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  • Eddie Lack inks two-year, $5.5-million extension with Hurricanes

    Jen Neale at Puck Daddy1 day ago

    Goaltender Eddie Lack has a new contract with the ...

    (Be honest with yourself. Before reading the headline, did you remember what team Eddie Lack is on? Outside of two cities, it is acceptable not to know the answer.)

    Lack, currently a member of the Carolina Hurricanes, and will continue to be a Hurricane for two additional seasons. As for salary, the 'Canes are one of the few franchises to release the details themselves:

    The deal will pay Lack $2.5 million in 2016-17, and $3 million in 2017-18. 

    That'll buy a lot of tacos

    Carolina acquired Lack at this year's draft for a third round pick in 2015 and a seventh round pick next year. When the trade was announced, the sound around the hockey world was that of Vancouver Canucks GM Trevor Linden crushing the souls of his team's fanbase.

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