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Carolina Hurricanes Purchase James Reimer for Scott Darling

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The Carolina Hurricanes have swapped goalies by buying James Reimer in a commerce with the Florida Panthers.

Florida acquired goalie Scott Darling and instantly positioned him on waivers with the intention to purchase out the remaining two years of his contract. The Panthers additionally acquired a sixth-round choose within the 2020 draft within the commerce made Sunday, a day earlier than the beginning of the NHL’s free-agent signing interval.

Former Panthers goalie James Reimer (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Hurricanes Add Goalie Depth

Reimer helps deal with the Hurricanes’ speedy want at goalie with co-starters Petr Mrzaek and Curtis McElhinney eligible to turn into unrestricted free brokers.

The 31-year-old Reimer had a 13-12-5 document and a .900 save share in 36 video games with the Panthers final season. Total, Reimer has a 144-120-19 document in 338 video games, together with stops in Toronto and San Jose.

For Florida, the commerce amounted to the workforce liberating up house beneath the wage cap in dealing Reimer and shopping for out Darling’s contract.

The Panthers do have a necessity at goalie with Roberto Luongo retiring after 19 seasons on Wednesday. Florida, nonetheless, is taken into account the front-runner to signal Columbus starter Sergei Bobrovsky in free company.

The Panther swill purchase out Scott Darling (AP Picture/Karl B DeBlaker)

The 30-year-old Darling had a 2-Four-2 document in his second season with Carolina final 12 months. He was sad over being demoted to the American Hockey League and had been granted a go away of absence in February. He has 5 years of expertise and a 54-42-18 document in 126 video games with Carolina and Chicago.

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John Wawrow, The Related Press

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