Hurricanes recall goalie Drew MacIntyre from Charlotte

Carolina_Hurricanes_Training_Camp_Scrimmage_Drew_MacIntyreRALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes recalled goaltender Drew MacIntyre from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL) on Thursday.

MacIntyre was recalled on an emergency basis for Cam Ward who will miss Thursday’s game at PNC Arena against the Washington Capitals with a lower-body injury.

MacIntyre, 31, has posted a 6-8-1 record, 2.82 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage in 15 games with Charlotte this season, while owning a 0-2-0 record, a 2.41 goals-against average, and a .912 save percentage in six career NHL games with Vancouver, Buffalo and Toronto.

The six-foot-one-inch, 190-pound netminder has appeared in 368 career AHL games, going 198-125-22 with a 2.45 goals-against average, and was named to the AHL’s Second All-Star Team in 2008-09 and 2007-08.

Originally selected by Detroit in the fourth round (121st overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, MacIntyre signed with the Hurricanes as a free agent on July 1, 2014.