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Canes Agree to Terms with Carter Sandlak

Winger leads the Plymouth Whalers in goals, points

Friday, 12.6.2013 / 4:45 PM ET / News
By Terrell Williams
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Canes Agree to Terms with Carter Sandlak
The winger leads the Plymouth Whalers in goals and points.
RALEIGH, NCRon Francis, Vice President of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with left wing Carter Sandlak on a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal will pay Sandlak $550,000 at the NHL level or $55,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level in the first year, $550,000 in the NHL or $67,500 in the AHL in the second year, and $575,000 in the NHL or $67,500 in the AHL in the third year. He will also receive a signing bonus of $110,000.

“Carter is a gritty, tough competitor who is having a good year for Plymouth in the Ontario Hockey League,” said Francis. “He’s got an edge to his game and the work ethic to be a good pro.”

Sandlak, 20, leads the Plymouth Whalers (OHL) in goals (16) and points (24) in 26 games during his fifth season of junior hockey. Born in Vancouver, but raised in London, Ont., Sandlak currently ranks tied for 13th in the OHL in goals. In 237 career OHL games with Guelph, Belleville and Plymouth, Sandlak (6’2”, 200 lbs.) has totaled 51 goals and 47 assists (98 points) and 332 penalty minutes.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 77 23 31 -13 54
J. Faulk 82 15 34 -19 49
E. Lindholm 81 17 22 -23 39
V. Rask 80 11 22 -14 33
J. Skinner 77 18 13 -24 31
N. Gerbe 78 10 18 -14 28
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. Staal 46 6 18 -6 24
J. Liles 57 2 20 -9 22
J. McClement 82 7 14 -7 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 22 24 5 .910 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 17 6 .900 2.72