Hurricanes, Dzingel agree on 2-year, $6.75M contract

Published: Friday, July 12, 2019 @ 10:10 AM
Updated: Friday, July 12, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes and free agent center Ryan Dzingel have agreed on a two-year, $6.75 million contract.

The deal announced Friday by general manager Don Waddell will pay Dzingel $3.25 million this season and $3.5 million in 2020-21.

The 27-year-old split last season between Ottawa and Columbus, and had career highs with 26 goals, 30 assists and 56 points.

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Waddell says Dzingel "can be an impact player offensively" and is "an excellent fit for our forward group."

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