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 forward Brock McGinn to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). McGinn was recalled to Carolina on Friday and played in the team’s two home wins this weekend, against Montreal on Saturday and against Arizona on Sunday.
McGinn, 21, has totaled three points (2g, 1a) in 14 games in the NHL this season. The Fergus, Ont., native has netted six goals and added one assist (7 points) in 10 games with Charlotte this season, and has earned 34 points (21g, 13a) in 87 career AHL games. Prior to turning professional, McGinn totaled 172 points (93g, 79a) in 227 career Ontario Hockey League (OHL) games for Guelph between 2010 and 2014, helping the Storm reach the Memorial Cup championship game in 2014. McGinn (6’0”, 185 lbs.) was Carolina’s second-round selection (47th overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft.