July 9th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, News 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed 2016 21st overall draft pick Julien Gauthier to an entry-level contract. The three-year deal will come with a $925,000 cap hit and pay the 18-year-old $832,500 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level as well as a $92,500 signing bonus. https://twitter.com/NHLCanes/status/751798417836441600 Gauthier...

July 7th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Hurricanes Transactions, News 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Matt Tennyson to a one-year, two-way contract, according to the team. Tennyson had spent the first five seasons of his professional hockey career with the San Jose Sharks organization. The deal will pay Tennyson $675,000 in the NHL and $275,000 in the AHL. #Canes agree to terms with defenseman...

July 3rd, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Free Agents, Top Stories 0 comments

Day one of NHL free agency is always a crazy day across the league. Teams who are eager to improve immediately hand out big dollars to players over long contracts, and in many cases, they end up regretting it. The Carolina Hurricanes didn't do that on July 1. The Hurricanes have insisted on building their organization in a way that makes sense...

July 1st, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Free Agents, News 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes have reportedly come to terms with journeyman forward Lee Stempniak on a two-year contract worth $5 million. Hurricanes sign Lee Stempniak. Two years for $2.5-million a season. — James Mirtle (@mirtle) July 1, 2016 The addition of Stempniak is a cheap option for the Canes to bolster their forward group, and is surely...

July 1st, 2016 In Hurricanes Goaltending, Uncategorized 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes organization announced today that the club has added former National Hockey League goaltender Curtis Joseph to be a consultant for the team's net minding prospects in the lower levels of the franchise. The Official Carolina Hurricanes Press Release can be seen here. #Canes Add Curtis Joseph as Goaltending Consultant...

June 28th, 2016 In Hurricanes Transactions, Maple Leafs Transactions, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

Rebuilding through the Draft is a trend we’re seeing a lot of these days and this strategy is being used not just by the Toronto Maple Leafs, but the Carolina Hurricanes as well. Taking a look back to the beginning of the Leafs’ rebuild, you’ll see that they are currently a couple months into their third year. Toronto’s 'Shana-plan'...

June 28th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes 0 comments

The NHL Entry Draft weekend has concluded and the Carolina Hurricanes have added two more promising prospects to their growing list of talent. Now General Manager Ron Francis turns his attention towards negotiating with restricted free agents, as well as free agency itself. Here is a Hurricanes update as to where the team stands heading into this...

June 25th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

The Carolina Hurricanes entered the first-round of the 2016 NHL Draft on Friday with a lot of questions, and general manager Ron Francis stuck to plan and drafted with both of their top-30 picks. Jake Bean With their first pick in the draft at 13th overall, the Canes had a lot of options. A team stocked with young defensemen, the Hurricanes were...

June 24th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, News, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

With the twenty-first pick in the 2016 NHL Draft the Carolina Hurricanes have selected Julien Gauthier from the Val d'Or Foreurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. About Julien Gauthier Julien Gauthier is a right wing that stands 6'4", 225 lbs. and entered the draft after three seasons with the Val d'Or Foreurs. Gauthier, 18, scored 41...

June 24th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, News, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

With the #13th pick in the 2016 NHL Draft the Hurricanes have selected Jake Bean of the Calgary Hitmen in the WHL. About Jake Bean The 6’1”, 170 pound, left-shooting defenseman joined the Hitmen as an undrafted player to begin the 2014-15 season (at the age of 16). Bean played in 51 of Calgary’s 72 games that season and proved...

June 22nd, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Long Read, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

It's NHL Draft week, and with all the trade rumors swirling, this weekend is bound to be a big one. The Carolina Hurricanes find themselves in an interesting situation. The Canes have been busy over the past couple of weeks. General manager Ron Francis has managed to sign a pair of entry-level deals and pulled off a big trade to bring in two...

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