RALEIGH, NC—Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team has trimmed its training camp roster by 11 players. Forwards Mike Angelidis
, Nicolas Blanchard
, Stefan Chaput, Nick Dodge, Patrick Dwyer
, Bobby Hughes, Harrison Reed and Ryan Weston; defensemen Ryan McGinnis and Benn Olson; and goaltender David Leggio, will join the Hurricanes’ top minor-league affiliate, the Albany River Rats of the American Hockey League, as the River Rats open their training camp on Monday.
The Hurricanes’ training camp roster stands at 42 players heading into a back-to-back, home-and-home set of preseason games against the Philadelphia Flyers. Carolina will travel to Philadelphia on Saturday for a 1 p.m. meeting with the Flyers at the Wachovia Spectrum (NHL Network/Hurricanes Radio Network), and the teams will meet again at the RBC Center on Sunday (3 p.m., Hurricanes Radio Network).
An updated training camp roster is attached to this release. For training camp information and updates, please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com.