– Ron Francis
, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned goaltender Drew MacIntyre
to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). MacIntyre was recalled to Carolina on emergency for Cam Ward
(lower body injury) on Thursday, and served as backup for the team’s 2-1 loss at PNC Arena against Washington.
MacIntyre, 31, has posted a 6-8-1 record, a 2.82 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage in 15 games with Charlotte this season. The Charlottetown, P.E.I., native owns a 0-2-0 record, a 2.41 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage in six career NHL games with Vancouver, Buffalo and Toronto. MacIntyre (6’1”, 190 lbs.) has appeared in 368 career AHL games, going 198-125-22 with a 2.45 goals-against average, and was named to the AHL’s Second All-Star Team in 2008-09 and 2007-08. Originally selected by Detroit in the fourth round, 121st overall, in the 2001 NHL Draft, MacIntyre signed with the Hurricanes as a free agent on July 1, 2014.