RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forwards Brock McGinn and Derek Ryan from the American Hockey League's (AHL) Charlotte Checkers.
Ryan, 29, leads the Checkers and ranks tied for third in the AHL in scoring with 13 points (5g, 8a) in nine games this season. The Spokane, WA, native is tied for first among Checkers and tied for 10th in the league in goals with five, including two on the power play and one shorthanded. Originally signed as a free agent by Carolina on June 15, 2015, Ryan made his NHL debut with the Hurricanes during the 2015-16 season, scoring a pair of goals in six NHL games.
McGinn, 22, is tied for first among Checkers and tied for 10th in the AHL in goals (5). Prior to his recall, he had points in a career-high seven consecutive AHL games, including goals in each of the last three. The seven-game point streak is tied for the longest in the AHL this season. A native of Fergus, Ont., McGinn is third among Charlotte skaters in points (8) and leads the team in game-winning goals (2). The Hurricanes' second-round selection, 47th overall, in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, McGinn (6'0", 185 lbs.) has appeared in 21 career NHL games for Carolina, totaling four points (3g, 1a).