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Nash reassigned to Checkers

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The Canes have reassigned center Riley Nash to the Charlotte Checkers (AHL).

Nash, 23, is in his third full professional season and registered three goals, three assists (6 points) and a plus-2 rating in 16 games with the Hurricanes since begin recalled from Charlotte on Feb. 18.

Prior to his recall, he had appeared in 50 games with the Checkers, totaling 11 goals and 24 assists (35 points). He still ranks tied for second among Charlotte skaters in assists (24), fourth in points (35) and third in plus/minus (+11).


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Nash was a going concern, I

Nash was a going concern, I don't understand this one.

Could be temporary because

Could be temporary because of the 4 day break and Charlotte is desperate for bodies.

My guess is that it's

My guess is that it's temporary to help out the Checkers during the break and to give him more time on the ice. All Nash is lacking is some more weight and strength. He's been very, very good for the Hurricanes. His hockey I.Q. is off the charts too.

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A Raleigh native, Chip has worked at the N&O since 1979 and is the Canes beat writer. He can be reached at You can follow him on Twitter at @ice_chip.