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Agreement officially reached to bring second NHL franchise to Chicago


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May 3, 2024  (10:48)
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An NHL organizations AHL team is officially returning to Chicago after a rough season:

Recent hints from both sides have now been confirmed by multiple sources: the Carolina Hurricanes and Chicago Wolves are on the verge of finalizing a new affiliation agreement. According to one source, the agreement will span three years with options for two additional years.
Carolina Hurricanes GM Don Waddell mentioned ongoing negotiations during a media availability session, expressing optimism about reaching a deal soon. Similarly, Wolves GM Wendell Young hinted at progress in an end-of-season interview.
While discussions have been ongoing for weeks, there have been some delays along the way. Despite initial hopes for a quick resolution, issues arose, prolonging the process.
Throughout the negotiation period, Carolina has been proactive, signing prospects to entry-level contracts in anticipation of the affiliation agreement. Waddell's comments suggest that a resolution is imminent.
Though the negotiation process has been slower than desired, both parties are inching closer to finalizing the deal.
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