– Ron Francis
, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes
, today announced that the team has recalled forward Patrick Brown
from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Brown, 22, appeared in two games during Charlotte's weekend homestand. The Bloomfield Hills, MI, native made his NHL debut with Carolina on Oct. 10, and has averaged 9:37 of ice time while playing in all four of the Hurricanes' games this season. In 2013-14, Brown (6'1", 210 lbs.) scored 15 goals and earned 15 assists (30 points) in 40 games during his senior season at Boston College. The son of two-time Stanley Cup-champion Doug Brown
, he is in his first professional season after having signed with the Hurricanes as a free agent on April 12, 2014.