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Canes to Assign Eight Players to Charlotte

Roster trimmed to 23 players

by Michael Brown @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned forwards Janne Kuokkanen, Saku Maenalanen and Nicolas Roy, defensemen Michal Cajkovsky and Roland McKeown, and goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic to the Charlotte Checkers (AHL). The Hurricanes will also assign forwards Patrick Brown and Greg McKegg to Charlotte, pending waivers.

The Hurricanes' training camp roster now stands at 23 players and can be found here. Carolina will play their final preseason game tomorrow vs. Nashville at PNC Arena at 1:30 p.m.

The Hurricanes open their 2018-19 regular season against the New York Islanders on Oct. 4 at PNC Arena at 7 p.m. For information about Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263).

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