The Canes have recalled forward Jon Matsumoto and defenseman Bryan Rodney from the Charlotte Checkers (AHL). The players are being recalled on an emergency basis and will be available for tonight's game at Ottawa.
Matsumoto, 24, is being recalled to Carolina for the second time this season. The Ottawa, Ont., native scored two goals and averaged 7:44 of ice time in 10 games with Carolina from Nov. 1-24, his first career NHL stint.
Rodney, 26, returns to Carolina for the second time this season, having been reassigned to Charlotte on Dec. 19 following a two-game stint with the Hurricanes.