RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed center Seth Jarvis to a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal will pay Jarvis $832,500 at the NHL level or $80,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level for all three seasons. He will receive a signing bonus of $277,500.
"Seth is an extremely talented player with elite puck skills and scoring ability," said Waddell. "He has a very bright future, and we are excited to watch him continue his development into an NHL player."
Jarvis, 18, registered 98 points (42g, 56a) in 58 games with the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL) in 2019-20. The 5'10", 172-pound center ranked second in the WHL in points, third in goals and tied for fifth in assists. Jarvis recorded a point in 45 of 58 games and posted 28 multi-point games. He also recorded an 11-game point streak (2/4-2/29: 14g, 13a) and a 10-game point streak (1/3-1/31: 11g, 18a) in 2019-20. Jarvis was the recipient of the 2019-20 Brad Hornung Trophy, awarded annually to the WHL's most sportsmanlike player. The Winnipeg, Man., native has earned 139 points (58g, 81a) in 130 career WHL games with Portland. He was ranked 11th overall among North American skaters by NHL Central Scouting.