Hurricanes assign Peters to Checkers for conditioning

Peter Koutroumpis, Triangle Sports Network

Peter Koutroumpis, Triangle Sports Network

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes assigned goaltender Justin Peters to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL) on a conditioning stint as announced by the team on Wednesday.

Peters will join the Checkers as they travel to Austin, Texas, for back-to-back games against the Texas Stars on Friday and Saturday.

He was recalled from Charlotte on Oct. 14 and has posted a 7-9-4 record, a 2.50 goals-against average and a .919 save percentage in 21 NHL games played with Carolina this season.

When Peters started the season with the Checkers, he had earned a 1-0-0 record and a 2.00 goals-against average in one game prior to his recall.

A second round pick (38th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Peters has posted a 22-31-8 record, 3.05 goals-against average and .904 save percentage in 68 career NHL games with the Hurricanes since making his NHL debut on Feb. 6, 2010.