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Hurricanes Recall Bishop and Di Giuseppe, Assign Roy to Checkers

Roy played in six games during his second career NHL recall.

Phil Di Giuseppe skates in a game against the Vancouver Canucks at PNC Arena.
Jamie Kellner

The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Wednesday that the club has recalled forwards Clark Bishop and Phil Di Giuseppe from the Charlotte Checkers. In a corresponding move, the team assigned forward Nicolas Roy to the Checkers.

Roy skated in six games with the Hurricanes after getting called up on October 23. He failed to record a point during his second NHL stint while averaging just 6:57 of ice time per game.

Bishop got his first NHL call-up in October and played in his first NHL game on October 20 against the Colorado Avalanche. He appeared in two games for the Hurricanes before being sent back to Charlotte. In nine games with the Checkers this season, Bishop has three goals and five points. Since returning to the AHL, he has scored two goals in five games.

Di Giuseppe started the season with the Hurricanes and skated in two games with the team before being put on waivers and, eventually, getting assigned to the Checkers. In four total games played between the NHL and AHL this season, he has recorded zero points and has racked up 23 penalty minutes.

The full news release from the team is below.

RALEIGH, NC - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forwards Clark Bishop and Phil Di Giuseppe from Charlotte (AHL) and assigned forward Nicolas Roy to the Checkers.

Bishop, 22, has posted five points (3g, 2a) in nine AHL games this season. He has skated in a pair of NHL games with Carolina, making his NHL debut on Oct. 20 vs. Colorado after being recalled on Oct. 17. The 6’1”, 199-pound forward was re-assigned to Charlotte on Oct. 23 and scored a goal in his first game back with the Checkers on Oct. 24. The St. John’s, N.L., native has recorded 39 points (12g, 27a) in 119 career AHL games.

Di Giuseppe, 25, appeared in a pair of AHL games after being assigned to Charlotte on Nov. 1, and he skated in two NHL games prior to his assignment. The Maple, Ont., native posted 13 points (5g, 8a) in 49 games with the Hurricanes last season, and has registered 37 points (13g, 24a) in 128 career NHL games. The 6’0”. 192-pound forward has also tallied 89 points (35g, 54a) in 160 career AHL games.

Roy, 21, played six games with the Hurricanes after being recalled on Oct. 23. The Amos, Que., native recorded seven points (5g, 2a) in six games with Charlotte prior to his recall, and was named AHL Player of the Week on Oct. 7. The 6’4”, 205-pound forward skated in 70 AHL games last season with Charlotte, posting 38 points (11g, 27a), and made his NHL debut vs. Tampa Bay on April 7, 2018.