DON WADDELL

Carolina HurricanesCarolina Hurricanes

General Manager
President
BORN: August 19, 1958
AGE: 62
BIRTHPLACE: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Staff History

TEAMPOSITIONDATE SPANAGE SPANDURATION
Detroit Red WingsDetroit Red WingsAssistant General ManagerAug 7, 1997 - Jun 22, 199838 - 3910 Months, 15 Days
Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersGeneral ManagerJun 23, 1998 - Apr 14, 201039 - 5111 Years, 9 Months, 22 Days
Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersVice President of Hockey OperationsJul 1, 1998 - Apr 14, 201039 - 5111 Years, 9 Months, 13 Days
Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersHead Coach (Interim)Dec 26, 2002 - Jan 13, 200344 - 4418 Days
Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersHead Coach (Interim)Oct 17, 2007 - Jun 19, 200849 - 498 Months, 2 Days
Atlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersPresidentApr 14, 2010 - May 31, 201151 - 521 Year, 1 Month, 17 Days
Carolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesPresidentJul 4, 2014 - Present55 - 6 Years, 9 Months, 14 Days
Carolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesGeneral Manager (Interim)Mar 7, 2018 - May 8, 201859 - 592 Months, 1 Day
Carolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesGeneral ManagerMay 8, 2018 - Present59 - 2 Years, 11 Months, 10 Days

