Reports indicate that young forward Jiri Tlusty has been traded to the Hurricanes for Philippe Paradis, Carolina's first round pick (27th overall) in 2009.
Hockey's Future has this to say about Philippe Paradis:
A mixture of...
Tank Nation rejoice.
A pattern of close, competitive losses is emerging in Leafland, equating to a 2-5-1 pre-season record.
These performances include bright showings from the team's youth, hitting, shot blocking and entertaining hockey.