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Sergei Samsonov

Born:October 27, 1978Draft:1997 Bruins #8 Overall
Hometown:Moskva, RussiaPosition:LW
Known For:Calder Memorial TrophyShoots:Right
National Team:Russia

Sergei Viktorovich Samsonov (Russian: Серге́й Ви́кторович Самсо́нов, Sergej Viktorovič Samsonov; born October 27, 1978) is a Russian former professional ice hockey forward who is now a development coach for the Carolina Hurricanes. Drafted by the Boston Bruins in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, Samsonov played for the Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, Carolina Hurricanes and Florida Panthers over the course of his career.

Years as an NHL player: 1997-2011

Years as an NHL scout: 2015-2017

Years as an NHL executive: 2017-2018

Years as an NHL coach: 2018-present

Sergei Samsonov Carolina Hurricanes
Sergei Samsonov, Carolina Hurricanes (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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Deeper Dive

Scouting History

  • Carolina Hurricanes (Pro Scout) 2015-2017

Front Office History

  • Carolina Hurricanes (Director of Forward Development) 2017-2018

Coaching History

  • Carolina Hurricanes (Development Coach) 2018-present


  • RSL Champion (2005)
  • Olympic Bronze Medal (2002)
  • Calder Memorial Trophy (1998)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (1998)
  • IHL Rookie of the Year (Garry F. Longman Trophy) (1997)
  • IHL Turner Cup Champion (1997)
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team (1997)
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal (1997)
  • U18 EJC All-Star Team (1996)
  • U18 EJC Gold Medal (1996)
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal (1996)
  • U18 EJC All-Star Team (1995)
  • U18 EJC Best Forward (1995)