The deal will pay Dalpe $550,000 at the NHL level or $125,000 at the American Hockey League level, with a guarantee of $150,000.
Dalpe, 23, played in 10 games with Carolina in 2012-13, connecting for one goal and three points while averaging 12:18 of ice time. He skated in 54 games with the Hurricanes' AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers, and led the team with a plus-16 rating. He ranked fourth with 21 goals and 42 points.
The Hurricanes selected Dalpe in the second round (No. 45) of the 2008 NHL Draft. In 41 NHL games with Carolina, he's scored five goals and 10 points.