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Hurricanes Re-Sign Jerome Samson To Two-Way Deal

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Jerome Samson had a breakout season with the River Rats in 2009-10. Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sandpiper214/collections/72157614819588285/">sandpiper214</a>
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.