RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic (nuh-DEHL-koh-vihch) to the Florida Everblades of the ECHL.
Nedeljkovic, 21, made his NHL debut in relief on Jan. 17 at Columbus, and made 17 saves on 17 shots faced in Carolina's 4-1 loss. The Parma, OH, native has appeared in 25 games this season for the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL), posting an 8-14-1 record, a 3.40 goals-against average and an .881 save percentage. In 10 games with the Everblades, Nedeljokvic (6'0", 198 lbs.) has gone 4-4-0, with a 3.64 goals-against average and an .885 save percentage. The Hurricanes drafted Nedeljkovic in the second round, 37th overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft.