RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled defenseman Trevor Carrick from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League and placed defenseman Brett Pesce on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 10.
Carrick, 24, leads Checkers defensemen with 17 points (3g, 14a) in 19 AHL games this season. The 6'2", 196-pound blueliner made his NHL/Hurricanes debut on March 15, 2016, and has skated in three career NHL games. Drafted by the Hurricanes in the fourth round (115th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, he has appeared in 295 career AHL games for Charlotte with 151 points (34g, 117a). The Stouffville, Ont., native posted career highs in goals (11), assists (33) and points (44) in 73 games for the Checkers last season.
Pesce, 22, sustained a lower-body injury during Carolina's 4-3 shootout loss vs. Detroit on Nov. 10. The Tarrytown, N.Y., native, has posted three points (2g, 1a) in 17 games this season. Drafted by the Hurricanes in the third round (66th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft, Pesce has registered 58 points (11g, 47a) in 233 career NHL/Hurricanes games.