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Hurricanes sign Lintuniemi to one-year deal

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Alex Lintuniemi to a one-year, two-way deal.

Lintuniemi, 23, completed his fourth pro season in 2018-19 and recorded a career-high 25 points (two goals, 23 assists) in 67 games with the AHL’s Ontario Reign.

A second-round choice by Los Angeles in the 2014 NHL Draft, Lintuniemi has collected eight goals and 52 assists for 60 points in 176 career AHL games with Ontario and Manchester.