Sergei Samsonov Activated from Injured Reserve
Forward is eligible to play tonight against Senators in Ottawa
Samsonov, 31, suffered a neck injury when he was tripped into the boards during an exhibition game in Atlanta on Sept. 25. The Moscow native did not accompany the team on its trip to Russia and Finland, missing the Hurricanesí first two regular-season contests against the Minnesota Wild in Helsinki. Samsonov (5í8î, 188 lbs.) notched 14 goals and 15 assists (29 points) in 72 games for the Hurricanes in 2009-10.