Canes Agree to Terms with Forward Chris Terry
Left wing led Charlotte Checkers in assists in 2013-14
Terry, 25, played a career-high 10 NHL games in 2013-14, totaling two assists. The Brampton, Ont., native scored the game-winning goal in the shootout for the Hurricanes on Nov. 15 against the Minnesota Wild, and earned his first two NHL assists against Dallas on April 3. Terry spent the majority of the season with the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers, ranking first among Checkers in assists (41) and shots (230) and second on the team in goals (28) and points (69). He was tied for third in the AHL in power-play points (37), sixth in scoring, tied for 10th in goals and tied for 11th in assists.
Terry (5’10”, 195 lbs.) was selected by Carolina in the fifth round, 132nd overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, and has appeared in 13 career NHL games with the Hurricanes, totaling one goal and two assists (3 points). Terry represented the Checkers at the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic and has served as an alternate captain for Charlotte for the past two seasons.