Ron Francis, General Manager and Executive Vice President of the Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the club has re-signed restricted free agents Jared Staal and Michal Jordan to one-year, two-way deals.
The Carolina Hurricanes will pay Michal Jordan $550,000 at the NHL level and $200,000 at the AHL level with $225,000 guaranteed. Jared Staal will get $550,000 at the NHL level and $65,000 at the AHL level.
Michal Jordan spent the entire 2013-2014 season in the AHL with the Charlotte Checkers. He tallied 25 points in 70 games played in Charlotte last season. He led all Checkers defensmen in assists with 21.
Jordan was the 105th overall pick (4th round) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Carolina Hurricanes. In 267 AHL regular season games, the Zlin, Czech Republic native has tallied 81 points (18 goals, 63 assists).
Michael Jordan has played 5 games in the NHL with the Carolina Hurricanes, all of which came in the 2013 lockout shortened season. He has yet to tally any points in the NHL.
Jared Staal spent the entire 2013-2014 season in the AHL with the Charlotte Checkers. He scored 2 goals and had 5 assists in 50 games played in Charlotte last season.
Brother of fellow Hurricanes Jordan Staal and Eric Staal, Jared has been kept around the organization since he was acquired by the Carolina Hurricanes via trade with the Arizona Coyotes on May 13, 2010.
Jared Staal has tallied 25 points (10 goals, 15 assists) in 169 AHL regular season games with the San Antonio Rampage, Province Bruins, and Charlotte Checkers.
In his 2 career NHL games, Jared Staal did not tally any points.