RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Patrick Brown and defenseman Jake Bean from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis.
Brown, 26, made his playoff debut in Game 4 of Carolina's First Round series against Washington on April 18 and has skated in eight games with the Hurricanes this postseason. The 5'11", 214-pound forward posted 35 points (19g, 16a) in 70 AHL games with the Checkers this season. Brown has recorded 125 points (53g, 72a) in 334 career AHL regular-season games with Charlotte and has tallied two points (1g, 1a) in 28 career NHL regular-season games with Carolina. The Bloomfield Hills, Mich., native was signed by the Hurricanes as an undrafted free agent out of Boston College on April 12, 2014.
Bean, 20, was named to the 2018-19 AHL All-Rookie Team after registering 44 points (13g, 31a) in 70 games with the Checkers during the regular season. The 6'1", 186-pound defenseman has also posted two assists in four AHL playoff games this postseason. Bean made his NHL debut at Montreal on Nov. 27 and played two regular-season games for Carolina in 2018-19. The Calgary, Alta., native was drafted by Carolina in the first round, 13th overall, of the 2016 NHL Draft.