The Carolina Hurricanes today extended qualifying offers to forwards Phil Di Giuseppe and Brock McGinn and defenseman Jake Chelios, retaining their restricted free agent statuses.
Di Giuseppe split his second NHL season between Carolina and Charlotte. He has totaled 24 points (8g, 16a) in 77 games with the Hurricanes. McGinn played in a career-high 57 games with the Hurricanes in 2016-17 and also posted career highs in goals (7), assists (9) and points (16). Chelios inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Hurricanes in April 2016. He was the only member of the Charlotte Checkers to skate in all of the team's 76 games in the 2016-17 regular season, and he tallied 32 points (4g, 28) and 54 penalty minutes.