RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled goaltender Justin Peters from the Albany River Rats of the American Hockey League (AHL). Peters will re-join the Hurricanes for the team’s practice on Monday at the RecZone in Raleigh.
Peters, 23, saw his first on-ice action during his last recall, earning victories against the New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils in his first two NHL starts. The Blyth, Ont., native went 2-0-0 with a 1.51 goals-against average and .950 save percentage in his first two NHL starts. Peters (6’1”, 213 lbs.) is 22-16-3 with a 2.60 goals-against average and a .915 save percentage in 41 AHL games with Albany this season. The Hurricanes drafted Peters in the second round, 38th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.