clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Hurricanes Cut Eight Players from Training Camp Roster

Canes trim their training camp roster down to 39 players.

Jamie Kellner

The Carolina Hurricanes announced eight training camp cuts ahead of Friday’s preseason game against the Washington Capitals.

Steven Lorentz, Cliff Pu, Aleksi Saarela, Spencer Smallman, Josiah Didier, Michael Fora, Josh Wesley, and Jeremy Helvig were all assigned to the Charlotte Checkers. Day one of Checkers training camp is Monday, September 24.

An updated full training camp roster can be found here.

That leaves the Hurricanes with 39 players on the training camp roster, including rookie Morgan Geekie who has impressed in training camp, and Michal Cajkovsky, who is signed with the team on a PTO and scored a goal in his preseason debut.

The official press 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 assigned forwards Steven Lorentz, Cliff Pu, Aleksi Saarela and Spencer Smallman, defensemen Josiah Didier, Michael Fora and Josh Wesley, and goaltender Jeremy Helvig to the Charlotte Checkers (AHL).

The Hurricanes training camp roster now stands at 39 players and can be found here. The Checkers open their training camp on Monday, Sept. 24.


The Hurricanes continue their 2018 preseason schedule tonight at PNC Arena vs. Washington and open their 2018-19 regular season against the New York Islanders on Oct. 4 at PNC Arena 7 p.m. For information about Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263).