RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed center Drew Shore to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Shore $700,000 in the NHL or $150,000 in the American Hockey League (AHL) for the 2020-21 season.
"Drew is a veteran player who adds to our organization's depth down the middle," said Waddell.
Shore, 29, split the 2019-20 season between Minsk and Nizhny Novgorod of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), totaling four goals and 23 assists (27 points) in 43 games. Originally selected in the second round, 44th overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers, the Denver native has appeared in 94 career NHL games with Florida, Calgary and Vancouver, registering 26 points (9g, 17a) and 28 penalty minutes.