UPDATED: The Canes have made it official. In addition to the 7 on waivers noted earlier, forwards Drayson Bowman, Zach Boychuk, Chris Terry, plus Justin Krueger and Michael Murphy are headed to Charlotte. Center Riley Nash and teen-aged defensemen Justin Faulk, and Ryan Murphy remain in Raleigh, for at least a little longer.
CANES TRIM TRAINING CAMP ROSTER TO 24
Twelve players assigned to Charlotte Checkers’ training camp
RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has assigned 12 players from its training camp to its American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. The Hurricanes’ training camp now stands at 24 players, and an updated training camp roster is attached to this release.
Forwards Drayson Bowman, Zach Boychuk, Chris Durno, Jon Matsumoto, Jerome Samson, Brett Sutter and Chris Terry, defensemen Justin Krueger, Mathieu Roy and Bobby Sanguinetti, and goaltenders Mike Murphy and Justin Peters, will join Charlotte's training camp on Friday.
The original report from Bob McKenzie is after the jump
More waivers: Durno, Matsumoto, Roy, Sanguinetti, Peters, Samson, Brett Sutter (all CAR); ....
Prior to yesterday's game in Winnipeg, Coach Paul Maurice stated that there would likely be a total of 9 cuts made today. Others who don't require waivers would include goalie Mike Murphy and forwards like Riley Nash, Chris Terry, Zach Boychuk and Drayson Bowman.
We'll update as soon as official announcement is made by the Hurricanes. The remaining players are scheduled to practice at 1pm.