Hurricanes sign forward Lucas Wallmark to two-year contract

Carolina Hurricanes' Lucas Wallmark (71), is congratulated by teammates Trevor van Riemsdyk (57) and Teuvo Teravainen (86), after scoring his first NHL goal. (Bill Boyce/AP)

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to deals with forwards Lucas Wallmark and Greg McKegg.

The deal with Wallmark is a two-year contract. It’s a two-way deal for the 2018-19 season paying $650,000 at the NHL level or $70,000 at the American Hockey League level with a $100,000 guarantee. The deal will pay $700,000 for 2019-20.

The 22-year-old Wallmark scored one goal in 11 games with the Hurricanes last season and spent the majority of the year in the AHL, leading Charlotte with 55 points in 45 games.

The deal with McKegg is a one-year contract paying $715,000 at the NHL level or $250,000 in the AHL.

The 26-year-old McKegg had 23 points in 19 games with Charlotte in the AHL last season after being acquired from Pittsburgh in February.

July 12, 2018

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Lucas Wallmark
Centre
AGE: 22
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$675,000
TOTAL:
$1.35 million

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