you have when given a chance." He will make $600,000 at the NHL level and $200,000 if he skates in the minors.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 09:27:00 AM

Jerome Samson has signed with the Winnipeg Jets.

Winnipeg declined to disclose the terms of the agreement. Samson had 18 points and 27 penalty minutes in 37 AHL games in 2012-13.
Sat, Jul 6, 2013 01:36:00 PM

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed Jerome Samson to a one-year, two-way contract.

Samson will earn $105,000 at the AHL level or $600,000 if he spends the 2012-13 campaign in the NHL. However, he will make at least $175,000 regardless of how much time he ends up spending in the minors. He had two goals and three assists in 16 games with the Carolina Hurricanes last season.
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 05:38:00 PM

Jerome Samson has been sent down to the minors by the Carolina Hurricanes.

Samson has two goals and five points in 16 NHL games in 2011-12. He's a great top-six forward at the AHL level, but he'll turn 25 in September, so he's running out of time to establish himself in the NHL before he starts being viewed as a depth player.
Fri, Mar 16, 2012 04:36:00 PM

Jerome Samson scored once in Carolina's 3-2 shootout loss to the Anaheim Ducks Thursday night.

Samson has been playing alongside Eric Staal and is doing quite well since being called up by the big club a week ago. The 24-year-old winger was in the running for a roster spot with the Canes this past September but fell short. The Greenfield Park, Québec native has registered an impressive 256 points in 303 career AHL games but has yet to prove he belongs in the NHL. It might be his big chance.
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 10:00:00 PM

Jerome Samson might play alongside Eric Staal and Jiri Tlusty on Friday.

Samson has 18 goals and 31 points in 41 AHL contests this season. Keep a close eye on Samson because if he does well, he might stay end up staying on the top line. Especially if the Hurricanes end up trading away a veteran forward or two before the Feb. 27 deadline.
Fri, Feb 17, 2012 10:14:00 AM

Jerome Samson has been called up by Carolina.

This will mark his third recall of the year after he was sent down on Tuesday. Samson has recorded one goal in four games this campaign with the Hurricanes.
Wed, Feb 15, 2012 05:47:00 PM

Carolina sent Jerome Samson to Charlotte of the AHL.

Samson was called up from Charlotte on Sunday, though he did not play in Monday night's game at Montreal. He has one goal for his lone point in three games with Carolina.
Tue, Feb 14, 2012 04:39:00 PM

The Hurricanes have recalled forward Jerome Samson from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.

The 24-year-old winger was in the running for a roster spot with the Canes this past September but fell short. However, this marks the second NHL recall this season for Samson, who scored his first NHL on Jan. 10 against Philadelphia. The Greenfield Park, Québec native has registered 256 points in 303 career AHL games.
Sun, Feb 12, 2012 12:35:00 PM

The Hurricanes sent forward Jerome Samson down to Charlotte of the AHL.

The 24-year-old scored his first NHL on Jan. 10 against Philly in what was the first of his three NHL games this season. He was then shelved with an upper body injury and will resume playing at the minor-league level.
Tue, Jan 31, 2012 05:30:00 PM

Jerome Samson (upper body) skated after the team workout on Thursday, but did not participate in practice.

He is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury after sitting out the team's past two games.
Thu, Jan 19, 2012 03:23:00 PM

Jerome Samson scored his first NHL goal in Tuesday's 2-1 loss versus Philadelphia.

The power-play marker was set up by Eric Staal and Justin Faulk in the second period. Samson finished the contest with five shots and 13:26 of ice time in his season debut. He skated in 23 games with the Hurricanes last year, but mustered just two assists over that span.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 11:01:00 PM

With Chad LaRose out, the Hurricanes summoned forward Jerome Samson from Charlotte on an emergency basis.

The 24-year-old right wing was leading the Checkers with 15 goals and was second with 27 points. While this is his first shot at the NHL in 2011-12, Samson has had two previous stints with the parent club. He is 0-4-4 in 30 games, including 23 last season with Carolina.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 02:01:00 PM

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