Carolina Hurricanes reduce training camp by 10 players

Jordan Staal placed on injured reserve; Carolina’s roster now at 25 players

RALEIGH, NC Oct. 2, 2014 – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has trimmed its training camp roster by 10 players. It also was announced that center Jordan Staal has been placed on injured reserve. With the moves, just 25 players remain in the team’s training camp heading into its final two exhibition games, Friday at PNC Arena against Buffalo and Sunday at Washington.

The Canes intend to assign nine players to Charlotte, and they've added Chad LaRose on a PTO.

Forwards Phil Di Giuseppe, Brock McGinn, Carter Sandlak, Brody Sutter and Brendan Woods, as well as defenseman Danny Biega, will join the Charlotte Checkers’ training camp immediately. Goaltender Drew MacIntyre and defensemen Michal Jordan and Rasmus Rissanen will join Charlotte’s camp pending waivers. Defenseman Haydn Fleury, the team’s 2014 first-round (7th overall) draft choice, will join his junior club, the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

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An updated Carolina Hurricanes training camp roster is attached to this release.


The Carolina Hurricanes continue their 2014 exhibition schedule at PNC Arena on Friday against the Buffalo Sabres (7 p.m.,, Hurricanes Radio Network), and will kick off the 2014-15 regular-season campaign on Oct. 10 against the New York Islanders. For information about 2014-15 Hurricanes ticket packages, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263) or visit