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Hurricanes Assign Michael Ryan to Albany

by Terrell Williams / Carolina Hurricanes

RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned forward Michael Ryan to Albany of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Ryan, 28, was signed by the Hurricanes on Oct. 31, and played two games with Carolina after being recalled on Nov. 7. Prior to joining the Hurricanes, Ryan appeared in two games with Albany, notching one goal and earning two assists (3 points). The Boston native spent the past two seasons with the Buffalo Sabres, totaling four goals and four assists (8 points) in 46 games with the Sabres in 2007-08.

The Hurricanes complete a three-game home stand on Wednesday at the RBC Center against the Washington Capitals (7 p.m., FS Carolinas HD, Hurricanes Radio Network). For information on Hurricanes ticket packages, visit or call 1-866-NHL-CANES. Single-game Hurricanes tickets for all November and December games are available at the Time Warner Cable Box Office at the RBC Center,, by calling 919-834-4000 and all Ticketmaster outlets.

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