RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forwards Jeremy Bracco, David Gust and Sheldon Rempal to a one-year, two-way contracts. The deals will pay Bracco and Rempal $700,000 at the NHL level or $100,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level, and Gust $700,000 at the NHL level or $80,000 at the AHL level.
"Jeremy, David and Sheldon are three talented, young players that we are excited to add and strengthen our organizational depth," said Waddell.
Bracco, 23, recorded 34 points (4g, 30a) in 44 games with the Toronto Marlies (AHL) last season. The 5'11", 185-pound forward led the Marlies in assists and ranked third in points in 2019-20. Bracco posted 79 points (22g, 57a) in 75 games with Toronto (AHL) during the 2018-19 season, ranking second in the AHL in points and assists. The Freeport, N.Y., native has earned 145 points (32g, 113a) in 169 career AHL games with Toronto.
Gust, 26, registered 31 points (11g, 20a) in 60 games with the Charlotte Checkers (AHL) last season. The 5'10", 177-pound forward set career highs in assists and plus/minus (+11) in 2019-20 and ranked tied for sixth among Checkers skaters in assists, seventh in goals and eighth in points. Gust recorded a career-high three assists vs. Hartford on Dec. 18, 2019. The Orland Park, Ill., native has earned 88 points (42g, 46a) in 172 career AHL games with Charlotte and Bakersfield.
Rempal, 25, earned 21 points (4g, 17a) in 56 games with the Ontario Reign (AHL) last season. The 5'10", 165-pound forward skated in seven NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings during the 2018-19 season, making his NHL debut vs. the New York Islanders on Oct. 18, 2018. Rempal led Reign rookies in points (40) and assists (25) during the 2018-19 season. The Calgary, Alta., native has registered 61 points (19g, 42a) in 115 career AHL games with Ontario.