Picture of Sebastian Aho. He has signed an eight contract extension with the Hurricanes.
The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Sebastian Aho to an eight-year contract extension worth $78 million.

The Carolina Hurricanes have locked up forward Sebastian Aho for the next eight years after he signed a $78 million contract extension. That gives the Hurricanes a $9.750 million salary cap hit.

Was this a huge overpay for Aho or is he worth every penny? I will let you decide in the comments below. Leaf fans, this is the type of contract William Nylander will be asking for.

Aho, 26, was drafted 35th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2015 NHL entry draft. Currently, over a career that spans 7 seasons, he has a total of 468 points in 520 games played, and 58 playoff points in 63 games played.

There is no word on if Aho’s new contract features a no-trade clause or a full no-move clause.

What does the Sebastian Aho contract mean for the Carolina Hurricanes?

You can view the Carolina Hurricanes salary cap with Aho’s updated cap hit to see how the Aho contract affects the Hurricanes projected cap space for 2023-24.

The Hurricanes currently have $845,583 available cap space for the coming season.

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Sebastian Aho contract breakdown


What are NHL fans saying about the Carolina Hurricanes signing Sebastian Aho

Awesome signing by Carolina. So proud to be a Carolina Hurricanes fan. He is a Cane for life!

Not to be a Debbie downer but seems like an overpay when players like Tim Stutzle and Jack Hughes are making $8 million/year.

We all know that this will be the contract William Nylander will be asking to get from the Leafs.

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  1. Toronto Maple Leafs are screwed with William Nylander. He has comparable numbers and will want the same type of deal. Good luck Toronoto.


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