RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned defenseman Bryan Rodney to the Albany River Rats of the American Hockey League.
Rodney, 25, was recalled to Carolina on Dec. 15. He earned three assists in the team’s three games from Dec. 16-19, and now has five assists in 10 NHL games with the Hurricanes this season. The London, Ont., native has scored two goals and earned seven assists (9 points) in 20 AHL games this season with the River Rats. Rodney (6’0”, 195 lbs.) is in his fifth professional season and his second with the Hurricanes organization after signing with the club as a free agent on May 12, 2008. Rodney made his NHL debut with Carolina in 2008-09, and earned two assists in eight games with the Hurricanes last season.