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Press Release: JEFF DANIELS RE-SIGNS WITH HURRICANES

by Staff Writer / Carolina Hurricanes
VETERAN LEFT WINGER FILLED KEY ROLE LAST SEASON

RALEIGH, NC (Aug. 14, 2001) - Jason Karmanos, Vice President and Assistant General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today the signing of left wing Jeff Daniels to a one-year contract. As per club rules, no terms were announced.

Daniels, 33, will be entering his fifth season with the franchise and his 11th season in the NHL. Last season Daniels was a key component in the Hurricanes’ penalty killing unit which ranked second in the league at 87.2 percent.

“Jeff was an important part of our hockey team last season both on the ice and in the locker room,” said Karmanos. “We are happy to have him under contract.”

In 67 games in 2000-2001, Daniels had one goal and one assist. In his career, Daniels has 13 goals and 21 assists in 301 NHL games.

JEFF DANIELSCareer Statistics
 REGULAR SEASONPLAYOFFS
YEARTEAMLEAGUEGPGATPPIMGPGATPPIM
1988-89MuskegonIHL58212142581135811
1989-90MuskegonIHL803047773961127
1990-91PittsburghNHL110222-----
 MuskegonIHL622329521851342
1991-92PittsburghNHL20000-----
 MuskegonIHL4419163538105499
1992-93PittsburghNHL5854914123250
 ClevelandIHL32130-----
1993-94 (a)PittsburghNHL6335820-----
 FloridaNHL70000-----
1994-95FloridaNHL30000-----
 DetroitIHL2581220651010
1995-96 (b)SpringfieldAHL7222204232103032
1996-97HartfordNHL100220-----
 SpringfieldAHL38181432191673104
1997-98CarolinaNHL20000-----
 New HavenAHL712427513430110
1998-99 (c)NashvilleNHL91342-----
            (d)MilwaukeeIHL621231431921120
1999-00CarolinaNHL6934710-----
2000-01CarolinaNHL671121560222
HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS (4 SEASONS)14647112060222
NHL CAREER TOTALS (10 SEASONS)30113213463183472
(a) March 19, 1994--Acquired by Florida Panthers from Pittsburgh Penguins for Greg Hawgood.
(b) July 18, 1995--Signed as a free agent by Hartford Whalers.
(c) June 26, 1998--Claimed by Nashville Predators in Expansion Draft.
(d) August 31, 1999--Signed as a free agent by Carolina Hurricanes.

Ken Preston contributed to this report.

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