FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 30, 2006
RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team recalled center David Gove from Lowell of the American Hockey league (AHL). Gove will be available for the team’s game Tuesday night in Montreal.
Gove, 27, was signed by Carolina as a free agent on August 9, 2005. The Centerville, Mass., native has tallied 27 points (12g, 15a) in 43 games with the Lock Monsters this season. He notched 31 points (13g, 18a) and 30 penalty minutes for Providence (AHL) in 2004-05. In five AHL seasons with Grand Rapids, San Antonio, Utah, Providence and Lowell he has totaled 139 points (56g, 79a) in 277 games.
Gove played his college hockey at Western Michigan, where he scored 143 points (57g, 86a) in 144 games, including 59 points (22g, 37a) in 39 games during his senior season.
The Carolina Hurricanes begin a four-game road swing on Tuesday against the Montreal Canadiens (7:30 p.m., Hurricanes Radio Network). The road swing will take the Hurricanes to New Jersey, Boston and Tampa Bay before the team returns to the RBC Center to host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Feb. 10. Individual game tickets for all remaining Hurricanes games at the RBC Center can be purchased at the RBC Center box office, all TicketMaster outlets, by calling 919-834-4000 or via CarolinaHurricanes.com. For information on Hurricanes season-ticket packages and mini-season ticket plans, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES.