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‘CANES AGREE TO TERMS WITH DAVID AND JASON COTTON

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 forwards David and Jason Cotton. David Cotton has been signed to a two-year, entry-level contract that will pay $700,000 in 2020-21 and $832,500 in 2021-22 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level in both seasons, and he will receive a $185,000 signing bonus. Jason Cotton has been signed to a one-year contract for the 2020-21 season that will pay $700,000 at the NHL level and $50,000 at the AHL level, and he will receive a $25,000 signing bonus.

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‘CANES, PNC ARENA OFFICES TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will temporarily close its offices at PNC Arena on Tuesday due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Hockey and business operations will continue with employees working remotely.

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‘CANES TO COMPENSATE EVENT STAFF FOR LOST WAGES

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will compensate PNC Arena and Hurricanes event staff for lost wages due to the 2019-20 NHL season being paused because of the Coronavirus (COVD-19) crisis. Hourly staff will be compensated based on expected workload during the team’s final seven March regular-season home games.

Funding will come from Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon and the Carolina Hurricanes Foundation. In addition, Hurricanes players have made a generous donation to help supplement the incomes of the event staff employees, understanding that many may be losing from other sources during this time.

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‘CANES REASSIGN NEDELJKOVIC TO CHARLOTTE

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).

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‘CANES RECALL GEEKIE FROM CHARLOTTE

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Morgan Geekie from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).

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HURRICANES STATEMENT ON JEREMY HELVIG

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, released the following statement today regarding goaltender Jeremy Helvig.

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BRETT PESCE UNDERGOES SURGERY ON RIGHT SHOULDER

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce underwent surgery on his right shoulder. His expected recovery time is four to six months.

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‘CANES ACQUIRE BRADY SKJEI FROM RANGERS

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired defenseman Brady Skjei from the New York Rangers in exchange for a first-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft. If the Hurricanes have more than one first-round selection, the latest first-round pick will be the one that transfers to New York.

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‘CANES ACQUIRE SAMI VATANEN FROM DEVILS

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired defenseman Sami Vatanen from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Janne Kuokkanen, defenseman Fredrik Claesson and a conditional fourth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft. New Jersey will retain 50% of Vatanen’s salary in the trade.

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‘CANES ACQUIRE VINCENT TROCHECK FROM FLORIDA

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired center Vincent Trocheck from the Florida Panthers in exchange for forwards Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark and Eetu Luostarinen and defenseman Chase Priskie.

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