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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)

Second on the team in assists this season (27)...Tied for third in points (40)...Tallied a pair of assists Apr. 6 at WSH...Notched an assist Apr. 2 vs. PIT...Recorded two points in three consecutive games (1-5-6) Mar. 15-19...Notched a pair of assists Mar. 19 vs. NYI...Tallied a goal and an assist Mar. 17 vs. TOR...Recorded two assists Mar. 15 vs. PHI...Notched an assist Mar. 8 vs. CHi...Tallied a goal and an assist Mar. 5 at ATL...Recorded first point (goal) as a Panther Mar. 5 at ATL...Made his Panthers debut Mar. 1 at CAR, registering 18:45 of ice time with two shots...Acquired via trade with CAR on Feb. 28...Tallied ten goals and 16 assists with 12 PIM in 58 games with Carolina this season.



- 2007- 08 -
- Was assigned to Rockford (AHL) on Jan.2nd
- Missed game at Calgary on Nov. 22, 2007 because of flu
- Played in his 600th NHL game at Detroit on Oct. 12, 2007
- First point for the Blackhawks (assist) vs. Detroit on Oct. 6, 2007-
- Played his first game for the Blackhawks at Minnesota on Oct. 4, 2007
- Pre-Season: 5 gp - 1-3=4 - 6 pim

- CAREER -
- Has had four 20+ goal seasons
- Signed by Montreal as a free agent on July 12, 2006
- Traded by Boston to Edmonton on March 9, 2006
- Was a member of Team Russia in the 2004 World Cup
- Won a Bronze Medal playing for Team Russia in the 2002 Winter Olympics
- Played for team Russia in both the 1996 and 1997 WJC and captured a Bronze Medal in 1997 while leading all goal scorers in the tournament with 6 goals in 6 games. He was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Forward and First team All-Star
- Was originally Boston's 2nd choice (8th overall) in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft