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Nathan Gerbe signs for the Hurricanes

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The Carolina Hurricanes have signed left wing Nathan Gerbe on a one-year deal.

However, the agreement will work two ways, as the 26-year-old's wages will depend on which league he plays in.

The former Portland Pirates player will be paid $550,000 for the year if he plays in the NHL, and $150,000 if he is used in the AHL, with a guarantee of $250,000.

Gerbe was placed on waivers by the Buffalo Sabres earlier this month, who he signed for in 2005 as a draft pick from the Boston College Eagles.

His record of five goals and 10 points, along with an average of 12:30 of ice time in 42 games last season were not enough for the Sabres to keep him, and the final year of his contract was bought out for one third of the cost of his salary.

The Hurricanes Ron Francis is pleased with Gerbe's NHL record, which includes 29 goals and 43 assists in 188 games.

He said in a statement: "Nathan has had success on the NHL level and should compete for a job with the Hurricanes during training camp."

 

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