RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that forward Jordan Martinook has undergone meniscal debridement surgery on his right knee. The procedure was performed by Dr. Marty Isbell at Raleigh Orthopaedic. Martinook is expected to make a full recovery in time for the beginning of the 2021-22 NHL season.
Martinook, 28, registered 13 points (4g, 9a) in 44 regular season games in 2020-21, and added three assists in 11 playoff games. He also registered 90 hits during the regular season, which ranked fifth on the team. The 6'1", 204-pound forward has tallied 51 points (21g, 30a) in 171 games with the Hurricanes since being acquired by along with a fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft (Luke Henman) from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Marcus Kruger and a third-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft (Ty Emberson) on May 3, 2018. Martinook has served as an alternate captain for the Hurricanes during each of the last two seasons (2019-21). He has skated in 418 career NHL games with Arizona and Carolina, posting 116 points (47g, 69a). The Brandon, Man., native was drafted by Arizona in the second round, 58th overall, of the 2012 NHL Draft.