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Tlusty Re-Ups With Carolina On One Year Contract by   Steven Ellis

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed winger Jiri Tlusty to a one-year contract worth $2.95 million. Tlusty potted 16 goals and added 14 assists in 68 games with the Hurricanes in 2013-14. Since getting drafted by the Maple Leafs back in 2006, Tlusty has totaled 73 goals and 142 points in 344 career NHL games with Toronto and Carolina. Follow me on twitter, @StevenEllisNHL.
Via The Hockey House
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jiri Tlusty Back With the Hurricanes on a One Year Deal

#477989653 / Jiri Tlusty is back with the Hurricanes on a one year deal this season.  Tlusty is currently 26 years old and plays on the wing for the Carolina Hurricanes, and had 30 points for the team last season. Jiri Tlusty signs a one-year deal with Carolina. #TSN#FAF — NHL on TSN (@NHLonTSN) July 1, 2014 Tlusty is back for 1 year/2.5 million dollars.  Tlusty...
Via TopSportsReport
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Up Next For The Carolina Hurricanes

from Chip Alexander of the News & Observer, The team probably will not look to re-sign two other UFAs, defenseman Mike Komisarek or forward Radek Dvorak, Francis said. Forward Jiri Tlusty is a restricted free agent and Francis said the Canes were in talks with Tlusty and would "definitely qualify him." Final decisions on qualifying offers for the team's...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Tlusty out 2-3 weeks after appendectomy

Carolina Hurricanes forward Jiri Tlusty will miss two to three weeks after having his appendix removed. The Hurricanes filled his spot by recalling forward Zach Boychuk from Charlotte of the AHL. The moves were announced Friday, about nine hours before Carolina's game against the Eastern Conference-leading Pittsburgh Penguins. The team says Tlusty underwent an emergency appendectomy...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Tlusty scores twice in Hurricanes' win over Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Jiri Tlusty scored his first two goals of the season, and Cam Ward made 22 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes held on for a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.Tlusty netted his first goal 1:05 into the second, jamming a loose puck past Evgeni Nabokov. Jordan Staal added his first with a wrist shot from the left circle at 6:36, and Jeff Skinner...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

How many goals will Jiri Tlusty score in 2013-14?

One bright spot in a mostly forgettable year for the Hurricanes was the emergence of Jiri Tlusty. The former first round pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs had a breakout season leading the team in goals with 23 and was a perfect fit on the first line with Eric Staal and Alexander Semin. Tlusty only turned 25 last March and was a high scorer in the AHL, so it's possible that what...
Via Shutdown Line
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jiri Tlusty thriving in Czech League

There has been a lot of focus put on how good some of Carolina's roster hopefuls are playing for the Charlotte Checkers during the lockout, but the AHL isn't the only league where players on the Hurricanes roster are making some noise. The Canes have five players who are currently playing overseas and the most impressive has been Jiri Tlusty. This may come as a surprise when...
Via Shutdown Line
October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Jiri Tlusty 2012-13 Season Projection

Jiri Tlusty might be the most difficult forwards on the team to project. He had a breakout season last year and some may think that the sky is the limit for him, but there are a lot of factors that make the upcoming season very hard to predict for him. Tlusty's break-out season was the result of him receiving top-six minutes, most of which were spent playing on a line with Eric...
Via Shutdown Line
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Jiri Tlusty 2011-12 Scoring Chances

When the Hurricanes announced their lines for opening night back in October, one of the surprises was having Jiri Tlusty placed on the first line. For the majority of his career in Carolina, Tlustly was never more than a guy who could be used for around 10 minutes a night in a checking role. The Canes decided to keep him around for another year at a cost near the league minimum and...
Via Shutdown Line
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

'Canes sign Tlusty to 2-year, $3.2 million deal

Jiri Tlusty has signed a two-year contract worth $3.2 million to stay with the Carolina Hurricanes. The team said Tuesday that Tlusty agreed to a deal that will pay him $1.5 million next season and $1.7 million in 2013-14. The 24-year-old forward had career highs this season with 79 games, 17 goals, 19 assists and 36 points. He could have become a restricted free agent July 1,...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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