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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 ET / 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 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 77 23 31 -13 54
J. Faulk 82 15 34 -19 49
E. Lindholm 81 17 22 -23 39
V. Rask 80 11 22 -14 33
J. Skinner 77 18 13 -24 31
N. Gerbe 78 10 18 -14 28
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. Staal 46 6 18 -6 24
J. Liles 57 2 20 -9 22
J. McClement 82 7 14 -7 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72