Canes Reassign Boychuk to Charlotte
Forward earned an assist in team’s victory Friday night
Boychuk, 24, earned an assist on Jay Harrison’s goal and was (+1) in 7:53 of ice time during Carolina’s 5-3 victory against San Jose last night, after being recalled from Charlotte earlier Friday. The Airdrie, Alb., native leads the Checkers in goals (9), assists (10) and points (19) and is tied for first in the AHL in power-play goals (7). Carolina’s first-round selection, 14th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Boychuk has totaled eight goals and 13 assists (21 points) in 86 career NHL games with Carolina, Pittsburgh and Nashville.