Jerome Samson (RW)
St. John's IceCaps
|Birth place:||Greenfield Park, QC|
2012-13 SEASON Played in 37 games with the Charlotte Checkers recording 27 points (7G, 18A) and 27 penalty minutes… Scored his first goal of the season and had 5 shots in the Checkers opener vs. Houston on Oct. 13. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Helped Moncton capture the QMJHL title in 2005-06, notching six goals and 12 assists (18 points) in 21 playoff games….Signed by Carolina (NHL) as a free agent to a three-year contract in July, 2007…. Led Albany River Rats (AHL) in scoring in 2008- 09 and 2009-10…. Made NHL debut with the Hurricanes and assisted on a Rod Brind'Amour goal on his first shift against the Nashville Predators on January 7, 2010…. Was an AHL first-team All-Star in 2010 after notching 37 goals and 78 points in 74 games… Named to the Western Conference roster for the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic, marking the third consecutive year he was selected for the event. (Did not play in 2010 game because of an NHL recall)….Scored first NHL goal on January 10, 2012 against Sergei Bobrovsky of the Philadelphia Flyers… Skated in a total of 46 games with Carolina from 2009-2012… Has scored 20 or more goals five times in his AHL career. 2011-12: Completed his fifth professional season, all with the Carolina organization ... Led the team and ranked 12th in the AHL with 223 shots on goal, an average of 3.91 per game, despite playing just 57 games ... Recorded at least one shot on goal in every game ... Ranked second on the team with 20 goals and fourth on the team with 37 points ... Led the team with nine power-play goals ... Tied for the team lead with three game-winning goals ... Played 16 games at the NHL level with Carolina, scoring the first two goals of his career and adding three assists ... Scored two goals in the season opener at NOR (10/7) ... Notched a goal and an assist and took nine shots on goal at HOU (10/30) to extend his point streak to four games ... Scored two power-play goals, including the game-winner, at RFD (11/6) to set a season-high seven-game point streak (4g, 6a) ... Scored a season-high three points (2g, 1a), including the game-winning goal, at NOR (11/23) ... Set up Zach Boychuk's game-winning goal vs. MIL (11/26), giving him six points (2g, 4a) during a three-game streak ... Scored the game-winning goal on the power play at CHI (12/31), extending his point streak to five games (4g, 1a) ... Took a game-high seven shots on goal and picked up a 10-minute misconduct at CHI (1/8) ... Recalled to Carolina for the first time this season on 1/10 ... Scored his first goal in his season debut for the Hurricanes vs. PHI (1/10) ... Reassigned to Charlotte on 1/31 after recovering from an upper-body injury suffered with Carolina ... Scored two goals in just his second game back from injury at TEX (2/4) ... Returned to Carolina on 2/9 ... Reassigned to Charlotte on 2/14 but returned to Carolina on 2/15 ... Notched his second career NHL goal vs. ANA (2/23) ... Registered an assist vs. FLA (2/25), giving him three points (1g, 2a) in his last four NHL games ... Returned to Charlotte on 3/16 ... Scored the only shootout goal of his career on his only attempt of the season at HER (3/25) ... Had two primary assists, including one on Brett Sutter's game-winner, at PEO (3/31) ... Set up Drayson Bowman's game winner at PEO (4/13) ... Scored Charlotte's only goal to hit the 20 goal mark for the fifth time in his career at MIL (4/15) ... Missed 19 games during three separate recalls to Carolina (1/10-1/31; 2/12-2/14; 2/15-3/16) .... Longest goal streak: 2 games (12/16-12/18: 2g, 0a; 12/30-12/31: 2g, 0a) ... Longest assist streak: 4 games (10/29-11/5: 1g, 5a) ... Longest point streak: 7 games (10/23-11/6: 4g, 6a) ... Multi-goal games: 4 (10/7, 11/6, 11/23, 2/4) ... Multi-assist games: 3 (10/29, 11/20, 3/31) ... Multi-point games: 8 (10/7, 10/29, 10/30, 11/6, 11/20, 11/23, 2/4, 3/31).
