RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned seven players from its training camp to its American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. The Hurricanes’ training camp now stands at 36 players, and an updated training camp roster can be found here.
Forwards Nicolas Blanchard, Mike McKenzie, Cedric McNicoll, Jared Staal and Justin Shugg, as well as defensemen Michal Jordan and Rasmus Rissanen, will join Charlotte as the team opens its training camp on Monday. All of the Checkers’ training camp sessions will take place at Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, NC. For information on Charlotte’s training camp, click here.