Hurricanes, Teuvo Teravainen comply with 5-year, $27M extension | NHL


The Hurricanes and ahead Teuvo Teravainen have agreed to phrases on a five-year, $27 million contract extension that begins with subsequent season and runs via the 2023-24 season, the crew introduced Monday.

The typical annual worth of the extension is $5.four million. He’s slated to make $2.86 million this season, the final 12 months of his present contract, in line with Spotrac.

“Teuvo has improved yearly of his NHL profession and has established himself as a cornerstone ahead for the Hurricanes now and into the longer term,” Hurricanes president and GM Don Waddell stated in an announcement. “He has proven that he’s able to adapting and increasing his position with our crew, changing into a key penalty-killer for [coach] Rod [Brind’Amour] this season. He is nonetheless simply 24 years previous and we consider he’ll solely proceed to develop as a participant.”

Teravainen, 24, ranks second amongst Hurricanes skaters this season in assists (28), factors (38) and power-play factors (12).

The Helsinki, Finland, native has appeared in 210 video games since becoming a member of the Hurricanes in 2016-17 and in that span has led the crew in assists (96) and is second in factors (144).   

Teravainen was acquired by the Hurricanes on June 15, 2016, with Bryan Bickell, from the Chicago Blackhawks for a second-round decide within the 2016 NHL Draft (Artur Kayumov) and a third-round decide within the 2017 draft (Keith Petruzzelli).

In 325 NHL video games with the Blackhawks and Hurricanes, Teravainen has 65 targets and 123 assists. He had 10 factors (4 targets, six assists) in 17 playoff video games for the Blackhawks in 2015, once they received the Stanley Cup.

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