11:01 AM EDT, Sun July 05, 2015
Canes Country Jul 1, 2015

Riley Nash, Rasmus Rissanen Re-Signed, Jaccob Slavin Signs Entry-Level Deal

The Carolina Hurricanes took care of their own house at the start of the NHL’s free agency period, re-signing UFA Riley Nash, RFA Rasmus Rissanen and inking Jaccob Slavin to an entry-level contract. The floodgates opened at noon Wednesday to the NHL’s annual free agent frenzy, but Hurricanes GM Ron Francis used the first hour of the annual money meat market to secure some of his own players, signing Riley Nash, Rasmus Rissanen and Jaccob Slavin to contracts. The Hurricanes re-signed Nash, who was officially an unrestricted free agent after not being qualified as an RFA, to a one-year...
Canes Country Jun 29, 2015

Hurricanes Qualify Boychuk, Shugg, Sutter, and Rissanen

While the club qualifies four, they do not qualify Riley Nash, Jared Staal, Beau Schmitz, and Austin Levi. The Carolina Hurricanes had until 5 p.m. on Monday afternoon to qualify their restricted free agents and chose to do so with Zach Boychuk, Justin Shugg, Brody Sutter, and Rasmus Rissanen.  Each of those players received qualifying offers and can return to the Carolina organization if they accept. There were a group of RFA's who did not get offers, meaning that they will be unrestricted free agents come July 1. Riley Nash, who led the team in scoring early in the season, did not get...