Hurricanes sign Calvin de Haan to four-year contract

The New York Islanders acquired Matt Martin from the Toronto Maple Leafs along with signing goaltender Robin Lehner. The Carolina Hurricanes signed former Islanders defenceman Calvin de Haan.

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed free-agent defenceman Calvin de Haan to a four-year contract.

General manager Don Waddell said Tuesday night that the deal is worth a total of $18.2 million.

De Haan had a goal and 11 assists in 33 games with the New York Islanders last season but missed the final 49 games with a shoulder injury. A year earlier, he set career highs with 25 points, five goals and 20 assists while playing all 82 games.

The 27-year-old was a first-round draft pick in 2009 and is the second notable defensive acquisition this off-season for Carolina, which picked up defenceman Dougie Hamilton in a five-player trade with Calgary.

Waddell calls de Haan "a strong two-day player" who "will help solidify the left side and upgrade our defence.

July 3, 2018


Calvin de Haan

Carolina Hurricanes
4 yrs
Free Agency
$4.55 million
$18.2 million

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