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Canes Reassign Bishop and Kuokkanen to AHL

Forwards were recalled on Dec. 22

by Canes PR @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned forwards Clark Bishop and Janne Kuokkanen to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.

Bishop, 22, has skated in 16 games with the Hurricanes this season, recording two points (1g, 1a). The St. John's, N.L., native has tallied five points (3g, 2a) in 15 AHL games with the Checkers this season and made his NHL debut on Oct. 20 vs. Colorado. The 6'1", 199-pound forward was drafted by the Hurricanes in the fifth round, 127th overall, of the 2014 NHL Draft.

Kuokkanen, 20, has played four games with Carolina in 2018-19. The 6'3", 193-pound forward has recorded 27 points (11g, 16a) in 29 AHL games with Charlotte this season, ranking second on the team in scoring. The Oulunsalo, Finland, native was drafted in the second round, 43rd overall, of the 2016 NHL Draft.

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