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Sergei Samsonov
Sergei Samsonov
Left Wing
Number: 14
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 188
Shoots: Right
Born: Oct 27, 1978
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Acquired: Acquired from Montreal in exchnage for Jassen Cullimore and Tony Salmelainen on June 16, 2007.
Drafted: BOS / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (8th overall)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

High Goal Game:
3 (1x), April 9, 1998 vs. NYI High Assist Game: 3 (8x), last on April 13 2002 vs. PIT
High Point Game:
4 (1x), Nov. 27, 2001 vs. TB
First NHL Game:
Oct. 2, 1997 vs. LA
First NHL Goal:
Oct. 25, 1997 vs. FLA (Vanbiesbrouck)
First NHL Assist/Point:
Oct. 8, 1997 at PHX

CAREER

2006-07:
Appeared in 63 games, tallying 26 points (9 goals, 17 assists) … Missed 1 game due to the flu on Feb. 26 … Recorded his first Canadiens point/assist on Oct. 11 at Philadelphia … Scored his first Canadiens goal vs. Ottawa on Oct. 14, tying the game in the third period … Marked his 400th career point with an assist vs. Edmonton on Nov. 7.

2005-06: Appeared in 55 games, recording 37 points (18 goals, 19 assists) at the beginning of the season with Boston … Had 8 multiple-point games with the Bruins … Tallied 5 goals and 11 assists for 16 points with Edmonton … Had 5 multiple-point games with the Oilers … Collected 10 power play points (4-6-10) during the playoffs.

2004-05: Played 3 games with Dynamo Moscow with 1 goal ... Added 1 goal and 2 assists for 3 points in 3 post-season games as Dynamo won the Russian League Championship.

2003-04: Had 9 multiple-point games, including three 3-point nights … Scored 2 overtime goals on Oct. 19 at Anaheim and March 27 vs. Montreal, and scored the game-tying goal at 19:46 of the third period Nov. 6 vs. San Jose … Recorded his 300th NHL/Bruins point with an assist on Oct. 8 vs. New Jersey … Missed 23 games due to injuries, 9 with a knee injury and 14 to ribs injury … Led the team in playoff scoring … Had 3 multiple-point playoff games.

2002-03: A right wrist injury limited the season to 8 games … Three of his five goals were game-winners … Was just the third Bruin in history and first since 1986 to score a game-winning goal at 19:59 of a third period … Played his 400th NHL game on Dec. 18 at Buffalo … Missed 74 games with a wrist injury, including 47 games following a bone graft surgery on Dec. 24 … Returned to the line-up for the final game of the regular season and playoffs.

2001-02: Hit the 20+ goal mark for the fourth time, equaling his career season-high in goals with 29 … Scored his 100th NHL goal on Nov. 8 vs. Minnesota … Missed 6 games with a knee injury.

2000-01: Established career season-highs in all categories … Played his 300th NHL game on Feb. 27 vs. Phoenix … Recorded his 100th NHL assist on Jan. 10 at Montreal and his 200th NHL point in a 2-assist effort on Feb. 27 vs. Phoenix.

1999-00: Recorded his 100th NHL point with an assist Oct. 15 at Dallas … Played his 200th NHL game on Jan. 4 at NY Islanders … Missed 5 games with a knee injury.

1998-99: Reached the 20+ goal mark for the second straight season … Led the team and tied for third overall in the league in game-winning goals with 8 … Played his 100th NHL game on Nov. 21 vs. Washington … Missed 3 games with injuries (1 thigh, 2-sinus infection).

1997-98: Capped a sensational season by winning the Calder Trophy as the league's top rookie and earned a berth on the league's All-Rookie Team … Led all rookies in goals, power play goals and power play points … Was the only rookie in the league to score a hat trick with his first career 3-goal game on April 9 vs. NY Islanders … Made his NHL debut on Oct. 2 vs. Los Angeles … Recorded his first NHL point with an assist on Oct. 8 at Phoenix … Scored his first NHL goal on Oct. 25 vs. Florida … Missed 1 game due to the flu.

1996-97: Played his first pro season with Detroit (IHL), winning a Turner Cup championship with the Vipers … Was second among IHL rookies in scoring and was named the IHL's Rookie of the Year … Led the team in plus/minus with plus-33 … Had a 4-goal game in Game One of the IHL Finals vs. Long Beach, the only 4-goal game in Vipers history

PERSONAL

Full name is Sergei Viktorovich Samsonov … Nickname is Sammy … Married, wife's name is Meghan, has two daughters named Natasha and Anya … Speaks 3 languages, Russian, English and German … Enjoys golf and soccer.