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Prospects Development Camp: Day 1

Notes and observations from the first day of camp

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

On the heels of the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, the Carolina Hurricanes' annual Prospects Development Camp got underway on Wednesday.

This year's camp features a group of 29 prospects, including all eight players selected in the 2017 NHL Draft and five camp invitees. After flying in to Raleigh on Tuesday and gathering as a group for the first time at a team dinner, camp shifted to on- and off-ice instruction on Wednesday.

Here are some notes and observations from the first day of camp.

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Canes Agree to Terms with Philip Samuelsson

Defenseman totaled 14 points in 25 games with Charlotte following Feb. trade

by Ken Preston @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Philip Samuelsson on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Samuelsson $650,000 at the NHL level, or $160,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level, in 2017-18.

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Canes Agree to Terms with Brock McGinn

Forward skated in 57 games with Carolina in 2016-17

by Ken Preston @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forward Brock McGinn to a two-year contract. The deal will pay McGinn $875,000 in 2017-18, and $900,000 in 2018-19.

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Photos: 2017 NHL Draft

Canes snapshots from Chicago

by Nikki Stoudt @NikkiStoudt / CarolinaHurricanes.com

Visit www.Hurricanes.com/Draft for the latest news, videos and pick-by-pick information in the 2017 NHL Draft.


The newest Hurricanes are kicking off Prospect Development Camp today, following a busy (to say the least) weekend at the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago. Carolina made eight picks in seven rounds and, as Michael Smith said in his Draft roundup, "Among the picks are three Finns, two guys named Eetu, three Western Hockey League products, a Geekie and a Greek."

Here's a look back (in pictures!) at their first moments in Canes gear.

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Tweetmail No. 149: Trades, Prospects & Uniforms

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

Hello and welcome back to a weekly feature on CarolinaHurricanes.com in which I take your Twitter questions about the Carolina Hurricanes or other assorted topics and answer them in mailbag form. Hopefully the final product is insightful to some degree, and maybe we have some fun along the way.

Let's get to it.

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Canes Agree to Terms with Jake Chelios

Led Charlotte defensemen in scoring with 32 points in 2016-17

by Terrell Williams @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Jake Chelios on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Chelios $650,000 on the NHL level or $85,000 on the American Hockey League (AHL) level during the 2017-18 season.

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Canes Agree to Terms with Patrick Brown

Forward split 2016-17 season between Carolina and Charlotte

by Ken Preston @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Patrick Brown on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Brown $650,000 at the NHL level or $160,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level, with a guarantee of $190,000.

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Canes Qualify Di Giuseppe, McGinn, Chelios

Nestrasil, Karlsson, Altshuller to become UFAs

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

The Carolina Hurricanes today extended qualifying offers to forwards Phil Di Giuseppe and Brock McGinn and defenseman Jake Chelios, retaining their restricted free agent statuses.

Di Giuseppe split his second NHL season between Carolina and Charlotte. He has totaled 24 points (8g, 16a) in 77 games with the Hurricanes. McGinn played in a career-high 57 games with the Hurricanes in 2016-17 and also posted career highs in goals (7), assists (9) and points (16). Chelios inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Hurricanes in April 2016. He was the only member of the Charlotte Checkers to skate in all of the team's 76 games in the 2016-17 regular season, and he tallied 32 points (4g, 28) and 54 penalty minutes.

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Hurricanes Announce Development Camp Roster

Carolina prospects, including entire 2017 draft class, in Raleigh June 28-July 1

by Ken Preston @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the roster for the team's 2017 development camp to take place in Raleigh from June 28 through July 1.

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Carrick Agrees to Terms with Hurricanes

Defenseman totaled 16 points in 57 games for Charlotte last season

by Terrell Williams @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Trevor Carrick on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Carrick $670,000 on the NHL level or $77,500 on the American Hockey League (AHL) level in 2017-18.

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