RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has trimmed its roster to 23 active players.
Forward Lucas Wallmark and defensemen Trevor Carrick and Haydn Fleury have been assigned to Carolina's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. Forward Warren Foegele has been returned to his junior team, the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). The Hurricanes placed defenseman Ryan Murphy on injured reserve, and designated forwards Sergey Tolchinsky and Andrew Miller as well as defenseman Tyler Ganly as injured non-roster. Defenseman Jakub Nakladal is currently listed as a non-roster player.
All NHL teams are required to trim their active rosters to 23 players by 5 p.m. ET today. The Hurricanes will practice at Raleigh Center Ice at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, their final practice before beginning the season with a six-game road swing. Carolina's roster can be found here.