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Third time’s the charm? Carolina signs Joe Corvo to one-year deal

Jul 1, 2012, 1:25 PM EDT

Joe Corvo

Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford must see something he likes in Joe Corvo because, for the third time in team history, he’s acquired Corvo’s services.

This time, Rutherford signed the journeyman blueliner to a one-year deal worth $2 million.

In 2008, Carolina acquired Corvo from Ottawa, only to trade him to Washington in 2010.

That summer, the Hurricanes re-signed Corvo — only to trade him to Boston a year later.

Canes lock up Peters

Carolina also announced the signing of backup goalie Justin Peters to a two-year deal. Peters stepped in as Cam Ward‘s backup last season when Brian Boucher went down to injury.

His deal is a two-way contract in the first year and a one-way deal in the second.

  1. wenzel0232 - Jul 1, 2012 at 3:23 PM

    Corvo is a friggin selfish jack off. He was an ass the last time he was in Carolina, unhappy and wanted out. If he doesn’t get his fruit loops every morning he’s a real tool. What a waste of 2M

  2. thesableo - Jul 1, 2012 at 4:13 PM

    He was pretty bad last year with the Bruins. He never really got the hang of their defensive system, he double-clutched at the point more than he actually shot, and he only threw a hit once every 3 games or so. David Krejci outhit him. By a lot.

    For the most part, though, he didn’t make noticeable costly errors. 2M is probably overpaying, but it’s a seller’s market right now and a 1-year deal isn’t too bad. If Carolina fans lower their expectations enough, they might not even be totally disappointed.

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