The Carolina Hurricanes’ Red/White scrimmage on Sunday afternoon was the end of the line for seven players who will be returning to their junior hockey teams after being released from Canes camp. Of the seven players, three - forwards Spencer Smallman and Steven Lorentz and goaltender Callum Booth - were in their second camp; the other four were in their first professional training camp.
The Canes also officially announced, as had been confirmed earlier in the day by Ron Francis in a conversation with Chip Alexander of the N&O, that the two players who were late to camp because of their World Cup participation, Teuvo Teravainen and Sebastian Aho, will be making their debut at camp tomorrow.
Below is the release from the team.
HURRICANES RETURN SEVEN TO JUNIOR CLUBS
Training camp now at 53 players; Aho, Teravainen to begin skating Monday
Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has returned seven players from its training camp to their respective junior clubs. Francis also announced that forwards Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen, who played with Team Finland in the World Cup of Hockey, will begin skating with the Hurricanes on Monday.
Forwards Hudson Elynuik (Spokane – WHL), Steven Lorentz (Peterborough – OHL) and Spencer Smallman (Saint John – QMJHL); defensemen Noah Carroll (Guelph – OHL) and Ben Gleason (Hamilton – OHL); and goaltenders Callum Booth (Quebec – QMJHL) and Jeremy Helvig (Kingston – OHL) will join their respective junior clubs whose seasons are already underway.