RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has named Doug Bennett as head athletic trainer and Bill Burniston as head strength and conditioning coach. Brian Maddox, who previously served as head athletic trainer for the team's AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers, joins the Hurricanes as assistant athletic trainer.
In addition, Francis announced that Darren Yorke has been promoted to manager of scouting and Eric Tulsky has been promoted to manager of analytics. Jeff Daniels, who has served as the organization as a player, coach and scout, has been named the team's manager of professional scouting. Sergei Samsonov, who previously served as a scout, has been promoted to forwards development. Glen Wesley will continue to serve in his defensemen development role.