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 goaltender Daniel Altshuller from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Altshuller is being recalled after Carolina netminder Eddie Lack was diagnosed with a concussion. Altshuller will join the Hurricanes for the team's game tonight at PNC Arena against the New Jersey Devils.
Altshuller, 22, has split the 2016-17 season between Charlotte and the ECHL's Florida Everblades. The Ottawa, Ont., native has posted a 1-2-0 record, a 3.44 goal-against average and a .844 save percentage this season in five appearances with the Checkers. With Florida, Altshuller has earned a 5-1-0 record, a 1.68 goals-against average and a .934 save percentage in seven games. Altshuller (6'3", 205 lbs.) was drafted by Carolina in the third round, 69th overall, in the 2012 NHL Draft.