LOS ANGELES CA - OCTOBER 20: Joe Corvo #77 of the Carolina Hurricanes is slashed by Ryan Smyth #94 of the Los Angeles Kings during the first period at Staples Center on October 20 2010 in Los Angeles California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
The Carolina Hurricanes have come to terms on a one-year contract with Joe Corvo.
On Sunday afternoon, the Carolina Hurricanes announced via the team's official twitter account that the club has come to terms on a one-year contract worth $2 million with defenseman Joe Corvo. This will be Corvo's third stint with the Hurricanes, which previously consisted of an Eastern Conference Finals appearance with the team in 2009.
Via the Hurricanes official website:
Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Joe Corvo on a one-year contract. The deal will pay Corvo $2 million for the 2012-13 season.
"Joe and his family call Raleigh home, and he has had some of his best seasons while playing here," said Rutherford. "We are pleased to welcome him back and to add his veteran presence to our blue line."
The 35-year old blue liner played in 75 games with the Boston Bruins in the 2011-12 season registering four goals and 21 assists for 25 points.
According to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun, the deal includes a no-movement clause.
Joe Corvo signs one year deal with Carolina. One year, $2 million. No move clause as well.— Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) July 1, 2012