RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled defenseman Brett Carson from Charlotte of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Carson, 24, began the season with the Hurricanes, traveling with the team to the Compuware NHL Premiere in Helsinki, Finland. The Regina, Sask., native was a healthy extra for Carolina’s back-to-back set against the Minnesota Wild in Finland, before being assigned to Charlotte on Oct. 9. He has skated in three games with the Checkers, totaling two penalty minutes. Carson (6’4”, 210 lbs.) has notched two goals and 10 assists (12 points) and 16 penalty minutes in 59 career NHL games, all with the Hurricanes.