RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has re-signed forward Clark Bishop to a one-year contract. The deal will pay Bishop $700,000 at the NHL level or $100,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level.
"Clark is a versatile, two-way center that knows our system well," said Waddell. "We look forward to him continuing his development this season."
Bishop, 24, tallied one assist in five games with the Hurricanes last season. The 6'1", 204-pound forward has posted four points (1g, 3a) in 25 career regular-season NHL games with Carolina and skated in two Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Hurricanes in 2019. Bishop registered 19 points (6g, 13a) in 53 AHL games with the Charlotte Checkers last season and has earned 59 points (18g, 41a) in 201 career AHL games. The St. John's, N.L., native was drafted by the Hurricanes in the fifth round, 127th overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft.