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The 2017–18 Carolina Hurricanes season will be the 39th season for the National Hockey League (NHL) franchise.

Team InformationEdit

TransactionsEdit

The Hurricanes have been involved in the following transactions during the 2017–18 season.

TradesEdit

Date
Details
June 21, 2017 To Vegas Golden Knights
5th-round pick in 2017
To Carolina Hurricanes
Expansion Draft Considerations
June 22, 2017 To Vegas Golden Knights
2nd-round pick in 2017
To Carolina Hurricanes
Trevor van Riemsdyk
7th-round pick in 2018
July 4, 2017 To Vegas Golden Knights
5th-round pick in 2018
To Carolina Hurricanes
Marcus Kruger

Free agents acquiredEdit

Date Player Former team Contract terms
(in U.S. dollars)
July 1, 2017 Justin Williams Washington Capitals 2 years, $9 million
July 1, 2017 Josh Jooris Arizona Coyotes 1 year, $750,000
July 1, 2017 Brenden Kichton Winnipeg Jets 1 year, $700,000
July 1, 2017 Jeremy Smith Colorado Avalanche 1 year, $750,000

Free agents lostEdit

Date Player New team Contract terms
(in U.S. dollars)
May 11, 2017 Erik Karlsson Timrå IK 1 year
July 1, 2017 Matt Tennyson Buffalo Sabres 2 years, $1.3 million
July 1, 2017 Michael Leighton Tampa Bay Lightning 1 year, $650,000
August 2, 2017 Andrej Nestrasil Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 1 year

Claimed via waiversEdit

Player Previous team Date

Lost via waiversEdit

Player New team Date

Lost via retirementEdit

Date Player

Player SigningsEdit

Date Player Contract terms
(in U.S. dollars)
Ref
June 26, 2017 Derek Ryan 1 year, $1.425 million
June 26, 2017 Trevor Carrick 1 year, $670,000
June 27, 2017 Patrick Brown 1 year, $650,000
June 27, 2017 Jake Chelios 1 year, $650,000
June 28, 2017 Brock McGinn 2 years, $1.775 million
June 28, 2017 Philip Samuelsson 1 year, $650,000
July 1, 2017 Dennis Robertson 1 year, $650,000
July 12, 2017 Jaccob Slavin 7 years, $37.1 million contract extension
July 14, 2017 Martin Necas 3 years, $2.775 million entry-level contract
July 27, 2017 Phillip Di Giuseppe 1 year, $725,000
August 1, 2017 Brett Pesce 6 years, $24.15 million

Draft PicksEdit

Below are the Carolina Hurricanes' selections at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft that were held on June 23 and 24, 2017 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Round # Player Pos Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 12 Martin Necas C Czech Republic Czech Republic Kometa Brno (Czech Extraliga)
2 42 Eetu Luostarinen C Template:Country data FIN Finland KalPa (Liiga)
2 52 Luke Martin D United States United States Michigan Wolverines (Big Ten)
3 67 Morgan Geekie C Canada Canada Tri-City Americans (WHL)
3 73 Stelio Mattheos C Canada Canada Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
4 104 Eetu Makiniemi G Template:Country data FIN Finland Jokerit U20 (Jr. A SM-liiga)
6 166 Brendan De Jong D Canada Canada Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
7 197 Ville Rasanen D Template:Country data FIN Finland Jokipojat (Mestis)

Notes

  • The New York Rangers' second-round pick will go to the Carolina Hurricanes as the result of a trade on February 28, 2016 that sent Eric Staal to New York in exchange for Aleksi Saarela, a second-round pick in 2016 and this pick.
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins' second-round pick will go to the Carolina Hurricanes as the result of a trade on February 23, 2017 that sent Ron Hainsey to Pittsburgh in exchange for Danny Kristo and this pick.
  • The New Jersey Devils' third-round pick will go to the Carolina Hurricanes as the result of a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Tuomo Ruutu to New Jersey in exchange for Andrei Loktionov and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade). The condition and date of conversion are unknown.
  • The Carolina Hurricanes' fifth-round pick will go to the Chicago Blackhawks as the result of a trade on September 11, 2015 that sent Kris Versteeg, Joakim Nordstrom and a third-round pick in 2017 to Carolina in exchange for Dennis Robertson, Jake Massie and this pick.
  • The Boston Bruins' fifth-round pick will go to the Carolina Hurricanes as the result of a trade on February 29, 2016 that sent John-Michael Liles to Boston in exchange for Anthony Camara, a third-round pick in 2016 and this pick.
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