#9: Sergei Samsonov
Sergei Samsonov was drafted by the Bruins 8th overall in the 1997 Draft.
Samsonov played in 514 games with the Bruins with 376 points (164 G, 212 A). Samsonov had career years in the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons.
In 2000 he scored 75 points 29 goals and 46 assists. Then in 2001, he followed up his career year with a 70 point season with 29 goals and 41 assists.
Samsonov was one of the all around players he was both a playmaker and a goal scorer. After 8 years in Boston, he bounced around the league and played for five different teams. In his career, he has skated in 888 games with 571 points (235 G, 336 A).
During his time with the team the Bruins were not an overall great team and so he had limited playoff time. With the Bruins, he played in 35 playoff games and had 26 points. He also made the playoffs with 2 other teams.
He won the Calder Memorial Trophy in 1997 as a rookie of the year.
A player that was very exciting to watch.
He was a fast little guy, he was almost like the original Brad Marchand minus all the cheap shots. A little guy that will go into the corners. He never won a Stanley Cup but was still one of the better Bruins players over the years.