Samuel Noreau
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 5"
BIRTHDATE: 01/31/1993
DRAFTED: NYR: 2011-136 overall

: Skated in four games with Hartford.
2013-14: Skated in five games with Hartford ... Made his AHL debut on Dec. 26 at Bridgeport.

Established ECHL career-highs in games played (67), goals (two), points (11), and penalty minutes (114), and tied his ECHL career-high in assists (nine) ... Ranked second on Greenville in penalty minutes ... Posted a plus-two rating on Nov. 8 at Orlando ... Tallied the first goal of the game on Nov. 23 at Evansville ... Notched six points (one goal, five assists) in the final nine games of the season ... Established single-game ECHL career-highs with three assists and three points on Mar. 20 vs. Cincinnati ... Recorded an assist/point in back-to-back games on Apr. 10 vs. Evansville and Apr. 11 vs. Gwinnett.
Ranked second on Greenville in plus/minus rating (plus-16) and penalty minutes (90) ... Made his ECHL debut on Oct. 18 at Gwinnett ... Recorded his first career ECHL point with an assist on Jan. 10 vs. Evansville ... Registered the first multi-assist/point game of his career with two assists on Feb. 9 vs. South Carolina ... Tallied a three-game assist/point streak from Mar. 7 vs. Orlando to Mar. 13 vs. Gwinnett (four assists over the span) ... Recorded his first career ECHL goal on Apr. 4 at Gwinnett ... Tied for 10th in the ECHL in plus/minus rating (plus-eight) in the playoffs ... Led Greenville in plus/minus rating, ranked second in penalty minutes (29), tied for second among defensemen on the team in assists (four), and tied for third among Greenville defensemen in points (four) in the playoffs ... Made his ECHL playoff debut on Apr. 18 at Kalamazoo ... Tallied his first career ECHL playoff point with an assist, and posted a plus-three rating on Apr. 26 vs. Kalamazoo.


2012-13: Established QMJHL career highs in goals (seven), assists (25), points (32), and plus-minus rating (plus-19) ... Ranked second among Baie-Comeau defensemen in goals, assists, and points ... Posted a career-best, four-game point streak, on two occasions – Nov. 9 at Rouyn-Noranda to Nov. 14 vs. Shawinigan (two goals, five assists over the span) and Jan. 11 vs. Rouyn-Noranda to Jan. 20 vs. Shawinigan (four assists over the span) ... Established playoff career-highs in games played (15), goals (two), assists (one) and points (three) ... Tallied his first career postseason goal on Apr. 8 at Victoriaville.
Ranked third among defensemen in goals (five), fourth in points (17) and tied for fourth in assists (12), and ranked second on the team overall in penalty minutes (92) and fourth in plus/minus rating (plus-one) ... Made his QMJHL playoff debut on Mar. 23 at Victoriaville ... Ranked second on the team during the playoffs in penalty minutes (18).
Established a career high in penalty minutes (141) ... Ranked second on the team and seventh in league in penalty minutes ... Recorded a career-high in penalty minutes for a single game (nine) on December 17 against Rimouski.
Made his QMJHL debut on Nov. 8 vs. Victoriaville ... Registered his first career point with an assist on Jan. 29 at Shawinigan.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: June 27, 2008 -- Selected by the Rangers in the fifth round, 136th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.