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A Six-Year Deal For Noah Hanifin In Calgary

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenseman Noah Hanifin to a six-year contract.

Hanifin, a 21-year-old native of Boston, Massachusetts, was drafted fifth overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2015 NHL Draft. In his three seasons with the Hurricanes he has scored 18 goals along with 65 assists for 83 points in 239 games and led all blue-liners on his team last season with 10 goals and 22 assists.

Contract Status: Six years                          

AAV: $4,950,000

BORN: Boston, MA DATE: January 25, 1997

HEIGHT: 6'3'' WEIGHT: 215 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

DRAFT: CAR - 1st round, 5th overall, in the 2015 NHL Draft

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Calgary/Carolina Trade

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All Noah Hanifin

From ESPN's Joe McDonald:

As one of the youngest players in the NHL, Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Noah Hanifin is known for his maturity off the ice.

The 18-year-old had no choice but to grow up fast.

At 13, Hanifin was in the eighth grade and playing varsity hockey at St. Sebastian's School in Needham, Massachusetts, when his father, Bob, was diagnosed with colon and kidney cancer. During his dad's yearlong chemotherapy treatment, Hanifin became the man of the house, helping his mom and two younger siblings.

"Any hockey player can say their dad had a big impact on their life, taking them to the rink every day," Hanifin said. "When he was sick, it was the first time I have had to deal with adversity. It may not have been hockey, but it was some sort of adversity. It made me grow a lot as a person. Just going through that experience with my dad I matured a lot as a person and that ultimately helped me as a player."

At June's draft, Hanifin was in the stands at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, when his name was called as the fifth overall selection. His parents, younger brother and sister were with him.

"It was awesome. It was a dream come true," Hanifin said. "It was such a surreal experience. You don't really get it until you're there on that day and you're sitting there so nervous with your family. Luckily for me, I was drafted by the Hurricanes and to be able to go through that with my family was one of the best feelings of my life."

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Noah Hanifin Has A Shot To Play In The NHL This Season

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe,

In September, Noah Hanifin will try the hardest thing he’s done as a hockey player. The Norwood native will report to Traverse City, Mich., to play in the Red Wings’ annual eight-team rookie tournament. The 18-year-old will then graduate to Carolina’s main camp.

The two components will help determine whether Hanifin will make his NHL debut on Oct. 8. Most 18-year-olds are still asking their mothers to wash their dirty socks, not battling men with mortgages.

“If he’s ready to play, he’ll be in our lineup come October,” said Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis. “If he needs more time, we’ll do what we have to do to help in that regard, as well. We want what’s right for Noah.”

Hanifin, who left three years at Boston College on the table by turning pro, will have to fight for his first NHL paycheck. He’ll be competing for ice time against older teammates such as Ron Hainsey. In 2002, when Hainsey made his NHL debut, Hanifin was five years old.

But if anything ensures Raleigh as Hanifin’s landing spot instead of Charlotte, the Hurricanes’ AHL affiliate, it is the way he moves.

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