RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team has activated defenseman Frantisek Kaberle from injured reserve. Kaberle has missed the Hurricanes’ last 18 games after suffering a fractured leg on Oct. 17 against the Kings in Los Angeles.
Prior to his injury, Kaberle had notched three assists in the season’s first four games. The Kladno, Czech Republic, native has totaled 188 points (28g, 160a) and 210 penalty minutes in 497 career NHL games. He has scored eight goals and added 69 assists (77 points) in 188 regular-season games with Carolina.