SCORED MOST NHL GOALS SINCE 1992-93 LAST SEASON
RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 1, 2002) – Jason Karmanos, Vice President and Assistant General Manager of the Eastern Conference champion Carolina Hurricanes, announced today the team has signed left wing Jeff Daniels to a one-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not announced.
Daniels, 34, completed his fifth season with the franchise and 11th in the NHL in 2001-02. Originally signed by Carolina as a free agent prior to the 1999-00 season, Daniels tallied five points (4g, 1a) in 65 games for the Hurricanes last season. His four goals marked the second highest total of his NHL career and the most since he scored five during the 1992-93 season with Pittsburgh. A key part of Carolina’s penalty killing unit, Daniels played in all 23 of the Hurricanes’ playoff games, tallying one assist.
Daniels has totaled 39 points (17g, 22a) in 366 career NHL games for Pittsburgh, Florida, Nashville and Carolina.