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Hurricanes ink Semin to 5-year extension

RALEIGH, N.C., March 25 (UPI) -- High-scoring forward Alexander Semin and the Carolina Hurricanes have agreed on a five-year contract extension, General Manager Jim Rutherford said Monday.
Carolina signs Skinner to long-term deal

Carolina signs Skinner to long-term deal

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Forward Jeff Skinner, the NHL's Calder Trophy winner in 2011, has been given a six-year contract extension by the Carolina Hurricanes, the team said Wednesday.

Jordan Staal signs 10-year Carolina deal

RALEIGH, N.C., July 1 (UPI) -- Newly acquired center Jordan Staal has signed a 10-year contract extension with the Carolina Hurricanes, the team announced Sunday.

Ruutu signs 4-year deal with Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Forward Tuomo Ruutu and the Carolina Hurricanes have agreed on a four-year contract extension, General Manager Jim Rutherford said Wednesday.
Hurricanes give Tim Gleason 4-year deal

Hurricanes give Tim Gleason 4-year deal

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason signed a four-year contract extension Monday, the day after his 29th birthday.
Kirk Muller to coach Carolina Hurricanes

Kirk Muller to coach Carolina Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Kirk Muller, who played 19 seasons in the NHL, was hired Monday to replace Paul Maurice as coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, the NHL team said.

Hurricanes sign Pitkanen, Dwyer

RALEIGH, N.C., June 28 (UPI) -- Impending free-agent defenseman Joni Pitkanen and forward Patrick Dwyer have signed multi-year contracts with the Carolina Hurricanes, the team said Tuesday.

Hurricanes get White, Sutter from Flames

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Ian White and forward Brett Sutter from the Calgary Flames, the teams announced Wednesday.
Carolina Hurricanes fire coach Laviolette

Carolina Hurricanes fire coach Laviolette

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford announced Wednesday coach Peter Laviolette has been replaced by former coach Paul Maurice.

Hurricanes extend Eric Staal's contract

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The NHL's Carolina Hurricanes have signed their best player, center Eric Staal, to a seven-year, $57.75 million contract extension.

Knee injury ends Brind'Amour's season

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Carolina Hurricanes captain Rod Brind'Amour is done for the season because of a torn left knee ligament.

Karmanos resigns from Carolina Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Jason Karmanos Thursday resigned for “personal reasons” as vice president and assistant general manager of the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes.

Hurricanes re-sign Glen Wesley

RALEIGH, N.C., June 2 (UPI) -- Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Glen Wesley has signed a one-year, $1.4 million contract to play a 20th season.

Hurricanes' Rutherford gets new contract

RALEIGH, N.C., April 17 (UPI) -- Team President and General Manager Jim Rutherford signed a new five-year contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, the NHL announced Tuesday. Rutherford is the league's second-longest tenured general manager and has been with the franchise since before it mo
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Carolina Hurricanes General Manager Jim Rutherford shakes hands with U.S. President George W. Bush as Bush welcomes the 2006 NHL Stanley Cup champions to The White House, in Washington on on February 2, 2007. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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James Earl Rutherford (born February 17, 1949) is a former professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Los Angeles Kings in the 1970s and 1980s. Since 1994, he has been president, general manager and part owner of the Carolina Hurricanes (known as the Hartford Whalers until 1997). The Hurricanes won the Stanley Cup on June 19, 2006 while Rutherford was the GM.

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