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NHL: William Lagesson goes to Carolina

NHL: William Lagesson goes to Carolina


After a brief stint with the Montreal Canadiens, defenseman William Lagesson will continue his career with the Carolina Hurricanes.

On Monday, the Raleigh-based club announced the 26-year-old has signed a one-year, two-way contract. The Swede will earn $750,000 if he plays in the National Hockey League (NHL).

“Lagesson adds strength and a physical presence to our blue line,” said the Hurricanes general manager, Don Waddell, in a statement. He has several games in the NHL and the American League behind the tie and adds experience to our defensive unit.

In 2021-2022, Lagesson played 33 games on the Bettman circuit, including three in a Habs uniform. The Canadiens were acquired in March 2022 in the trade that brought Brett Kulak to the Edmonton Oilers.

The guard has 60 NHL games and seven career endorsements. 'assistance. He was a fourth-round pick (91st overall) of the Oilers in the 2014 draft.

Ryan Dzingel returns to Carolina

Hurricanes also confirmed on Monday that they have agreed to a one-year, two-part pact with forward Ryan Dzingel.

The 30-year-old American forward spent two seasons with the Canes organization. “, between 2019 and 2021. He had collected 33 points in 75 games during this first stint.

Dzingel wore the colors of the Arizona Coyotes and the San Jose Sharks last season. He had eight points in 32 games in 2021-22.

His star has faded since enjoying back-to-back 20-goal campaigns with the Ottawa Senators, between 2018 and 2019. He has played 404 games in the Bettman circuit, accumulating 188 points.

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