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Hurricanes Acquire Nino Niederreiter From The Wild For Victor Rask

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes have acquired forward Nino Niederreiter from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Victor Rask.

“We’re excited to welcome a proven goal-scorer and veteran presence in Nino Niederreiter,” said Waddell.“We wish Victor the best moving forward and thank him for his efforts on the ice and in the community during his time in Raleigh.”

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Victor Rask Out After Surgery On Two Fingers

RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today that center Victor Rask today underwent surgery on his right fourth and fifth fingers. The procedure was performed by Dr. Harrison Tuttle at Raleigh Orthopaedic and Rask is out indefinitely.

Rask, 25, suffered the injury while slicing food in his kitchen. The Leksand, Sweden, native completed his fourth NHL season in 2017-18, totaling 31 points (14g, 17a) in 71 games for the Hurricanes. Carolina's second-round selection, 42nd overall, in the 2011 NHL Draft, Rask has scored 62 goals and added 95 assists (157 points) in 313 career NHL games.

In the release, it was stated he suffered the injury in a kitchen accident.

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A Six-Year Contract For Victor Rask In Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with center Victor Rask on a six-year contract. The deal will pay Rask $4 million per year through the 2021-22 NHL season.

“Victor has gotten better every season that he’s been a part of our organization,” said Francis. “He is a big part of this team’s present and future, and we are thrilled to sign him to a longer-term deal.”

Rask, 23, established a career high and ranked second among Hurricanes skaters with 48 points (21g, 27a) in 80 games played during the 2015-16 season. The Leksand, Sweden, native ranked second on the team in assists (27) and third in goals (21). Rask (6’2”, 200 lbs.) led the Hurricanes in power-play points (18) and was second in power-play assists (13). He was fourth among Carolina forwards in ice time per game (16:58).

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