RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Arturs Irbe, the Latvian goalie who played in the 1994 NHL All-Star game, signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Irbe, 31, spent last season with Vancouver, going 14-11-6 with 2.23 goals-against average. He is 88-114-35 with a 3.26 GAA in seven seasons with San Jose, Dallas and Vancouver.