Hurricanes to Make Hockey Operations Announcement Monday


Per twitter:

"ALERT: The #Canes will hold a news conference Monday at noon to make a Hockey Operations announcement."

Also per Chip Alexander, N&O:

"Jim Rutherford is expected to announce Monday that he will step down as general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, ending 20 years in that position with the franchise.

Ron Francis, who has served as the Canes' vice president of hockey operations, is expected to succeed Rutherford as general manager."