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Canes sign Di Giuseppe to one-year contract

The Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday signed forward Phil Di Giuseppe to a one-year contract that will pay will pay $725,000 on the NHL level, or $125,000 on the American Hockey League level in 2017-18.

Di Giuseppe, 23, scored one goal and added six assists in 36 games for the Hurricanes during the 2016-17 season. His goal was am overtime winner against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Dec. 4 at PNC Arena. T

Di Giuseppe also played 40 AHL games with the Charlotte Checkers, scoring 12 goals and adding 16 assists.