Canes Place Sergei Samsonov on Injured Reserve
Winger was injured during Saturday’s exhibition game in Atlanta
RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has placed left wing Sergei Samsonov on injured reserve. Samsonov suffered a neck injury when he was tripped into the boards during last Saturday’s exhibition game in Atlanta. He will not travel with the team to Europe, and he will be reassessed when the Hurricanes return from Helsinki.