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Offseason Report

2023-2024

At the draft, The Hurricanes traded 34 year old center Logan Couture for the 2nd overall pick. They selected LW Byron Wallace, who is NHL ready! (82 OV, 19 years old, 4.5 stars, playmaker and good defensively)

Connor McDavid (93 OV) got signed to a lucrative contract that will pay him 13.865 million per year for 6 years.

C Drew Weaver (25 years old, 4.5 yellow, TWF) will center the 2nd line. He spent last year on the third line.

Prospect LW Radoslav Honzik (PWF, 82 OV, 2017 32nd overall, 3.5 yellow) is ready for the NHL.

To fill the gap at 3C, the Canes signed Tyler Ennis to a 2 year deal.

2017 62nd overall pick Brandon Kaunisto (PWF, RW, 3 yellow stars) is also ready for the NHL.

4th liners Eric Tangradi and Darren Kramer were signed in FA.

The Canes also traded LW Deon Draisail, who they were expected more from, for center prospect Ned Woolley of the LA Kings. (SNP, C, 71 OV, 4 yellow stars.) The Kanes are hoping that he will turn into a Morgan Kilmchuk-type of player.

Lines Entering the 2023-2024 season:

Harry Winchester (TWF 85) - Connor McDavid (PLY 93) - Nail Yakupov (SNP 90)
Byron Wallace (PLY 82) - Drew Weaver (TWF 84) - Jeff Skinner (SNP 89)
Radoslav Honzik (PWF 82) - Tyler Ennis (SNP 80) - Brandon Kaunisto (PWF 80)
Lane MacDermid (GRN 74) - Eric Tangradi (PWF 76) - Darren Kramer (GRN 70)

Jake Gardiner (TWD 88) - Seth Jones (TWD 91)
Darnell Nurse (TWD 84) - Aaron Ekblad (TWD 86)
Brandon Duke (DFD 80) - Jarrod Fedoruk (DFD 80)

Steven Veilleux (HYB 88)
Patrik Bartosak (HYB 74)

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