Hurricanes sign 2004 third-round draft pick

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RALEIGH (AP) -- The Carolina Hurricanes have signed 2004 draft pick Casey Borer to a two-year, two-way contract.

The defenseman, who was a third-round pick, will make $475,000 at the NHL level. If he's sent to the minor leagues he will receive $50,000 in the first year and $60,000 in the second year.

Borer also received a $75,000 signing bonus.

Borer was taken with the 69th overall pick, and recently completed his four-year career at St. Cloud State.

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