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‘CANES SIGN LINTUNIEMI TO ONE-YEAR, TWO-WAY DEAL

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed defenseman Alex Lintuniemi to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2019-20 season. The contract will pay Lintuniemi $700,000 at the NHL level and $85,000 at the AHL level.

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‘CANES SIGN GIBBONS TO ONE-YEAR, TWO-WAY 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 Brian Gibbons to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2019-20 season. The contract will pay Gibbons $725,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the AHL level, with a $225,000 guarantee.

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‘CANES WILL MATCH OFFER SHEET FOR AHO

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the team’s intention to match the Montreal Canadiens’ offer sheet to forward Sebastian Aho within the timeframe allowed by the league’s Collective Bargaining Agreement. By matching the offer sheet, the Hurricanes will re-sign Aho to a five-year, $42.27 million contract. The deal runs through the 2023-24 season and carries an average annual value of $8.454 million.

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‘CANES, MRAZEK AGREE TO TWO-YEAR CONTRACT

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Petr Mrazek on a two-year contract. The deal will pay Mrazek $3 million in 2019-20 and $3.25 million in 2020-21.

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DON WADDELL AVAILABLE TO MEDIA AFTER 3 P.M. TODAY

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes President and General Manager Don Waddell will be available to the media today, July 1, after 3 p.m., in the fourth floor conference room at PNC Arena.

Waddell will answer questions regarding the opening of the National Hockey League’s free-agent signing period, as well as the team’s recent acquisitions of forward Erik Haula from Vegas and goaltender James Reimer from Florida.

WHO: Don Waddell
WHAT: Media availability
WHERE: Fourth floor conference room, PNC Arena
WHEN: Monday after 3:00 p.m. ET

‘CANES SIGN FORSLUND, TRACY TO EXTENSIONS

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to contract extensions with Play-by-Play Announcer John Forslund and Television Analyst Tripp Tracy. In addition, Mike Maniscalco will continue to serve as the team’s television and web host.

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‘CANES AND MIKE VELLUCCI PART WAYS

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team and Assistant General Manager/Director of Hockey Operations/Charlotte Checkers Head Coach Mike Vellucci have mutually agreed to part ways.

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