Jerome Samson had a breakout season with the River Rats in 2009-10. Photo by sandpiper214
Jerome Samson, who led the AHL's Albany River Rats in scoring last season, has been signed to a two-year contract, the Hurricanes have announced. According to an article on Carolina's site, Samson will earn $500,000/$105,000 in the first year of the deal (NHL salary/AHL salary) and $525,000/$105,000 in 2011-12.
Samson was a first-team All-Star in the AHL last season, scoring 37 goals and finishing with 78 points. He had two assists and 10 penalty minutes in seven games with the Hurricanes last season.