RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League and placed forward Micheal Ferland on injured reserve retroactive to Nov. 27.
Nedeljkovic, 22, has appeared in 18 games with Charlotte this season, posting a 12-4-1 record with a 2.94 goals-against average and an .890 save percentage. The 6'0", 189-pound netminder leads the AHL in wins (12) this season after finishing tied for first in the league in wins last season (31). Nedeljkovic has played 92 AHL games for the Checkers since 2016, registering a 51-30-5 record with six shutouts, a 2.85 goals-against average and an .894 save percentage. The Parma, Ohio, native made his NHL/Hurricanes debut on Jan. 17, 2017, stopping all 17 shots faced in a relief appearance at Columbus. He was drafted by Carolina in the second round, 37th overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft.
Ferland, 26, has scored a team-high 11 goals and added four assists in 24 games with the Hurricanes this season. The Swan River, Man., native has posted 104 points (53g, 51a) in 274 career NHL games with Carolina and Calgary. He was acquired from the Flames along with Dougie Hamilton and Adam Fox in exchange for Noah Hanifin and Elias Lindholm on June 23, 2018. Ferland was drafted by Calgary in the fifth round, 133rd overall, in the 2010 NHL Draft.