When asked about the talented young forward, the team's owner said getting him signed to a long-term contract is a high priority, according to the Raleigh News & Observer's Chip Alexander.
Aho said in August that "we've been talking about something, but I've got nothing to say yet," seemingly referring to his camp and the club beginning negotiations on a potential extension.
The 21-year-old, who led the Hurricanes in goals (29) and points (65) last season, is entering the final year of his entry-level pact.
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