A day after he was traded from Edmtonon, defenseman Joni Pitkanen signed with the Hurricanes. He was a restricted free agent. The deal is worth $12 million over three years.
EN Says: Solid acquisition by the Hurricanes. They needed a puck-mover on the blue line and that's exactly what Pitkanen is. He is capable of logging 25 minutes a game but can somewhat fragile.
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