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Sergei Samsonov At Henry's Hockey Heaven

CLUB: Boston Bruins (NHL)
HEIGHT: 5-foot-8
WEIGHT: 184 lbs.
BORN: Moscow, Russia on October 27, 1978

Sergei Samsonov

Personal Profile
7 points in 6 playoff games ... Led all NHL rookies in scoring ... NHL Rookie-of-the-Year ... 5th on Central Scouting's final rankings ... Played two years with the Russian National Junior Team ... Played for Russia at the 1997 World Junior Championships in Geneva ... Team Russia captured the bronze medal at the tournament ... Leading goal scorer at the World Juniors with six goals in six games ... Was voted Most Outstanding Forward of the tournament ... Finished fourth in Viper scoring with 29 goals and 35 assists for 64 points in 73 games ... Led the Vipers in plus/minus with a plus 33 ... Finished second in IHL scoring for rookies ... Enjoys playing basketball and listening to music in his spare time ... Would most like to meet Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan ... Able to communicate in Russian, English and German.

Central Scouting Report
An excellent skater with a smooth, quick stride ... Outstanding agility and balance ... Is able to change direction quickly ... Elusive with a fast first step ... He maneuvers very well in tight spaces ... An outstanding offensive player who sees the ice extremely well ... He has a quick release when shooting and is very capable of scoring picturesque goals ... He is very aware of his defensive responsibilities ... He is a very competitive player who plays with poise and maturity ... He has an outstanding ability to regain his composure and resume play after being knocked down.

Season  Team    League  GP      G       A       Pts.    PIM
1997-98 Boston  NHL     81      22      25      47        9
1996-97 Detroit IHL     73      29      35      64       18
1995-96 CSKA    Rus     51      21      17      38       12
1994-95 CSKA    Rus     13       2       2       4       14
        CSKA    Jrs.    50      110     72      182     n/a


Draft 2001
Favourite Players
Hockey Cards
Miroslav Satan
Plug-In Games
Entry Draft'98
Entry Draft'99
Golf Game
Patrik Stefan

Not Henry's Autograph Card

Samsonov's First Career NHL Hat-Trick!!

Thursday, April 10, 1998 -Boston 4 New York Islanders 1


1) NY Islanders, Nemchinov 10 (Sacco, Chorske) 1:44
2) Boston, Samsonov 19 (Khristich, Allison) pp 6:34


3) Boston, A Carter 14 (Bourque, Van Impe) pp 5:06
4) Boston, Samsonov 20 (Khristich, Allison) 12:53


5) Boston, Samsonov 21 (Bourque) 13:30

Henry Lim's Own Scanned Photo From The Hockey News