Hurricanes sign forward Ryan Dzingel to one-year, two-way contract

Arizona Coyotes center Ryan Dzingel (10) beats Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Petr Mrazek, right, for a goal as Maple Leafs defenseman TJ Brodie (78) arrives late to help during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

Ryan Dzingel is returning to the Carolina Hurricanes after signing a one-year, two-way contract with the club on Monday.

Dzingel, who previously played with the Hurricanes from 2019-21, spent last season with the Arizona Coyotes and San Jose Sharks and recorded eight points (five goals and three assists) in 32 games.

The 30-year-old from Wheaton, Ill., will earn $750,000 at the NHL level and $150,000 in the American Hockey League with a $200,000 guarantee.

“We are obviously familiar with Ryan from his previous time in Carolina,” Hurricanes general manager Don Waddell said in a statement. “He is a skilled player who can provide an offensive boost to our forward group, and we are excited to have him back in the organization.”

Drafted in the seventh round, 204th overall, by Ottawa in 2011, Dzingel has scored 188 points (87 goals and 101 assists) over six seasons with the Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets, Hurricanes, Coyotes and Sharks.

His best season came during the 2018-19 campaign when he set career highs with 26 goals, 30 assists and 56 points in 78 games split between Ottawa and Columbus.

July 25, 2022


Ryan Dzingel

Carolina Hurricanes
1 yr
Free Agency

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