– Jason Karmanos, Executive Vice President and Assistant General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Chris Terry
on a two-year, two-way contract. In the first year, Terry will receive $525,000 at the NHL level, or $90,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level, with a guarantee of $105,000. In the second year, he will receive $525,000 in the NHL, or $105,000 in the AHL.
Terry, 23, completed his third full professional season in 2011-12, leading the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers in assists (43) and points (59) while playing in 74 games. The Brampton, Ont., native ranked tied for seventh in the AHL with a career-high 43 assists, and tied for fourth with 26 power-play assists. Terry (5’10”, 190 lbs.) has scored 67 goals, earned 103 assists (170 points) and accumulated 166 penalty minutes in 235 career regular-season games with Carolina’s AHL affiliates in Albany and Charlotte. The Hurricanes drafted Terry in the fifth round, 132nd overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.