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Carolina Hurricanes assign Valentin Zykov to Charlotte Checkers

Carolina Hurricanes assign Valentin Zykov to Charlotte Checkers

The Canes are quickly getting back to full health. Yesterday, we speculated that the Hurricanes reassigning Patrick Brown to the Charlotte Checkers could mean that Valentin Zykov was close to a return from his upper body injury. Turns out that was indeed the case, although the Canes preferred to call up Lucas Wallmark instead, so Zykov has been reassigned to the Checkers this afternoon. Zykov scored a goal in his first NHL game, and was then injured early in the subsequent contest. He missed eight games with his injury, coinciding with injuries to Brock McGinn and Jay McClement. McClement...

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