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Hurricanes Recall Jerome Samson from Charlotte

Forward ranks tied for 11th in the AHL in goals this season

Tuesday, 01.10.2012 / 9:29 AM / News
By Terrell Williams
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Hurricanes Recall Jerome Samson from Charlotte
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RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Jerome Samson (SAM-sohn) from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Samson is being recalled on an emergency basis for Chad LaRose, who suffered an upper-body injury during practice on Monday.

This marks the first NHL recall of the season for Samson, 24, who currently leads Charlotte and ranks tied for 11th in the AHL in goals (15). The Greenfield Park, Que., native is second among Checkers skaters in scoring this season with 27 points (15g, 12a) in 37 games and is tops among all AHL players with 160 shots on goal in 2011-12. Signed by the Hurricanes as a free agent on July 2, 2007, Samson has skated in 30 career NHL games with Carolina, totaling four assists and 10 penalty minutes. He has notched 252 points (121g, 131a) in 299 career AHL games with Albany and Charlotte.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 24 16 7 1 62 59 33
2 PIT 22 15 5 2 78 53 32
3 TBL 23 15 6 2 81 63 32
4 NYI 23 16 7 0 74 64 32
5 DET 23 13 5 5 69 58 31
6 BOS 24 14 9 1 61 58 29
7 TOR 22 11 8 3 70 67 25
8 FLA 21 9 6 6 45 53 24
9 WSH 22 10 8 4 63 59 24
10 NYR 22 10 8 4 63 62 24
11 OTT 22 10 8 4 60 59 24
12 NJD 23 9 10 4 57 68 22
13 PHI 22 8 11 3 59 69 19
14 CAR 22 7 12 3 52 65 17
15 BUF 23 7 14 2 39 73 16
16 CBJ 22 6 14 2 51 81 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Nash 22 4 11 0 15
E. Staal 17 6 8 -7 14
J. Faulk 22 2 12 -10 14
J. Tlusty 22 10 3 -9 13
E. Lindholm 22 6 5 -5 11
J. Skinner 18 5 6 -5 11
N. Gerbe 18 3 6 2 9
A. Sekera 21 0 8 -6 8
C. Terry 17 4 3 1 7
V. Rask 22 3 3 -8 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 7 8 1 .907 2.57
A. Khudobin 0 4 2 .898 2.97