Canes sign Tlusty to one-year contract

calexander@newsobserver.comJuly 1, 2014 

The Canes announced Tuesday the team has agreed to terms with winger Jiri Tlusty on a one-year contract. The deal will pay Tlusty $2.95 million for the 2014-15 season.

Tlusty, 26, had 16 goals and added 14 assists (30 points) in 68 games with the Hurricanes in 2013-14. The Slany, Czech Republic, native ranked tied for fourth on the team in goals and plus/minus rating (+2) and was eighth in points.

Tlusty was second on the team in game-winning goals with a career-high five.

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