RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The NHL’s Free Agency period began on Wednesday and the Carolina Hurricanes have been active.
TRADE: Left winger Warren Foegele to Edmonton for defenseman Ethan Bear
FREE AGENT SIGNING: Defenseman Tony DeAngelo agrees to a one-year deal worth $1 million.
“Tony is a smooth-skating, puck-moving defenseman,” Hurricanes President and General Manager Don Waddell said. “We’ve done a lot of background work on this player and we are confident that he can be a positive addition to our group.”
FREE AGENT SIGNING: Forward Josh Leivo agrees to a one-year deal worth $750,000.
“Josh is an experienced two-way forward,” Waddell said. “We expect him to fit our playing system well.”
FREE AGENT RE-SIGNING: Forward Jordan Martinook agrees to three-year deal worth $1.8 million/year.
“Jordan has played a tremendous part in helping to change the culture of our organization over the past three years,” Waddell said. “He’s an asset to our team and our community, and we’re a tougher team to play against with him on the ice.”
FREE AGENT SIGNING: Defenseman Ian Cole agrees to one-year deal worth $2.9 million.
“Ian is a big, physical defenseman,” Waddell said. “We’re thrilled to add a veteran with his experience to our team.”
FREE AGENT SIGNING: Goaltender Frederik Andersen agrees to two-year deal worth $4.5 million/year.
“Frederik has been a starting goalie in this league and has an established track record,” Waddell said. “We believe that his experience will help us achieve further success.”
Defenseman Dougie Hamilton agreed to a seven-year, $9 million deal with the New Jersey Devils.
Goaltender Petr Mrazek to a three-year, $11.4 million deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
CBS 17 will continue tracking free agency moves.