RALEIGH, NC – Jason Karmanos, Executive Vice President and Assistant General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Chris Terry on a two-year, two-way contract. In the first year, Terry will receive $525,000 at the NHL level, or $90,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level, with a guarantee of $105,000. In the second year, he will receive $525,000 in the NHL, or $105,000 in the AHL.
Terry, 23, completed his third full professional season in 2011-12, leading the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers in assists (43) and points (59) while playing in 74 games. The Brampton, Ont., native ranked tied for seventh in the AHL with a career-high 43 assists, and tied for fourth with 26 power-play assists. Terry (5’10”, 190 lbs.) has scored 67 goals, earned 103 assists (170 points) and accumulated 166 penalty minutes in 235 career regular-season games with Carolina’s AHL affiliates in Albany and Charlotte. The Hurricanes drafted Terry in the fifth round, 132nd overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Good move, Terry is definitely the leader of that Checkers hockey team being he is close to the oldest (if not oldest) player on that roster.