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Canes Assign Eight Players to Charlotte

September 21, 2018 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Charlotte Checkers News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned forwards Steven Lorentz, Cliff Pu, Aleksi Saarela and Spencer Smallman, defensemen Josiah Didier, Michael Fora and Josh Wesley, and goaltender Jeremy Helvig to the Charlotte Checkers (AHL).

The Hurricanes training camp roster now stands at 39 players and is attached to this release. The Checkers open their training camp on Monday, Sept. 24.

The Hurricanes continue their 2018 preseason schedule tonight at PNC Arena vs. Washington and open their 2018-19 regular season against the New York Islanders on Oct. 4 at PNC Arena at 7 p.m. For information about Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263).

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