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2018 CAROLINA HURRICANES DRAFT GUIDE

RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes hold seven picks in the 2018 NHL Draft, including the second overall selection. The first round of the NHL Draft begins on Friday, June 22 at American Airlines Center in Dallas and will be televised on NBCSN at 7 p.m. Rounds 2-7 will take place on Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m. and will be televised on NHL Network. Last year, the team made eight selections, including forward Martin Necas in the first round (12th overall).

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‘CANES SIGN FORA TO ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed defenseman Michael Fora to a two-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Fora $650,000 on the NHL level in 2018-19 and $700,000 in the NHL in 2019-20. His American Hockey League (AHL) salary for both years is $70,000 and he receives a signing bonus of $100,000.

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HURRICANES ANNOUNCE 2018 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced the team’s 2018 exhibition schedule. Carolina will play six exhibition games prior to opening the 2018-19 regular season, including three games at PNC Arena. Ticket onsale information will be announced in the near future.

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‘CANES NAME JEFF DANIELS AS ASSISTANT COACH

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has hired Jeff Daniels to serve as the team’s assistant coach, completing the staff under Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour.

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‘CANES SIGN ANDREW POTURALSKI TO ONE-YEAR DEAL

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forward Andrew Poturalski to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Poturalski $700,000 on the NHL level or $70,000 on the American Hockey League (AHL) level during the 2018-19 season.

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‘CANES SIGN PATRICK BROWN TO ONE-YEAR DEAL

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forward Patrick Brown to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Brown $650,000 on the NHL level or $100,000 on the American Hockey League (AHL) level during the 2018-19 season, with a guarantee of at least $190,000.

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‘CANES ANNOUNCE 2018 SUMMERFEST FESTIVITIES

RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced that they will host their sixth annual Summerfest from June 24-30 at PNC Arena, culminating with the Summerfest Celebration on Saturday, June 30. Parking and admission are free to the general public.

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