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Nicolas Blanchard | Center | #74

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/31/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 200
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 6 (192) / CAR
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Nicolas Blanchard has been sent down to the AHL Charlotte Checkers.
Justin Peters, Zach Boychuk, Michal Jordan, Jared Staal, and Aaron Palushaj were also returned to the minors. Carolina has 28 players left on their training camp roster. Tue, Sep 24, 2013 08:20:00 AM

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Nicolas Blanchard has been summoned from the minors on an emergency basis.

He has nine points and a team-leading 124 penalty minutes in 61 games with AHL Charlotte this campaign. Blanchard will be making his NHL debut if he gets into the lineup for Thursday's match at Washington.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 01:40:00 PM

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed Nicolas Blanchard to a two-year, two-way contract extension.

Blanchard will make $525,000 annually in the NHL and $105,000 per season in the minors. However, he is guarantee to earn at least $125,000 per season. He had 21 points and 103 penalty minutes in 68 games with the AHL Charlotte Checkers last season. He will turn 25 on May 31 and has yet to make his NHL debut.
Mon, May 21, 2012 03:58:00 PM

Nicolas Blanchard has signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Hurricanes.

Blanchard produced 14 goals, 22 points and 171 penalty minutes in 76 games with Carolina's AHL affiliate in Albany in 2009-10. He will make $500,000 at the NHL level and $60,000 in the minors in 2010-11, with a guarantee of at least $75,000. His salary in 2011-12 will garner him $525,000 at the NHL level and $65,000 in the AHL with an $80,000 guarantee. Blanchard was chosen in the sixth round, 192nd overall, by the Canes in 2005.
Source: Canes Now
Thu, Jul 8, 2010 07:16:00 AM

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