RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned defenseman Jake Bean to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Bean, 20, posted 44 points (13g, 31a) in 70 AHL games with the Checkers during the regular season and has tallied two assists in four AHL playoff games in 2019. The 6'1", 181-pound defenseman was named to the 2018-19 AHL All-Rookie team after ranking second among rookie defensemen in goals and points and third in assists. Bean made his NHL debut on Nov. 27 at Montreal and played two games with Carolina this season. The Calgary, Alta., native was drafted by Carolina in the first round, 13th overall, of the 2016 NHL Draft.