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Hurricanes Cut Roster to 35

Victor Rask, Danny Biega, Mike Murphy, Brendan Woods, and others sent to Charlotte

Brock McGinn with Kevin Westgarth and Jay Harrison at Hurricanes training camp
Brock McGinn with Kevin Westgarth and Jay Harrison at Hurricanes training camp
photo by Jamie Kellner

The Carolina Hurricanes reduced their roster size to 35 players late this afternoon and sent several players to Charlotte while Brock McGinn will be returned to his junior club.

The team's press release follows:


11 players to join Charlotte Checkers’ training camp; McGinn returned to junior club

RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has trimmed its training camp roster to 35 players. Defensemen Danny Biega, Mark Flood, Austin Levi, Keegan Lowe, Rasmus Rissanen and Beau Schmitz; forwards Victor Rask, Justin Shugg, Brody Sutter and Brendan Woods; and goaltender Mike Murphy will join the Charlotte Checkers’ training camp, while forward Brock McGinn will return to his junior club (Guelph – OHL).

An updated training camp roster is attached to this release.

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