VICE PRESIDENT OF HOCKEY MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGY
Eric Tulsky is in his fi fth season with the Hurricanes, and his fi rst as
vice president of hockey management and strategy. As vice president of
hockey management and strategy, Tulsky provides and analyzes data to
assist the hockey operations department and coaching staff.
Tulsky has been publishing his advanced hockey statistical analysis
since 2011, when he began writing for BroadstreetHockey.com. He also
contributed to NHLNumbers.com prior to launching his own website
through SBNation, Outnumbered. Tulsky has been a featured panelist for
MIT’s annual Sports Analytics Conference and his hockey analysis work
has also been published in The Washington Post and fi vethirtyeight.com.
A Philadelphia native, Tulsky holds a B.A. in chemistry and physics
from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in chemistry from UC-Berkeley.
He also conducted a two-year, postdoctoral
study at the Naval Research
Lab in Washington, D.C., and worked in
nanotechnology for 12 years. Tulsky’s
research has helped enable unique
nanotechnology solutions to problems
in DNA sequencing, solar energy,
displays and energy storage, and he
holds 13 U.S. patents. Eric and his wife, Karen, live in Chapel Hill with
their son, Seth (12).
Kevin Kan is in his second season with the Carolina Hurricanes, serving
as data engineer. As data engineer, Kan maintains the analytics database,
performs data quality checks and develops tools for accessing the data.
Kan was the creator of the datarink.com, a public hockey database that
featured hockey data visualizations. He earned his Bachelor of Applied
Science (BASc) and Masters of Applied
Science (MASc) in industrial engineering
from the University of Toronto, where he
studied information systems design and
HOCKEY OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
Beth Carter is in her fourth year in the Hurricanes’ hockey operations
department and her fi fth season working for the organization on a fulltime
As hockey operations coordinator, Carter assists the executive vice
president and general manager, prepares and maintains player contracts
and immigration on both the NHL and AHL levels and coordinates player
call-ups and loans between the two leagues. She also assists team
operations personnel with development camp, rookie camp and training
camp. Carter also serves as the team’s scouting coordinator, helping
amateur and professional scouting staff with their travel needs, and
coordinates special events such as the NHL All-Star Game, NHL Draft
and scouting meetings.
Prior to joining the hockey operations
department, Carter spent one season
working in premium services for PNC
Arena. She fi rst joined the organization
as an intern in the community relations
department during her senior year in
college. Born in Little Washington, NC,
Carter was raised in Four Oaks, NC.
She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in
2014 with degrees in Sports Administration and American Studies.