Hurricanes Sign Hajt

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes announced that they have agreed to terms with defenseman Chris Hajt, who played in the ECHL with Augusta in 2004-05.

The 27-year-old Hajt scored five points (1g-4a) in 13 games with the Lynx and nine points (3g-6a) in 53 games with Portland of the American Hockey League.

Selected in the second round (32nd overall) by Edmonton in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, Hajt played one game in the NHL with the Oilers in 2000-01 and appeared in five games with Washington in 2003-04.