Canes Reassign Chris Terry to Charlotte
Forward played in three games during first career NHL recall
RALEIGH, NC March 15, 2013 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that forward Chris Terry has been reassigned to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Terry, 23, was recalled to Carolina on March 8, and scored his first NHL goal in his NHL debut the following night against New Jersey. The Brampton, Ont., native played in three games during the recall, averaging 9:36 of ice time per game. Terry (5’10”, 197 lbs.) returns to Charlotte where he leads all Checkers skaters in goals (22) and points (46), and is tied for the team lead with 24 assists while playing in 55 of the team’s 61 games this season. The Hurricanes drafted Terry in the fifth round, 132nd overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
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