RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has re-signed defenseman Haydn Fleury to a one-year, one-way contract for the 2019-20 season worth $850,000.
"Haydn has taken strides during each of his three professional seasons in our organization," said Waddell. "We've been encouraged by his development and our hope is that he becomes a fixture in our lineup."
Fleury, 23, skated in 20 NHL regular-season games for the Hurricanes in 2018-19, posting one assist. He also registered 10 points (2g, 8a) in 28 AHL regular-season games with the Checkers last season. Fleury tallied six points (2g, 4a) in 11 AHL playoff games with Charlotte and appeared in nine NHL playoff games with Carolina in 2019. The 6'3", 208-pound defenseman has posted nine assists in 87 career NHL regular-season games and has recorded 39 points (11g, 28a) in 101 career AHL regular-season games. The Carlyle, Sask., native was drafted by the Hurricanes in the first round, seventh overall, of the 2014 NHL Draft.