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GAME 1 SCHEDULED FOR 5 P.M. ON SUNDAY

RALEIGH, N.C. – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that Game 1 of the Second Round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs will be played on Sunday, May 30 at 5 p.m. 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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‘CANES ANNOUNCE CAPACITY INCREASE FOR PLAYOFFS

RALEIGH, N.C. – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the NHL has approved PNC Arena to host an increased capacity of more than 15,000 fans for all remaining home games in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. A precise updated capacity will be determined prior to the next home game.

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‘CANES SIGN MURRAY TO THREE-YEAR, ENTRY-LEVEL DEAL

RALEIGH, N.C. – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forward Blake Murray to a three-year, entry-level contract. At the NHL level, the deal will pay Murray $750,000 in the first two seasons of the contract and $775,000 in the third season. He will earn $65,000 at the AHL level for the first two seasons and $70,000 for the third season. Murray will receive $100,000 in signing bonuses.

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‘CANES RECALL BIBEAU, LAJOIE AND SUZUKI

RALEIGH, N.C. – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled goaltender Antoine Bibeau, defenseman Maxime Lajoie and forward Ryan Suzuki from the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League (AHL).

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FIRST ROUND TICKETS TO GO ON SALE SUNDAY

RALEIGH, N.C. – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that a very limited quantity of individual game tickets for the First Round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs will go on sale to the general public at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 16.

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‘CANES AGREE TO TERMS WITH TIEKSOLA

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 terms with forward Tuukka Tieksola on a three-year, entry-level contract. At the NHL level, the deal will pay Tieksola $750,000 in the first two seasons of the contract and $775,000 in the third season. He will earn $70,000 at the AHL level for all three seasons, and he will receive $195,000 in signing bonuses.

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2021 Playoff Guide Available

The 2021 Playoff Guide is now available online.

2021 Playoff Guide

STAAL SELECTED AS CHIASSON AWARD WINNER

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes today announced that captain Jordan Staal has been selected by his teammates as the winner of the 2020-21 Steve Chiasson Award. The Carolina chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association (PHWA) has also named Alex Nedeljkovic the winner of the 2020-21 Josef Vasicek Award and selected Sebastian Aho as the team’s most valuable player.

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HURRICANES ANNOUNCE FIRST ROUND SCHEDULE

RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced the team’s schedule for the First Round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Carolina will face the Nashville Predators in the First 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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‘CANES SIGN FITZGERALD TO TWO-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 Cavan Fitzgerald to a two-year, two-way contract. Fitzgerald will earn $750,000 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level in both seasons. The contract comes with an $85,000 guarantee for the 2021-22 season and a $90,000 guarantee for the 2022-23 season.

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