• Canes' Rissanen Signs One-Year, Two-Way Deal

    News: Rasmus Rissanen (knee) signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Hurricanes on Wednesday.
    Analysis: Rasmus Rissanen made his NHL debut last season for the Hurricanes, appearing in six games before an MCL injury knocked him out for the rest of the season. The 23-year-old is believed to be back to full health, and should challenge for a regular role on the Hurricanes' blue line during training camp.
  • Canes' Rissanen Resumes Skating

    News: Rasmus Rissanen (knee) skated with the Hurricanes on Saturday morning.
    Analysis: Rasmus Rissanen isn't a candidate to play in Saturday's season finale while he recovers from the MCL injury, but his return to the ice in some capacity suggests he should remain on track for a relatively normal offseason. After producing 11 points and 69 PIM in 52 games with AHL Charlotte, Rissanen didn't make much of an impact in his six contests with the Hurricanes upon being recalled in early March. He failed to generate a point and took a minus-5 rating.
  • Hurricanes' Rissanen Out 3-4 Weeks

    News: Rasmus Rissanen will miss 3-4 weeks with an MCL injury.
    Analysis: Based on that timetable, there's a solid chance that Rasmus Rissanen, who has yet to record a point in six games with Carolina this season, could be done for the season.
  • Hurricanes' Rissanen Exits Sunday's Game

    News: Rasmus Rissanen was forced out of Sunday's game against the Blue Jackets with a lower-body injury.
    Analysis: Rasmus Rissanen, who entered Sunday's game with zero points in five games with the big club to date, saw 4:56 worth of ice time prior to his exit from Sunday's contest.
  • Hurricanes Recall Rissanen

    News: The Hurricanes recalled Rasmus Rissanen from AHL Charlotte on Monday, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: Rasmus Rissanen, who has notched 11 points in 52 games for Charlotte this season, joins the big club's blue line mix, with Andrej Sekera and Tim Gleason having been dealt by the team in advance of Monday's NHL trade deadline.
  • Rissanen Signs With Hurricanes

    News: Rasmus Rissanen has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Hurricanes, NHL.com reports.
    Analysis: The 23-year-old Rasmus Rissanen, who notched 10 points and 91 penalty minutes in 62 games with AHL Charlotte in 2013-14, is in line to reprise his role as an organizational depth blueliner for the Hurricanes.
  • Carolina Sends Rissanen To AHL Charlotte

    News: Carolina has assigned Rasmus Rissanen to the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports.
    Analysis: Rasmus Rissanen presumably will see more action in the minors after making just one appearance for the Checkers in 2010-11.