2009–10 Carolina Hurricanes Season
The 2009–10 Carolina Hurricanes season was the franchise's 37th season, 30th season in the National Hockey League and 12th as the Hurricanes. On June 15, 2009, the Carolina Hurricanes announced that they have agreed to terms with their current coaching staff. Head coach Paul Maurice was signed to a multi-year contract. The club also announced Ron Francis will return as associate head coach and take on the additional title of director of player personnel, while Tom Barrasso has been named as an assistant coach, and Assistant coaches Kevin McCarthy and Tom Rowe will remain in their roles moving forward and continue on their existing multi- year contracts.