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Canes Announce Hockey Operations Promotions

Long-time staffers assume new roles and responsibilities

Wednesday, 07.16.2014 / 11:20 AM ET / News
By Ken Preston
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Canes Announce Hockey Operations Promotions
RALEIGH, NCRon Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that three members of the team’s front-office staff have assumed new roles and responsibilities with the team.

Darren Yorke is entering his sixth season with the Hurricanes and will assume the role of Assistant to the General Manager/Video Scout. A native of Milton, Ont., Yorke has served as the team’s video scout since 2009, using television broadcasts of professional and amateur games to assist management in personnel decisions. During his tenure with Carolina, Yorke’s responsibilities have increased to include player evaluations with hockey management, and he has led the team’s scouting meetings for the past two seasons. Prior to joining the Hurricanes, Yorke interned and worked for the Buffalo Sabres for two seasons, and spent one year with Canadian sports network TSN.

Mike Sundheim is entering his 15th full-time year with the Carolina Hurricanes and will assume the role of Vice President of Communications and Team Services. Similarly, Kyle Hanlin, who is entering his 15th year in the NHL, and 13th full-time year with the Hurricanes, will assume the role of Senior Director of Communications and Team Services. With their promotions, Sundheim and Hanlin will take on travel and team services responsibilities in addition to their long-time media relations and communications roles.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 50 37 9 4 163 112 78
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 53 15 19 -13 34
V. Rask 51 12 19 1 31
K. Versteeg 52 10 21 1 31
J. Skinner 53 18 12 -3 30
J. Staal 53 12 18 7 30
E. Staal 53 9 21 0 30
E. Lindholm 53 8 16 -8 24
A. Nestrasil 46 7 12 -1 19
J. Nordstrom 42 5 9 2 14
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