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Canes Announce 2019 Prospects Development Camp Schedule and Roster

Camp features 26 players, including nine players taken in 2019 NHL Draft

by Canes PR @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the schedule and roster for the team's annual Prospects Development Camp, which will be held at PNC Arena from June 25-29.

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Experts Praise Canes' Draft Picks

Canes grade highly in post-draft analyses

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

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Final grades are in, and by all accounts, the Carolina Hurricanes assembled one of the league's most impressive collection of picks at the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver.

The obvious caveat is that the Hurricanes won't truly know how this draft class measures up for around three to five years, as these players progress through the development cycle in hopes of becoming NHL players. However, early results are very promising and optimistic on the 12 players the Canes added to their prospect pipeline over the weekend.

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2019 NHL Draft: Pick-by-Pick

Profiling each of the Canes' 12 draft picks

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

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VANCOUVER - It was a busy 24 hours in Vancouver for the Carolina Hurricanes, who made 12 selections over seven rounds at the 2019 NHL Draft.

Here's a quick snapshot of each pick with quotes from Hurricanes Director of Player Personnel Darren Yorke, President and General Manager Don Waddell and the prospects themselves.

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Canes Collect 11 Players on Day 2 of 2019 NHL Draft

Canes make three trades, add picks on a busy second day

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

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VANCOUVER - The Carolina Hurricanes came into the second day of the 2019 NHL Draft with nine picks.

Three trades and a handful of hours later, the Hurricanes left having acquired assets for the future and having made 11 picks on day two and a total of 12 for the weekend, tied for the second-most picks in a single draft in franchise history.

"It's been an interesting day," Hurricanes President and General Manager Don Waddell said. "We felt like we had a lot of guys on our list that we liked, so we wanted to add a few picks as we went along."

"You look at where we had our draft list and the names we came out with, it was some names we might not have expected to get there. They sort of fell to us," Hurricanes Director of Player Personnel Darren Yorke said. "We looked at getting better in terms of our speed and skill. It was a really exciting day."

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Canes Select 11 Players on Second Day of Draft

Seven forwards, three defensemen and one goalie taken by Carolina

by Canes PR @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - The Carolina Hurricanes completed their activity at the 2019 NHL Draft on Saturday in Vancouver, selecting 11 players in rounds 2-7. The 11 draftees join forward Ryan Suzuki, whom the Hurricanes selected on Friday in the first round, 28th overall, in the team's 2019 draft class.

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Canes Acquire 2020 First-Round Pick and Patrick Marleau from Toronto

If pick is top-10 in 2020, Carolina instead receives 2021 first-round selection

by Canes PR @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired Toronto's first-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft (protected), Toronto's seventh-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft and forward Patrick Marleau from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Carolina's sixth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft. If Toronto's first-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft is a top-10 pick, the Hurricanes will instead receive Toronto's first-round selection in the 2021 NHL Draft.

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Get to Know Ryan Suzuki

Quick facts about the newest member of the Hurricanes organization

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

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VANCOUVER - The Carolina Hurricanes selected Ryan Suzuki with the 28th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.

Here are some quick facts about the 18-year-old centerman to help you get acquainted with the newest member of the Hurricanes' organization.

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Canes Land Playmaking Center Ryan Suzuki in First Round

Suzuki was teammates with Svechnikov in Barrie

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

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VANCOUVER - As the Carolina Hurricanes waited and waited to make the 28th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, Ryan Suziki and his family waited and waited for his name to be called.

The Hurricanes approached the stage and Director of Amateur Scouting Tony MacDonald, who is retiring this year, announced the team's pick: Suzuki, a center from the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League.

"I think my mom was pretty nervous. It was pretty tense up in our seats, but I'm super relieved and excited," Suzuki smiled afterward. "Right now, I can't really to put into words. I think when I reflect on it maybe tomorrow or the next day I'll be able to look back and really enjoy the moment."

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Canes Draft Ryan Suzuki 28th Overall

Forward recorded 75 points with Barrie (OHL) last season

by Canes PR @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - The Carolina Hurricanes selected forward Ryan Suzuki with the 28th overall selection in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft on Friday. The 2019 NHL Draft will continue tomorrow at Rogers Arena in Vancouver with the second through seventh rounds (1 p.m. ET, NHL Network).

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Canes Announce 2019 Summerfest Festivities

Annual mid-summer celebration to feature 2019 draft class, equipment sale

by Canes PR @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - The National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes today announced that they will host their seventh annual Summerfest from June 24-29 at PNC Arena, culminating with the Summerfest Celebration on Saturday, June 29. Parking and admission are free to the general public.

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