RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- You've heard of GoFundMe, but have you heard of a GoFundMe to keep a professional athlete in town?
Garrick King, a diehard "Caniac," is doing everything in his power to keep Carolina Hurricanes forward Micheal Ferland in town.
Ferland, an unrestricted free agent, is looking for a new deal, reportedly more than triple his current salary long-term.
It would be uncharacteristic for the Canes to pay that much, so King decided to take matters into his own hands.
King said the GoFundMe started as a joke and a way to show the organization how much Ferland has meant to fans.
The proceeds will all be donated to the Hurricanes Foundation.
Diehard Canes fan makes GoFundMe to help keep Ferland
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