"Joe brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our organization," Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis said. "He will be based in Dallas and will be a major asset to the Hurricanes in player evaluations."
As a player, Nieuwendyk won the Stanley Cup three times and is 22nd on the all-time list with 564 goals. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011.
I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.
— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level