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Canes Name Tulsky Permanent general manager

RALEIGH, NC. Tom Dundon, owner and governor of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that Eric Tulsky has been hired as the 10th general manager in franchise history. After spending four seasons as assistant general manager, Tulsky was previously named interim general manager on May 24.

“Eric is ready for this opportunity,” Dundon said. “He has a proven history of managing people and overseeing operations, both outside of hockey and over the past decade with the Hurricanes. His dedication, work ethic and attention to detail make him the ideal candidate to become our next General Manager. Everything we do here is a partnership, and Eric will work closely with Darren Yorke, Rod Brind’Amour and our leadership team to continue building a championship caliber hockey club.”

Tulsky spent ten seasons with the Hurricanes, initially joining the organization as a consultant in 2014 and becoming a hockey analyst in 2015. In 2017, he was named manager of hockey analytics before being promoted to vice president of hockey management and strategy in 2018. Since being named assistant general manager in 2020, Tulsky has been involved in all player personnel decisions, oversees the team’s professional scouting and hockey information department, and assists with player contract negotiations, salary cap compliance and other hockey related matters. The native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, holds a BA in chemistry and physics from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. He also conducted two-year postdoctoral studies at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC. Tulsky previously worked in the high-tech industry for 12 years, leading teams of researchers focused on using nanotechnology to solve problems in DNA sequencing, solar energy and solar energy. energy, displays and energy storage, and he currently holds 27 US patents.