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Canes Activate Pesce from IR

Defenseman has missed five games this season due to upper-body injury

by Miles Terry @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has activated defenseman Brett Pesce from injured reserve.

Pesce, 23, has recorded nine assists in 39 games with the Hurricanes this season. The Tarrytown, NY, native ranks second on the team in blocked shots (72) and third in time on ice per game (21:18). Pesce was drafted by the Hurricanes in the third round, 66th overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft and has earned 45 points (6g, 39a) in 190 career games with Carolina.

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