Brian Elliott was eager to get back in the rink on a hot summer day. After years of fending off challengers in St. Louis, the goalie has big expectations entering next season as the unquestioned No. 1 in Calgary.
Bill Peters’ two-year contract extension, announced Wednesday morning by Carolina Hurricanes, will keep the in Raleigh through at least the 2018-19 season. At a press conference, Peters and general manager Ron Francis spoke optimistically about the direction in which they have steered the team moving forward.
The Carolina Hurricanes took care of one considerable piece of unfinished business Wednesday, signing coach Bill Peters to a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the end of the 2018-19 season, but there’s still plenty left to do before training camp in September.
The expansion draft for the yet-to-be-named Las Vegas NHL franchise won’t happen until June 2017, but the rules are forcing NHL teams to plan ahead. For the Carolina Hurricanes, some difficult decisions await.