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Carolina Hurricanes have offered Dougie Hamilton 8 years for 50 million

As free agency opens today, highly sought out defenseman Dougie Hamilton leads headlines on where he will sign.

Now as being reported, the Canes latest offer to Hamilton is 8 years at $50 million (6.2M/AAV)

Hamilton played three seasons in Boston and scored 83 points (22 goals, 61 assists) in 178 games. He was traded to the Calgary Flames on June 26, 2015 for a first-round pick (forward Zach Senyshyn) and two second-round picks (forward Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson and defenseman Jeremy Lauzon) at the 2015 NHL Draft.

The Flames signed Hamilton to a six-year contract on June 30, 2015. He played three seasons with Calgary and scored an NHL career high 50 points (13 goals, 37 assists) in 2016-17.

Hamilton was traded again on June 23, 2018, to the Hurricanes, along with forward Micheal Ferland and defenseman Adam Fox, for defenseman Noah Hanifin and forward Elias Lindholm.

In his first season with the Hurricanes, Hamilton scored 39 points (18 goals, 21 assists) and helped them reach the 2019 Eastern Conference Final.

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