– Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled goaltender Justin Peters
from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Peters, 27, was assigned to Charlotte for a conditioning stint on Feb. 19. The Blyth, Ont., native was 3-1-1 during the assignment, and has a record of 4-1-1 with a 2.14 goals-against average and .932 save percentage in six AHL games this season. Peters has spent the majority of the 2013-14 season with Carolina, posting a 7-9-4 record, 2.50 goals-against average and .919 save percentage in 21 NHL games.
Selected by Carolina in the second round, 38th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Peters (6’1”, 210 lbs.) has a career NHL record of 22-31-8, with a 3.05 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage in 68 career games.