RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Morgan Geekie from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Geekie, 21, has tallied 42 points (22g, 20a) in 55 AHL games with the Checkers this season. The 6'2", 192-pound forward is looking to make his NHL debut. Geekie has registered 88 points (41g, 47a) in 128 AHL games over two seasons with Charlotte. During the 2019 AHL playoffs, he recorded 18 points (8g, 10a) in 19 games as the Checkers won their first-ever Calder Cup Championship. Geekie posted 202 points (78g, 124a) in 216 Western Hockey League (WHL) games with Tri-City from 2014-18. The Strathclair, Man., native was drafted by the Hurricanes in the third round, 67th overall, of the 2017 NHL Draft.