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SLAVIN WINS LADY BYNG TROPHY

RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin has been selected as the winner of the 2020-21 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, given annually to the player who best combines sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct with a high standard of playing ability. He is the second player in franchise history to receive the honor, joining 2001-02 winner Ron Francis. The other two finalists for the Lady Byng Trophy were Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews and Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon.

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BRIND’AMOUR WINS JACK ADAMS AWARD

RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour has won the 2020-21 Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s coach of the year. Brind’Amour is the first Whalers/Hurricanes head coach to receive the honor.

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‘CANES, BRIND’AMOUR AGREE TO THREE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION

RALEIGH, N.C. – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to a three-year contract extension with Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour.

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JORDAN MARTINOOK UNDERGOES KNEE SURGERY

RALEIGH, N.C. – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that forward Jordan Martinook has undergone meniscal debridement surgery on his right knee. The procedure was performed by Dr. Marty Isbell at Raleigh Orthopaedic. Martinook is expected to make a full recovery in time for the beginning of the 2021-22 NHL season.

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‘CANES SIGN ERIC GELINAS TO ONE-YEAR CONTRACT

RALEIGH, N.C. – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed defenseman Eric Gelinas to a one-year, two-way contract. Gelinas will earn $750,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level in 2021-22. The contract comes with a $125,000 guarantee.

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BRIND’AMOUR NAMED JACK ADAMS AWARD FINALIST

RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour has been selected as one of the three finalists for the 2020-21 Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s coach of the year. The other finalists for the Jack Adams Award are Minnesota Wild head coach Dean Evason and Florida Panthers head coach Joel Quenneville. The winner will be announced during the Stanley Cup Semifinals or Stanley Cup Final, with date and time to be determined.

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‘CANES HIRE MATT TURNEY AS CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

RALEIGH, N.C. – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has hired Matt Turney as Chief Strategy Officer, promoted Shaun Nicholson to Chief Financial Officer and promoted Justin Marcarelli to Controller.

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SLAVIN NAMED LADY BYNG TROPHY FINALIST

RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin has been selected as one of the three finalists for the 2020-21 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, given annually to the player who best combines sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct with a high standard of playing ability. The other finalists for the Lady Byng Trophy are Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews and Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon. The winner will be announced during the Stanley Cup Semifinals or Stanley Cup Final, with date and time to be determined.

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NEDELJKOVIC SELECTED AS CALDER TROPHY FINALIST

RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic has been selected as one of the three finalists for the 2020-21 Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s rookie of the year. The other finalists for the Calder Trophy are Minnesota Wild forward Kirill Kaprizov and Dallas Stars forward Jason Robertson. The winner will be announced during the Stanley Cup Semifinals or Stanley Cup Final, with date and time to be determined.

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HURRICANES ANNOUNCE SECOND ROUND SCHEDULE

RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes tonight announced the team’s schedule for the Second Round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Carolina will face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Second Round, marking the first time the franchises have ever met in the postseason. The Hurricanes’ 2021 postseason is presented by DieHard.

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