From Luke Decock of the News & Observer:
Cross Chad LaRose off the list. Carolina's last restricted free agent at the NHL level signed a one-year, $875,000 contract on Wednesday as the Canes avoided arbitration for the eighth straight summer.
"I'm ecstatic. I can't even tell you," LaRose said. "I'm very excited and excited to be a Cane again and to have this off my chest.
"Everyone was patient and when it got done it worked out both ways."
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Larose is a 3rd/4th line forward who has the ability to jump up to one of the team's scoring lines if injuries hit.