RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled defensemen Haydn Fleury and Jake Bean from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis.
Fleury, 22, has recorded one assist in 12 NHL games with Carolina this season and five points (2g, 3a) in 22 AHL games with Charlotte. The 6'3", 208-pound defenseman has posted 34 points (11g, 23a) in 95 career AHL games and nine assists in 79 career NHL games. The Carlyle, Sask., native was drafted by the Hurricanes in the first round, seventh overall, of the 2014 NHL Draft.
Bean, 20, has played a pair of NHL games this season, making his NHL debut at Montreal on Nov. 27. Among rookie AHL defensemen, Bean ranks tied for first in goals (10) and second in points (33), while skating in 56 of Charlotte's 57 games this season. The 6'1", 181-pound defenseman represented Canada at the 2017 and 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships, winning silver in 2017 and gold in 2018. The Calgary, Alta., native was drafted by Carolina in the first round, 13th overall, of the 2016 NHL Draft.