2010-11: Completed his second NHL season, splitting the year between Carolina (NHL) and Charlotte (AHL)... Earned two points (0g, 2a) in 23 NHL games with the Hurricanes, establishing a new career high for NHL games played in a season... Totaled 54 points (26g, 28a) in 53 games for Charlotte on the AHL level... Ranked fifth in the AHL in shots (245), despite not playing in the league from 2/12 until the season's conclusion... Was tied for first among Charlotte Checkers skaters in game-winning goals (4)... Assisted on Ruutu's goal and was (even) in 12:52 of ice time at MTL (2/26)... Earned his first NHL point of the season with an assist on Dwyer's goal vs. NJ (2/19)... Made his NHL season debut and was (even) in 8:05 of ice time at ATL (2/13)... Recalled for the first time this season on 2/13, and would remain with the Hurricanes for the rest of the regular season... Led Charlotte with 26 goals and 54 points, and was tied for first on the team with 28 assists at the time of his recall... Ranked first in AHL in shots (245), third in goals (26) and fourth in points (54) in 53 games played at the time of his recall... Played in his first career AHL All-Star Game at Hershey (1/31)... Became the first player in the AHL to reach 20 goals this season on 1/7... Found the net in four consecutive AHL games from 10/10-10/17... Scored the first game-winning goal in Charlotte's AHL history at Springfield (10/10)... Was a healthy extra on the NHL level for three games (2/25, 3/11-3/12).
2009-10: Made NHL debut (1/7 vs. NSH, 1a), playing in seven games with the Hurricanes and recording two assists…Named first team AHL All Star, leading the team in points (78), goals (37) and assists (41)…Earned Reebok/AHL Player Of The Month for March (4/1)…His 37 goals tied him for second in the AHL and 78 points tied for fourth...Led the AHL with 332 shots on goal...Played in all eight of Albany’s Calder Cup Playoff games, sharing the team lead with nine points (6g, 3a)…Recorded team season-high eight-game point streak (7g, 6a) from 2/17-3/2...Scored his first career professional hat trick and added an assist at ADK (3/24)...Recorded points in 19 of his final 21 games with ALB (16g, 19a) from 2/17-4/3.
2008-09: Tied for the team lead in scoring with 54 points (22g, 32a)…Recorded seven-game point streak (4g, 5a) from 2/13 to 2/28...Recorded six-game point streak (2g, 7a) from 3/31-4/8.
Juniors: Recorded 70 goals, 98 assists (168 points) and 104 penalty minutes in 196 games... Totaled 21 goals, 28 assists (49 points) and 33 penalty minutes in 53 career QMJHL playoff games, helping Moncton capture the QMJHL Championship (President’s Cup) and a berth in the Memorial Cup in 2005-06...Won the George Parsons Trophy for most sportsmanlike player at the Memorial Cup Tournament in 2005-06.
Miscellaneous: Signed by Carolina (NHL) as an undrafted free agent to a 3-year contract in the summer of 2007…Made his professional debut on 10/6/07 and scored his first pro goal/point…Played in his first career playoff game and scored a goal and an assist on 4/16/08
View Game By Game Stats Player Stats
|Regular Season Stats|
|2013-14 Regular Season||St. John's IceCaps||17||8||7||15||3||53||8||1||3||1||0.333|
|2012-13 Regular Season||Charlotte Checkers||37||7||11||18||7||115||27||4||6||0||0.667|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Charlotte Checkers||57||20||17||37||-9||223||26||1||1||0||1.000|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Charlotte Checkers||53||26||28||54||7||245||44||0||0||0||0.000|
|2009-10 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||74||37||41||78||8||332||66||0||0||0||0.000|
|2008-09 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||70||22||32||54||-18||256||56||0||2||0||0.000|
|2007-08 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||65||21||18||39||-11||197||38||0||3||0||0.000|
|2010 Calder Cup Playoffs||Albany River Rats||8||6||3||9||1||30||8||0||0||0||0.000|
|2008 Calder Cup Playoffs||Albany River Rats||7||1||1||2||-2||20||2||0||0||0||0.000|