Hurricanes, Rodney Agree To Terms

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League announced that they have agreed to terms with former ECHL defenseman Bryan Rodney.

The Florida Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Hurricanes.

The 24 year old had 10 points (5g-5a) and two penalty minutes in six games with Elmira in 2007-08 after beginning the season in Columbia where he had 11 points (2g-9a) and 10 penalty minutes in 17 games.

Rodney was selected to the 2008 ECHL All-Star Game, but was unable to play after being called up to the American Hockey League where he had 15 points (4g-11a) and 22 penalty minutes in 42 regular season games with Albany and led the River Rats in the postseason with three goals and six points in seven games.

He has played in the ECHL each of his first three seasons and has 78 points (15g-63a) and 85 penalty minutes in 127 regular season games with Charlotte, Columbia and Elmira and one assist in three Kelly Cup Playoff games with Charlotte.