GM Player History

SIGNINGS SIGNINGS VALUE DRAFTED TRADES
109$395,433,92512471
Type
Signing Status
Team
PLAYERTEAMSIGNING DATETYPELENGTHCAP HITVALUE
Aho, SebastianCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 1, 2019Standard (RFA)5 years$8,460,250$42,295,000
Kovalchuk, IlyaAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersOct 8, 2005Standard (RFA)5 years$6,400,000$31,946,500
Teräväinen, TeuvoCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJan 21, 2019Standard (RFA)5 years$5,400,000$27,000,000
De Haan, CalvinCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 3, 2018Standard (UFA)4 years$4,550,000$18,200,000
Hainsey, RonAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 2, 2008Standard (UFA)5 years$4,500,000$22,500,000
Antropov, NikolaiAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 2, 2009Standard (UFA)4 years$4,062,500$16,250,000
Gardiner, JakeCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesSep 6, 2019Standard (UFA)4 years$4,050,000$16,200,000
Enström, TobyAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersSep 24, 2008Standard (RFA)4 years$3,750,000$15,000,000
Dzingel, RyanCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 12, 2019Standard (UFA)2 years$3,375,000$6,750,000
Mrázek, PetrCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 1, 2019Standard (UFA)2 years$3,125,000$6,250,000
Lehtonen, KariAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 15, 2009Standard (RFA)1 year$3,000,000$3,000,000
Lehtonen, KariAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 16, 2008Standard (RFA)1 year$3,000,000$3,000,000
Hävelid, NiclasAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJun 7, 2006Standard (RFA)3 years$2,700,000$8,100,000
Armstrong, ColbyAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 16, 2009Standard (RFA)1 year$2,400,000$2,400,000
van Riemsdyk, TrevorCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 5, 2018Standard (RFA)2 years$2,300,000$4,600,000
Williams, JasonAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 13, 2008Standard (UFA)1 year$2,200,000$2,200,000
Foegele, WarrenCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesNov 1, 2020Standard (RFA)1 year$2,150,000$2,150,000
McGinn, BrockCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 20, 2019Standard (RFA)2 years$2,100,000$4,200,000
Fast, JesperCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 10, 2020Standard (UFA)3 years$2,000,000$6,000,000
Martinook, JordanCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJan 29, 2019Standard (RFA)2 years$2,000,000$4,000,000
Lehtonen, KariAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersSep 7, 2006Standard (RFA)2 years$1,850,000$3,700,000
Mrázek, PetrCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 1, 2018Standard (UFA)1 year$1,500,000$1,500,000
Peverley, RichAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersOct 20, 2009Standard (UFA)2 years$1,325,000$2,650,000
Fleury, HaydnCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 27, 2020Standard (RFA)2 years$1,300,000$2,600,000
Reasoner, MartyAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJun 8, 2009Standard (UFA)2 years$1,150,000$2,300,000
Hedberg, JohanAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJun 16, 200835+ (UFA)2 years$1,087,500$2,175,000
Reasoner, MartyAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 17, 2008Standard (UFA)1 year$1,000,000$1,000,000
Hedberg, JohanAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 1, 2006Standard (UFA)2 years$1,000,000$2,000,000
Maenalanen, SakuCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMay 18, 2018Entry-Level (ELC)1 year$925,000$1,275,000
Svechnikov, AndreiCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 1, 2018Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$925,000$10,725,000
Jarvis, SethCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesDec 28, 2020Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$925,000$4,275,000
Priskie, ChaseCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesAug 17, 2019Entry-Level (ELC)2 years$925,000$3,550,000
Kane, EvanderAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 20, 2009Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$900,000$9,300,000
Luostarinen, EetuCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMay 30, 2019Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$897,500$2,775,000
Suzuki, RyanCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesSep 18, 2019Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$894,167$2,775,000
Dupuis, PascalAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 1, 2007Standard (UFA)1 year$880,000$880,000
Bogosian, ZachAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersSep 4, 2008Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$875,000$10,125,000
Forsling, GustavCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 15, 2019Standard (RFA)1 year$874,125$874,125
Cotton, DavidCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMar 24, 2020Entry-Level (ELC)2 years$858,750$2,700,000
Valabik, BorisAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersMar 30, 2006Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$858,333$2,575,000
Rees, JamiesonCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesDec 30, 2020Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$853,333$2,775,000
Pavelec, OndrejAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersMay 31, 2007Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$850,000$4,300,000
Fleury, HaydnCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 16, 2019Standard (RFA)1 year$850,000$850,000
Little, BryanAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersApr 20, 2007Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$850,000$2,700,000
Pritchard, JacobCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesApr 17, 2019Entry-Level (ELC)1 year$842,500$925,000
Slater, JimAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 8, 2009Standard (RFA)1 year$840,000$840,000
Esposito, AngeloAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 18, 2008Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$821,667$2,400,000
Ponomarev, VasiliCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 13, 2020Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$818,333$2,560,000
Mattheos, StelioCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMar 21, 2019Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$809,166$2,775,000
Sellgren, JesperCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMay 28, 2019Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$803,333$2,625,000
Forsberg, AntonCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesAug 6, 2019Standard (RFA)1 year$775,000$775,000
Slater, JimAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 25, 2007Standard (RFA)2 years$775,000$1,550,000
Geekie, MorganCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMay 9, 2018Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$763,333$2,400,000
Valabik, BorisAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 21, 2009Standard (RFA)2 years$762,500$1,525,000
Helvig, JeremyCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMar 27, 2018Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$761,666$2,355,000
Warm, BeckCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMar 5, 2021Entry-Level (ELC)2 years$750,000$1,500,000
Di Giuseppe, PhillipCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJun 26, 2018Standard (UFA)1 year$750,000$750,000
Enström, TobyAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersMay 31, 2007Entry-Level (ELC)2 years$750,000$1,800,000
Coburn, BraydonAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 29, 2004Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$746,100$2,238,300
Nedeljkovic, AlexCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJun 28, 2019Standard (RFA)2 years$737,500$1,475,000
Smallman, SpencerCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 13, 2020Standard (RFA)1 year$735,000$735,000
Cotton, JasonCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMar 24, 2020Standard (UFA)1 year$725,000$725,000
Gibbons, BrianCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 4, 2019Standard (UFA)1 year$725,000$725,000
Lorentz, StevenCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 15, 2020Standard (RFA)2 years$725,000$1,450,000
Fora, MichaelCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJun 15, 2018Entry-Level (ELC)2 years$725,000$1,450,000
McKegg, GregCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 11, 2018Standard (RFA)1 year$715,000$715,000
Bishop, ClarkCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 13, 2020Standard (RFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Carrick, TrevorCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesMay 29, 2018Standard (RFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Ryan, JoakimCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 12, 2020Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
McCormick, MaxCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 25, 2019Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Forsling, GustavCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 23, 2020Standard (RFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Bibeau, AntoineCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 22, 2020Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Shore, DrewCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 21, 2020Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Gust, DavidCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 16, 2020Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Williams, JustinCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJan 9, 202035+ (UFA)1 year$700,000$2,000,000
Bishop, ClarkCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 15, 2019Standard (RFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Rempal, SheldonCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 16, 2020Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Bracco, JeremyCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 16, 2020Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Claesson, FredrikCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesSep 17, 2019Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
McKeown, RolandCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesDec 18, 2020Standard (RFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Lintuniemi, AlexCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 1, 2019Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Chelios, ChrisAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersMar 2, 201035+ (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Poturalski, AndrewCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJun 8, 2018Standard (RFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
McKeown, RolandCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesSep 4, 2019Standard (RFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
McCormick, MaxCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesOct 28, 2020Standard (UFA)1 year$700,000$700,000
Zykov, ValentinCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJun 29, 2018Standard (RFA)2 years$675,000$1,350,000
Wallmark, LucasCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 12, 2018Standard (RFA)2 years$675,000$1,350,000
Postma, PaulAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersApr 10, 2009Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$670,833$2,625,000
Holzapfel, RileyAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 6, 2007Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$668,333$2,005,000
Denny, ChadAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersMay 31, 2007Entry-Level (ELC)3 years$668,333$2,005,000
Thorburn, ChrisAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 2, 2009Standard (UFA)2 years$660,000$1,320,000
Renouf, DanielCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJul 2, 2018Standard (UFA)1 year$650,000$650,000
Cajkovsky, MichalCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesSep 27, 2018Standard (UFA)1 year$650,000$650,000
Brown, PatrickCarolina HurricanesCarolina HurricanesJun 6, 2018Standard (UFA)1 year$650,000$650,000
Boulton, EricAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 8, 2008Standard (UFA)2 years$600,000$120,000
Gratton, JoshAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 30, 2009Standard (UFA)1 year$600,000$600,000
Lewis, GrantAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 17, 2009Standard (RFA)2 years$587,500$1,175,000
Lewis, GrantAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 6, 2007Entry-Level (ELC)2 years$587,500$1,175,000
Crabb, JoeyAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 7, 2009Standard (UFA)1 year$585,000$585,000
Oystrick, NathanAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 15, 2008Entry-Level (RFA)1 year$577,500$577,500
Stewart, AnthonyAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 13, 2009Standard (UFA)1 year$575,000$575,000
Thorburn, ChrisAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 19, 2007Standard (UFA)2 years$560,000$1,120,000
Crabb, JoeyAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 15, 2008Standard (RFA)1 year$550,000$550,000
Kozek, AndrewAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJun 9, 2009Entry-Level (ELC)2 years$531,250$1,062,500
Boulton, EricAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 11, 2007Standard (UFA)1 year$525,000$525,000
MacIntyre, DrewAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 4, 2009Standard (UFA)2 years$500,000$1,000,000
Boulton, EricAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJun 21, 2006Standard (UFA)1 year$500,000$500,000
Boulton, EricAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersAug 5, 2005Standard (UFA)1 year$500,000$500,000
Stuart, ColinAtlanta ThrashersAtlanta ThrashersJul 19, 2007Standard (RFA)3 years$483,333$1,450,000