RALEIGH, NC (January 17, 2001) – Jim Rutherford, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, announced today the team has assigned goaltender Tyler Moss to the Cincinnati Cyclones of the International Hockey League (IHL) for conditioning. Carolina has recalled goaltender Jean-Marc Pelletier from Cincinnati to fill the backup goaltender role.
Moss has played in seven games with Carolina this season, compiling a 1-4 record with a 4.22 goals against average and a .853 save percentage, but has not appeared in a game for the Hurricanes since December 9, a span of 15 games. Moss signed as a free agent with Carolina during the off-season and has now played in 24 career NHL games, notching a 6-14-1 record with a 3.20 goals against average playing with Carolina and the Calgary Flames.
Pelletier has compiled a record of 7-5 with the Cyclones this season with a save percentage of .910 and a goals against average of 2.89. Pelletier was acquired by Carolina along with Rod Brind’Amour and a second-round pick in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft for Keith Primeau and a fifth-round pick in the 2000 draft. Last season he split the year between Philadelphia of the American Hockey League and Cincinnati. He was 14-10-0 with Philadelphia, including a 2.49 goals against average. In Cincinnati last season, Pelletier had a record of 14-4-2 and a 2.44 goals against average.