Gragnani has signed a one year, two-way contract.
Gragnani split the 2011-12 season between Buffalo and Vancouver with 2 goals, 13 assists, and 26 penalty minutes in 58 games.
Gragnani was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round (87th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
Ron Francis, VP of Hockey Operations for the Carolina Hurricanes, says this of Gragnani, "Marc-Andre was in the NHL all of last season, and will push for a job with us in the fall,” said Francis. “He has good size and has shown the ability to produce offensively both in the AHL and the NHL.”
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