CANES RECALL LUCAS WALLMARK FROM CHARLOTTE
Brett Pesce placed on injured reserve with upper-body injury
RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Lucas Wallmark from the American Hockey League's Charlotte Checkers. In addition, the Hurricanes placed defenseman Brett Pesce on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.
Wallmark, 22, made his season debut for the Hurricanes on Dec. 30, scoring his first career goal against St. Louis, and has registered three points (1g, 2a) in 10 career NHL games with the Hurricanes. The Umea, Sweden, native has recorded 23 points (7g, 16a) in 20 games with the Checkers this season. Wallmark was drafted by Carolina in the fourth round, 97th overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft, and has totaled 69 points (31g, 38a) in 87 AHL games with Charlotte.
The Hurricanes host the Washington Capitals tonight at PNC Arena (7:30 p.m., FOX Sports Carolinas, FOX Sports GO, Hurricanes Radio Network).
For information about Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com/tickets, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263).
• Discuss this story on the American Hockey League message board...
American Hockey League Stories from January 14, 2018
- Laval Rocket 4, Hartford Wolf Pack 2 - Hartford Wolf Pack
- Recap - Sound Tigers 3, Bruins 2 - Bridgeport Sound Tigers
- Varone Nets 100th AHL Goal in Springfield Showdown - Lehigh Valley Phantoms
- Crunch Top Comets, 3-2 - Syracuse Crunch
- GAME RECAP: Checkers' Skid Continues in Loss to Marlies - Charlotte Checkers
- Late Goal Leads Bridgeport over Providence - Providence Bruins
- Comets Hot Streak Chilled by Crunch - Utica Comets
- MONSTERS GAME SUMMARY: Monsters Tripped up by Griffins, 4-2 - Cleveland Monsters
- Manitoba Moose Phillips Reassigned to Moose - Manitoba Moose
- Winnipeg Jets Release - Jets Recall Hutchinson; Place Lowry on IR - Manitoba Moose
- Reign Host Tucson Tonight on $2 Bud Light Night - Ontario Reign
- Nastasiuk and Esposito Head to Toledo - Grand Rapids Griffins
- Toews Undergoes Successful Surgery - Bridgeport Sound Tigers
- CANES RECALL LUCAS WALLMARK FROM CHARLOTTE - Charlotte Checkers
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.