RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forward Brian Gibbons to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2019-20 season. The contract will pay Gibbons $725,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the AHL level, with a $225,000 guarantee.
"Brian is an experienced winger with nearly 200 games of NHL experience," said Waddell. "He spent all of last season on the NHL level and bolsters our organizational depth at forward."
Gibbons, 31, recorded 19 points (8g, 11a) in 64 games with Anaheim and Ottawa last season, including 14 points (6g, 8a) in 20 games after being traded from the Ducks to the Senators on Feb. 25. The 5'8", 175-pound forward has registered 67 points (25g, 42a) in 189 career NHL games with Pittsburgh, Columbus, New Jersey, Anaheim and Ottawa. Gibbons has also skated in 329 career AHL games, tallying 160 points (55g, 105a). The Braintree, Mass., native played four seasons at Boston College, where he posted 164 points (56g, 108a) in 160 games and won the NCAA Division I National Championship twice (2008 and 2010).