RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned 13 players from its training camp to its top minor-league affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.
The 13 players assigned to Charlotte are forwards Nicolas Blachard, Stefan Chaput, Nick Dodge, Matt Kennedy, Mike McKenzie, Oskar Osala and Chris Terry; defensemen Brett Bellemore, Casey Borer, Zack Fitzgerald, Michal Jordan and Kyle Lawson; and goaltender Mike Murphy. An updated Hurricanes training camp roster can be found here.
The Charlotte Checkers open their 2010 training camp on Monday at Extreme Ice in Indian Trail, NC. For more information on the Checkers’ training camp, please visit www.gocheckers.com.