– Ron Francis
, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Brody Sutter
from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). It was also announced that center Eric Staal
has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11.
Sutter, 23, made his NHL debut in Carolina’s 2-1 shootout loss against the New York Rangers on Oct. 16. The Viking, Alb., native is in his third full professional season and has played in all five of Charlotte’s games thus far this year, netting one goal. Sutter (6’5”, 203 lbs.) notched eight goals and earned 20 assists (28 points) in 69 games with the Checkers in 2013-14, and has scored 13 goals and earned 22 assists in 101 career AHL games with Charlotte since turning professional. The Hurricanes drafted Sutter in the seventh round, 193rd overall, of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.