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Canes Reassign Altshuller to Everblades

by Ken Preston / Carolina Hurricanes
RALEIGH, NCRon Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned goaltender Daniel Altshuller to the Florida Everblades of the ECHL. Altshuller will join the Everblades today prior to their game tonight against the Norfolk Admirals in Norfolk, VA.

Altshuller, 21, was recalled to Carolina on Tuesday, and served as backup to Eddie Lack in the team’s 2-1 win against Winnipeg. He has posted a 9-6-3 record with a 2.55 goals-against average, a .913 save percentage and one shutout in 19 games this season for Carolina’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. Prior to joining the Checkers, he appeared in 14 games with the Everblades, leading all ECHL netminders in goals-against average (1.58), save percentage (.941) and shutouts (3), while compiling a record of 10-3-0.

Carolina’s third-round selection, 69th overall, in the 2012 NHL Draft, Altshuller (6’3”, 205 lbs.) is in his second professional season after completing a three-year career in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with Oshawa. The Ottawa, Ont., native was 78-47-8 with a 2.80 goals-against average and five shutouts in 140 career games for the Generals.

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