The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Calvin de Haan to a one-year contract, the membership introduced Saturday.
De Haan’s new one-way contract with Carolina carries an $850,000 National Hockey League cap hit. The 31-year-old defender had been attending Hurricanes coaching camp on knowledgeable tryout.
The 6-foot-1 left-handed defender from Carp, Ontario, beforehand spent the 2018-19 season with the Hurricanes earlier than being traded to the Chicago Blackhawks, with whom he performed from 2019 to 2022.
De Haan scored one aim and 14 factors whereas averaging 18:31 in 74 video games with Carolina in 2018-19. In the three seasons since, he’s amassed 24 factors (six targets, 18 assists) and averaged 19:03 in 142 video games.
Now signed by means of the tip of the 2022-23 season, de Haan will look to carve out a job as a member of a Carolina defensive corps that additionally contains Jaccob Slavin, Brent Burns, Brady Skjei, Brett Pesce, Ethan Bear, Dylan Coghlan and Jalen Chatfield.
Most just lately, de Haan logged 18:57 on common and scored eight factors (4 targets, 4 assists) in 69 video games with the Blackhawks in 2021-22. He now returns to the group he signed with as an unrestricted free agent after wrapping up a six-year tenure with the New York Islanders to start his NHL profession.