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Hurricanes re-sign Gerbe to two-year contract

Tuesday, 06.24.2014 / 6:46 PM / News

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Hurricanes re-sign Gerbe to two-year contract
The Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday re-signed forward Nathan Gerbe to o a two-year, $3.5 million contract.

The Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday re-signed forward Nathan Gerbe to o a two-year, $3.5 million contract that will pay him $1.5 million next season and $2 million in 2015-16.

Nathan Gerbe
Left Wing - CAR
GOALS: 16 | ASST: 15 | PTS: 31
SOG: 221 | +/-: -6
Gerbe, 26, signed as a free agent with Carolina last summer and set or tied career highs in goals (16), power-play goals (3), points (31) and shots (221) in 2013-14. He ranked fourth on the Hurricanes in goals and seventh in points while playing in 81 of the team's 82 games.

Gerbe played his 200th NHL game on Oct. 28 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and notched his 100th career point with a shorthanded goal against the New Jersey Devils on March 8.

The 5-foot-5, 178-pound former Boston College star was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the fifth round (No. 142) of the 2005 NHL Draft, He has 45 goals and 103 points in 269 NHL regular-season games.

Earlier Tuesday, the Hurricanes re-signed forward Chris Terry and defenseman Ron Hainsey.

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