RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned forward Andrej Nestrasil to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Nestrasil, 26, skated 9:51 of ice time in Wednesday's overtime loss against Tampa Bay and has scored one goal and earned four assists (5 points) with the Hurricanes this season. In 18 games with the Checkers, the Prague native has notched four goals and earned six assists (10 points). Nestrasil (6'3", 200 lbs.) joined the Hurricanes on Nov. 20, 2014, when he was claimed on waivers from Detroit. He has scored 17 goals and earned 31 assists (48 points) in 128 career NHL games with Detroit and Carolina.