Defenseman Brett Carson will make his NHL debut tonight against the Washington Capitals as the River Rat will join the team to shore up for the loss of Nic Wallin. The six guys on the blueline tonight will be Corvo, Pitkanen, Babchuk, Conboy, Borer, and Carson.
More about Carson, from the Hurricanes press release-
The marks the first NHL recall for the 23-year-old Carson. The Regina, Sask., native has scored one goal and earned 10 assists (11 points) in 23 games with Albany in this, his third professional season. Carson (6’4", 220 lbs.) has earned 53 points (5g, 48a) in 163 career regular-season AHL games with Albany since turning professional in 2006-07. The Hurricanes drafted Carson in the fourth round, 109th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
I'll have a game preview up in a couple of hours.