RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Tim Wallace on an emergency basis from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Wallace, 28, scored one goal and averaged 10:09 of ice time per game in 21 games with Carolina from Feb. 4-March 18, before being assigned to Charlotte. In 47 games with the Checkers this season, the Anchorage, AK, native has notched nine goals, earned 13 assists (22 points) and accumulated 44 penalty minutes. In 94 career NHL regular-season games, Wallace (6’1”, 207 lbs.) has scored four goals and earned nine assists (13 points) with Pittsburgh, the New York Islanders, Tampa Bay and Carolina. The Hurricanes signed Wallace as a free agent in July 2012.
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