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.
[NEWS] #Canes Add Curtis Joseph as Goaltending Consultant → Details: https://t.co/o1ndcMkQr2pic.twitter.com/LqxHsX6p7O
— Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) July 1, 2016
Joseph, who is now 49 years-old, had an impressive hockey career appearing in over 900 regular season games spanning over 18 years of service. The man nicknamed “Cujo” has made appearances in the crease for teams such as Calgary, Detroit, Edmonton, Phoenix, St. Louis, and Toronto. The Keswick, Ontario native has a career NHL record of 454-352-90.
Ron Francis, who is Vice President and General Manager of the Hurricanes had this to say about the addition of Joseph, and how important his role will be with the younger developing goaltenders in the organization. “We are thrilled that Curtis has chosen to be a part of our organization,” said Francis. “His playing career speaks for itself, and his experience in the game and knowledge of the goaltending position will be an asset to the Hurricanes.”
Three-Time NHL All-Star (1994, 1999, 2000)
Gold Medal Recipient In The 2002 Winter Olympics
Career Goals-Against Average of 2.79
Career .917 Save Percentage
51 Career Shutouts
King Clancy Trophy Recipient for team leadership, and contributions to the community
Hurricanes add Curtis Joseph as goaltending consultant. Great hire. Joseph has the perfect demeanor to work with young guys.
— Ken Campbell (@THNKenCampbell) July 1, 2016
The #Canes have hired Curtis Joseph as a goaltending consultant. He’ll work primarily with the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers.
— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) July 1, 2016