RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned forward Patrick Brown to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Brown, 26, served as Charlotte's captain this season and posted 35 points (19g, 16a) in 70 regular-season games with the Checkers. The 5'11", 214-pound forward made his NHL playoff debut on April 18 in Game 4 of Carolina's First Round series vs. Washington and has played eight playoff games for the Hurricanes this postseason. Brown has registered 125 points (53g, 72a) in 334 career AHL games with Charlotte and two points (1g, 1a) in 28 career NHL games with Carolina. The Bloomfield Hills, Mich., native was signed by the Hurricanes as an undrafted free agent on April 12, 2014.