Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos explains why high priced, under-performing Alexander Semin had to go during a press conference held at PNC Arena Wednesday. Earlier in the week, the Canes bought out his $7 million/year contract, giving him a total of $14 million to not play. Staff video by Chris Seward
Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos reiterated that he has no plans to move the NHL team out of Raleigh as he speaks to the media during a press conference at PNC Arena in Raleigh on July 1, 2015. He and team general manager Ron Francis also talked about recent player trades the team has made. Staff video by Chris Seward
In the course of four hours Saturday, the Carolina Hurricanes traded for goalie Eddie Lack, traded away goalie Anton Khudobin, acquired defenseman James Wisniewski and managed to make eight picks in the NHL draft.
The Carolina Hurricanes have the fifth overall pick in the 2015 NHL draft and general manger Ron Francis said nothing has been done to change the Canes’ position. But things could change before Friday night, when the draft begins in Sunrise, Fla.